Creature Technical Director (Creature FX Artist)

CG Artist Singapore, Singapore


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

Creature Technical Director (Creature FX Artist) are responsible for setting up and running flesh-surface, hair and cloth simulations proficiently under the director and guidance of their supervisors. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Building simulations set ups
  • Run cloth, hair, fur, feather and flesh simulations
  • Manage communication with the modelling/animation/lighting and rigging departments to continually improve simulations

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or Computer Animation required
  • At least 3 years work experience required in 3D CGI for digital animation, visual effects or producing CG characters and creatures for visual media
  • At least 3 years work experience as a Creature FX Artist in digital animation, visual effects, games, commercials or producing CG characters and creatures for visual media

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Positive attitude and a team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Thinks analytically and innovatively
  • Enjoys creative problem solving
  • Good social and communication skills
  • Encourages collaboration
  • Remains agile and flexible under pressure
  • Plans well and manages priorities
  • Welcomes new learning opportunities

Required Technical Skills

  • Experience setting up and running cloth, hair, and muscle simulations in Houdini and/or Maya
  • Proficiency with Linux is required
  • Expertise with Python Scripting
  • Feature Film experience is required 

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