Technical Artist – 85895-1

  • Per Day
    £350 to £500
  • Location
    Cambridgeshire
  • Basis
    Contract

Technical Artist – Cambridge – Rate Negotiable – Contract until June 2019 (likely extension)

Our client is a large global technology organisation who requires a Technical Artist to support in their Human Understanding team, you will work closely with a team of world class scientists to create synthetic training data for machine learning. In particular, you will contribute to models of human identity, motion, and expression. You will help to define how to build assets that are both realistic and easily controllable, building upon high resolution 3D scans and motion capture animation data.

Responsibilities:

* Work closely with the team to identify and prioritise work that will have most impact on AI systems
* Work with art and science teams to craft cutting edge animation and rigging solutions
* Create and manage high quality 3D human character assets
* Contribute to artist-driven workflows, automation tools and content pipelines
* Communicate effectively with the science team

Requirements:

* Experience as a Technical Artist
* Strong understanding and knowledge of animation rigs, and animation tools
* Excellent complex problem-solving and communication skills across both artistic and technical disciplines
* Self-motivated and comfortable dealing with the ambiguity of R+D work
* An expert eye for 3D asset quality
* Tooling: Blender, preferably Maya, ZBrush and Substance Designer
* Knowledge of Python scripting
* Preferable: Experience with photogrammetry scan data, e.g. Agisoft
* Preferable: Experience with motion-capture animation data
* Preferable: Experience in automating conversion and cleanup of scenes, models, and materials from multiple formats and renderers

To apply for this opportunity please email your CV and availability to Laura at lharrison@strgroup.co.uk

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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