25 Jun 2019

Full-Time Mid-Level Generalist

Funko Animation Studios – Posted by Funko Animation Bath, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title: Mid-Level Generalist
Location: Bath, UK (inhouse)
Salary: D.O.E
Contract: Full-time, permanent
Start Date: July 2019

We have a very exciting and rare opportunity for a talented individual to join our experienced team.
Funko Animation Studios are an awarding winning animation production company based in the heart of Bath; we produce work of the very highest calibre. In recent years Funko has become established as a global pop culture phenomenon; working with Lucas Films, Marvel, Disney, DC Comics, Warner Bros, and Microsoft. The animated content produced at Funko Animation Studios in Bath heralds a new era of original Funko animation.

You can find most recent examples of our work here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjUjv4tyVtOOXKPHo4ymh79udfHSUE8Hz
And here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AY8vm2y5MJk

We are looking for a talented Mid-Level Generalist to join our studio in the world heritage city of Bath. We’re looking for a Generalist who is experienced predominantly working in Lighting and Rendering, however the the role may also require an element of Modelling and Texturing working knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have:

Essential:
• A minimum of two years industry experience
• Fluent English, both written and spoken
• The ability to work full-time, in-house at our studios in Bath
• A valid European passport – candidates must be eligible to work in the UK
• Must possess strong communication skills to communicate effectively within your team, with the ability to receive and process feedback in a rational and forward-thinking manner.
• Have a can-do attitude with the ability to work well under pressure to achieve specific deadlines

Key aspects of the role include (but are not limited to):
• Problem solving
• Delivery of project targets to the highest possible standards
Lighting and Rendering:
• Preparation of render layers as required from the Compositing department
• Render management; starting and quality checking
• Strong understanding of lighting and composition
• The ability to maintain the desired artistic style and mood of a given project in alignment with the defined visual style and references set by the director or assistant director

Texturing and Modelling:
• Create models and assets as desired according to developed concept or reference guidelines
• Create UVs as required for selected objects
• Create textures and shaders as required according to brief or project specifications
Generalist:
• Create FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, particle and fluid systems
• Experience with MEL and Python is a bonus, but not essential
Technical Skills
• Fluent in Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Photoshop
• Fluent in Redshift or similar

If you fit this description we’d love to hear from you, please send across you showreel, and a copy of your CV with a suitable cover letter to: jobs.evilcorp@funko.com

*Please note candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to work inhouse at our main studio located in central Bath. If your application does not fulfil the specified criteria, it will be disregarded. NO TIMEWASTERS. Due to the high volume of applicants we receive, individual application feedback will not be given in any circumstance.

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time.

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