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Animation Artist

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Strong technical mind,
- Impeccable attention to detail
- Great creative sensibilities.
- A feel for movement and timing is necessary to produce convincing animation.
- Good understanding of the principles of cinematography including use of lenses, positioning and moving the camera, etc.
- Exceptional skill in animating the human bipedal figure as well as other organic forms.
- A solid grasp of the principles of body movement, anticipation, overshoot, follow-through, squash and stretch, forward/inverse kinematics, and other facets of both 2D and 3D animation.
- Ability to take direction and a willingness to address comments and make changes.
- Ability to communicate with colleagues and work as part of a team.
- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and ability to problem solve.

Qualifications

- Must be a team player.
- A 'get it done' attitude.
- Willingness to learn new things.
- Assist production in other parts of the pipeline if needed.
- Knowledge of Maya required.
- Experience with RV and Motion Capture.

Pluses

- Any additional software knowledge or skill sets.

Attachments

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Jr Producer / Coordinator

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Coordinate various departments (Asset / Anim / Comp / Lite / FX / etc)
- Review all incoming notes for department relevance and distribute as needed
- Track/manage notes, receivables, artist tasks and assignments
- Walk the floor, gather artist needs, follow up on action items
- Manage render farm priorities
- Evaluate incoming media and discuss/qualify with supervisors
- Take notes at internal and client meetings
- Set up Cinesync sessions

Qualifications

- Strong work ethic
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Solid time-management skills and ability to multi-task
- Exceptional organizational and communication skills
- Positive attitude and effective interpersonal skills: authoritative but approachable
- Proactive with inferring and communicating priorities from available information
- Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

Pluses

- Understand basic compositing and editorial concepts (After Effects / Final Cut / Avid)
- Experience with databases (File Maker / Sequel Pro)
- Mastery of OSX environment
- Experience with budgeting, breakdowns

Attachments

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Mid Pipeline TD

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Learn and extend the pipeline
- Develop tools that make artists happy
- Identify and automate inefficient or redundant tasks

Qualifications

- 3+ years industry experience
- Master of python
- In-depth knowledge of PyQT or PySide
- Good UI design sense
- Experience using databases
- Expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
- Experience with Maya and Nuke
- Great communication skills
- Good time management

Pluses

- Experience with the following:
- Linux/OSX
- PyMEL
- C/C++
- Web development

Attachments

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FX Artist

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Light and render FX passes for specific shots using developed FX rigs
- Develop rigs/techniques to implement and optimize approved looks
- Produce look tests based on provided reference materials
- Creation of tools and scripts to facilitate workflow

Qualifications

- Artist should be familiar with more than one of the following applications:
- Maya
- Houdini
- Realflow
- Krakatoa
- Fume
- Python scripting experience is a plus
- Understanding multi pass 3D compositing is a plus
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
- Strong time management skills and extremely organized.
- Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations.
- Los Angeles Residents or willingness to relocate preferred - Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

Attachments

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Tracking/Matchmove Artist

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Work with animation and modeling departments to ensure accurate camera track
- Problem solve and predict potential problems related to scene setup and continuity
- Accurately reconstruct 3D geometry based on photographs

Qualifications

- Mastery of core 3D principles rotation, translation, scale, gimbal lock
- Thorough understanding of 3D camera principles such as lenses, distortion, parallax, etc.
- Artist must be well versed with Maya, and proficient in one or more camera tracking packages (Sytheyes, PFTrack, etc)
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team oriented environment, great communication skills are a must

Attachments

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System Administrator

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to many aspects of our production network; including user support, OS management and scripting.

The precise tasks can vary depending on what you bring to the table, but some of the outstanding responsibilities are:

- Manage and troubleshoot hardware and software issues on user workstations running Linux or OSX
- BASH and/or Python scripting to increase production in our area of supporting the artists
- Assisting with other items such as power issues, building issues and other general issues
- Deploying workstations, rendernodes and servers for production use
- First point of contact for user issues

Qualifications

- Advanced knowledge of Fedora, CentOS/RHEL and OSX including software management and deployment
- Advanced knowledge of and experience with networking concepts and network implementations including routing, VLANs, firewalls, traffic inspection
- Advanced knowledge of DNS, LDAP, HTTPS, FTP, SSH, VNC and other common protocols
- Knowledge of Data Backup concepts and software (Netvault, Bacula etc)
- Extremely proficient with gnu/linux rpm-based distributions
- Ability to lead in advanced troubleshooting without guidance for hardware, software and networking issues
- Advanced knowledge of hardware RAID, software RAID, lvm, ext3/4, NFS
- Advanced knowledge of linux network commands including NetworkManager, host, nslookup, dig, ifconfig, ip, route, netstat, ping, iptables etc.
- Solid understanding of packet flow, tcp and udp transmissions
- Advanced knowledge of sysv, init scripts and startup and login process for linux and osx systems
- Advanced knowledge of virtualisation concepts and implentations
- Knowledge of rpm repository mirroring and rpmbuild for custom repos
- Advanced knowledge of security concepts including best practice and auditing
- Knowledge of VPN technologies including site-to-site VPN tunnels
- Puppet management system knowledge
- Ability to manage large data sets / projects
- Customer service experience

Pluses

- Advanced knowledge of xenserver administration including p2v
- Knowledge of openldap
- Familiar with visual effects shops, pipelines or similar
- Experience with squid or other hardware ssl proxy web filters
- Wireless networking experience
- Video card experience (drivers, troubleshooting, Xorg, etc)
- Mcollective, Cobbler, Jenkins knowledge
- Ceph knowledge
- FortiGate/FortiAP experience
- HP Procurve experience
- Proactive, curious, energetic, troubleshooter
- Strong desire and ability to learn and apply new knowledge and techniques
- Able to left a server or other similarly weighted item from time to time, independently

Note: This is a contract position of 9 months.

Attachments

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Junior Pipeline TD

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- learn and extend the pipeline
- develop tools that make artists happy
- identify and automate inefficient or redundant tasks

Qualifications

- 1+ years python experience
- must be comfortable with Object-Oriented programming
- expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
- experience with Maya and Nuke
- great communication skills
- good time management

Pluses

Experience with the following:
- Linux/OSX
- python scripting in Nuke
- PyQT or PySide
- mysql
- PyMEL
- C/C++
- web development

Attachments

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Modeling / Texturing Artist

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Polygonal modeling of organic creatures/objects/terrains/ from photo reference
- Optimization of UV's for maximum efficiency
- Develop multilayered photo-real textures for use in multi-pass rendering

Pluses

- Must have a personable & approachable attitude/work ethic.
- Artist must be well versed with Maya and Z-Brush skills are a plus
- Artist must have an understanding of pipeline based productions and multi-pass rendering methods
- Artist must submit show reel demonstrating their ability to model and texture photo-real creatures, characters or environments
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team oriented environment, and great communication skills are a must
- Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

Attachments

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Culture / Operations Coordinator

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

Are you a dynamic go-getter who excels in fast-paced, exciting environments? Do you consider yourself highly motivated, ambitious and radiate positivity? Then we want to get to know you!

Luma Pictures is an artist owned, artist run visual effects studio with a strong emphasis on studio culture.

We're serious about having fun and are looking for someone who is committed to making sure our studio is lively and enjoyable and a home for our crew. The Culture / Operation Coordinator’s role will constantly strive for excellence using a combination of sound coordination skills and a can-do, positive attitude. The successful candidate must be comfortable with rallying crew, pushing the boundaries, and be incredibly positive.

The role reports directly to the Head of Culture and is a full-time position from 9:00am to 7:00pm, Monday to Friday, with the possibility of overtime on occasion.

Show us that this is the perfect position for you! Upload a two minute video outlining why you will thrive in our highly driven and creative environment. Having technical issues with sending us a video? Then think outside the box and tell us in 250 words or less why you are the one.

- Coordinate the Luma Pictures Culture / Operations Team (Santa Monica)
- Plan and execute fun and exciting activities for the Santa Monica studio on regular basis
- Communicate staff announcements in liaison with Executive management messaging
- Have a solid understanding of studio facility, vendors, suppliers and clients
- Assist in the maintenance of the studio facility to ensure that it is in top condition
- General admin duties as required
- Work with front of house and client services departments to organise schedules, calendars and events effectively
- Strive to make Luma an enjoyable, friendly environment for staff to work in
- Plan Fun. Roll Out Fun. Have Fun.

Qualifications

- Must have authority to work in the U.S
- Must have a full drivers license
- Degree or qualifications in project management, HR, hospitality or related fields desirable but not essential
- Previous experience in a role similar to this position a plus
- High level knowledge of computer systems

Attachments

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Personal Assistant

Santa Monica

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you're doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

Are you a superstar at time management and multitasking? Do you have a sharp eye for detail and are always a step ahead of everyone else? You might just be the amazing life coordinator we're looking for!

Luma Pictures is an artist owned, artist run visual effects studio with a strong emphasis on studio culture. Our President works in a super fast paced environment and is looking for a proactive and thorough personal assistant who can take initiative and control of the management of his professional and personal life. While his schedule is maintained by an existing Coordinator, you will work in tandem with them for maximum efficiency.

A large part of this role is concerning personal matters, so we’re searching for someone who is self-motivated and can work with minimal supervision.

Please note this position will have to deal with highly confidential matters and is part time.

Responsibilities & Duties

- Coordinating of schedules for executive and personal life
- Filter through emails and prioritise in accordance to importance and urgency
- Coordinate after work events including breakfast outings, dinners and entertainment
- Maintain house in orderly fashion, working with external service providers including laundry, cleaning, building and gardening services
- Coordinate and maintain travel itineraries
- Be able to run errands including but not limited to paying bills, shopping, pet care and tasks associated with maintaining a home
- Provide secretarial support
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Background in delivering high level customer service
- Background of supporting a senior executive and their team
- Able to effectively deal with all levels both within and outside Luma Pictures
- Upbeat and positive personality, easy to get along with
- Able to multitask and be quick on your feet
- Strong attention to detail
- Reliable and punctual

Trades & Qualifications

- Must have authority to work in the U.S
- Must have a full drivers licence

Attachments

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Compositor

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Compositing of both digital and live action elements to create groundbreaking visual effects shots for blockbuster films
- Collaborate with fellow artist and supervisors to meet challenging production deadlines in a positive work environment

Qualifications

- Must be well versed Nuke (background with Shake considered a plus)
- Should have a good understanding of 3d multi-pass rendering techniques and colorspace concepts
- Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
- An understanding of stereo (3D) and anamorphic compositing in Nuke
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
- Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

Attachments

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Animation Artist

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- A solid grasp on the principles of motion, timing, anticipation, follow-through, squash and stretch, forward/inverse kinematics, and other facets of both 2D and 3D animation.
- Good understanding of the principles of cinematography including use of lenses, positioning and moving the camera, etc.
- Exceptional skill in animating the human bipedal figure as well as other organic forms.
- Strong technical mind.
- Great creative sensibilities.
- Ability to take direction and a willingness to address comments and make changes.
- Ability to communicate with colleagues and work as part of a team.
- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and ability to problem solve.

Qualifications

- Knowledge of Maya required.
- Must be a team player.
- A 'get it done' attitude.
- Willingness to learn new things.
- Assist production in other parts of the pipeline if needed.

Pluses

- Experience with RV and Motion Capture.
- Any additional software knowledge or skill sets.

Attachments

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FX Artist

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Can develop complex particle and fluid simulations in Maya and FumeFX
- Light and render FX passes for specific shots using developed FX rigs
- Develop rigs/techniques to implement and optimize approved looks
- Produce look tests based on provided reference materials
- Creation of tools and scripts to facilitate workflow

Qualifications

- Artist should have advanced knowledge of Maya.
- Should also be proficient in
- Fume
- Realflow
- Houdini
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
- Python scripting experience is a plus
- Understanding multi pass 3D compositing is a plus
- Strong time management skills and extremely organized.
- Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations.

Pluses

- Has working knowledge and expertise in other areas of the pipeline outside of FX.

Attachments

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Modeling / Texturing Artist

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Polygonal modeling of organic creatures/objects/terrains/ from photo reference
- Optimization of UV's for maximum efficiency
- Develop multilayered photo-real textures for use in multi-pass rendering

Qualifications

- Must have a personable & approachable attitude/work ethic.
- Artist must be well versed with Maya and Z-Brush skills are a plus
- Artist must have an understanding of pipeline based productions and multi-pass rendering methods
- Artist must submit show reel demonstrating their ability to model and texture photo-real creatures, characters or environments
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team oriented environment, and great communication skills are a must
- Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

Attachments

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Pipeline TD

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Research and develop plugins and standalone applications to increase the throughput, quality and capability of Luma's technical artists
- Keep abreast of latest trends in computer graphics and visual effects
- Translate technical papers into production-ready and artist-friendly tools
- Communicate with production and the Development Supervisor to ensure tools are bug-free and meet expectations

Qualifications

- 4+ years industry experience
- C/C++ expertise, including:
boost
templates
multi-threading
OpenGL
sockets
GPU compute
- Experience writing plugins for Maya and Arnold
- Deep understanding of raytracing and shading models
- Knowledge of revision control best practices
- Comfortable using a debugger and profiler
- Expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
- Great communication skills
- Good time management

Attachments

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Tracking/Matchmove Artist

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Produce tracked cameras / virtual sets from plate photography.
- Matchmove characters and objects using provided rigs.
- Work with animation and modeling departments to ensure accurate camera track.

Qualifications

- Mastery of core 3D principles rotation, translation, scale, gimbal lock.
- Thorough understanding of 3D camera principles such as lenses, distortion, parallax etc.
- Artist must be well versed with Maya, and proficient in one or more camera tracking packages (Syntheyes, PFTrack etc)
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team oriented environment, great communication skills are a must.
- Must be willing and able to relocate to Melbourne if necessary.

Attachments

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Comp Supervisor

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Completes all assigned work within the schedule while maintaining constant communication with production team and other artists.
- Translates creative and technical direction for the production into specific direction for shots and sequences.
- Reviews and adjusts assigned art/technical content to meet creative direction.
- Manages the work of leads and individual contributors.
- Ensures the ongoing training and development of compositing staff.
- Possesses highly developed creative skills and a strong understanding of complex multi-layered compositing and latest lighting techniques.

Qualifications

- Expert level knowledge of Nuke and other compositing software.
- Should have solid understanding and experience with Lighting and Rendering workflows.
- Should be able to do creative compositing/look dev.
- Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

Attachments

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Junior TD

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- learn and extend the pipeline
- develop tools that make artists happy
- identify and automate inefficient or redundant tasks

Qualifications

- 1+ years python experience
- must be comfortable with Object-Oriented programming
- expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
- experience with Maya and Nuke
- great communication skills
- good time management

Pluses

- Linux/OSX
- python scripting in Nuke
- PyQT or PySide
- mysql
- PyMEL
- C/C++
- web development (particularly with python)

Attachments

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Lighting Artist

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Lighting look development for integration of CG elements into Live Action
- Lighting look development for full CG shots
- Creation of tools and scripts to facilitate workflow
- Develop methodologies for reduction of render time and improving quality of results

Qualifications

- Artist must know Maya and MentalRay extremely well
- Understanding multi pass 3D compositing required
- Knowledge of Renderman or Air a plus
- Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
- Strong time management skills and extremely organized.
- Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations.

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Lead Look Development Artist

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Has the ability to define and establish the look for photo realistic assets/shot/sequence while guiding an asset team
- Needs to be self sufficient and can complete less subjective/simpler assets with minimal input from Supervisors
- Lighting and Compositing of CG elements to establish templates for other artists to achieve the Look of the asset/shot/sequence
- Ensure consistency among shots sharing similar assets or lighting rigs in order to preserve continuity
- Work closely with the lighting department to distribute and maintain shader, texture and FX libraries for specific assets/shots/sequences
- Work closely with Compositing Leads to ensure consistency and match of Look between assets/shots/sequences

Qualifications

- Artists must know Maya and Nuke extremely well, as well as high level rendering/shader network construction principles independent of specific renderers
- Experience in Arnold is a plus, but not essential, as base principles carry over from renderer to renderer
- Must be able to act truly as a lead, giving clear direction to artists in oder to achieve photorealistic results
- Extensive experience creating photo real full CG shots and sequences as well as adding CG to live action shots
- Must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment
- Good communication skills are a must
- Strong time management skills and extremely organised
- Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations

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Rigging TD

Melbourne

It always starts with great people...

Luma was built by many great people who love this job and get their kicks by trying to be their best. That sets the tone for our work, and our culture.

(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

- Develop realistic skeletal rigs for a variety of humanoids and complex creatures
- Create tools with the Maya API and MEL scripts to enable animators to create realistic animation
- Work with senior TD's to develop and integrate tools into a robust pipeline

Qualifications

- Extensive knowledge of anatomy and a thorough understanding of bio-mechanics, kinesiology for humanoid and animals
- Thorough understanding of weighting and skinning and be able to work interactively with modelers to resolve challenges
- Demonstrated ability to rig a variety of characters/objects in a realistic, non-cartoon manner
- Maya API, MEL scripting, Python and Perl scripting skills are a plus
- Should have experience with cloth simulation and other FX work
- Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

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