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Sinking Ship Entertainment Groom Artist in Toronto, Ontario

Job Title: Groom Artist

Department: Assets

Location: Work from Home/ 1179 King St. West, Suite 302

Reports To: Head of Assets

THE COMPANY:

Sinking Ship Entertainment is a multiple award-winning production, distribution, and interactive company specializing in family and kids? live action and CGI blended content. The company has earned a worldwide reputation for creating high-quality, groundbreaking original series and companion interactive experiences.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Sinking Ship Entertainment is looking for a passionate Groom Artist to deliver high quality hair, fur and organic elements for our 3D characters and environments.

WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO

  • Knowledge in creating hair and fur using grooming tools (Houdini or Yeti preferred)

  • Ability to closely collaborate with multiple departments (Modeling, Lighting, CFX)

  • Eye for detail and a strong sense of logic

  • An appreciation of both the aesthetic and technical requirements of the role

  • Ability to meet production schedule deadlines

ABOUT YOU

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role

  • A thorough understand and knowledge of Maya

  • Prior experience with Groom/Fur tools

  • Solid problem solving skills

  • Able to collaborate with a team and communicate effectively

  • Prior experience in a VFX or feature animation environment

Sinking Ship Entertainment would like to thank all applicants. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls.

Sinking Ship Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We would be happy to accommodate individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation in order to participate in our recruitment process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

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