Character Rigger

Hellbent Games is looking for an experienced and passionate character rigger to join our growing team. You will be responsible for creating high quality rigs for a unique and fast-paced multiplayer action title.


  • Work closely with the Character Artist & Animator to improve existing rigs and create new rigs with an emphasis on scalability and efficiency (emphasis on quadrupeds)
  • Provide insight and impact on the existing Design Pipeline
  • Collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams in order to deliver highly functional rigs


  • Adept experience with Maya and related design tools
  • 2-5 years industry experience
  • Experience communicating with and supporting 3D Animators
  • Experience working in Unreal
  • Able to work well on a small team where you’ll make a big impact
  • Has worked in an animation pipeline for a game project

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of online multiplayer games
  • Experience optimizing animation for online efficiency
  • Experience in an Agile development environment


• Competitive salary.
• Extended Health & Dental benefits.
• Family-focused studio with holidays, studio closures, and sick days.
• Flexible and laid back office environment (overtime is very rare).
• Individual contributions make a huge impact to our game.
• Play games everyday, including the game you’re working on.
• Lunchtime videogames, boardgames, sports, and pilates.


Must be eligible and available for Full Time & On-site work in Vancouver, BC. Please send a cover letter with your CV to

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