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Waste Creative

Maya 3D Generalist

Job Added: 14 May 2019
Applications Close: 13 June 2019
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @wastecreative

What we’re after:

We’re looking for a kickass Maya 3D Generalist to join our ever-growing animation department to help us create stunning animated videos – predominately for Supercell, one of the biggest and best mobile games developers in the world.

You’ll be required to create 3D assets from existing references and concept art, along with modelling, texturing, lighting, rigging and character animation in 3D.

Using Maya, you’ll also be required to create cutting-edge, stylised visuals based on existing campaigns.

The successful applicant will need the following skills and attributes:
A keen eye for design
Excellent skills in Maya, Arnold Rendering, After Effects, V Ray and Yeti
Confidence with Character Animation, along with the ability to be fast at Modelling and Texturing.
A good understanding of lighting – essential as you’ll be required to match existing Campaign films
You will need to be a GREAT problem-solver and should be able to multitask, especially within complex 3D scenes
Having a good understanding of film language and shot selection would be a bonus so you can contribute to creative. You will also need to have a super-organised workflow

4+ years of experience.
It’s a bonus if you use 3DS Max alongside Maya, but it’s not essential.

A bit about us:
Waste is an independent digital creative agency founded in 2006 on the principle of cutting out unnecessary agency fluff in favour of urgency, expertise and a no-fuss attitude. We call this approach Maximum Digital. Minimum Nonsense.

With offices in London and Los Angeles, we employ 60 specialists covering strategy, creative, social & web content, advertising, digital experiential, DOOH, UX and SEO.

Our client list includes Supercell, the mobile gaming giant, for whom we deliver player acquisition and retention built around community listening and high-speed, high-quality content creation. Other entertainment clients are Nintendo, Sega, Warner Brothers, Turner and Ubisoft.

Waste also provide digital leadership for energy giant Centrica, covering British Gas, Hive, Dyno and Direct Energy. Other clients include dating app Badoo, lottery giant Camelot and media brand family Oath.

The Maximum Digital, Minimum Nonsense approach has seen us win more than 50 awards, including Awwwards, BIMAs, FWA, CIM, Pixels, Lovies, W3 and Webbys.

Waste are renowned for brewing our own craft beer, the Waste Pale Ale (WPA), a firm favourite with clients and partners. We also support the UK based gaming charity, SpecialEffect.

How to apply