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Character TD (Rigger)

Studio Zubio is looking for a talented Character TD to help provide functionality and flexibility to our character models and designs.


This is currently a remote/telecommute position.



  • Use Maya tools to create rigs for characters, creatures and props

  • Retargeting motion capture animation to custom rigs

  • Write scripts designed to improve process and workflow

  • Work closely with animators to achieve engaging performances


Personal Skills:

  • Strong work ethic

  • Ability to take constructive criticism and apply feedback

  • Ability to solve both visual and technical problems

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and time manage 

  • Proactivity towards making things happen

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to take direction



  • Proficiency with Maya

  • Fluency in Python and MEL to write scripts to expedite rig deliveries

  • A strong understanding of anatomy, geometry and animation

  • Experience in Unity a plus

  • Experience in blendshape sculpting

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

  • Experience creating rigs for real-time and pre-rendered productions

Our Team:
We are a pragmatic team of highly motivated creators. Our team contains a great blend of industry experience and fresh new talent.  Collaboration and transparency are our team’s top priorities. In addition to our client work, we are actively developing our own intellectual properties. This provides a fulfilling balance of creative control for our team.

About Us:
Studio Zubio LLC is an independent animation studio located in Salt Lake City, Utah founded by character technical director Stephen Candell.  Studio Zubio is uniquely experienced in fusing world-class character animation with cutting edge technologies. We create content and workflows for a wide array of visual platforms including: social media, film, television, toys and games.

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