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Ilion Animation Studios

Las Rozas - Spain
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Assist the CFX Supervisor to lead the character simulation department, creating character hairstyles, hair, cloth and skin simulation rigs and shot execution of the same. Work with the members of the team to provide balanced solutions to both technical and aesthetic related issues.

- Expertise in at least one area of character effects, be it grooming and hair shading, cloth tailoring and cloth/hair simulation, anatomical knowledge and simulation.

- Maintains a strong knowledge of innovative simulation production technologies and techniques.

- Should provide technical and artistic leadership to the development of the movie.

- Balance issues of quality, time and resources to deliver high quality, efficient solutions for the character effects work in the movie.

- Mentor and lead by example less experienced artists, providing them with support, guidance and instruction in areas that contribute towards their artistic and professional growth.

At least one of the following areas of expertise, and interest in learning the others:

·        Creating hairstyles, shading and hair simulation rigs.

·        Creating cloth simulation rigs and cloth simulation rigs.

·        Creating muscle, flesh, skin and fat simulation rigs.

·        Creating cloth, hair and skin simulations for shot work in production.

Develops generalized tools to help enhance the character pipeline.

Communicates with all related departments (production, rigging, animation, shading, etc) over the technical needs of CFX.

Turn creative requests into implementable character solutions

Debug technical issues with character rigs

Document character workflow and ensure team receives appropriate training.

Provide feedback to CFX artists on shots, request fixes, provide guidance.

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