TD Animator

TD Animator

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Type: Full Time
Activities:
Animation TD,
TD Animator,
TECH ANIM
Place:
Montreal
Description

Start Date: November 2020

 

About Digital Dimension :

Digital Dimension is a visionary 3D animation studio based in Montreal. We design, develop and produce our own intellectual property, and that of others for different platforms.

We are a team of passionate artists, full time geeks carried by a healthy and stimulating environment!

We carefully select our projects to put our know-how at the service of what drives us.

We are committed to maintaining a good work-life balance, encouraging curiosity, and promote communication so that work becomes a real cooperative playground.

 

Your role :

You will work closely with the animation, pipeline and rigging teams to bring technical solutions to a wide range of production challenges.

Your primary focus is to maximize the efficiency of our artists in the Animation Department. While in this role, you will collaborate directly with the Animation Department Supervisor, Leads and CG Supervisor, to lead the way in animation tools development:

  • Develop, deploy, and maintain pipeline tools in Maya, to assist the Animation team with immediate and future production needs;
  • Test current and newly developed tools to ensure operational quality, and oversee their effective use by the artists;
  • Be a primary point of contact for the Rigging and Pipeline teams, in order to facilitate the needs of the Animation team;
  • Provide input and support to Pipeline Development team in software tool development and debugging;
  • Troubleshoot scenes in Maya and, and communicate with any intersecting departments to ensure issues are resolved.

 

Your experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience to develop tools in the animation industry;
  • Additional experience as an animator, rigging or layout artist;
  • Experience in a production environment TV series, film or video game;
  • Experience developing and integrating tools into a pipeline;
  • Strong knowledge of Maya;
  • Strong knowledge Python;
  • Focused on problem solving;
  • Good communication skills on technical and creative aspects;
  • Ability to create and maintain technical guides.

 

Assets:

  • TD experience in other departments (lighting, modeling etc.) is a plus!
  • Knowledge of Mel (an asset);
  • Knowledge of MotionBuilder (an asset).

 

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