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Wonder Dynamics

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FX TD

Description

As Technical Director, you will work closely with R&D (AI/Machine Learning) and our founding team on designing and implementing cutting-edge technologies for film and television. You will create highly innovative pipelines using our technology and help bring our technology to our artists through utilities/tools/plug-ins for various software packages. Additionally, you will create tools to help the R&D team on various problems such as MoCap data visualizations, rigs retargeting, tools for preparing and analyzing 3D data, etc. 

 REMOTE WORK OPTIONS AVAILABLE

What we are looking for

  • Intermediate to advanced level user of Blender, Maya, Nuke, etc. 
  • Strong Python and MEL scripting skills and knowledge of Linux
  • Strong understanding of composition, lighting, motion, textures, and PBR principles
  • Great problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Familiarity with film and VFX production and the ability to priorities production needs and tasks
  • A general understanding of hardware and networking performance issues that arise with automated tools.
  • Familiarity with game engine technologies
  • Previous experience in film, TV or games is a big plus

 

About the company

Focused on the future of filmmaking, Wonder Dynamics' mission is to revolutionize the production and post production process by leveraging state-of-the-art AI. We are striving to democratize the use of visual effects which will pave the way for the next generation of filmmakers. That mission attracted some of the most influential individuals in the film and tech industry that are now involved in our team. We're headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

 

Why should you consider joining us?

At the intersection of film and technology, this job will offer a very unique experience, and you will be exposed to a diverse set of fields spanning from film production and visual effects to AI, machine learning and computer vision. Because we are operating in uncharted territory, there will always be something new to learn on the horizon. We highly value our team and the support of our co-workers and strive to create the best environment to work in. Everyone involved has a passion for what we are building, and we love working with people who share that passion. 

We offer a competitive salary, valuable stock options and comprehensive benefits that allow individual flexibility for all employees to choose what makes the most sense for their personal situation.

Wonder Dynamics is committed to a culture of flexibility, diversity, and fun for all of our employees. We are working on some of the most challenging technical problems and we know the solutions will come from all of us working together in an inclusive, transparent and open manner.

REMOTE WORK OPTIONS AVAILABLE