Character Simulation Technical Director

Job Number: R10006402
Brand: Blue Sky Studios
Job Type: Arts & Graphics
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America
Job Posting Date: March 20, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Blue Sky Studios

We are a collection of enduring brands and iconic, unforgettable characters. We create content for audiences big and small, reaching billions of people every day. Most of all, we are many individuals, each uniquely talented, each a critical piece to our puzzle, who collectively become a power. Desire to thrill and engage? Join us as we engage and inspire.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Cloth TDs bring clothing and dynamic props to life using simulations and other related tools. They work closely with modelers, riggers and animators to keep our characters both modest and dynamic. They also work with developers to design and test the tools required to keep work flows efficient and quality high under tight deadline pressures.

Cloth TDs bring clothing and dynamic props to life using simulations and other related tools. They work closely with modelers, riggers and animators to keep our characters both modest and dynamic. They also work with developers to design and test the tools required to keep work flows efficient and quality high under tight deadline pressures.

Qualifications:

 

Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Fine Arts, Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate: 

  • Experience working with some type of dynamic simulations (cloth, particle or fluid)
  • Strong problem solving skills both visual and technical
  • Able to collaborate professionally with colleges

Proficiency in scripting, preferably for Maya using MEL or Python is a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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