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Senior Rigger

As a rigger you will be responsible for rigging and skinning characters, ranging from realistic humans to fantastical creatures. You will take ownership of creating tools and workflows to help the animation team bring these characters to life and to streamline the processes.

You will collaborate with all the disciplines involved in creating a character, to define the possibilities and requirements of the design and to ensure that it is awesome to animate.

The position is available both in Malmö and in Stockholm with the possibility of remote work.


  • Create skeletons and control rigs in Maya and Motionbuilder.

  • Develop and maintain animation tools and workflows to improve efficiency.

  • Collaborate with all disciplines involved in bringing a character to life.

  • Maintain documentation and teach juniors in your field.

Work with great people

Mark Parker
"I’ve been lucky to be here for over 5 y and have seen us grow into power with enough muscle to produce our brilliant games. The awesomely talented folks make workdays feel rich and full of surprises."
Jonathan Casaneuva Willumsen
Lead Gameplay Programmer
"I like working at The Bearded ladies because its easy to contribute, you get heard. We're a small crew who have fun creating games, without tedious processes."

Skills & Requirements

  • At least 4 years experience working with rigging for games or film industry.

  • Python scripting in Maya and/or Motionbuilder.

  • Understanding of animation principles and human anatomy.

Bonus skills:

  • Knowledge about Unreal Engine: retargeting, control rigs, physics and cloth simulation.

  • Facial animation rigging and FACS.

Great Place to Work

  • Great work culture

  • Competitive salaries

  • Open office policy

  • Private pension plan

  • Private health insurance

  • Boosted maternal leave payment

  • Five weeks' vacation

  • Free Massage

  • 5000 SEK per year to spend on fitness

About the company

The Bearded Ladies are a lively group of game developers based in Sweden, both Malmö and Stockholm. Our mantra is to make ambitious high-quality games. Games that we ourselves would enjoy playing. Games that bring fantastic worlds and characters to life.

MUTANTThe humans are all gone. Scavenging through the remains of civilization are the Mutants, deformed humanoids and animals alike, searching for salvation or just something to eat. To survive, you and your companions must venture out to explore the Zone.

CORRUPTIONSet in a dystopian America in the not-so distant future. CORRUPTION 2029 is a new tactical strategy game from The Bearded Ladies, creators of ‘Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden’. Corruption is a hardcore tactical game that should test the mettle of even the most experienced tactical gamers.

MIASMA... America has been torn apart by a savage force known only as the ‘Miasma’. Meet Elvis, a young man brought to the mining town of Sedentary as a baby. Left by his mother in the care of a robotic older ‘brother’ and given a mysterious glove with which he can control the Miasma.

Louise Wåhlin | Contact Person

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