Character FX Supervisor (cloth/hair/fur TD)
Character FX Supervisor
The Role: You will lead pipeline creation and design needs required to set up and run hair, fur and cloth simulations for use in stylized feature animated films. Responsibilities will include collaboration with pipeline to revise and develop existing tools to suit the needs of the film, research and development of cloth set ups and creating believable cloth simulations for both moving characters and inanimate objects, designing hair grooms for characters that satisfy creative and production needs. Then the role will be to creatively and technically lead the CFX for the movie.
Cinesite would like to talk to you if you have:
• Software experience – good previous experience in generating effects using Maya, Yeti and/or Houdini
• Production experience with nCloth, Syflex or similar quality cloth solver. Experience in creating other effects such as fire, smoke, fluids, destruction a plus
• A thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to character effects
• A basic understanding of rigging, modelling and geometry deformers
• Ability to work well in a team and solve shot specific issues independently
• Knowledge of Linux Operating System
• A working knowledge of Arnold
• Languages: MEL, VEX, Python, basic cshell scripting, (Renderman shading language, Perl, C++)
• Previous film industry experience
What can we offer?
Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, world leading, award winning work.
We work as a collective, where everyone values excellence, expertise and expression; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work that we are all proud to put our name to.
If you want to be part of the Cinesite story, please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly, if it is not retained for this position it will stay on file for future opportunities.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB
Please submit your application as an online submission via Cinesite’s website: http://www.cinesite.com/vacancies/character-fx-supervisor-clothhairfur-td/
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