Asset Technical Director
The Asset TD is responsible for helping the Asset Supervisor and VFX Supervisor fulfill their creative vision by producing quality character, set, and prop rigs and models, as well as scripting solutions for both global and localized situations. Under the supervision of the Asset Supervisor, the Asset TD works with the CG CORE Team to develop the aesthetics and pipeline for current CG projects. The Asset TD will also assist the Asset Supervisor with developing new techniques, visual development, and pipeline standards for new projects. This position requires working closely with the CG Animation, RnD, and Episodic Leads.
•Work with the show Leads, R&D and Animation teams to create rigging and scripting pipeline solutions
•Character, Set and Prop Set-up/Rigging/Weighting/Skinning
•Being knowledgeable about our pipeline proper workflow across departments
•Creating and implementing new tools and techniques using Mel and Python scripting
•In depth knowledge of rigging and mel/python scripting required
•Great aesthetic eye for skin weights is a must
•The Asset Technical Director should have a working knowledge of Maya
•Should have 3-5 years of industry experience in film, broadcast, and/or games
•Must have experience scripting with Mel and/or Python
•Must Have an excellent eye for skin weights
•Must be organized and have good communication skills
•The ideal candidate should be a generalist, able to jump from problems to solutions in short order.
•A great "can do" attitude and open-mindedness to non-traditional solutions is essential.
PLEASE NOTE: As this is an artistic position, a design test may be required.
You MUST submit a portfolio in order to be considered for artistic positions!
HOW TO APPLY:
Once you apply on CreativeHeads, you will be directed to the Viacom Careers page to apply for this position.
submit a link to your reel and shot breakdown in the online application process. You
MUST upload the portfolio release form to your application as well.
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