Maya Technical Generalist (iconcreativestudio.com)
ICON CREATIVE STUDIO is currently hiring for a superstar Maya Technical Generalist for an "Up" style animated series. If you think you have what it takes to work in a fast paced environment with a fun, creative and experienced team then send your reel to lara@iconcreativestudio.com and don’t forget to tell us a bit about yourself!

Must have current Canadian Work Permit valid through November 2015


Company Background
ICON is committed to bringing together a unique team of individuals capable of taking on daunting tasks, embarking on creative adventures, overcoming impossible odds and sharing success with others.
About the Position

The ideal Maya Technical Generalist will support the artists, troubleshooting scenes in various stages of production and working with the pipeline to integrate solutions. Scripting ability and a technical understanding of Maya is necessary for this role. Ability to create and maintain simple scripts to automate time consuming or easily overlooked tasks, preferably with simple UIs. May also have the opportunity to occasionally work in an artist role on more technically demanding shots to ensure timely delivery.

Skills:
o Basic understanding of scripting for Maya in Python. MEL, Pymel, or Maya API experience preferred.
o Excellent technical knowledge of Maya and an ability to troubleshoot problems quickly and effectively.
o Basic understanding of production workflow, preferably with experience on a full CG production.
o Passion for learning and delivering excellent work.
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
o Production level proficiency in an artist role (modeling, lighting, animation, rigging, etc).
o Preference will be given to those with experience scripting in Nuke or Shotgun API. PyQt/Pyside experience is an asset.