-Designs and creates character effects setups for fur and hair simulations.

-Develops specialized tools, used in Character FX, to help enhance the pipeline and department’s hair workflow.

-Creates hair simulation, animation and finaling for shot work in production.

-Creatively solves problems and achieves art direction for a shot/character.

-Troubleshoots and solves problems independently.

-Demonstrates artistic vision and appropriately expands upon the art direction given.

-Technical Animation for shots in production

-Deformations, procedural modeling and animation

Experience / Skills


-Strong knowledge of programs like Houdini and Maya preferred.

-Exposure to rigging tools and surface modeling techniques

-Preferred experience with 3rd party grooming packages

-Dynamic simulation background preferred.

-Scripting proficiency in Python and Mel preferred

-Good problem-solving abilities.

-Strong communication skills.

-Production experience.

-Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.

-Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

About DreamWorks

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.