Since 2014, DNEG Animation has been collaborating with filmmakers and IP owners to create high-end animated content. Currently in production on major animated projects we are looking for new talent to join our growing team. Thriving on collaboration and the creative energy it provides, we will craft together spectacular visuals and bring to life the vision of both major Hollywood studios and independent productions! Visit our website to find out more about Animation at DNEG: https://www.dneg.com/dneg-animation/
As a Sweatbox TD, you will work directly with the CG Supervisor and Dept Supervisors, Leads and Production teams to debug shots from blocking animation through final lighting. We are looking for talent with strong technical skills, strong problem solving skills and team players for producing high-end imagery. This opportunity is geared toward talent looking to gain general TD experience on an animated feature film, talent with career aspirations as a TD/artist in our Layout, CFX, FX, Lighting, or Animation departments.
- Experience using 3D software packages such as Maya, Houdini, Katana, RenderMan, etc.
- Strong problem solving skills
- Interest in the production pipeline as a whole with a 'generalist' mindset
- Experience programming in Python
- An understanding of form, texture, physical motion, weight, balance, and lighting
- Understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems
- Organized, pro-active, goal oriented and a self-starter
- A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
- Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques – including proprietary software
- Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines
- A positive, can-do attitude
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading VFX and animation studios for the creation of award-winning feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).