We are looking for a Technical Director. Someone who can hit the ground running ASAP. Detail oriented and experienced in directing 3D animation (Autodesk Maya and stereoscopic effect experience is a huge plus!). Should be open to hands-on work if situation requires (in order to meet timelines/deadlines of the project).
Maintaining Animation and Rigging workflow tools to meet immediate, show-directed production demands, ensuring facility-wide consistency as directed by show and technical supervisors.
Providing front-line production support to Animators and Rigging Artists, troubleshooting assets and shots, and helping artists with general problem-solving.
Testing and validating tools and techniques in production.
Providing front-line support, resolving complex user errors, and guiding Pipeline Developers with debugging technical issues.
Direct/Create versatile character rigs and animation interfaces to suit the requirements of the production.
Direct lighting/rendering composting etc. Guide artists (character modelers and asset developers in each stream of work).
Direct/Sculpt blend-shapes and create character facial rigs.
Direct/Create rigs for props and locations too.
Test the rigs before passing to animation team.
Troubleshoot and improve the rigs in response to feedback from other departments.
Lead and coordinate a global team. Understand/Knowledge of the requirements of online team/working as an online Technical Director.
English is a must in order to interact with team members. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus!
Please respond with links to previous experience (with relevant Screen Credits). Looking forward to getting to know all of you talented people soon!