Cloth / Hair Td
Scanline VFXVancouver, BC
Full Time Job
The CLOTH/HAIR TD is responsible for the creation of photorealistic cloth, hair and fur simulations and other realistic effects using nCloth/ syflex.
Produce photorealistic simulations with high resolution geometry
Develop innovative, believable and beautiful solutions to challenging and complex problems
Sets up rigFX for cloth simulations that is stable and versatile for a characters range of motion.
Works in partnership with lighters & compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
Troubleshoot and solve problems independently.
Liaise with the asset department at build phase, to achieve desired results for fur and cloth simulations.
Develop and build character FX rigs that service the needs of shot and sequence simulation requirements.
Writing tutorials to document new techniques
Work with programming and tools teams to develop tools/ scripts/ plug-ins to streamline the department
Work to high aesthetic level being able self critique
The initiative to see anticipate future problems and develop solutions or tools accordingly
Teach others in the team
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Degree/Diploma in ditial arts preferred
Python scripting is a minimum requirement.
2 of the above years experience using Maya nCloth/Syflex for a variety of effects (including cloth simulation, gore effects, muscle simulation)
FX Animation Experience
Previous rigging experience
Able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability
Able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations
Strong problem solving skills
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We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you're applying for a different position.
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