Full Time Job

Character TD

Deluxe

New York, NY 05-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
• Create and develop elegant rigs using Maya.
• Work in partnership with the CG team to come up with advanced but technically sound solutions to enhance our character technology and creation processes.
• R&D new deformation approaches, advanced methods to create rigs, and enhance existing Maya toolsets using python and Maya API.
• Must have good tools design logic. Keep things as simple as possible while creating complex projects.
• Experience working with FACS based facial rigging system is a plus.
• Develop long-term strategies
• Assist CG artists with technical animation related, but not limited to fur, hair, clothing, particle effects, animation and rendering.
• Research and develop new tools, methodologies and techniques as needed.
• Interface with Pipeline and stay current with studio standards and pipeline tools

Qualifications
• Preferable a minimum 3 years work experience in feature film/broadcast/commercial VFX production.
• Strong programming skills. Must know Python and C++ very well. Experience with MEL is helpful.
• Strong knowledge and experience with the Maya API and creating plugins.
• Strong Math skills, ie: Linear Algebra, thorough understanding of matrices, vectors and transformations in 3D.

• Strong Maya production experience a big plus.

• Knowledge of Houdini is a plus.
• Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
• Willingness to learn and grow further.
• Must be a self starter. Solid time and project management skills.
• Must be willing to take direction well, a good team player, and have good work ethics
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Company Profile
Deluxe
Deluxe is the world’s leading video creation to distribution company offering global, end-to-end services and technology. Through unmatched scale, technology and capabilities, Deluxe enables the worldwide market for professionally created video. The world’s leading content creators, broadcasters, OTTs and distributors rely on Deluxe’s experience and expertise. With headquarters in Los Angeles and New York and operations in 38 key media markets worldwide, the company relies on the talents of more than 7,500 of the industry’s premier artists, experts, engineers and innovators.
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