What you will do
Facial Motion Animators play an important role in the creation of realistic facial animation, ensuring that the subtleties of the facial performances are translated to characters. As a Facial Motion Animator, you will be creating high-end facial animation. You will focus on translating the subtleties of an actors' performance onto our characters and creatures, ensuring that our digital performances are realistic, believable, and emotionally engaging.
What we are looking for
- The ability to analyse and understand the facial performance and recreate it on the character
- Knowledge of Blender or Maya
- Knowledge of FACS and basic facial anatomy
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to work well in a team environment.
- Experience working with mocap data in facial animation production
- Character animation skills
- Experience working with FACS-based facial rigs
- Experience working in a Linux environment.
About the company
Focused on the future of filmmaking, Wonder Dynamics' mission is to revolutionize the production and post production process by leveraging state-of-the-art AI. We are striving to democratize the use of visual effects which will pave the way for the next generation of filmmakers. That mission attracted some of the most influential individuals in the film and tech industry that are now involved in our team. We're headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Why should you consider joining us?
At the intersection of film and technology, this job will offer a very unique experience, and you will be exposed to a diverse set of fields spanning from film production and visual effects to AI, machine learning, and computer vision. Because we are operating in the state-of-the-art territory, there will always be something new to learn on the horizon. We highly value our team and the support of our co-workers and strive to create the best environment to work in.
This is a mid- or senior-level engineering role and we offer a competitive salary, valuable stock options and comprehensive benefits that allow individual flexibility for all employees to choose what makes the most sense for their personal situation.
Wonder Dynamics is committed to a culture of flexibility, diversity, and fun for all of our employees. We are working on some of the most challenging technical problems and we know the solutions will come from all of us working together in an inclusive, transparent and open manner.