The Walt Disney Company Technical Assistant (PH) in San Francisco, California

Lucasfilm Animation and creators of the Emmy award winning animation series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” and the highly successful animation series “Star Wars: Rebels” are looking for a versatile Technical Assistant to join their production team.

As a Member of the 3D Story Support Team, the Technical Assistant is responsible for the smooth running of the 3D Story Department: Scene Setup; Technical Support; Asset QC and Packaging.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for learning, understanding, and assisting with both technical and non-technical issues for the 3D Story Department Pipeline so as to assist the artists with any issues that they may have.

  • Under supervision, perform the required support tasks when delegated from senior team members.

  • Assist in Scene Setup and Episodic Packaging.

  • QC and problem solve for issues of all media coming into, being used by, and then delivered out of the 3D Story Department.

  • Contribute to the success of both the 3D Story Creative and Pipeline Department through actively supporting operational tasks as well as identifying and addressing potential issues/problems.

  • Learn and follow the naming conventions and standards.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 1-2 years of experience in animation

  • Must have demonstrated expertise in the Maya software package.

  • Demonstrated programming skills: Python and Mel.

  • Strong desire to learn the process of an episodic animated production.

  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to communicate at both a technical and non-technical level with colleagues.

  • Ability to receive feedback and make adjustments.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Strong interest in animation story process preferred.

  • Working knowledge of a Unix-like operating system also preferred.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree and/or equivalent experience.

Company Overview :

Lucasfilm is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects, audio post-production and cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.

Job ID: 549624BR

Location: San Francisco,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment