FX Technical Director London, United Kingdom

This job offer is no longer available. See below for similar jobs:

DescriptionPosition at Industrial Light & MagicPosition SummaryThe FX TD generates FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, particle and fluid systems for feature film visual effects. They are responsible for lighting, rendering and moderate-level compositing of complex shots with guidance from their supervisors.Primary ResponsibilitiesDesigns and creates FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, particle and fluid systemsLight complex/multiple creatures (hairy or furry creatures) and elementsCan set-up and wrangle heavy particle effects and enormous crowd shotsExcellent pipeline scripting abilitySolid compositing ability, can wrangle blue-screen extractions, working knowledge of NukeCan write plug-ins, debug simulations and write set up and surface shaders with proficiencyCan write/hack procedural surface shaders and volumetric shaders with proficiencyCan animate moderate objects with proficiencyCan pick-up new techniques quickly and easily and can debug just about anythingSets a standard for all Technical Directors in continually raising the bar for speed, quality of work and adaptabilityCreate feature film quality effects using HoudiniCoaching and mentoring artists in new techniques and efficienciesEducation / ExperienceProven production experience or feature film experience with effects simulation workBachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or computer graphics or equivalent work experienceDemo reel requiredRequired Skills / CompetenciesAbility to work with competency, energy and enthusiasm within a team environment with minimal supervision to complete a shot.Exhibits excellent listening and communication skills, able to receive direction and criticismExcellent presentation/communication skills in dailies/shot review by clearly and briefly outlining what has been accomplished and what next should be addressed in the shotEngages in the creative process without ego, and accepts all final decisions with a positive and supportive attitude.Demonstrates an excellent aesthetic eye, anticipating potential problems and using knowledge of how to use the tools to achieve the desired look.Demonstrates superb problem-solving skills and takes the initiative to offer ideas and suggestions.Prioritizes tasks and manages time very wellPreferred Skills / CompetenciesLinux and scripting ability in PythonExperience in MEL Required Technical Skills / CompetenciesAdvanced simulation experience with Houdini, Maya, or other software, and the ability to write expressionsC++ skillsThis position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. Lucas Lucas Lucas

When applying for a job, do not provide bank account details or any other financial information. Never make any form of payment. WhatJobs is not responsible for any external website content. Report this job

Email me jobs like this

Enter your email address and we will send you Technical Director job alerts England, London ()

Your browser does not support Cookies or JavaScript or this option is turned off in your browser settings.

How to enable Cookies and JavaScript

Your browser is out of date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now