He provides bake updates to the Shots Department following animation or asset changes. This involves launching tissue and cloth simulations but also it is largely about error debugging and cross-department communication. Simon has a Diploma in Digital Video Post Production from CPIT, and graduated from Media Design School in 2015 with a degree in 3D Animation and Visual Effects specialising in Technical Direction.
Simon enjoys the diverse problem solving aspects of the role, being able to work on some interesting projects and learning the nitty gritty of what makes animals and humans move.
ADVICE FROM SIMON: Learn Python, cater your reel for the position you are applying for and enjoy it all.