DreamWorks Feature - Crowds Artist

NBCUniversal, LLC, Glendale CALIFORNIA, US

Create the extraordinary.

“What would you say you do here?”

  • Create an appealing performance for crowd characters from key framed cycles or motion capture data, using Crowd simulation software and motion editing tools.

  • Work with Crowd Developers to determine and test what features are required to craft desired performances.

  • Organize and present your work to your supervisor, the Director, and Visual Effects Supervisor and address notes accurately.

  • Help identify and solve problems in simulations, cycles, and renders.

  • Works well within a team and fosters a good working atmosphere.

“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”

  • Experience working with crowd simulation software like Massive and Golaem

  • Experience composing character elements in scenes and performing to camera

  • Knowledge of software packages like Motion Builder, Maya, and Houdini

  • Experience working in a Linux production environment 

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Glendale, CA

  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Must provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume 

  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal/DreamWorks Animation worksite.

  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.


“What can I offer?”

  • Proven experience working with crowds

  • Experience working with cycle animation, character animation, and/or motion capture

  • Scripting in languages like Python

  • Experience working with a USD based pipeline

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