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Pixar Animation Studios

Emeryville, - United States
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Technical Director, Effects


Summary of Position:

Reviews concept art, storyboards, and rough animation to plan and execute the simulations and special effects needed for a shot.

Who Should Apply:

- Candidates who have strong visual skills, broad technical skills and creative problem solving ability.


- Simulates natural phenomena by applying direct and procedural animation techniques to create a variety of effects.
- Shades, renders, and composites effects elements.
- Uses proprietary tools to implement solutions.
- Creates and communicates animation timing for effects.
- Works with production team to create the desired look for the effect.
- Works in a team environment to determine various design and technical solutions.
- Coordinates with other team members on integrating and optimizing the effects process with the balance of the production pipeline.

Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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