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Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Lead Character Pipeline TD

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Lead Character Pipeline TD

Description

Leo,

Gemini, Emmy…been there, won that.

Come

work for an award-winning studio and make cartoons, not war.

Department: Pipeline
Location: Vancouver

About the Position

It’s a very exciting time to join our team! We’re moving our pipeline to
Maya so this is a great opportunity to create and develop our next generation
of productions! As the lead character pipeline TD you will be responsible for building,
improving and maintaining our characters pipeline (workflows, tools, rigs, hair
and cloth simulation). You will work closely with the rigging, animation and modelling
teams to achieve efficient productions and will support the rigging team with
scripts, tools and education.

Responsibilities

Create and develop rigs, tools and process to meet production needs, and assist productions when needed
Prototype biped, quadruped and props rigs
Develop and script automation for the rigging process
Work with production and animation teams to prioritize and plan needs
Develop cloth, hair and fur systems for production
Mentor rigging and other TDs on those systems
Work closely with pipeline, animation and modelling teams to ensure production needs and global pipeline direction
Research new techniques and tools
Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications

4+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television
Proficiency in Maya rigging and deformation is required
Good working knowledge of Python is required
Proven experience in rigging pipeline development is required
Strong understanding of CG pipeline process is required
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to work in a collaborative environment, offer mentorship, and take direction from department and show leadership
Experience in cloth, hair and fur is an asset

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps 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.

Apply here:- http://www.nerdcorps.com/careers/jobs/
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