MPC expands into Streaming and Episodic VFX with the launch of a specialist division, MPC Episodic. The division offers episodic directors and producers access to the pioneering technology and world-class talent behind recent blockbusters such as; The Lion King, Godzilla: King of The Monsters, Detective Pikachu and the BAFTA award winning 1917.
Led by MD Tom Williams, Executive VFX Supervisor, Pete Jopling (The Bourne Legacy, Captain America: Civil War, Chernobyl),Head of Creative Gurel Mehmet (The Witcher, Avengers: Endgame, Inception) and Senior Producer Therese Zambra (Mars, Frontline) MPC Episodic is actively hiring the industrys top VFX talent, to work on some of the most exciting series visual effects work in the industry.
The Tech Anim Artist is responsible for setting up skin, muscle, cloth, hair and fur on our hero-creatures, as well as giving life and dynamics to huge environment sets. They are tasked primarily to develop and design the tools and setups associated with a variety of complex creature deformations. They are problem solvers with a balance of technical and creative skills to define the workflows to streamline our shot-making processes.
Tech Anim Essentials:
Knowledge of Maya, nCloth and nHair
Previous experience in a VFX environment
Knowledge of Mel and/or Python
Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:
Previous experience with Linux
Knowledge of C++
Knowledge of Houdini
Knowledge of Marvelous Designer
Any of the following experience is a great advantage:
Previous education or experience with Rigging
Knowledge of muscle and skin simulations
The details above provide an outline of the key requirements for candidates to apply for a role in this department. At MPC Episodicwe have a number of job classifications within our artist team structure. These are:
Head of Department
Based on your skills we will assess your suitability for a particular role during the application process.
This job application remains open even when we dont have roles available. If you would like to be considered, please apply and we will contact you as soon as we have an opening.
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