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Character FX Artist

Renee Pirieby on Feb 21, 2017
Nitrogen Studio
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
3D : 3D Animation
Job Type
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary
Experience Required
3+ Years
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Description
Nitrogen Studios Vancouver is looking for a Character FX Artist/CG Generalist to join us for upcoming feature film projects. The CFX Artist /CG Generalist is proficient in all areas of Animation production, and possesses an above average eye for detail. The ideal candidate is well versed in the Animation Front-End Pipeline leading up to Lighting with strong experience or desire in Character FX and Finaling.

• Conduct Hair grooms and Cloth simulations using Yeti and Maya nCloth
• Compare accuracy of cached geometry with approved animation
• Check for and fix penetration and intersection problems
• Check for and fix continuity issues
• Confirm that all shot assets are cached and shaded for lighting
• Identify, and correct, any problems with cached geo
• Promptly act on shot fixes as they come up

Skills and Requirements:
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience producing high resolution CGI content and effects
• Expert in Maya.
• Experience with hair, fur and dynamics is a plus
• Experience with Yeti, Shotgun and/or Maya ncloth a plus
• Must be a collaborative team player and problem solver
• Must be meticulous and organized with asset management
• Excellent technical and artistic communication skills required
• Self-motivated and ability to work independently or collaboratively
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
• BC residents preferred, but not required
Job is On Location
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