Groom TD

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    DNEG  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    30 August 2020  
    Posted on
    30 June 2020  

Position at DNEG.

Groom TDs at DNEG create believable hair, fur, and feather grooms for characters and environments on high-end VFX film projects. You will be a part of our Build department but will be working closely with Creature TDs regarding the requirements for their workflow. You will also work closely with the modelling, rigging and lookdev teams to ensure the best quality work is being produced at all times.

 

Must Have:

  • Proven production experience on high-end VFX feature films.
  • Previous experience with proprietary or third-party grooming tools (Yeti, Xgen, Houdini preferred).
  • Eye for detail and a strong sense of logic.
  • An appreciation of both the aesthetic and technical requirements of the role.
  • Willingness to take ownership of your work and debug issues throughout the pipeline.
  • Experience meeting deadlines while retaining a high quality of work.

 

Nice to Have:

  • Experience of working under a Unix/Linux systems environment.
  • Familiar with common rendering workflows and a scripting background.
  • Experience with dynamic hair simulation, and common industry standard solvers (Houdini Carbon, Vellum and NHair).
  • Strong appreciation for procedural workflows and previous experience in other related disciplines (FX, CFX, Lookdev).
     

About You:

  • Organised, 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.


About Us:
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.

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