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Senior Effects Technical Director Singapore, Singapore

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID o3kk9fwA Location Singapore, Singapore, Singapore Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Jan. 29, 2019

Job Summary:


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Senior FX Technical Directors are responsible for generating FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, and particle and fluid systems for feature film visual effects. Responsibilities also include the lighting, rendering and basic compositing of those FX elements.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Designs  look dev and establishes setup of FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, particle and fluid systems.
  • Lights and renders FX elements and creates basic composite to demonstrate the usability of the elements. 
  • Advanced simulation experience with either Houdini, Maya, XSI, 3DS Max or other software, and ability to write expressions or authoring of shaders are required.  
  • Linux and scripting ability in Python preferred, and experience in MEL highly desired
  • Mentoring junior artists and helping to oversee their FX simulation output in a given sequence.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, computer visualization, or computer animation required.
  • 8+ years of work experience required in feature film visual effects.
  • Demo reel demonstrating artistic and technical ability is required for this role.
  • Feature film experience required

Required Skills / Technical Competencie

  • Strong communication skills required
  • Production experience in leading a small team
  • Strong initiative in planning, assigning and following through on tasks

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.

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