Technical Artist

Technical Artist

Atomic Cartoons is currently looking for Technical Artists to join our team for upcoming CG and Harmony productions!

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Liaise between animators and the pipeline team to improve and maintain animation tools
  • Discover and implement creative solutions for the artists that are within technical limits
  • Troubleshoot technical problems and address challenges with Maya Characters, animation, and rendering tools throughout production
  • Act as a technical advisor, looking out for potential problems or issues before they occur
  • Optimize the artist’s capabilities through the usage of scripts and the development of tools
  • Ensure that the solutions provided continue to work as intended
  • Attend department meetings as required

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Degree in fine arts, computer science or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience using Maya or Harmony as a Technical Artist/TD is an asset
  • Ability to program using Python
  • Ability to write code and assist in tool/pipeline R&D development is an asset.
  • Previous experience in the animation industry is an asset
  • Experience using Shotgun for production tracking, submitting and publishing is an asset.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas.
  • Must be able to work in house at our Vancouver studio.
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada, BC residents preferred

START DATE: ASAP

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