Entry-Level CGI Animation Technical Assistant Training Course

Posted 21 June 2022
DisciplineIT General

Job description

Flying Bark Productions, Sydney have teamed up with Training Services NSW to deliver an intensive 2-week course funded by the NSW Government, for anyone who loves coding, problem solving and would like to work in the rapidly growing CGI Animation industry as a Technical Assistant. Successful applicants will need to be available to attend the course in person at TAFE Enmore for 2 weeks (Monday – Friday) commencing in Mid-July 2022, exact date to be confirmed. 

*Please note this 2 week period will be unpaid but this is a unique opportunity where you will also be given the chance to apply for a position as a Technical Assistant starting ASAP on Marvel's “What If” series with Flying Bark, as well as being on their list for future opportunities.

What We'll Cover:
•    An understanding of steps and processes involved in a 3D animation production pipeline
•    Data management
•    Quality management, testing, debugging and feedback using Autodesk Maya
•    How to work with artists, technical teams and production teams

What We’re Looking For:
•    A passion for Computer Science, Film Production & CGI Animation
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
•    Good people skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse groups
•    Proven ability and experience working in a team
•    Strong time management skills; Ability to multi-task and prioritise
•    Aesthetic eye and/or artistic background highly desired
•    Highly motivated to work in the animation sector
•    Ability to adapt to a high pressure, fast-paced, dynamic environment
•    To have a strong work ethic with dedicated and high customer service
•    Knowledge of scripting or programming languages such as; Python, Mel, C++, Javascript  
•    Knowledge of 3D animation software is advantageous

If this sounds like you, a keen learner with a 'Can Do' attitude, and an interest in the animation sector, looking for an opportunity to kick start your career in an exciting and challenging role, then we would love to hear from you!

•    Must be an Australian Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident, or Humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand Citizen
•    Living in NSW
•    15 years and over
•    Must be available and committed to the full 2-week course commencing Mid July 2022

Diversity and Inclusion
Flying Bark and TAFE NSW embrace diversity and are committed to providing opportunities and building teams with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences as well as fostering an environment where differences are respected, valued and celebrated. As such, we encourage applications from people from a range of diverse backgrounds. This process provides a valuable opportunity for all people to use their knowledge, insights and capabilities to contribute to important work which impacts all Australians. 

Please note* If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process to accommodate your individual needs, please advise us at time of application by sending an email to: nmcglinchey@paxus.com.au