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Sony Pictures Imageworks

1,001-5,000 employees

Sony animation & post-production company
Company Overview
Sony Pictures Imageworks is the Academy Award®-winning visual effects and animation unit of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group known for live-action visual effects, dynamic creature and character animation and all-CG animation.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1992

Headquarters

Vancouver, Canada

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-7%

1 year growth

-3%

2 year growth

-8%
Locations
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Animation
CategoriesNew
Art, Graphics & Animation
3D Modeling
Animation
Requirements
  • Knowledge of applicable software platforms including LINUX, UNIX, Maya, Mudbox, shell, and MEL scripting language, Python is a plus.
  • Background or experience in fine art accompanied with a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, balance and form highly desired.
  • 2 year diploma or 1 year certificate however minimal requirement of 2-3 years of experience.
Responsibilities
  • Creates 3D character rigs and animation interface controls for skeletal motion systems and body/facial deformations.
  • Writes utility scripts and core software tools to streamline the character set up process.
  • Meets schedules and show deadlines, participates in dailies, rounds and team reviews of work in progress.
  • Interacts with production, supervisors, and team/peers to problem solve and share information related to show/assigned tasks.
  • Works efficiently as part of a team or independently on rigging projects.