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Animal Logic Recruiting Production Supervisor & FX Artist

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Production Supervisor

Key Responsibilities include:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of all processes, procedures, outputs and deliverables for their respective department(s) and ensuring the outputs and interactions of those departments are aligned with production needs
A Production Supervisor is assigned to a specific group of departments and is an integral part of the management structure of these teams
Assists the Production Manager and Associate Producer in assigning appropriate manpower and scheduling to ensure completion of their respective departments goals
Responsible for the day to day running of their department(s), establish and execute schedules through production planning, coordination and troubleshooting
Provides the department supervisors and artists with support to enable them to complete their work
Supervises Production Coordinators within their department(s)
Will work closely with other Production Supervisors to ensure that inventory moves smoothly from one department to the next
Uses and contributes to the ongoing development of tracking/reporting documentation and in house tracking systems
Completes special projects as needed or requested

Candidates with the following skills are encouraged to apply:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience working within a production team on VFX or Animated productions
Exceptional scheduling skills
Technical knowledge/experience of film formats, digital media and film techniques
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office, and strong experience with database and tracking software
Experience managing production staff
Sincere enthusiasm for facilitating the work of artists in high pressure environments
A passion for Animated projects
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
Strong analytical skills
Strong administrative and organisational skills
Highly developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to connect with a wide variety of personalities
An ability to remain focused on the big picture without losing track of the details

Why work for us?

Family culture – we produce amazing award winning films in a culture that is passionate, fun, friendly and family oriented
Benefits – We’ve got you covered from day one! Massage, dental, and an on-site gym, to name a few.
Work/Life balance – we understand that people have families and activities outside of work, so we work hard to create a balance between work and life
Social animals – join your co-workers in various social activities such as after work drinks, bake-offs, creative competitions and sporting events.

To apply, please complete our online application form via our website www.animallogic.com/Careers/jobs

Animal Logic recently completed production on The LEGO® Batman Movie, The Great Wall and The Master: A LEGO® Ninjago Short. Animal Logic is currently in production on, The LEGO® Ninjago Movie (2017), Peter Rabbit (2018) and The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). Other film credits include The LEGO® Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Alien: Covenant, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix. Yes, that’s all us!

We are based in Sydney, LA and are now very excited to be establishing a presence in Vancouver.
If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then this is your GREAT opportunity to join our Vancouver studio.
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FX Artist

We are seeking an FX Artists to work on the LEGO ® 2 Movie, starting in October.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Understand the visual requirements for the film and in consultation with your Lead and Supervisor on procedures and techniques that will enable these to be met
Contribute creative feedback in reviews
Understand department pipeline including all assets and tools, and their purpose
Take direction from Supervisor and/or Lead to develop particle and fluid simulations
Take direction from Supervisor and/or Lead to develop techniques and rigs to achieve and optimize approved looks
Understand the processes of adjoining departments (e.g. Lighting and Compositing) and communicate with these departments as needed
Become proficient with the departments propriety tools

Requirements:

3 years’ experience on feature films, TV and/or animated feature
Experience in working on FX and simulations
Proven ability and experience in Houdini FX tools (Maya experience a Bonus)
Ability to craft Non Photoreal FX, from a creative brief
General understanding of traditional animation techniques, i.e. squash and stretch, anticipation, and key framing
Houdini: SOPs/DOPs/POPs essential
Houdini: Vex and Python knowledge desirable
Excellent problem solving skills and ability to meet deadlines with high quality output
Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize assigned tasks
Attention to design and artistic detail
Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with long term quality.
Strong communication skills and the ability to efficiently organise and prioritise work across multiple areas

Please include in your reel examples of:

Complex and problem solving FX shot work
Houdini simulations
Any digital assets and setups you’ve contributed to, created or developed yourself
Any macro FX or miniature FX work a bonus!

Why work for us?

Family culture – we produce amazing award winning films in a culture that is passionate, fun, friendly and family oriented
Benefits – We’ve got you covered from day one! Massage, dental, and an on-site gym, to name a few.
Work/Life balance – we understand that people have families and activities outside of work, so we work hard to create a balance between work and life
Social animals – join your co-workers in various social activities such as after work drinks, bake-offs, creative competitions and sporting events.

Interested? Please complete our online application form via our website http://www.animallogic.com/Careers/Jobs.

Animal Logic recently completed production on The LEGO® Batman Movie, The Great Wall and The Master: A LEGO® Ninjago Short. Animal Logic is currently in production on, The LEGO® Ninjago Movie (2017), Peter Rabbit (2018) and The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). Other film credits include The LEGO® Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Alien: Covenant, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix. Yes, that’s all us!
If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic, Vancouver.
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