Located north of San Francisco, California in Marin County, Whiskytree is a content creation company that is equal parts agency and Production Company, as well as a computer graphics powerhouse. Our work spans industries and generations, and you are just as likely to find it on the silver screen as you are on television, the internet, in an app, a game, or in VR or AR.
We are currently looking for a Technical Director to join our team and work on some amazing projects.
Create visual effects for feature film and other projects with a balance of technical knowhow, artistic sensibility, and advanced problem-solving skills
Responsible for lighting, rigging, simulation (fluid, smoke, cloth, dynamics), camera setup/tracking/animation, render optimization, and jack-of-all trades computer graphics work
Build and maintain VFX toolsets including Maya, Nuke and a range of utility applications
Participate in the success of the company on a daily basis
Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in feature film visual effects and/or animation
Proven knowledge of and experience in Maya, Python and Arnold
Experience in Nuke and Photoshop
Bachelors degree in computer science, industrial design, architecture, or similar discipline
The aptitude to participate in all aspects of creating final shots, including modeling and texturing, is a big plus
Strong traditional art and photography skills
Ability to work in a self-directed manner and in a collaborative team environment
Capable of taking initiative to produce independent solutions to technical and artistic challenges
Experience in shader writing, C++, MEL, objective C and web development is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
that contains the following:
Subject line TD submission - your name"
A signed and scanned Whiskytree Inc Content Submission Agreement - <a href='http://www.whiskytree.com/images/WTCSA.pdf'>http://www.whiskytree.com/images/WTCSA.pdf</a>
Your resume and cover letter
A link to your website
Your date of availability
No phone calls please