Animal Logic


Technical Assistant – CFX
- Peter Rabbit 2

Are you an excellent, proactive problem solver who is able to work through and assist with any technical issues that may arise within the Char FX team?  Then you are our TA!

What you’ll get to do:

  • Responsible for troubleshooting and user support within the Char FX software and proprietary tools.
  • Test and validate new releases of workflow tools with Houdini and in the Farm environment.
  •  Assist Char FX artists with day to day issues and glitches, and escalate those issues through the right channels when they aren’t immediately addressable.
  • Assist with the technical workflow for the Char FX department.
  • Communicate and promote repeatable, pipeline based workflows that ensure data security and efficiency throughout the whole production.
  • Create and update documentation that supports Char FX processes.
  • Establish close partnership with Animation and FX staff and other TD groups.

What you bring:

  • 1 + years’ experience on an animated/VFX feature, working as a TA, is desirable.
  • Experience supporting artists.
  • Experience with Houdini.
  •   Experience with cloth, fur and feather tools is preferable.
  • Experience using Linux in a production environment is preferable.
  • Programming experience in Python or c++ is a bonus.
  • Excellent in pro-active problem solving skills.
  •  An adaptable approach with the ability to balance your workload and the needs of artists, and production deadlines.
  • The ability to efficiently organise and prioritise work across multiple areas, and remain calm under pressure.
  •  Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in both a technical and artistic manner.
  • Willing to learn and contribute to the success of the team and project.

Please apply if you are eligible to work permanently in Australia.

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