Character Rigger

Team Bondi is an independent game development company based in Sydney, Australia. Headed up by Brendan McNamara and featuring a team of seasoned games professionals, Team Bondi will produce next-generation console titles.

We are offering a quality salary and lifestyle package to the right individuals.

As a Character Rigger you will be responsible for creating high resolution hand rigs as well as solving technical issues with existing in-game characters set-ups.
You will set-up up physics systems to help bring ragdoll and secondary character animations to life.

Job Responsibilities:

• Create high resolution rigs that utilize joint and blendshape/morph target nodes.
• Create efficient and flexible full body character set-ups
• Set-up up ragdoll and cloth simulation rigs
• Develop runtime mesh and texture blending techniques
• Collaborate with programmers and character modellers

Required Skills:

• Shipped AAA game of feature film title as a character TD or character rigger
• Deep understanding of anatomy and human kinetics
• Experience creating a wide variety of character rigs in Maya
• Strong animation foundation
• Create rigs that are extremely flexible, consistent and easy-to-use
• Ability to collaborate with peer-level character modelers and game designers
• Ability to take direction well
• Self-motivated towards solving creative problems
• Experience with Havok also a benefit
• 3+ years industry experience

If you think you can take on the challenge, please send through your CV and showreel to

If you want to be a part of this challenging undertaking, email us at

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Art & Animation Positions

Due to the volume of submissions we will endeavour to respond to each applicant.

Team Bondi will not entertain enquiring telephone calls from applicants prior, during or after his/her application submission. You will receive an acknowledgement email within 3 weeks of Team Bondi receiving your submission. We will contact you if there is an interest in proceeding with your application.

Team Bondi will not accept original portfolios and submissions through sources other than the applicant himself/herself.

A CV and a covering letter are required for all submissions. An accompanying demo reel and or portfolio must be included to demonstrate artistic ability. Inclusion of some conceptual sketching can be beneficial. All demo reels must come with a shot list detailing your contribution.

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