Groom Artist

Giant Animation

Remote Work Possible
Dublin, Ireland

This is a full-time position based in the Dublin studio, and there is flexibility for remote working but applicants should be able to work in the Irish timezone as the studio.

Starting date: March 2023

Position Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality hair, fur, feathers, and organic elements for 3D characters and environment 
  • Works independently on defined tasks but in collaboration with artists and supervisors in modelling, shading, and lighting during the look development process
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure groom functionality within character rigs
  • Assist with overall character look development processes
  • Optimise grooms for rendering.

Position Requirements

  • 2+ years of professional experience in animation.
  • Proficiency in Maya, Yeti and Houdini (required).
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working on creatures, digital doubles, topology, and blend shapes (preferred).
  • Eye for detail and able to QA their own work to ensure the highest quality before assets handoff.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; experience working under tight deadlines.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as a team player.
  • A clear understanding of colour space, shading, lighting, and rendering methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Shotgrid a plus.

Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Groom Artist Position”. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Giant Animation

Giant Animation is an independent CG animation studio dedicated to creating and producing world class content for TV and film.

Based in the heart of Dublin City, we’re a team of award winning artists, production managers and technical wizards who are passionate about creating high quality and engaging content the whole world can enjoy.
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