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Rigging Artist

Sydney, NSW | Full-time | Flexible Work Arrangement

About us:
Glitch Productions is an independent animation studio based in the heart of Parramatta CBD. Our Youtube channels, SMG4 and Glitch Productions, have over 8 million subscribers together, more than 3 billion views, and are still growing strong. Our studio is filled with young, passionate, and fun-loving artists that are determined to change the way animation is produced on the internet. We have worked with funding bodies such as Screen Australia and Epic Games, and continue to grow year on year, by delivering exciting series and storylines to our millions of fans.

Job Information:

Glitch Productions is looking for a highly capable and diligent rigging artist capable of making high-quality animation rigs to be used by our production team. You’ll be rigging and skinning characters and assets in Maya, preparing them technically for export and rendering in Unreal Engine 5, and helping to maintain a high level of visual and technical quality for all characters. 


Additional skills in areas like hair/cloth simulation, C++ programming, 3D modelling, texturing, animation, character anatomy, and VFX are also a plus.

Skills Required

  • Complex character rigging and skinning experience in Maya.

  • Strong understanding of UV unwrapping and Character topology for animation.

  • Experience in Python Scripting for Maya.

  • Adept at developing new rigs as needed, with active participation in animation tools and overall quality improvement.

  • Experience in particle effects (preferably in Unreal Engine 5).

  • Shown ability to work within a team to create balanced solutions to various technical and aesthetic issues.

  • Ability to work independently and quality assure your own work.

  • Ability to learn new skills & tools in a fast paced environment.

  • Positive, go-getter attitude with a passion for making things.

  • Consistently strong problem-solving skills, as well as the capability to work in a disciplined manner and to make timely, well-thought-out decisions.

  • Strong interpersonal, social, and communication skills, with a desire to work closely with other professionals in a team setting.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience in C++.

  • Experience in Hair/Cloth and physics simulation.

  • Experience in particle simulation.

  • Experience in Houdini.

  • Technical Experience with the Source/Gary’s mod engine.

  • Experience with programming in LUA.

  • Experience with the animation pipeline.

  • 3D modelling/texturing.

  • 3D Animation.

  • VFX.

What we offer

  • A competitive starting salary with reviews every 6 months.

  • A flexible work arrangement and schedule, with options for work from home and flexi-hours.

  • A chance to work on the forefront of a rapidly changing industry.

  • A relaxed and fun office environment where individual input is valued.

  • Regular work functions and free entry to conventions and events.

  • Close to public transport in the heart of Parramatta CBD.


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