- Technical Director, FX - Temp

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Technical Director, FX - Temp


Technical Director, FX - Temp

• Intermediate Level


Pixar Animation Studios: Review concept art, storyboards, and rough animation to plan and execute the simulations and special effects needed for a shot.

Category Special Effects  Technical Director 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Jun 15, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Simulate natural phenomena by applying direct and procedural animation techniques to create a variety of effects
  • Shade, render, and composite effects elements
  • Use proprietary tools to implement solutions
  • Create and communicate animation timing for effects
  • Work with production team to create the desired look for the effect
  • Works in a team environment to determine various design and technical solutions
  • Coordinate with other team members on integrating and optimizing the effects process with the balance of the production pipeline
  • Experience in film or television effects production
  • Degree in Computer Science, Visual Effects or a related area
  • Thorough knowledge of both 2D and 3D computer graphics techniques
  • Working knowledge of Houdini required
  • Shading and scripting experience required
  • Compositing experience a plus
  • UNIX/LINUX operating system experience a plus
  • C/C++ programming experience a plus

Job Type Full Time  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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