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Render TD


Project: Avatar Sequels

TCF US Productions 27, Inc. - Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Position: Render Technical Director (Render TD)

We are a Los Angeles based production company in search of skilled TD who can trouble shoot errors relating to our render pipeline as well as implement new solutions as our existing pipeline evolves.  Communication skills are critical as you will integrate into a team of developers, CG artists and production personnel. You should be driven, positive, and interested in the opportunity to learn and create new systems and concepts, while adapting to the changing needs of a cutting edge film production. 

The position requires:

·      Experience working in an FX or similar department / in artist support roles.

·      Poweruser in Maya with generalist skills in camera, animation and rendering.

·      Comprehension of photographic composition.

·      Knowledge of and experience using Linux environment.

·      Ability to script in python.

·      Strong interpersonal communication and teamwork skills.

·      Strong time management skills.

·      Strong problem solving skills.

·      Strong technical skill.

Additional Preferred Skills

·      Previous Layout or Level Design experience a plus

·      Experience with non-linear editing software (Avid, Adobe Premiere, or similar) a plus.

·      Knowledge of Nuke a plus

·      Knowledge of C++ and mel a plus

·      Experience with simulation software for visual effects a plus.

·      Advanced user in MotionBuilder a plus

This is a long-term position in a friendly, creative, and collaborative working environment. We provide competitive compensation based on your experience level as well as medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must be US citizens or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) holders.

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