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AnimaPoint Recruiting FX Technical Director

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AnimaPoint is a joint venture between award-winning animation studios Anima Vitae, Finland, and Creative Media Point, Malaysia. We are looking for a full-time experienced, enthusiastic and hands-on FX Technical Director to join our team in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

AnimaPoint creates international animated films and series with passion and a unique approach. As a company AnimaPoint strives to be innovative, nurture new fresh ideas and employ artists and technical personnel side by side. As the home of other super-talented artists and technicians, AnimaPoint is the place where you truly can make an impact with your work, ideas and craftmanship.

Job Summary:

FX Technical Director will be responsible for creating tools that the FX artists will use to create needed effects. He is also responsible for creating the look of the effects in collaboration with the Art Director and Lighting Supervisor. Effects will be done mostly in Houdini.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Art Director, CG Supervisor and Lighting Supervisor to establish the look of effects.
  • Developing tools and pipeline for FX Artists to use.
  • Overseeing effects creation.
  • Helping manage film complexity.
  • Being highly aware of the budget and schedule impacts of technical and creative solutions.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience as a FX Technical Director in animation film production or similar.
  • Degree in Computer Science or similar.
  • Interest in field of 3D animation or VFX.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python).
  • Experience in developing tools in Maya or Houdini.
  • Excellent problem solver.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Details:

  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Position: Full-time
  • Start: March 2014

To apply, send your resume and a web link to your reel to jobs@animapoint.net. Please put the position name ‘FX Technical Director’ in the subject line of your email.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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