Title: Lead Technical Director

Type: Work From Office

We are extensively starting our new VFX Team in Mumbai-Andheri west.

As a Lead Technical Director in 1518 Studio, we are looking for someone should have worked on a number of High Quality gaming narratives like cinematic trailers Game Development, Game Asset Designs etc for the gaming industry.

Should be a technical expert on all kinds of VFX softwares, projects, etc.

Should have an extensive knowledge of VFX and CG pipelines

Should have a large body of short and long format VFX project experience across different types of projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Animation or equivalent work experience required;
  • Minimum 3 years studio production experience, with 2 years in a supervisory role
  • Good artistic eye.
  • Production level understanding of:
  • Modelling, weighting and rigging to meet animation requirements;
  • Muscle Rigging and simulation needs;
  • Procedural and object-oriented programming languages.
  • Simulation Farm and related services.
  • Geometry / Curve caching concepts (alembic)
  • Renderman renderer, plugins and shaders.
  • Understanding of gaming engines (Unity3D preferred) / real-time rigging a big bonus
  • Deep understanding of camera rigs (including VR rigs) desired
  • Mastery of Maya referencing system / non-linear workflow pipeline

Working experience on:

  • MAYA (animation / rig / NCLOTH);
  • MEL et PYTHON scripts;
  • PyQT or PySide;
  • Revision Control Systems:CVS, SVN, PERFORCE, GIT;
  • Modular pipeline development;
  • C / C++ (optional);


What we offer

  • Competitive basic salary
  • The opportunity to join a growing team
  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial culture

Who we are

We’re a global team of passionate, hard-working, ambitious gamers, whose goal is to make every gamer’s experience as perfect as possible. We’re dedicated to helping your players because they’re part of our community too. We’ve been working hard for players, clients, and the games industry for nearly three decades, providing industry-leading services to every part of the globe.

We believe great work gets done by teams who love what they do. Therefore, we approach every solution with an all-minds-on-deck strategy that leverages our global workforce’s strength, creativity, and passion.

Website Links:

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