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Creature Technical Director - ILM TV London, United Kingdom

Apply NowApply Later Job ID ozGbefwo Location London, England, United Kingdom Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Dec. 11, 2020

Job Summary:

Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Creature TDs are responsible for setting up and running flesh-surface, hair, cloth, rigid body simulations as well as able to wrangle rigging and creature pipeline issues proficiently under the direction and guidance of their supervisors.

Basic Skills

  • Set up and run proprietary cloth, hair, flesh surfaces and rigid body simulations.

  • Hero-creature enveloping using a combination of commercial software packages and proprietary tools.

  • Actively run flesh-volume simulations.

  • Wrangle creature rigging issues for artists in other disciplines.

  • Basic proficiency in another discipline -modelling, viewpoint, TD, animation.

  • Mentor entry-level artists.

  • Script utilities/tools/plug-ins in various software packages.

  • Create dynamic simulations in packages such as Maya/XSI.

  • Wrangle creature pipeline issues for artists in other disciplines, such as: MOCAP data re-targeting in XSI/Maya or Act as a wrangler for a creature and/or a specific technique used across multiple creatures

Job Requirments

  • Experience in Computer Science, computer visualization, or computer animation required.

  • Experience required in 3D CGI for digital animation, visual effects or producing CG characters and creatures for visual media.

  • Proficiency with Linux is required.

  • Expertise with Maya and/or other high-end animation software is required.

  • Experience with C++, mel, python, or other scripting languages is desirable.

  • Feature Film experience required.

  • Experience in corrective sculpting. Knowledge of anatomy and enveloping

  • A demo reel demonstrating artistic and technical ability is required for this role.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.



About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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