• Posting expiry date : Tuesday December 31st 2019
Roles and Responsibilities

Creature TDs (CFX) at DNEG are integral to the development of simulation rigs for digital doubles, creatures, props and vehicles and the subsequent shot simulations. You will find technical and creative solutions to develop high quality rigs according to the needs of the production. This is a team effort so you’ll work closely with our Creature Supervisors to develop high quality rigs and simulations according to the needs of the production.

Skills and Requirements

Must have
Proven production experience on multiple VFX feature films
Thorough knowledge of an area of creature specialization and a broad understanding of other areas, which include rigging and enveloping in Maya, cloth, hair and muscle/skin
Full working knowledge of Maya
Be comfortable with the more technical aspects of creature work where appropriate
Have strong visual and artistic skills
Familiarity with pipeline issues and a typical creature heavy post-production environment

Nice to have
Programming or scripting skills (e.g. MEL, Python) would be beneficial, but not essential
Knowledge of creating rigs for animation
Houdini Creature FX set-ups and simulation
A good general TD background
Understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems

About you
Organized, pro-active and a self-starter
A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques - including proprietary software
Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines
A positive, can-do attitude

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  • Published: 2 weeks ago
  • This offer expires on Tuesday December 31st 2019
  • Sector of Activity: Visual Effects
  • Title: Creature TD - CFX



We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

  • Mailing address: 810 St-Antoine, Montreal, QC, H2Y1A6