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Technical Director - Biomedical Animation

Dallas, TX
  • Expired: March 14, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

UWorld's in-house department of biomedical artists creates educational animations and illustrations for medical students. Our growing animation team is looking for a generalist technical director who can help optimize our animation production process by developing tools, rigs, asset libraries, managing our render farm/workstations, and general troubleshooting. The TD will primarily be collaborating with our animators but will also aid the illustrators with their 3D process when needed.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Animation or a related technical field

Minimum Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in animation and art development in C4D, Redshift, Zbrush, and AfterEffects

  • Proficiency in Python or other similar languages

  • Self-driven, good communicator, and a great team player

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, set priorities and problem-solving

  • Confidently work in an environment with high expectations

  • Receptive to continuous feedback from peers and management

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and documentation skills

  • Excellent collaborative skills, coordinating and working with multiple departments to achieve set goals

  • Excellent file management skills

  • Excellent writing skills

Additional skills:

  • Maya a plus

  • Substance painter a plus

  • Adobe CC suite a plus

  • JavaScript a plus

  • Experience with interactive media a plus

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the animation lead and animators to develop tools and determine best practices that will increase efficiency and productivity

  • Provide production support to Animators, troubleshooting assets and shots, and helping artists with general problem-solving

  • Create and communicate documentation about developed tools and train other users to use the developed tools

  • Create procedural and reusable 3D assets

  • Help develop and maintain a 3D asset database

  • Help develop and maintain a technical pipeline for the Animation team.

  • Keep up with the latest trends and tools for animation and interactive content development.

  • Train, inspire and develop medical animators to problem-solve technical issues while providing constructive feedback.

  • Manage and develop render farm and workstations

  • Research, test, and roll out new technologies to the team as they become available

  • Support the illustration team's 3D process.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience with annual bonus opportunity

  • Excellent work life balance

  • Paid time off (based on sliding scale according to hire date and work hours)

  • Generous paid holiday schedule that includes the entire week of Christmas off

  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, disability)

  • 401(k) plan for retirement with 5% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)

  • On-site group fitness classes & relaxed work environment

At UWorld, we believe strength is derived from the talents, ideas, and experiences of a diverse workforce. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected class. UWorld is proud to be an equal opportunity employer providing a drug-free workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.



Dallas, TX
75398 USA


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