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Character Finishing - Snr @ MPC
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Default Character Finishing - Snr @ MPC - 05-09-2011, 09:31 AM

The senior Cloth TD must have a demo reel that demonstrates creation of dynamic cloth simulations and other realistic effects using nCloth/ syflex. Excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, team player, and the ability to take direction are essential. The senior Cloth TD reports to the CG/VFX Supervisor.

Produce photorealistic simulations with high resolution geometry
Develop innovative, believable and beautiful solutions to challenging and complex problems
Sets up rigFX for cloth simulations that is stable and versatile for a characters range of motion.
Works in partnership with lighters & compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
Troubleshoot and solve problems independently.
Liaise with the asset department at build phase, to achieve desired results for fur and cloth simulations.
Writing tutorials to document new techniques
Work with programming and tools teams to develop tools/ scripts/ plug-ins to streamline the department
Work to high aesthetic level being able self critique
The initiative to see anticipate future problems and develop solutions or tools accordingly
Teach others in the team

5 years experience in film or animation production as an TD
2 of the above years experience using Maya nCloth/Syflex for a variety of effects (including cloth simulation, gore effects, muscle simulation)
Mel scripting is a minimum requirement, python scripting preferred
Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations
FX Animation Experience
Familiar with pipeline issues
Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
Good understanding of linux / unix based operating systems
A reel demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability
Strong problem solving skills
Knowledge of C++ would be a bonus
Previous rigging experience

To apply please check our website out and apply online -
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