Temporary Job

Technical Director, FX

Pixar

Emeryville, CA 10-04-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Temporary
Job Description

Technical Director, FX (Temp)

Review concept art, storyboards, and rough animation to plan and execute the simulations and special effects needed for a shot.

​RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Simulate natural phenomena by applying direct and procedural animation techniques to create a variety of effects
• Shade, render, and composite effects elements
• Use proprietary tools to implement solutions
• Create and communicate animation timing for effects
• Work with production team to create the desired look for the effect
• Works in a team environment to determine various design and technical solutions
• Coordinate with other team members on integrating and optimizing the effects process with the balance of the production pipeline

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience in film or television effects production
• Degree in Computer Science, Visual Effects or a related area
• Thorough knowledge of both 2D and 3D computer graphics techniques
• Working knowledge of Houdini required
• Shading and scripting experience required

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Compositing experience a plus
• UNIX/LINUX operating system experience a plus
• C/C++ programming experience a plus

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqq721-44-197-198-214-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Pixar

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renoinswned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.