Design, develop, test, trouble shoot, maintain, and implement rigs for all aspects for VFX and 3D animation projects related to film, television and commercials. Support studio wide and production project requirements including characters, vehicles, environment and other various accessories.
Works with production team to create the desired animation controls and qualities for objects and characters.
Tests, trouble shoots animation controls and makes adjustments as necessary throughout the production cycle as they arise.
Receives direction from leadership and escalates issues quickly, as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Diploma/Certificate, Degree in 3D Animation (preferred)
Strong Maya knowledge- a must, Python/Mel (preferred), C++ (bonus), 3Ds Max (bonus)
Experience delivering complete milestone/tasks under tight deadlines (preferred)
Strong written + verbal communication skills.
Eye for detail, initiative and excellent organizational skills.
Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability.
About Scanline VFX
Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.