This rig is useful if you have many characters with different proportions while sharing the same animations as you can edit the proportions directly on it and the animations will match.
Most proportions are updated via dedicated controllers on the scale attribute but at the joint level the transformation affects the translates only in order to be engine friendly.
A well isn't the easiest to rig, especially when it's meant to be able to break from heavy load, I took this as a very interesting challenge and got quite proud once fully done and working.
Character of the TV serie "Abidou, aventure dans le corp humain".Work done for TeamTO Studio.
Work made for the graduation film Fairy Berry, fully visible here