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Character TD

We are only able to consider applications sent directly through our website. Please apply here: https://www.lumapictures.com/careers

The Character TD is responsible for the setting up of cloth rigs and fur/hair systems for both Character and Creature animations.

You can:
– Run cloth, hair, rigid body and crowd simulations
– Troubleshoot creature and character pipeline issues
– Script utilities while creating and integrating tools / plug-ins with the Maya API and MEL scripts to further the Rigging and Animation workflow
– Maintain and customise rigs using internally developed tools
– Develop and work on rigs and simulations which require complex and creative problem solving
– Develop and integrate rigging tools into a robust pipeline

You have:
– At least five years of experience in a VFX Production environment
– A Bachelor’s degree (or working towards one) in computer science, computer graphics or the equivalent combination of education and experience
– An in depth understanding of anatomy and a thorough understanding of biomechanics, kinesiology for both humanoids and animals
– A thorough knowledge of weighting and skinning and the ability to work interactively with modelers to resolve challenges
– A proven ability to rig a variety of characters / objects in a realistic, non-cartoon manner
– Scripting skills in Maya API, MEL scripting, Python and/or Perl
– Strong time management skills and the ability to balance priorities under the pressure of a deadline-driven production
– Strong interpersonal and organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
– An innate desire to stay informed of current technologies and techniques

Melbourne 3025

Luma Pictures

Interested?

We are only able to consider applications sent directly through our website. Please apply here: https://www.lumapictures.com/careers

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