Added by on 2014-01-08

Whiskytree Recruiting Technical Director

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Whiskytree, located in northern California, offers visual effects services for film, games, and advertising.

Our studio is looking for a Technical Director to join our team immediately for a project position.

Responsibilities:

• Create visual effects for feature film and other projects with a balance of technical knowhow, artistic sensibility, and advanced problem-solving skills
• Responsible for lighting, render optimization, rigging, simulation (fluid, smoke, cloth, dynamics), camera setup/tracking/animation, and jack-of-all trades computer graphics work
• Build and maintain VFX toolsets including Softimage, Maya, Nuke, and a wide range of utility applications
• Participate in the success of the company on a daily basis

Requirements:

• Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in visual effects
• Proven knowledge of and experience in Softimage is a must
• Proven knowledge of Python, and Mental Ray
• Some experience in Nuke and Photoshop
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, industrial design, architecture, or similar discipline
• Strong traditional art and photography skills
• Ability to work in a self-directed manner, and in a collaborative team environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Capable of taking initiative to produce independent solutions to technical and artistic challenges
• Experience in shader writing, C++, MEL, objective C, and web development is a plus
• The aptitude to participate in all aspects of creating final shots

To Apply:

Send email to ro@whiskytree.com that contains the following:
• Subject line “TD submission – your name”
• Your availability date
• A signed and scanned Whiskytree Inc Content Submission Agreement – www.whiskytree.com/static/files/WTCSA.pdf
• Your resume and cover letter
• A link to your website

No phone calls please. Thank you!
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