BC, Rigging Supervisor

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: CG

Type: Temporary to Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Rigging Supervisor

Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include, Lemony Snickets: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Once Upon a Time, The 100, Arrow, & Zoo.

"Visual Evolution" is our mission; we invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of visual effects. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?

We are currently seeking a Rigging Supervisor for our Vancouver studio. This is a key position that will supervise the process of rigging of all assets through the pipeline. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Character/Concept, TD, and Animation pooled departments as well as show Supervisors, to ensure quality and efficiency through to project delivery. This is a 1 year, full time position with potential to be full time staff for the right candidate.


  • Responsible for the technical developments needed to execute the work of the rigging department 
  • Collaborates with multiple department Supervisors including the Look Development Supervisor, Animation Supervisor, TD Supervisor and show specific VFX Supervisors to find the most appropriate solution to produce desired CG character performances
  • Work closely in partnership with the Department Coordinator to distribute work to the rigging team according to production schedules, ensuring that timelines and quality are met
  • Responsible for approving all assets as it relates to rigging
  • Particular focus on improving the overall quality and efficiency of creatures/characters 
  • Responsible for multiple characters and projects simultaneously
  • On-the-box duties as required
  • Administrative duties including performance management of team, production meetings, dailies etc.


  • Expert hands-on experience of rigging complex characters & creatures showcased by comprehensive reel.
  • Past lead or supervisory role within Rigging department
  • Experience with implementation of muscle systems
  • Experience in MAYA based pipeline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with particular focus on inter-departmental collaboration.
  • Must be able to work within a fast paced environment
  • Passion for high quality facial animation


Forward this Position
Recipient email address (one)
Your name
Your email address
Enter a message (optional)
Apply for this Position
* Required fields
First name*
Last name*
Email address*
Location *
Phone number*

Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, or .docx (limit 2MB) or paste resume

Paste your resume here or attach resume file

Cover Letter*
Who referred you to this position?
What’s your citizenship / employment eligibility?*
LinkedInLinkedIn profile URL:
Website, blog or portfolio:*
Desired salary*
Earliest start date?*
In 150 characters or fewer, tell us what makes you unique. Try to be creative and say something that will catch our eye!*
References: Please enter names and contact information:
Eligible to work in Canada? Please check at least one option:*
If you have an Open Work Permit, when does it expire?*
Where do you currently reside?*
If you live in BC, what year did you arrive?*
Are you a recent graduate of a local VFX or Digital Media school?*
If so, which local school did you graduate from? Please choose from list.*
If applicable, what is your graduating class number?
What was your graduating year?*
While at school, did you ever visit Zoic Studios on a tour or did Zoic Studios visit your school?*
Have you recently met with us through an industry event?*
If yes, which event?
Human Check*