Lead 3D / VFX Artist - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Within 2+ weeks
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance (40 hours a week)
Rate Up to $86/hr. (DOE)
Bay area tech giant is seeking a Lead 3D / VFX Artist to assist their team.

Responsibilities:
-Leverage your experience in hair and fur grooming to generate grooms and procedural systems applicable to a diverse range of characters.
-You will work in a cross-functional team providing synthetic data to develop innovative computer vision and machine learning algorithms.

Skills/Qualifications:
-BA in Digital Media / BS in Computer Science / Equivalent industry experience
-5+ years of hair and fur grooming for VFX or games
-Proficient in Maya and V-Ray
-Knowledge of industry-standard grooming tools (e.g. Yeti, XGen)
-Experience developing procedural, art-directable systems
-Scripting experience in Python or similar
-Experience integrating with character build systems
-Familiarity with shaders and materials for hair and fur

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc223@jobalert.creativecircle.com