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Assistant Technical Director for Whiskytree

Whiskytree Incby on Aug 18, 2016
San Rafael, United States
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Job Category
3D : Animation-Modeling-Texture
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level
Pay / Salary
Experience Required
1+ Years
Job Description
Located north of San Francisco, California in Marin County, Whiskytree is a content creation company that is equal parts agency and production company, as well as a computer graphics powerhouse. Our work spans industries and generations, and you are just as likely to find it on the silver screen as you are on television, the internet, in an app, a game, or in VR or AR.

We are currently looking for an ATD to join our team immediately.


• Provide technical support for the studio’s artists and technicians
• Assist with tasks including lighting, rigging, simulation (fluid, smoke, cloth, dynamics), camera setup/tracking/animation, render optimization, and jack-of-all trades computer graphics work
• Build and maintain VFX toolsets including, Maya, Nuke, and a wide range of utility applications
• Participate in the success of the company on a daily basis


• A year or two of professional experience in visual effects or games industry
• Some knowledge of and experience in Maya, Python, Arnold, Nuke, and Photoshop
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, industrial design, architecture, or similar discipline
• Strong traditional art and photography skills
• Ability to work in a self-directed manner and in a collaborative team environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Capable of taking initiative to produce independent solutions to technical and artistic challenges
• Familiarity with shader writing, C++, MEL, objective C, and web development is a plus
• The aptitude to participate in all aspects of creating final shots
• Enthusiastic and highly motivated

To Apply:

Send email to that contains the following:
• Subject line “ATD submission - your name"
• A signed and scanned Content Submission Agreement -
• Your resume and cover letter
• A link to your website

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