STAR Labs (Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs) is headed by Pranav Mistry with a mission to undertake independent initiatives to create end-to-end new businesses and expand growth areas for Samsung. At STAR Labs, we are building new immersive and intelligent services that is making science fiction a reality. STAR Labs consists of best of the best from domains such as computer science, business strategy, engineering, design; and diverse set of experiences from places like MIT, Stanford, Oxford, CMU, Nasa, Google, Microsoft and many more. NEON is a venture from STAR Labs (http://neon.life)
The team builds upon their outstanding track record of creating products that have real-world impact at global scale. We are rapidly expanding and is looking for the best to join and help us build foundation for our next magical technology stack. We value our differences and are excited to learn what you can add to STAR Labs.
Collaborate with engineers and other animators to execute animation needs.
Strong working knowledge of game production pipelines, character rigging and VFX systems
Design, develop and maintain animation tools
Strong R&D mindset, adept at taking the initiative on researching and experimenting with new ideas, solutions, and technologies
Skills: Nice to have, but not limited to:
Understanding and knowledge of character rigs, animation integration into game engines, and animation tools.
Experience with creating realistic animation for human characters with an emphasis on acting performance.
Knowledge of existing facial capture approaches, FACS poses, facial blend shape rigs, feature detection, etc.
Proficient in one or more types of 3D software, primarily Maya.
Experience with Mesh Skinning Vertex weighting and rigging is a plus.
Experience with Facial Rigging, animation, UnrealEngine4, and with hair, cloth, physics, and VFX systems.
Experience with Python, C# or C++ and familiarity with the Maya API (MotionBuilder API experience a plus)
Please include your Resume and demo reel in your application.
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