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Creature TD

Heather Zolisby on Aug 4, 2017
Location
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
VFX
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Hourly
Job Description
HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

TITLE
CREATURE TD [MID-SENIOR]

JOB SUMMARY
Creature TD is a technical role requiring an artistic eye. The Creature TD will be responsible for creating setups and running shots containing flesh, skin, hair, cloth and rigid body simulations as well as identifying and communicating rigging, creature pipeline issues. Experience in modeling, texture, and shading. Collaborate with VFX Supervisor and pipeline on Creature needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Create dynamic simulation rigs.
Troubleshoot and provide recommendations for ongoing improvements for Creature pipeline.
Create solutions for unique or “one off” challenges on a per-shot or sequence basis.
Running simulations for shot production; troubleshooting and providing revisions based on Supervisor/Client feedback.
Shot modeling and/or cleaning existing creature related simulations.
Support pipeline animation principles, timing and departmental interdependencies.
Communicate and partner with various departments on an ongoing basis regarding updates, changes, and general status updates.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
3+ years of Creature simulation experience in VFX feature films or similar production environment.
Python, Mel Script (REQUIRED)
Experience using a rigging API (BONUS to have)
C++, Max/Max Script (BONUS to have)
Experience delivering complete milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
Strong written + verbal communication skills.Eye for detail and high-quality VFX, initiative, and excellent organizational skills.
Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Learn quickly with strong trouble shooting/problem-solving abilities

BENEFITS INCLUDED
+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/
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