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Digital Domain Recruiting Cloth/Hair Artist, FX Artist Maya & FX Artist

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Cloth/Hair Artist

Category: Other
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Summary:
The Cloth/Hair Artist partners with peers and show Leads to rig and simulate digital wardrobes, hair
styles and fur.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Will simulate clothing and/or groom hairstyles based on reference and artistic direction
Run simulations for shot production
Collaborates on the creation of tools and methodologies for a show based cloth and hair pipeline
Provide troubleshooting and problem solving support

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

Ability to work as a team player in a high pressure, deadline driven environment
3+ years of production experience as an Artist, ideally with a focus on simulation.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field, or comparable work experience
Expertise in Maya
Proficiency in Python and Mel ideal
Strong communication skills
Strong problem solving skills

To apply for this position please submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=11_2_0359
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FX Artist Maya

Category: FX Artist
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Summary:
The FX Artist works closely with the FX lead and FX TDs to create high quality effects including rigid body
and particle dynamics, volume modeling and rendering, procedural geometry generation and fluid
dynamics.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Design and animate high quality, photo-real effects (fire, smoke, explosions, debris, clouds, etc)
that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project.
Work within the show structure and production deadlines to complete all tasks.
Work closely with Lighting Artist and Compositors to ensure all effects will work smoothly within
the show pipeline.
Produce look tests based on provided reference materials.
Take direction from FX Leads and FX TDs as well as provide guidance and mentorship to other FX
Artists.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:
● 3+ years experience as an FX Artist creating photo-real effects elements for feature films.
● Degree in Animation, Arts, Fine Arts or equivalent production experience.
● Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics a plus.
● Expert knowledge of any/all of the following; rigid body and particle dynamics, volume modeling
and rendering, procedural geometry generation and fluid dynamics.
● Strong understanding of physical dynamics and natural phenomena.
● Production experience working in Maya is required, Houdini knowledge a plus.
● Working experience with one or more other professional software packages such as 3D Studio
Max or Real Flow is a plus.
● Requires strong technical and communication skills within a show structure.
● Firm understanding of effects production pipelines.

Python scripting is a plus

To apply for this position please submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers/

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=13_2_0608
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FX Artist, Lead

Category: FX Artist
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Summary
The FX Lead will oversee and provide continuity for a team of FX artists who will be designing and
implementing a variety of fx elements, ranging from particle simulations and fluid solves to rigid body
dynamics and other fx techniques.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Lead an FX crew to deliver per the productions goals and expectations.
Design and create images, elements and effects.
Assist with coding and providing support and documentation for tools created.
Solid understanding of Houdini and hscripts.
Develop FX systems and use previously developed FX Systems.
Work with a range of departments to achieve goals.
Multi-task on multiple shots and be willing to answer questions and mentor other artists.
Stay informed of current technologies and attempt to implement them effectively.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

6 + years of experience involving simulations of natural phenomenon, particle systems,
procedural modeling, procedural animation, hard and soft body dynamics and other similar
effects.
Experience with high-end 3D software – Houdini required, Maya a plus.
Must have strong visual and technical skills .
Ability to work collaboratively in a production environment.
Experience writing scripts (hscripts, Python) and/or programming is necessary.
An understanding of physical dynamics and natural phenomena is key.

To apply for this position please submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers/

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=12_2_0512
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