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Animatic Media Recruiting Character TD

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Character TD

Animatic Media – Burbank, CA

We’re seeking an experienced Character Technical Director that can assist our Lead Technical Director for a 3 month contract position in Burbank, CA. A contract position that could lead to a more permanent role. You will work in collaboration with the TD to streamline our pipeline, helping build a library of character assists using a base universal rig. A strong technical background combined with an artistic eye for anatomy are a huge plus for this position.

Responsibilities

Design, create, test and maintain character rigs/setups
Work with the modelers to create a model that meets technical needs
Collaborate with animators to design motion controls
Develop and maintain character motion and deformation systems
Develop new techniques and processes to solve character production challenges
Capable of writing pipeline tools to streamline the setup process
Work with production management to prioritize tasks

Requirements & Skills

In depth knowledge of Maya, preferabley 3+ years of production experience. No cross training available due to the timeframe
Strong understanding of both Figure and Creature Anatomy
Complex character/prop rigging experience in Maya for games environments
MEL, Python
Experience with setting up production pipelines while being able to follow guidelines
The ability to support himself and take initiative

Bonus Skills

• Experience in hair and fur

C++ experience

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/1lkKarU
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