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Creature Technology Co. loves hearing from talented folks who have a thing for large-scale animatronics. We have a number of open positions as detailed below.

Nerissa Box

OPEN ROLES

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER / TEAM LEAD

Work with and lead our small, existing team of Electrical Engineers and Drafters. You will be involved in all aspects of Electrical Engineering; from clearly documenting design, to developing electrical systems, and actively participating in the commissioning & testing of the product.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
- Experience leading a team of Electrical Engineers
- Minimum of 10 years demonstrated electrical engineering experience in the production of controls & power distribution systems for machinery, with involvement in the electrical design from concept through to completion.
- Experience in wiring design for machines and developing wiring schematics
- Knowledge of methods for the design of safe systems using hazard analysis techniques (e.g. FMEA, HRA etc.).
- Knowledge of safe design for machinery (AS4024, IEC 13849)
- Experience with a range of industrial motion equipment including electric and hydraulic servo design highly regarded
- Established skills in project management
- Relevant software applications, notably CAE design programs, Eplan Electric P8, and SolidWorks 3D, as well as the Microsoft Office suite.
- Knowledge of PLC control systems
- Knowledge of battery powered mobile equipment and/or portable power systems
- Experience with designing to international standards. UL 508A Highly regarded.
- Conduct minor electrical fabrication (fault finding to component level)
- Strong communication skills including the ability to elicit requirements from clients and colleagues and interpret the implications from a ‘real world’ perspective.
- Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Please email a CV and cover letter, including academic results to us at [email protected]

3D GENERALIST / ANIMATOR / DESIGNER

Creature Technology Co. is looking for a 3D Generalist / Animator / Designer.

CORE DUTIES
- Produce high level 3D animation, 3D models and visualisation
- Work with Creative Director and others to achieve the best design outcome
- Collaborate with all departments in support of their design and fabrication needs
- Advocate new workflows where efficiency or quality gains may be available
- Produce prototypes and production parts through rapid/machine assisted technology
- Produce work to a schedule in consultation with HoD and to CTC's quality control standards
- Comply with CTC’s policies and procedures and with relevant legislation and regulations
- Take active responsibility for own and colleagues’ Occupational Health and Safety, assisting to maintain a safe and healthy workplace
- Other duties within the scope of the position as directed

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
- Advanced understanding of 3D animation tools and techniques
- High level proficiencies in Maya, ZBrush & Photoshop
- Familiarity with a variety of 3D formats
- Demonstrated ability to work to deadlines and achieve milestones
- Ability to work under minimal supervision either as an individual or part of a team
- Flexibility to adapt to evolving work demands and schedules
- Good communication skills including the ability to interpret instructions and procedures
- Strong attention to detail

QUALIFICATIONS
- A relevant tertiary qualification together with technical work experience or equivalent skill and competence acquired through extensive technical work experience.

Please email a CV, cover letter and some examples of your latest work to [email protected]

TECHNICAL ARTIST

Creature Technology Co. is looking for a Technical Artist.

The Technical Artist is responsible for supporting the creative intent of Creature Technology Co. projects with technical solutions and tools.

CORE DUTIES
- Rig creatures, working with engineers to achieve accurate results
- Create and maintain rigs using proprietary rig-building pipeline
- Participate in code review process with other team members
- Advancing procedural workflows
- Project-specific tools and methods
- Creation of technical assets to aid design
- Process review and documentation
- General support for the other departments where CG/CAD/Code can help with their production tasks
- Take active responsibility for own Occupational Health and Safety and assist to maintain a safe and healthy workplace at CTC more broadly
- Comply with Creature Technology’s policies and procedures and with relevant legislation and regulations

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
- Demonstrated experience of CG asset creation and FX within a production environment.
- Strong communication skills and effective at communicating with different audiences - designers, engineers, managers etc.
- Detail-oriented with a strong ability to multitask
- Problem-solving abilities
- Python experience (3+ years)
- Understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, especially subclassing and abstract classesPipeline experience with Maya and other 3rd party tools
- Real-time project creation (Unreal and Unity)
- Organized workflow and thorough documentation (latter can be using Confluence)
- Ability to identify areas where technical tools can save time or produce a better Animated Figure
- Collegial attitude to work environment, willingness to assist all departments
- Flexibility to adapt to evolving work demands and schedules

Please email a CV, cover letter and some examples of your latest work to [email protected]

CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER

We are a looking for a highly skilled individual to work with our established team of Controls Engineers on the design, development, documentation and testing of our C-Tech control system product. This role involves significant amounts of programming in object-oriented languages, and would suit someone with a strong programming background.

Working with Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, you will be involved in all aspects of Control Systems Engineering; from clearly documenting system design, developing control system software, and actively participating in the commissioning & testing of the product.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

- Minimum of 5 years experience in Control Systems Engineering with involvement in projects from concept to completion.
- A self-starter skilled in industrial control system software applications and programming languages such as SQL, C#, Python.
- Familiarity with object-oriented development methodologies and SQL databases
- Familiarity with software development support tools such as Git, Jira, Bitbucket, Trello and Confluence
- Experience with Beckhoff industrial controllers, TwinCAT 3 software, Ignition SCADA platform.
- Demonstrated experience with motion control systems including hydraulic, electric and servo actuation.
- Demonstrated understanding of Machine Functional Safety.
- Strong communication skills, attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Please email a CV and cover letter, including academic results to us at [email protected]