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Technical Assistant – Assets
- The Shrinking of the Treehorns

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

The Technical Assistant will help maintain consistency and ensure high quality deliveries from our Modelling, Rigging and Surfacing departments at our Sydney studio.

You will be integral to the production, predominantly when assisting with the QC process for Rigging.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Quality control rigs and collaborate with the Animation department to bring our characters to life
  • Support the asset department artists and TDs with pipeline and asset issues
  • Ensure that highly optimised assets retain intended creative representations
  • Collaborate with other TDs and the R&D department
  • Be responsible for troubleshooting and user support within the rigging software and proprietary tools
  • Test and validate new releases of workflow tools with Maya and in the Farm environment

What you bring:

  • 1+ years’ experience on an animated/VFX feature, TV commercials or animated series, working as a TA is desirable but not essential
  • Experience supporting artists with technical issues in a production environment is preferable
  • Experience in at least one high end 3D software package, e.g. Maya
  • Programming experience in Python is a bonus
  • Good generalist skills with a solid understanding of all departments
  • A focus on quality control and active artist support
  • High level of organisation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and problem solve
  • Ability to work within a strong team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

What We Offer You:

  • The opportunity to join a growing, independently owned and operated, award-winning studio!
  • A central location in sunny Sydney, minutes from the CBD and famous Bondi Beach
  • A chance to contribute to the success of ground-breaking animated feature films
  • Exposure to working within a USD pipeline
  • A dedicated Learning and Development and Artist Management team focused on your personal career growth
  • Flexible work arrangements, with a one day per week work from home option
  • A generous leave policy including paid annual leave, sick days, as well as ‘Volunteer’ days to support those causes close to your heart!
  • A world-renowned working environment packed with social clubs, activities and events
  • A variety of employee benefits including superannuation, employee discounts, breakfast, free use of barista coffee machines and snacks galore!

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, then we want to hear from you. Submit your application to the link below!

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