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- Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years feature film visual effects experience.
- Must have strong skills in modeling and UV layout.
- Must be versatile and able to create both photo real and stylized imagery.
- Must have advanced knowledge of Maya. Experience with tracking packages such as, PF track and Boujou, as well as Houdini, Renderman and 3Delight are an asset.
- Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
- Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of deadlines.
- Must be an Ontario resident.
- Determine the projects needs with Supervisor and Leads
- Simulate dynamic phenomena, including: smoke, fire, sparks, hair, cloth, water, debris, etc.
- Use dynamic tools to achieve these effects, including: fluids, rigid bodies, particles, etc.
- Produce tests and final renders of FX elements for a shot, meeting deadlines regularly at all stages
- Work closely with other artists to incorporate FX elements into shots
- Attend and actively participate in team / production meetings
- Troubleshoot technical problems and meet artistic challenges
- Keep up to date with current technologies
- Minimum of 2 years VFX experience with feature films, high-end television shows or commercials
- Proficiency in Houdini
- Working knowledge of Nuke
- Good understanding of the complete VFX pipeline
- Ability to take direction and work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
- Background in computer science, mathematics, physics, or engineering a plus
- Possess strong communication skills
- Applicants must be an Ontario resident.
- Create or modify photorealistic textures by utilizing photography, pre-existing textures or from scratch.
- • Take direction from supervisors to create the desired look and feel for production assets.
- • Design or modify shader parameters. Apply texture maps to production assets.
- • Keep supervisors informed of progress, changes, roadblocks and other critical issues.
- • Applicants must have a minimum of 2+ years of experience in visual effects for feature film.
- • Must have a keen eye for detail with the ability to match various references.
- • Must have experience with polygonal texturing and UV Layout.
- • Must be proficient with Mari, with knowledge of Photoshop and Maya.
- • Must have extensive knowledge in creating and working with procedural shaders.
- • Must have the ability to solve problems independently and take initiative.
- • Must be able to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of deadlines.
- • Applicants must be Ontario residents.
- • Strong understanding of 3Delight or Renderman a plus.
- • Experience with ZBrush, Mudbox and Nuke a plus.
- Complete assigned shots in accordance with Director’s overall vision
- Gather suitable reference material from various sources
- Animate characters and props using Maya
- Attend all sequence Launches and Dailies to understand the Director and Animation Director’s needs, and note required revisions
- Anticipate, communicate troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance of key stakeholders
- Experience with tracking packages such as, PF track and Boujou, as well as Renderman and 3Delight are an asset
- Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of deadlines
- 3+ years experience of CG character animation experience (feature film experience preferred), with proven animation skills
- Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
- Working knowledge of CG Animation Software (experience with Maya a tremendous asset)
- Previous study of anatomy, perspective and composition, with strong drawing skills an asset
- Demonstrated knowledge of animation timing, posing, acting and storytelling techniques
- Strong creative problem solving skills
- Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
- Ability to adapt working style to budget and schedule parameters
- High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
- Availability to work overtime during production crunch periods
- Composite shots at a feature film quality standard.
- Troubleshoot and solve problems that arise through production.
- Determine the projects needs with Supervisor and Leads.
- Meet project deadlines and targets, as set by project.
- Keep up to date with current technologies.
- Must have solid fundamental skills including keying, roto, tracking, projections and paint in Nuke.
- Must be comfortable integrating photoreal cg into live action plates and/or full 3D environments.
- Must have a keen eye for detail, composition, light and colour.
- Must be able to take direction and work well in a fast paced environment.
- Must have 3+ years of experience working on film or TV productions.
- Must be Ontario resident.
- Work with open source technologies, integrating them seamlessly into web applications developed
- Develop in tandem with our application development team to integrate the web applications into our local environment
- Document and track your development work using Git and development documentation tools
- Have familiarity working with the command line environments of Linux and Mac OS
- Develop web based applications for internal studio use, using ReactJS/Redux
- Minimum 3 years of web development experience with an emphasis on developing web applications
- Based on requirements given, have the ability to find or create the best solution for the application
- Have a good understanding of modern UI design principles, as well as the ability to work from wireframes or mock-ups
- Be able to work and communicate clearly with our development team as well as prioritize effectively and efficiently to meet goals and deadlines
- Must be an Ontario resident
- Please submit your resume including information regarding at least 3 web applications you have helped designed
- Well versed in the use of modern web technologies HTML5, CSS, JS, ReactJS/Redux and other open source technologies