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DHX Media Recruiting Modeller – Maya, Rigger & Pipeline Technical Director

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Modeller – Maya

Description

About the Position

As a modeller you have exceptional skills and experience in modelling and texturing in Maya. You create characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production. You will be working in collaboration with the modelling team to create and deliver quality 3D models for DHX Media’s TV shows, which are beloved by kids and admired by the industry worldwide.

Responsibilities

Create geometry and UVs for assets (characters, props, sets, etc.) based on production guidelines
Ensure modelling assets are delivered in the expected quality and technical requirements of the show
Work and communicate with rigging team to ensure assets are built to achieve the intended animation performance requirements
Work and communicate with shading teams to ensure assets meet their needs
Modify and improve existing modelling assets when needed
Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way
Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
Communicate with modelling supervisor and leads on concerns and production issues ahead of time
Keep current on modelling techniques and technology
Recommend any team training needs to modelling supervisor
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team

Qualifications

2+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Proficiency in Maya is a must
Experience in Mudo and/or Zbrush is a benefit
Experience with rigging and/or shading is a benefit
Strong problem solving skills
Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Able to adapt to multiple show styles
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

Please Apply at: http://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?nl=1&jvi=oO2B1fwc,Apply&jvs=Creative_Heads

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.
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Rigger

Description

About the Position

As the rigger your primary responsibility is to create highly versatile character rigging systems and animation interfaces. The rigs will be used for the animation of 3D characters and props.

Responsibilities

Rig 3D assets (characters, props, sets, etc.) to achieve the intended animation performance
Use skinning and other deformers to achieve the intended performance in an efficient manner
Troubleshoot, maintain and improve rigs in production, while ensuring their stability for the animation team
Collaborate closely with design, modelling and shading to best achieve the intended animation performance requirements
Evaluate, research and recommend techniques and ideas to improve production
Keep current on rigging techniques and technology
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
Communicate with modelling supervisor and team leads on concerns and production issues ahead of time
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team
Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications

2+ years of experience in television or relevant industry experience
Proficiency in Maya is a must
Good understanding of rigging and deformation techniques
Good understanding of animation process and needs
Demonstrated knowledge and technical skills relating to character rigging and animation
Strong problem solving skills
Knowledge in Python or MEL is a benefit
Knowledge in nCloth, nHair, xGen or other simulation systems is a benefit
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Able to adapt to multiple show styles

Please Apply at: http://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?nl=1&jvi=oP2B1fwd,Apply&jvs=Creative_Heads

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.
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Pipeline Technical Director

Description

About the Position

As the pipeline technical director you help maintain, research, develop and guide the way our animation pipeline works. This is an ideal opportunity for a savvy developer with good knowledge of the animation pipeline.

Responsibilities

Develop pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
Ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline direction
Work with the pipeline supervisor to design and prioritize production needs
Research new techniques to meet those needs
Design and develop new tools to fit and improve our pipeline
Support production to ensure deadlines are met
Maintain, debug and update existing tools when needed
Test and debug tools and processes to ensure stability and usability
Work with software engineers and IT team to debug and test hardware and software
Educate artists on how to work with the pipeline
Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team
Lead by example and set the bar

Qualifications

3+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television
2+ years of experience developing for Maya, Nuke or Houdini is required
Strong experience in Python is required
Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills
Experience with render farms is a plus
Experience in designing and building database systems is a benefit
Experience in Django, Flask or web development is a benefit
Experience with coding in Linux and Windows environment is required
Working knowledge of C/C++ a benefit
Solid understanding of the animation production process, including modeling, texturing, animation, rendering, compositing and FX creation
Good working knowledge of databases such as MySQL
Able to write clean and maintainable code
Good communication skills, organization and team awareness
Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills
Degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or related discipline is an asset

Please Apply at: http://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?nl=1&jvi=oK2B1fw8,Apply&jvs=Creative_Heads

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.
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