Senior Creature TD

CG Artist Singapore, Singapore


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

Senior Creature TDs are responsible for rigging and enveloping hero to background creatures, vehicles and props in Maya as well as setting up and running flesh-surface, hair, and cloth simulations. Able to wrangle rigging and creature pipeline issues proficiently under the direction and guidance of their supervisors.


  • Advanced hero-creature rigging and enveloping in Maya.
  • Advanced hero-creature rigging and enveloping in Maya.
  • Set up and run Maya cloth, hair, muscle simulations.
  • Wrangle creature rigging issues for artists in other disciplines.• Mentor entry level artists.
  • Script utilities/tools/plug-ins in Maya.

Education / Experience

  • At least 5 years of work experience as a Maya rigger in digital animation, visual effects, games, commercials or producing cg characters and creatures for visual media.

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Experience in corrective sculpting. 
  • Sufficient knowledge of Maya rigging techniques to optimize the performance of rigs
  • Proficiency with Linux is required.
  • Expertise with Maya is required.
  • Experience with Python scripting.
  • Demonstration of advanced rigging skills.
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or Computer Animation is a plus.