Pipeline Studios Hiring: 2D RIGGER

Pipeline Studios is looking for a skilled 2D Rigger to join our growing team.


  • Work closely with, and take direction from the Breaking Supervisor to create and revise the characters and prop builds
  • Collaborate with Design and Animation teams
  • Keep all rigged assets up to date throughout production
  • Meet deadlines and quotas as assigned
  • Maintain a convention of naming structures and animation control structures for all rigs and ensure that files are clean and optimized
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and improve rigs in production, while ensuring their stability for the Animation team
  • Keep current on rigging techniques and technology
  • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the Production team

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with Toon Boom Harmony
  • Strong understanding of character anatomy (including facial expressions), and an artistic understanding of motion and behavior
  • Able to collectively problem solve and share evolving techniques
  • Able to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative, fast paced environment
  • Solid understanding of the latest version of Harmony and latest tools
  • Good comprehension of the animation production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows, as well as how rigging interacts with the overall production process
  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
  • Scripting and programming skills an asset
  • Animation skills an asset
  • Design skills a major asset

@Pipeline Studios

  • Globally recognized family entertainment company
  • A High Tech, High Creative, High Energy company
  • Dynamic and vibrant creative company environment.
  • Excellent Health and Wellness Benefits package
  • Opportunity to work for a fast-growing company
  • Work and grow alongside some of Canada's top creative talents in the animation industry
Pipeline Studios is an industry leader and creates some of the most innovative projects currently on the market, delivering over 1500 minutes of high quality content per year; credited to our solid reputation in the global industry. Pipeline's world class creative and technical talent join us from studios such as Pixar, ILM, WB, and Disney to name a few.

As an industry leader, Pipeline creates some of the most innovative projects currently in production with a solid reputation in the global industry. Pipeline Studios has produced some of the most exciting CG, 2D and custom hybrid digital productions coming out of Canada in the last several years. Along with developing our own IP for global distribution, our current clients include NBC/ Universal, Netflix, Disney XD, Discovery, PBS and Nickelodeon.

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Thank you for your interest in Pipeline Studios.

We look forward to hearing from you!

How To Apply

Please send your portfolio/reel and resume at create@pipelinestudios.com and specify: "2D Rigger" in the subject line: create@pipelinestudios.com

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