Job: BENT Image Lab Seeking 3D/Technical Director


BENT Image Lab Seeking 3D/Technical Director

Categories General Job Postings
Start Date August 10, 2012
Location Portland
Job Information

Position: 3D/Technical Director

Bent Image Lab is looking for an experienced 3D technical director for animated commercial TV spots.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Model, rig, texture, light and render 3D CG characters and effects.
  • Knowledge of Real Flow helpful
  • Work effectively with animators, compositors and production for timely and creative results.
  • Effective troubleshooting of character setup, animations issues, lighting and rendering problems.
  • Maintains a high level of quality while working on multiple projects under aggressive deadlines.
  • Communicates with other VFX staff and departments on status of CG work
  • Able to manage time effectively and give accurate assessments of the workload and the time required to complete tasks.


  • At least 3 years of professional experience as a Technical Director doing modeling and one or more of the following areas: animation, surfacing, character setup, fx animation, lighting, and rendering.
  • In depth knowledge of 3dsmax is a must.  
  • Experience with vRay, zbrush or Mudbox, Synth-Eyes,  After Effects or Nuke, Real Flow and other 3ds max plugins is a plus.
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment; previous experience in commercial and/or film effects.
  • Experience with effects-related tools and techniques a plus (Cloth/hair/fur/fume FX/Real Flow/Particle Flow).

Please include your current location and your willingness to relocate for the duration of a job.


BENT IMAGE LAB is a hybrid animation laboratory and live action production studio where award-winning filmmakers, artists, storytellers, animators, and designers come together to create projects for a diverse clientele. The studio stretches the boundaries of concept and design. It is a laboratory where exploration and play go hand in hand. We are located inPortland, Oregon.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

References required. 

Submit reels and resumes to [email protected] and/or:
2729 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202