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CFX Artist (Feature Animation) Performance (Animation, Creature, and FX) London, United Kingdom

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CFX Artist Feature Animation Division

London

DNEG Feature Animation, a newly formed division with in DNEG is dedicated to the creation of high end Animated Features Together we will bring the vision of both major Hollywood studios and independent productions to life Currently we are in production on a project in collaboration with Locksmith Animation called Rons Gone Wrong

Key Purpose of the Job

Character FX Artists at DNEG will work closely with the CFX Supervisor to understand the vision of the Director for cloth/hair and fur on our Feature Animation projects You will create and run simulations for hair/cloth/fur using Maya/Houdini You will work collaboratively with your team to find the best technical and creative solutions in order to meet production needs and produce simulations that matches the high quality vision for our projects

Must Have

Minimum of 2 years experience on feature films
Thorough knowledge of an area of creature/character specialisation and a broad understanding of the other areas, which include rigging and enveloping in Maya, cloth, hair, flesh, rigid body destruction, crowd simulations
Full working knowledge of Maya
Be comfortable with the more technical aspects of creature/character work where appropriate
Have strong visual and artistic skills
Familiarity with pipeline issues and a typical creature heavy post production environment

Nice to Have

Experience on Feature Animation projects
Programming or scripting skills (eg Python, Mel), depending on the area of specialisation
An interest in anatomy, tailoring, grooming or mechanics depending on your area of specialisation
Houdini Creature /Character FX set-ups and simulation
A good General TD background
Strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems

About You

Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques including proprietary software
Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines
A positive, can-do attitude

About Us

We are DNEG, one of the worlds leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montreal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa

Since the opening of our first studio in London in 1998 weve always focused on building close working relationships with filmmakers We thrive on the collaboration and the creative energy this provides, and we are dedicated to delivering excellence on every project we are involved with

Weve brought home the Oscar for Best VFX for three out of the last four years In total, weve been honoured with 4 Academy Award wins, 4 BAFTA Awards and 8 Visual Effects Society Awards for our visual effects work on shows like Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk, Ex Machina, Interstellar, Inception and Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the worlds leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montral, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Entertainment/Media
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Graphic Designing/Animation/We b Designing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Mar 2020

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