Added by on 2013-06-03

Industrial Light & Magic Recruiting 3D Generalist, Creature ATD and Senior Creature Technical Director
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3D Generalist – Apprentice
Company Industrial Light & Magic
Location Letterman Digital Arts Center
State California
City San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited N/A
Salary/Hourly Hourly

Job Description

3D Generalist Apprentices will participate in a paid two-month apprenticeship program at ILM’s San Francisco studio. The program is a combination of in-class training and on-floor mentorship in a real-world production environment for computer graphics artists interested in careers in visual effects.

Candidates for this program demonstrate a strong base of knowledge in 3D Computer Generated Imagery creation. They will also display proficiency in some and a varied skill level across most of the areas of model, texture, shading/look development, basic hard surface animation and FX simulation as well as the ability to composite their own work. The 3D Generalist Apprentices will work both individually and within a team, with tasks ranging from completing everything on a small number of shots to working on specific tasks within a larger body of work.

Successful candidates can model, texture, shade, light, look development and composite CG images or shots. However candidates will be considered if they demonstrate themselves to be exceptional in only one area, as long as they have some experience in all others and are willing to learn.

After completing the two-month program candidates will be considered for full-time positions at ILM.

Uses artistic and technical skills to work on all aspects of entry level CG images or shots
Work to meet defined milestones within a timeline
Maintain constant communications with production and other CG Artists
Attend dailies and participate in creative problem solving
Source suitable reference materials for required assets
Continues to develop artistic eye and technical skills
Expected to progress to being a multi skilled member of the department

Requirements

Degree or 1-2 years relevant experience (professional OR amateur) in one or more of the following fields: Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Design or Photography
Proven ability in one or more CG techniques, including modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, look development, or compositing OR Proven artistic ability in a non-CG field (impressive portfolio of figure drawing, landscape, animals, painting, composition, perspective, etc.)
High level of problem solving or creative thinking skills
Fluent in Photoshop
Fluent in 3dsmax, Maya or similar
Fluent in Vray or MRay or similar ray trace renderer
Comparable software experience considered
Unfortunately, we cannot consider candidates with Visa requirements
Demo reel is required
No relocation will be provided
Position starts August 5th, 2013

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=4935&CurrentPage=1
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Creature ATD
Company Industrial Light & Magic
Location Letterman Digital Arts Center
State California
City San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited Benefited
Salary/Hourly Hourly

Job Description

A Creature ATD is responsible for developing and maintaining tools and animation rigs to support specific show needs as well as facility needs. The main focus is to support the animation and creature department, while keeping strong communication with the other departments. This position requires a pro-active individual with good people skills. The position reports to creature supervisor.

Tool Design
Troubleshooting
Proficient with Maya simulation
Good User Interface design skills
Must have great communication skills
Proactive, self-sufficient individual
Willingness to learn and utilize proprietary software

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or Masters degree in Computer Science or an Engineering equivalent degree is required.
Proficiency with Linux is desired.
Experience with Maya is required.
Experience with Python required. Maya API programming a plus.
A reel or screen shots demonstrating tool design, rigging, user interface design, and technical ability is required for this role.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=4950&CurrentPage=1
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Senior Creature Technical Director
Company Industrial Light & Magic
Location Letterman Digital Arts Center
State California
City San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited Benefited
Salary/Hourly Hourly

Job Description

Senior Creature TDs are responsible for rigging and enveloping hero to background creatures, vehicles and props in Maya as well as setting up and running flesh-surface, hair, and cloth simulations. Able to wrangle rigging and creature pipeline issues proficiently under the direction and guidance of their supervisors.

Advanced hero-creature rigging and enveloping in Maya.
Set up and run Maya cloth, hair, muscle simulations.
Wrangle creature rigging issues for artists in other disciplines.
Mentor entry level artists.
Script utilities/tools/plug-ins in Maya.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or Computer Animation is a plus.
Experience with Massive crowd software is a plus.
At least 4 years of work experience as a Maya rigger in digital animation, visual effects, games, commercials or producing CG characters and creatures for visual media.
Positive attitude and a team player.
Passion for the work.
Good communication skills.
Sufficient knowledge of Maya rigging techniques to optimize the performance of rigs.
Proficiency with Linux is required.
Expertise with Maya is required.
Experience with Python scripting.
Feature Film experience is required.
Experience in corrective sculpting.
Knowledge of anatomy and enveloping
Demonstration of advanced rigging skills.
A demo reel demonstrating artistic and technical ability is required for this role.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=4926&CurrentPage=1
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