3DDMP Learning Lead (Trainer) - Adelaide

  • Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros, along with select Technicolor facilities in Los Angeles, London, and Toronto. (This role is based in Adelaide, SA, Australia)

Job Description

Technicolor Academy is the learning and development function that supports up and coming artists ready to step into a exciting career in VFX, as well as support current artists to master their skill set the world’s leading VFX Studios including Mikros, Mr.X, Mill Film and MPC Film. This role will support the delivery of the global L&D Strategy, deliver our creative academies in 3DDMP and manage that discipline’s learning content on the Learning Management System.


Key to this role is to be an expert learner and to be able to take complex information and make it simple and easy to understand, using a variety of educational techniques. Candidates should have a love of teaching and learning and great enthusiasm for visual effects.


The following tasks provide a general overview of the types of activity the role holder will be expected to engage in on a day-to-day basis. The tasks are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities as the nature of our business requires all employees to be flexible, self-motivated and to think creatively when presented with challenges.

·Present lectures on technical and creative topics in an open, upbeat, engaging manner.
Guide and coach students in creating quality work.

·Challenge and encourage students to do better.

·Learn the pipeline tools, procedures and implementations quickly and stay updated.

·Communicate effectively and proactively with partner departments, including the 3DDMP department and recruiting.

·Create and improve on documentation and written learning content as part of Learning Pathways for 3DDMP.

·Create and edit video tutorials with an emphasis on brevity, clarity and zero errors.

·Work with partners in departments to coach and support them in the creation of educational materials – such as tutorials, documentation, and project files.

·Ongoing development of our 3DDMP Academy curriculum to effectively meet the needs of students and production. 

·Run training dailies and provide feedback and reviews.

·Assess whether the students are meeting targets, work with them to improve, and provide feedback about their success to the head of department (HOD) across the different business units.

·Review success of students after each round with all partners, enhance successes and address failures.


·Is an expert Environment Artist using such software as Maya, MARI, Nuke, Photoshop and more (Speedtree, Vue, Houdini) with at least four years of production experience in feature films.

·Should have experience in Lighting & rendering. 

·Will need to learn the tools and pipeline quickly and stay updated. They will need to continue to push the artists to use these tools.

·Is an excellent communicator, both written and spoken.

·Ability to develop and create learning content.

·Is able to work independently within an organization to get information proactively.

·Previous experience as a trainer is highly desirable, but applicants with a genuine interest in moving into training will be considered. 

Additional Information

Applying: Please apply with your department specific demo reel and CV attached.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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