Senior 3D Generalist
Job Details
Los Angeles - El Segundo, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Position:         Senior 3D Generalist

Location:         Los Angeles

Facility:           Crafty Apes

Crafty Apes is a high-end visual effects boutique with a strong foothold in features and episodic television.  We are looking for a Senior 3D Generalist with experience in episodic TV and feature film formats.  The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable team player with a great attitude and able to make fast turnarounds.  This is a temporary hourly paying position with the potential of becoming a full time staff.



  • Work with the CG Supervisor, VFX Supervisor, Production and Creative Departments to create 3D elements and animation for the assigned show(s).
  • Meet all milestones while adhering to the show’s schedules.
  • 3D Layout, Modeling, Texturing, Animation, Look Development and Lighting.
  • Take direction and effectively communicate with team and management. 



  • BA/BS preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Generalist in a visual effects studio.
  • Proven experience in an episodic TV and feature production pipeline.
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya software and plug-ins.
  • Working knowledge of Texturing Software like Mari or Substance.
  • Working knowledge of Marvelous or Cloth Dynamics.
  • Working knowledge of Nuke.
  • Some knowledge of dynamic FX and/or particle simulation.
  • Some knowledge of Houdini, a bonus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, take criticism, and work under high pressure with short deadlines.
  • Experience working with Shotgun software preferred.