Anim TD

Performance (Animation, Creature, and FX) London, United Kingdom


DNEG is currently hiring for multiple projects! We are looking for animation TDs.

In this role, you will work directly with the Animation Department Supervisor and/or the show’s CG Supervisor, and you will spend your days:

- help maintain a wide array of existing workflows and scripts
- providing front-line support to animators, troubleshooting shots, and helping artists with general problem-solving inside maya and with the pipeline
- testing and validating tools and techniques in production
- acting as an on-call resource for animation, primarily for complex, urgent problems
- providing front-line support, resolving complex user errors, and guiding Pipeline Developers with debugging technical issues
- updating documentation for the pipeline and tools to reflect any changes that are made
- create tools and scripts for the animation department

Must haves:

- possess a Bachelors degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Animation or a related technical field
- have at least 2 years of production experience in visual effects for film, commercials, television or video games
- be proficient in Linux, Mel and Python Scripting
- have experience with developing tools for Maya
- have experience in character rigging

Experience in any of the following is also a plus:

- Katana or Houdini
- C, C++

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.