Weta Digital Recruiting Head Of Department
Head Of Department
Weta Digital’s Facial Motion Team has contributed to bringing some of the most memorable creatures and characters to screen in recent years, pushing the boundaries of photorealistic facial performances and technology. This is an exciting opportunity to take a leadership role in that team, contributing to high profile upcoming Feature Film projects.
Applicants should be passionate about creating compelling facial performances, working at the cutting edge of facial animation and capture technology. Working with the Motion Capture, Animation and Facial Modelling teams, the successful applicant will help define the specification of facial puppet rigging and standards as well as working with and supervising the assignments of the specialist Facial Motion artists.
Minimum Requirements and Skills:
5+ years experience in facial animation on Feature Films.
Proven ability to analyse, understand and supervise facial performances.
Excellent understanding of facial anatomy and FACS (facial action coding system).
Experience working with motion capture data in facial animation production.
10 years industry experience or proven exceptional abilities.
Well developed organisational and management capabilities.
Experience working with facial capture systems.
Onset experience in feature film production.
Experience with FACS capture and recording of actors.
Character and Creature animation skills.
Working with FACS based facial rigs.
Experience building blendshape based facial animation and motion capture rigs.
Applicants must be willing to relocate to Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand
Apply here:- https://careers.wetafx.co.nz/jobs/728
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