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Bardel Entertainment Inc Recruiting CG Generalist, Lighting/Comp Artist, FX Artist & 3D Character Animator

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CG Generalist

Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a CG Generalist position to join the Bardel family. As a CG Generalist, you will be doing hands-on modeling and rigging before animation takes place. This is a perfect position for someone who enjoys all aspects of CG and wanted to maintain yourself in the generalist area.

What you will be doing:

Demonstrate a broad range of CG art abilities in a collaborative environment to conceptualize and create the overall look, attitude and style of the character
Create rigging (including skinning) for a variety of characters and props
Demonstrate a broad range of modeling abilities, including both high-poly and low-poly modeling techniques.
Contribute and communicate technology constraints while creating models in a variety of artistic styles
Exhibit complete mastery of professional development software tools required for model, texture, rigging creation and implementation.
May mentor less experienced artists, providing them with support, guidance and instruction in areas that provide for their artistic and professional growth

What you will bring with you:

A minimum of 1 year experience in a similar capacity, preferably in the animation industry
Proficiency in commonly used software package such as Maya and Photoshop
Excellent communication skills, both in written and verbal
Proven track record of the ability to work under pressure and under tight deadlines
Display willingness to learn and being part of a very team-oriented environment
If this sounds like the position for you, we invite you to send your application via our Careers page at www.bardel.ca

Why Work at Bardel?

We’ve got great people here. Bardel offers ongoing opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on influential new industry projects. You’ll also be given the opportunity to collaborate and learn from other influential career minded Directors, Producers, etc from around the world.

For more information regarding Bardel Entertainment please visit www.bardel.ca

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants for applying, however due to the number of applications, we can only contact successful applicants to arrange a specific interview time.
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Lighting/Comp Artist

Description

Do you believe so strongly in effective lighting being a vital contribution to cinematic storytelling? Are you also detail-oriented to the point of minor obsession when it comes to compositing and effects integration? We are currently looking for a brilliant (get it?) Lighting and Compositing Artist to join us on an amazing production team.

What You Will Be Doing:

Working collaboratively with other artists and animators, demonstrating a broad range of technical and creative abilities to effectively deliver the overall look, attitude and style of the character / set lighting and composition
Assisting Supervisors in resolving technical issues and in developing tools, scripts, plug-ins and any other frameworks needed to streamline the lighting and compositing process
Exercising a keen eye for creative continuity as well as QC regarding potential technical errors, and being a proactive problem-solver when seeking resolution to production challenges
Adding 2D FX as required, working with 3D FX artists to achieve effects requirements
Ensuring all final composited scenes are output in accordance with the technical requirements of editorial and for the project, ensuring that all required layers are included in the final comp, using approved light rigs to match the look of the show
Meeting project deadlines and milestones, including weekly quotas, as set by Series Director / Episodic Director and the production department
Demonstrating a willingness to support less experienced artists, providing them with guidance and instruction in your areas of department focus

What You Bring:

Must have previous Film / TV production experience
Rock-solid understanding of traditional lighting and compositing techniques and principles
Strong technical background with ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly
2D FX experience
Demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication and a collaborative, supportive approach to working with other team members
High degree of self-direction and strong work ethic is an absolute must

Pluses:

Advanced technical computer animation knowledge such as lighting rigs, rendering, dynamics, and other related scripting and tools aspects
Background in traditional animation, visual arts and life drawing, with expertise in rendering hand-drawn effects and concept art
Experience with R&D requirements gathering and writing for production documentation and/or creating templates- technical and pipelines, art bibles, style guides, naming conventions
On-set lighting production or editing suite experience

Why Work at Bardel?

We’ve got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers a generous benefit package, regular social events and ongoing opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on prominent and exciting industry projects. You’ll collaborate with other influential, career-minded creative professionals from around the world.

For more information regarding Bardel Entertainment please visit www.bardel.ca

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we are unable to respond to all who apply. If we determine that you are a compelling match for one of our currently open roles, we will get in touch.
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FX Artist

Description

Position Overview:

The FX artist is responsible for creating and conceptualizing CG FX Sequences as required, which meet the aesthetic, creative, and technical quality standards of the production and in accordance with the production deadlines.

Deliverables and Responsibilities:

Demonstrate a broad range of FX abilities in a collaborative environment to conceptualize and create the overall look, attitude and style of the FX.
Actively promote and communicate sound solutions to technical and creative issues related to FX. Create natural and supernatural effects (ie, water, smoke, dust, lightning, bubbles, fire, storms, shadows, blurs, explosions, etc) to contribute to the character, location, or atmosphere, providing suggestions and recommendations on technique and elements in the context of the scene.
Maintain and communicate a strong knowledge of innovative FX animation technologies.
Be confident in your creative vision but flexible and open-minded to alternate ideas. Assist in creating an “FX Production Style Guide” as-needed.
Meets project deadlines and milestones, as set by Series Director / Episodic Director and the production department.
Demonstrates good written and verbal communication, and exhibits a collaborative, supportive approach to working with other team members.

Required Skills & Experience:

Must have demonstrable production experience to create smoke, water, fire, and electrical effects in a TV series context.
Must maintain high aesthetic quality with quick turnarounds using a mix of FX rigs and one-off FX using Maya with some RealFlow.
Animation / VFX experience preferred.

Why Work at Bardel?

We’ve got great people here. Bardel offers ongoing opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on influential new industry projects. You’ll also be given the opportunity to collaborate and learn from other influential career minded Directors, Producers, etc from around the world.

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants for applying, however due to the number of applications, we can only contact successful applicants to arrange a specific interview time.
Note: Only current BC residents who are also Canadian Citizens or have Permanent Resident status can be considered at this time.

For more information regarding Bardel Entertainment please visit www.bardel.ca
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3D Character Animator

Description

Do you love to explore a great story through expressive character movement? Have a remarkable grasp of weight, timing, lip sync and posing? We are in search of a talented 3D Character Animator who can conceptualize, create and execute quality animation sequences through an impressive proficiency with digital tools in a collaborative team setting.
Under the direction of the Lead Animator/Director, you will be tasked with meeting the show’s established style and technical requirements, maintaining a professional demeanour while taking direction, meeting production deadlines and adapting to shifting priorities.

What You Will Be Doing:

Demonstrating a broad range of 3D Animation proficiencies in conceptualizing and creating the overall look, attitude and style of the character animation
Possessing a solid working knowledge of CG animation technologies and necessary production environments and tools
Actively displaying confidence, ability and sound judgement in all areas of performance, such as immediately notifying supervisors regarding any technical or creative problems that may impact quotas or deadlines, and communicating solutions
Meeting assigned project quotas, deadlines and other objectives set forth by project leads and the production department
Mentoring less experienced artists and leading by example, providing support, guidance and instruction in areas that provide for artistic and professional growth
Actively participating in team and department meetings

What You Bring:

Must have TV / Film production experience
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Proficiency in Maya, Flash or Harmony
Online demo reel demonstrating your best work in bringing characters to life using motion and emotion

Pluses:

Background in traditional hand-drawn animation, visual arts and life drawing, with a solid grasp of movement and form
Experience with acting, live action or staging
Advanced technical computer animation knowledge such as dynamics, scripting and tools

Why Work at Bardel?

We’ve got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers a generous benefit package, regular social events and ongoing opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on prominent and exciting industry projects. You’ll collaborate with other influential, career-minded creative professionals from around the world.

For more information regarding Bardel Entertainment please visit www.bardel.ca

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we are unable to respond to all who apply. If we determine that you are a compelling match for one of our currently open roles, we will get in touch.
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