PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS POSITION HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX979



Reporting to the Cloth/Hair leadership, the Cloth/Hair TD designs, builds and maintains in-house artist tools, UI and dynamic rigs. As a dotted line partner with the Studio pipeline team, the Cloth/Hair TD supports artist/production teams across studio projects, with a specialization supporting the Cloth/Hair department. Must have demonstrated intermediate and higher skill level with Python, Mel Script and a strong understanding of Maya.


Create artist tools and UI for the Cloth/Hair Department; Mesh Deformation and Curve Deformation
Partner with management team to identify and implement existing and new pipeline features/Artist tools, UI and Rigs
Troubleshoot artist tool issues; develop effective solutions in collaboration with pipeline team
Support Production team; attend production meetings as needed for information and requirements gathering
Write Technical Briefs and provide supporting documentation to studio teams
Identifies early areas of improvement; escalates issues as needed
Run shots and support various tasks assigned as needed

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experience is an asset
BA Computer Science, Math, or similar discipline (preferred)
Hair/Cloth simulation experience in VFX feature films or similar development environment
Demo Reel demonstrates photo-realistic examples
Maya, Python, Mel Script (required)
Experience working with Maya API
Soup Maya (BONUS to have experience)
C++, Max/Max Script (preferred)
Experience delivering complete milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Eye for detail, initiative, and excellent organizational skills
Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
Learn quickly with strong troubleshooting/problem-solving abilities

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance



We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you’re applying for a different position.
We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you’re not lost in the system.
Resume – Include in your resume the names of the company’s you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
Cover Letter – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
Reel Breakdown – demonstrates what you did on each shot and the tools used – Go ahead! Show off your talent/skills here.


PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS POSITION HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX979

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.