Fur Groomer

Weta Digital is looking for Fur Groomers for upcoming projects:

Role Description:
Creation and maintenance of hair & fur grooms for characters and creatures using Weta's proprietary software.

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of Maya
  • Good eye for detail and ability to match reference or artwork
  • Good communication skills and works well in a team environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Able to take direction from clients, directors, supervisors or leads
  • Willing to learn our proprietary fur system
  • Work to deadlines and within production schedules
  • A balance of technically and artistically minded
  • A strong work ethic and willingness to learn
  • An understanding of VFX production pipelines
  • Ability to work with an intuitive rather than procedural grooming system.

Ideal skills:

  • Previous experience in similar roles
  • Experience with Unix/Linux systems
  • Experience with other fur systems (either commercial or proprietary)
  • Knowledge of lighting, rendering and/or scripting
  • Ability to model in other areas a bonus

If this sounds like you - please get in touch!

Location: Wellington - New Zealand

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