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As a Department TD you will be working closely with the Department Supervisor to research and develop department specific tools, maintain existing tools and plan for the future.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with the Vancouver Department Supervisors, Sydney Department TDs and R&D teams to ensure a common and standardised approach to the workflow, tool development and support
  • Liaise with the R&D team to ensure compliance with current internal best practices
  • Ensuring the optimization of the workflow of the department
  • Support the artists in the department with the tools and trouble shoot problem scripts and other technical difficulties
  • Implementing the already established pipeline and tools from Sydney
  • Take responsibility for the optimisation of the workflow of the department
  • Ensuring the department is technically well supported
  • Provide training to the artists for new tools
  • Maintain existing tools
  • Long term planning for future projects

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Five years TD experience in large scale animated features, animated TV series and /or VFX feature films
  • Experience with a large facility pipeline
  • Experience using and troubleshooting in as many of the following as is relevant, Maya, XSI, Mari, Houdini, Nuke and other popular software packages
  • Expert knowledge in Python and knowledge of VCS, SVN, GIT, Mercurial or others: and PyQt or other GUI toolkit
  • Proven TD experience in large scale animated features, animated TV series and/or VFX feature films
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow through on solutions
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to work within a strong team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Physics or equivalent


About Animal Logic

Animal Logic is one of the world's most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design.  If you think Animal, think Moulin Rouge, House of Flying Daggers, 300, The Great Gatsby, Happy Feet, Legend of the Guardians, BBC’s Walking with Dinosaurs 3D, Avengers: Age of Ultron and of course the blockbuster and BAFTA winning hit, The LEGO® Movie. Yes, that’s all us!

We are based in Sydney, LA and are now very excited to be establishing a presence in Vancouver within the creative precinct of Yaletown.  Production on our first Vancouver-based animated feature commences in January 2016 with more animated features in the pipeline.

If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then Animal Vancouver has some awesome opportunities available.  So come and join us as we set up our Vancouver studio, build to our first production and grow and establish a leading 3D animation studio with a team of hundreds