DreamWorks Feature - Crowds Artist

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Job Description

The Crowd Artist is responsible for all aspects of shot composition and simulation of crowd elements under the direction of the Crowd Supervisor.

  • Create an appealing performance for crowd characters from key framed cycles or motion capture data, using Crowd simulation software and motion editing tools.
  • Work with Crowd Developers to determine and test what features are required to craft desired performances.
  • Organize and present your work to your supervisor, the Director, and Visual Effects Supervisor and address notes accurately.
  • Help identify and solve problems in simulations, cycles, and renders.
  • Works well within a team and fosters a good working atmosphere.

● Experience working with crowd simulation software like Massive and Golaem
● Experience composing character elements in scenes and performing to camera
● Knowledge of software packages like Motion Builder, Maya, and Houdini
● Experience working in a Linux production environment
● Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
● Must be willing to work in Glendale, CA
● Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
● Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

● Industry experience working with crowds
● Experience working with cycle animation, character animation, and/or motion capture
● Scripting in languages like Python
● Experience working with a USD based pipeline

From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

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