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Emeryville, - United States
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Technical Director, Cloth/Simulation


Technical Director, Cloth/Simulation
Feature Film

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. Creator of some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille, and most recently, WALL-E. The Northern California studio has won 21 Academy Awards® and its nine films have grossed more than $4.5 billion at the worldwide box office to date. The next film release from Disney & Pixar is UP (May 29, 2009).

Summary of Position:

Constructs digital clothing via 2D pattern techniques and/or 3D modeling. Tunes the simulation behavior of this clothing. Maintains and supports any assets created.


- Work with creative and technical leads to develop clothing geometry
- Work with creative and technical leads to tune clothing simulation behavior
- Ensure that the resulting digital clothing meets performance, aesthetics and robustness specifications
- Review and revise the result with the Director and the creative or technical lead
- Maintain and enhance completed results

Submission Process:

After applying online, please also submit your cover letter, a hard copy of your resume and demo reel (DVD preferred), and reel breakdown/shot list to:

Pixar Animation Studios
Attn: Recruiting
1200 Park Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608

Please note: we do not return materials, so don't send originals.

Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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