[Sidefx-houdini-list] 3DSite is hiring: Pipeline Artist

Daniele Colajacomo dani at 3dsite.com
Tue Oct 25 02:35:09 EDT 2005

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3DSite is a decade-old animation studio and among the world's leaders in 
Real Time, Feature Quality Character Animation attractions. Working in
creative partnership with Derivative, Inc., 3DSite develops award 
winning Theme Park attractions for leaders in the industry featuring 
sizzling real time, interactive animation using proprietary technology.
We are seeking highly motivated individuals to ride the next wave in 
live character animation, working in a dynamic, team oriented atmosphere.


Position Summary:
    Package rigging modules into Houdini digital assets.  create UI for 
animators and other company production tools.
    Export data to playback software (Touch). Verify and deliver 
completed animations to show logic and playback team.

Job Description
        - Responsible for design of data translation schemes.
        - Integrate required software and hardware for project-wide UI 
        - Act as architect/developer of animation production software 
and pipeline.
        - Interface with animators and technical directors as a first 
line of involvement to solve production issues.
        - Problem-solve and develop improved software systems and tools.
        - Design animation UIs within deadlines and provide tools for 
user-friendly controls.
        - Conduct research, design, implement, test, optimize and 
document a production pipeline.
        - Provide new program applications for use by production teams
        - Utilize production media assets and document data-level 
interactions for import/export processes between Maya, Houdini and Touch.

        - At least two years of CG pipeline industry experience and 
experience with 3D modeling and rendering.
        - Working knowledge of two or more of Shell/UNIX flavors, Perl, 
Python, C, C++, hscript, mel.
        - Object-oriented development experience.
        - Knowledge of relational database concepts
        - Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
        - Relational database design and implementation experience a plus

Experienced candidates only! No telephone calls.

Please send resumes, salary requirement and a cover letter to:

Kirsten Seyferth - kirsten at 3dsite.com

if you want to send us a reel, mail it to:     
    Kirsten Seyferth
    3DSite Inc.    
    125 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
    Topanga, CA 90290

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