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Cinesite Animation Vancouver

Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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Character FX TD


Cinesite Vancouver Inc is seeking a Character FX TD to join us on a new animated theatrical feature film, The Addams Family!


*Take ownership to maintain existing CFX department tools.

*Create new tools for the department for cloth, hair and muscle system upon request, on schedule.

*Troubleshooting CFX pipeline issues, and support the team in all technical disciplines.

*Proactively looking for ways to improve current practices and efficiency.

*Write technical documentations.

*Train artists to use new tools.


*3 years of working knowledge with Maya on high-end animation/VFX productions as a technical director or technical artist.

*Thorough understanding Maya file structure and animation/VFX production pipeline.

*A broad understanding of rigging terminologies.

*Proficiency of Maya Mel and Python. Ability to write up complex procedures to execute complex tasks to support the department needs.

*Problem solver, can provide solution for wide range of technical challenges.

*Open to new ideas and new practices.

*Ability to communicate and work well with both artists and engineers cross departments.

*Works well under deadlines and deliver requests with quick turn-around.

*Familiar with nCloth, XGen and Muscle system.

*Worked with Katana and/or RenderMan is a plus

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