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  1. Stu Shapiro

    Posted 6 years ago

    Axis Animation is looking to hire an experienced Technical Director to develop and implement pipelines, techniques & workflows through close collaboration with our Animation team. .

    The ideal candidate should have 3D ability and deep knowledge of animation pipelines and game engine, ideally unreal and have previous experience in setting up technical pipelines

    Candidates are required to work onsite in Glasgow from end of April, duration TBC

    Responsibilities :
    Implement new techniques that increase animation quality and efficiency across disciplines

    Take charge of R&D and tool building to develop and maintain existing pipelines and create and implement new processes, techniques and workflows, pending project requirements

    Work closely with the rigging and animation team to develop processes to solve production and project challenges

    Write utility scripts and programs to streamline processes and workflows

    Work with production management to prioritize tasks

    Keep CG Supervisor and/or leads and management informed of progress, changes and other critical issues

    Requirements and Skills :
    Industry experience as a technical artist with knowledge of engines and art pipelines
    Degree level qualification in a related subject (eg arts, design, computer sciences)

    Possess strong creative problem solving skills
    In depth knowledge of Maya
    Experience writing MEL scripts

    Python experience essential
    Unreal experience preferred
    Rigging background preferred
    Any motion capture experience is highly beneficial
    Ability to clearly communicate with technical and non-technical team members.
    Ability to quickly learn new software applications
    Ability to support themselves and to work under their own initiative

    Please apply via jillwallace@axisanimation.com
    Be sure to include “Technical Director Application ” in the subject line


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