Rigger and Animator wanted

Cutting Edge

VFX and Post Production studio

Cutting Edge is a leading VFX collective with studios in Brisbane and Sydney, Australia.

Multi-faceted, we create award winning VFX and design-led content for feature films, commercials & TV series.

  1. We are currently looking for Rigger to join our Brisbane team.


  • Rigger
  • Duration: 3-5months
  • Immediate start

Essential Skills:

  • 3+ years experience in Maya/Houdini on feature films and/ or TVCs
  • Thorough understanding of the techniques and technologies relating to the rigging workflow
  • Fine tuned understanding of Kinematics
  • Ability to optimise simulations and renders
  • Good understanding of the VFX throughput
  • Being able to balance the creative and technical aspects of each shot
  • Proactive and collaborative work ethic
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and problem solve
  • Python scripting


 2. We are currently seeking an Animator to join our dynamic team in Brisbane & Sydney on a short term contract, with the potential for long term employment.

You will be responsible for producing a variety of animated content from concept through to end deliverables, working closely with creative teams.  This is for an immediate start

About You

  • Provide creative input for pitches on projects

  • Complete projects exceeding clients expectations

  • Proactively selling your ideas and creativity to prospective clients

  • Keep regular contact with clients

  • Create treatments for CG/VFX projects

  • Create storyboards that depict the clients script and narrative

Skills & Attributes

  • Passion for animation and storytelling

  • 4 plus years’ experience in motion graphics/animation

  • Fluent in Adobe Flash CC 2015

  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

  • Prior experience with banner production

  • Able to adhere to digital advertising guidelines and publisher specs

  • Be able to deliver on schedule, working efficiently under pressure

  • Be able to communicate clearly with colleagues

  • Basic understanding of web mark-up, including HTML5, CSS3 and js

  • Knowledge of 3rd party ad servers a plus

  • Knowledge of Maya/Houdini an advantage

 To apply for these positions send your CV and showreels to Flavia Riley, Senior FX Producer:

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To apply for this job email your details to friley@cuttingedge.com.au.