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DreamWorks - Character Effects Artist (Cloth/Hair/Fur)

Glendale, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title DreamWorks - Character Effects Artist (Cloth/Hair/Fur)

Jobid 23768-385065

Location: Glendale, CA, 91222, USA

Description **Job Number** 36736BR

**Job Title** DreamWorks - Character Effects Artist (Cloth/Hair/Fur)

**Business Segment** Film

**Sub-Business** Film Features Animation

**Posting Category** Artistic Animation Production

**About Us** From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Glendale


+ Develops generalized tools, used in Character FX, to help enhance the pipeline.

+ Produces cloth, hair, fur, and feather simulations as well as prop animation and cleanup for shot work in production.

+ Creatively solve problems and achieve art direction for a shot.

+ Troubleshoot and solve problems independently.

+ Demonstrate artistic vision and appropriately expand upon the art direction given.

+ Technical Animation for shots in production

+ Cloth and Fur simulations

+ Deformations, procedural modeling and animation


+ Excellent eye for motion and solid understanding of animation principles.

+ Strong knowledge of Maya and Houdini preferred.

+ Scripting proficiency in Mel and Python.

+ Good problem-solving abilities.

+ Strong communication skills.

+ Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.

+ Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Exposure to rigging tools and surface modeling techniques preferred.

+ Dynamic simulation background preferred.

+ Production experience preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

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