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Technical Assistant (TA)

Department: TD Support

Description

Ilion Animation Studios currently has an opening for a Technical Assistant. This is an entry level position that will expose you to the animation pipeline and many aspects of the overall studio production pipeline. The departments TA will support a given artist team to help facilitate his job. This position takes direction from the Lead OF Ta´s and/or Head Of CGs.

Main responsibilities

– Technical testing of new environments or assets to determine any upstream setup problems before production starts.
– Communication with the Lead & Supervisors to help improve processes and workflow.
– Follow-up with other departments while troubleshooting issues until a resolution is reached.
– Assist the Artists with problems that might arise during shot production.
– Test new software, developments and/or features as needed.
– Follow and Update the documentation.

Qualifications

– Experience debugging 3d scenes
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Problem solving and troubleshooting in a technical environment
– Experience with the Windows environment
– Experience with Maya.
– 2D/3D graphics software knowledge a plus
– A mix of production experience as well as some experience with scripting/programming in Python, Perl, MEL and/or C/C++ a plus.
– Preferably a B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent

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