Lead Groom / Character TD

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom Full-time

Red Star is an animation studio based in Sheffield, UK www.redstar3D.com We create fantastic 3D animation and CGI effects for features and attractions.

We are looking for a LEAD GROOM / CHARACTER TD to work in house at our studio in Sheffield. The successful candidates will:

  • Demonstrate superior knowledge in 3D character construction.
  • Demonstrate superior knowledge of grooming 3D characters in Maya with Yeti.
  • Be confident taking responsibility for all grooming and able to guide other artists to that aim.
  • Have excellent time management skills and be comfortable working to tight deadlines.


  • Minimum¬†3¬†years production experience
  • In depth knowledge of Maya, Arnold and Yeti
  • The ideal candidate will be highly self motivated, have good communication skills and be able to collaborate with other department leads.

This is a salaried, full-time position based in Sheffield, UK. Initial contract term is 6 months starting ASAP.

Due to current visa restrictions applicants MUST be UK or EU residents or have a valid visa to work in the UK; and be able to work full time in our Sheffield studio.