Character FX ArtistReports To:
Character FX SupervisorDepartment:
Character FXEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Designs and creates character effects such as cloth and fur simulations
- Develops generalized tools, used in Character FX, to help enhance the pipeline.
- Creates cloth and hair simulation, prop animation and and animationcleanup shot work in production.
- Creatively solve problems and achieve art direction for a shot.
- Troubleshoot and solve problems independently.
- Demonstrate artistic vision and appropriately expand upon the art direction given.
- Technical Animation for shots in production
- Cloth and Fur simulations
- Deformations, procedural modeling and animation
• Excellent eye for motion and solid understanding of animation principles.
• Strong knowledge of softwares such as Maya and Houdini.
• Scripting proficiency in Mel and Python.
• Good problem-solving abilities.
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
• Exposure to rigging tools and surface modeling techniques preferred.
• Dynamic simulation background preferred.
• Production experience preferred.
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