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Groom Artist

Company: DreamView
Location: Novato
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DreamView is looking for a Groom Artist to model fur and hair for e-commerce products as well as human characters. This person will deliver photo-realistic, high-quality hair and fur grooms, and other realistic 3D visual effects. Candidates must have the ability to successfully manage and produce multiple deadline-driven projects accurately, with the highest visual quality.This is a remote/telecommute position. The studio is 100% virtual and allows the applicant to work anywhere in the world!RESPONSIBILITIESDevelop hair and fur grooms with direction from Supervisors and Art Directors for Digital Humans, Animated Characters, and e-commerce product modelsDevelop intelligent hair and fur setups, that can be highly automated for quick turnaround of high-quality assetsDevelop techniques optimized for various applications: GPU rendering, CPU rendering, and AR modelsDevelop an understanding of inter-department pipeline, software and toolsWork with the different departments (LookDev, Animation, Lighting) to ensure a high-quality final look.Develop new tools and techniques for production as required.REQUIREMENTSAt least 1-2 years of experience in a similar position working in VFX, Animation or Games.Production experience with 3dsMax, Maya, XGen, Ornatrix, Yeti, Houdini, or similar technology.Thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects and a basic understanding of rigging, modeling, and geometry deformers.Python, Mel or Max scripting, and development of tools considered an asset.Familiarity with various operating systems (e.g. Linux, Windows).Working knowledge of V-Ray or other Render engines.Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.Ability to work well within a team and to solve unique challenges independently.About DreamViewDreamView Studios was founded by veteran CGI visionaries with 100+ years combined experience in creating CGI & Visual Effects for blockbuster movies, AAA games, commercials, and eCommerce products, hailing from companies such as Disney, Industrial Light & Magic, Pixar, and Electronic Arts.The DreamView cloud platform and production services help businesses create, manage, and distribute photoreal and Augmented Reality CGI products and media for eCommerce sites, marketing initiatives, consumer experiences, and more. Virtual products, lifestyle scenes, and video creation is not only faster and less costly than traditional set design and layout, but also provides infinitely reusable 3D CGI assets and media. The companys proprietary platform and process facilitates streamlined product development and visualization, and is globally scalable.DreamView's team is completely virtual with employees across the globe. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, unlimited time-off, massive growth opportunities, and a supportive and knowledgeable team to facilitate your success.

Keywords: DreamView, Novato , Groom Artist, Other , Novato, California

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