Technical Environment Artist
26 days ago
Tangent Animation is the vision of Animation and Film Production industry professionals, with combined experience that encompasses CG Animation, Live Action Film Production, Visual Effects, and Software Development. Tangent Animation employs open source solutions to create high quality animated feature films. What sets us apart from other studios is our use of Blender, an open source software to make our animated films. This approach has helped us in curbing the cost of licensed software and build an opportunity to invest in additional artistic and programming talent.
Tangent Animation strives to find solid team players that thrive on collaboration and community commitment to build open source capabilities. Tangent Animation is currently recruiting for a Technical Environment Artist to work collaboratively with our studio team.
Duties and responsibilities
- Create procedural workflows to support the modeling department
- Modeling environments, vegetation and props from concept drawings/ layout animatics
- Management and assembly of Terrain, Props and Set Dressing within an asset
- Design workflows and tools to improve the performance and efficiency of the modeling and surfacing departments
- Support the modeling and surfacing departments with day to day technical issues
- Collaboration with downstream departments such as Surfacing and Layout to encourage proper pipeline efficiency
- 3+ years of Houdini experience
- Experience with procedural modelling
- Experience building and maintaining Houdini Digital Assets
- Proficiency in python scripting
- Working knowledge of Blender is desirable
Great company culture, with a team that is very technically proficient, highly motivated & excited to work on projects that will change the industry
Competitive health and dental benefits
Tangent Animation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.
We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted