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Digital Domain Recruiting Technical Animator

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Technical Animator

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

Job Description

Location: Vancouver, BC

Summary:
The Technical Animator works closely with the Animation, Rigging and Cloth/Hair teams in a support
capacity.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Work on the technical aspects of the animation/character pipeline.
Streamline animation pipeline.
Develop and enhance animation, rigging and character fx tools.
Assist with rigging and animation shot fixes as necessary.

Experience and Skills Required:

2+ years related experience
Firm understanding of animation production pipelines required.
Animation experience (characters, props, vehicles) ideal.
Knowledge of Maya rigging tools including joint and skeleton creation, skinning and weighting,
IK setup, blend-shapes, and deformers preferred.
Experience with cloth/hair/skin/muscle simulations ideal.
MEL and Python scripting required.
Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools.
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Leading or mentoring experience a plus.

Apply for this position at http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=11_2_0304
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