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TECH ANIM SUPERVISOR

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About the job

  • Responsible of the satisfactory functioning of the animation department, you will offer a technical support to the animators on a daily basis.
  • Check on animation work in progress. Reporting all problems occurring at this stage of production.
  • Checking of “pre-anim” elements from rig.
  • Responsible for all “post-anim” elements for the following departments: animation fixing, CFX, VFX, lighting, editing.
  • Supervise the technical animation department.
  • Offering solutions to improve the process on challenging shots, to streamline the animation pipe.
  • Listen and analyze the requests of directors, animation directors and lead animators regarding rig alterations, issues on complex shots and development requests.

Must have

  • Thorough knowledge of Maya
  • Knowledge of Shotgun
  • Experience in character animation / CFX / Fixing
  • Thorough understanding of rig and setup
  • Full Mastery of the animation films’ pipeline

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Python
  • Experience as team supervisor

About you

  • French and conversational English knowledge is required
  • Must communicate well and be able to take notes and direction
  • Ability to work within a team, prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Available or willing to relocate to Paris (remote work unavailable)
  • Our preference is for European Union citizens or candidates with French work permit. Because the process of obtaining a visa is so complex and timeconsuming, foreign candidates with a significative experience will be the only ones considered, for a selection of senior jobs.

About us

Illumination Studios Paris is the leading studio for animated films in Europe. Based in Paris, the studio is known for its blockbusters such as the franchise “Despicable Me”, “Minions”, “The Secret Life of Pets” and “Sing” – all produced by Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures.

Houdini Environment Artist – ON SITE

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About the job

  • Work closely with Sets & Props Modeling and surfacing supervisors to create procedural sets adapted to current productions.
  • Create Assets, handle complex modeling (building, city, landscape).
  • Work in the pipeline between Houdini and Maya.
  • Accurately interpret concept art and design from the Art Department, keeping the appeal and the essence of the concept.
  • Model sets while responding to requests from the following departments: rigging, layout, surfacing, animation.

Must have

  • Strong knowledge of Houdini
  • Maya Knowledge
  • Technical and artistic profile

Nice to have

  • Substance, Zbrush, Speedtree knowledge

About you

  • Fluency in French and good level in English.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Available or willing to relocate to Paris (remote work unavailable)
  • We favor European Union citizens or candidates with French work permit. We will not be able to obtain a visa for this position.

About us

Illumination Studios Paris is the leading studio for animated films in Europe. Based in Paris, the studio is known for its blockbusters such as the franchise “Despicable Me”, “Minions”, “The Secret Life of Pets” and “Sing” – all produced by Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures.