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Cinesite Animation Vancouver

Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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Cinesite Vancouver Inc is seeking a Character FX TD to join us on a new animated theatrical feature film, The Addams Family!


  • 3 years of working knowledge with Maya on high-end animation/VFX productions as a technical director or technical artist.
  • Thorough understanding Maya file structure and animation/VFX production pipeline.
  • A broad understanding of rigging terminologies.
  • Proficiency of Maya Mel and Python. Ability to write up complex procedures to execute complex tasks to support the department needs.
  • Problem solver, can provide solution for wide range of technical challenges.
  • Open to new ideas and new practices.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with both artists and engineers cross departments.
  • Works well under deadlines and deliver requests with quick turn-around.
  • Familiar with nCloth, XGen and Muscle system.
  • Worked with Katana and/or RenderMan is a plus


  • Take ownership to maintain existing CFX department tools.
  • Create new tools for the department for cloth, hair and muscle system upon request, on schedule.
  • Troubleshooting CFX pipeline issues, and support the team in all technical disciplines.
  • Proactively looking for ways to improve current practices and efficiency.
  • Write technical documentation.
  • Train artists to use new tools.

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