Intermediate Tech Anim (Shot Finaling) / CFX Artist
Great working knowledge of Maya constraints and deformers (native or pipeline)
Able to use animation layer to add subtle modifications
Need to know how to use Studio Library or PAIE well.
Have a good understanding of studios rigged dynamic systems as well as most of the underlying attributes that affect the simulation. (nHair/nCloth)
Have the ability to use sim to create wind force, flying, swimming dynamic features.
Have the ability to solve minor issues from different departments: Small weight painting, replace assets, manually cache characters or assets, and so on.
Fine-tune simulation values to achieve desired results by the productions.
Make appropriate decisions for minor fixing issues and take responsibility for such decisions.
About ICON Creative Studio
ICON Creative Studio is Canada’s largest independently owned animation entertainment company located in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver, BC Canada with design, storyboarding, modeling, rigging, animation, technical finaling, lighting, visual effects, and compositing artists alongside creative and management teams.
Known for our quality, efficiency, and timely deliveries, ICON has partnered alongside distributors, broadcasters, and streaming platforms around the world to help create, realize and produce noteworthy content.
ICON operates from a holistic philosophy that leverages individual skill sets to maximize production efficiency on the floor while maintaining an optimal balance of creativity and quality on-screen.
Work remotely (anywhere in BC) or in studio
Why work at ICON?
At ICON we constantly invest in raising the bar of our productions and fostering our people. If you are passionate about animation and enjoy sharing success with others, we'd like to hear from you!
Join the fastest growing CG Animation studio in Vancouver
Work on top feature and episodic CG franchises for leading streaming platforms (Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV+, Amazon, Peacock, Paramount+ etc.)
Work with a diverse group of artists from all over the world who have come to BC to join our expanding studio
Use all of the latest tools and softwares
We uphold a premium standard of quality across all of our productions by putting all of our resources up on screen
We hire for the long term and give artists the opportunity to grow, get promoted and take on as much responsibility as they can manage
We offer flexibility and autonomy
We facilitate requests in a timely manner
We support PR applications
We offer direct deposit
We offer a generous benefits package