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Cinesite Recruiting Character FX TD & Pipeline Compositing TD

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Character FX TD

Cinesite Vancouver Inc is seeking a Character FX TD to join us on a new animated theatrical feature film, The Addams Family.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Take ownership to maintain existing CFX department tools
Create new tools for the department for cloth, hair and muscle system upon request, on schedule
Troubleshooting CFX pipeline issues, and support the team in all technical disciplines
Proactively looking for ways to improve current practices and efficiency
Write technical documentations
Train artists to use new tools

Requirements:

3 years of working knowledge with Maya on high-end animation/VFX productions as a technical director or technical artist
Thorough understanding Maya file structure and animation/VFX production pipeline
A broad understanding of rigging terminologies
Proficiency of Maya Mel and Python. Ability to write up complex procedures to execute complex tasks to support the department needs
Problem solver, can provide solution for wide range of technical challenges
Open to new ideas and new practices
Ability to communicate and work well with both artists and engineers cross departments
Works well under deadlines and deliver requests with quick turn-around
Familiar with nCloth, XGen and Muscle system
Worked with Katana and/or RenderMan is a plus
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 or future opportunities.

Apply here:- www.cinesite.com/vancouver-feature-animation-apply-online/?v_id=6495
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Pipeline Compositing TD

Cinesite Vancouver Inc. is seeking a Pipeline Compositing TD for an exciting new feature film project, The Addams Family.

The Pipeline Compositing TD will work with the Pipeline and Compositing departments in the development and maintenance of the Compositing tools as well as perform floor support for technical issues.
Assist in the Lead role on a short term basis in the event of an absence or production needs require it. They will participate in team meetings when necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Partner with the Lead Pipeline Compositing TD to maintain, test and improve existing tools
Assist with RnD for new techniques and/or plug-ins for future workflows and tools
Assist Lighting and Compositing Department with shot specific technical issues
Education & Experience:
2+ years experience in a similar position for feature animation and/or vfx production
Proficiency in Nuke
Proficiency in Katana, Arnold and/or RenderMan a bonus
Strong understanding of modern compositing techniques

Skills & Abilities – Technical:

Strong aptitude for technical workflow
Python scripting
Strong problem-solving skills
Knowledge of Nuke API a plus
Knowledge of Qt and its extension within PySide/PyQt
An understanding of source control, with experience of git
Experience with Shotgun a plus

Skills & Abilities – Core:

Ability to troubleshoot and deal with competing priorities
Ability to communicate with and understand the requirements of the department
Excellent time management skills and capacity to take direction
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 or future opportunities.

Apply here:- www.cinesite.com/vancouver-feature-animation-apply-online/?v_id=6557
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