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Cinesite Recruiting Compositing Supervisor, Background Designers,Character Designers, Cloth/Hair/Fur TD, Editor, Lead Layout Artist, Production Coordinators, Production Manager, Prop Designers, Story Artist, Lighting TD, Modo Generalist, Rendering Developer, Runner, Senior Compositor, Senior Environment, Senior Pipeline Developer, Senior Pipeline Developer, Senior Systems Engineer, Software Developer VFX Coordinator, VFX Editor, VFX Producer VFX Producer & VFX Supervisor

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Compositing Supervisor

Location Montreal Starts Immediate Are you a compositing Supervisor looking for your next challenge? If so, we would like to hear from you. Duties The main focus of a Compositing supervisor role is to oversee the compositing work and provide technical and artistic leadership for the team working on a specific feature film project. Skills Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills. Work with VFX Supervisor and CG Supervisor to plan the creative approach to the show in accordance with the CG to Compositing integration workflow (in particular setting up and distributing template scripts to the team in order to ensure a consistent and efficient pipelin Guide the 2D team throughout the creative and technical process to deliver a high standard of work on time and to budget. Confident Client handling skills. Shot supervision experience Extensive working experience of 2D for Feature Film – compositing, tracking, grading, roto work, prep and clean up, and all general 2D techniques, image formats, photographic principles, image processing methods etc. Ability to motivate yourself and your colleagues in a highly pressurized environment Experience of both Linux and Windows Operating Systems Experience in leading and training others. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/compositing-supervisor-montreal ——————–

Background Designers

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Background designers looking for an opportunity to create a unique world for a fast paced, stylized Animated Feature. Duties Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Art Director and other members of the production team to create backgrounds that form a cinematic world that will resonate with the audience and push the story forward. Strong understanding of cinematography and staging Ability to create characters and/or sets that feel natural to the character arcs and the script, while illustrating a deeper understanding of the core of the story Skills Bachelor degree preferred 3 years professional experience required, Feature Animation or Animated Television experience preferred Completion of at least 2 projects as a designer Experience with both 2D and 3D art pipelines Intense passion for creating a unique world that will set itself apart from other films currently in production Ability to work collaboratively Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-background-designers-montreal ————————

Character Designers

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Character designers looking for an opportunity to create a unique world and cast of characters for a fast paced, stylized Animated Feature. Duties Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Art Director and other members of the production team to create characters that form a cinematic world that will resonate with the audience and push the story forward. Strong understanding of cinematography and staging Ability to create characters that feel natural to the character arcs and the script, while illustrating a deeper understanding of the core of the story Skills Bachelor degree preferred 3 years professional experience required, Feature Animation or Animated Television experience preferred Completion of at least 2 projects as a designer Experience with both 2D and 3D art pipelines Intense passion for creating a unique world that will set itself apart from other films currently in production Ability to work collaboratively Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-character-designers-montreal ———————

Cloth/Hair/Fur TD

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks The main focus of the position will be to set up and run hair, fur and cloth simulations for use in stylized feature animated films. Responsibilities will include research and development of cloth set ups and creating believable cloth simulations for both moving characters and inanimate objects within assigned shot work. You will also be required to create general show related effects. Duties Generate cloth effects and general show related effects as required, nCloth, Syflex, particles, fluids or rigid body dynamics simulations in Houdini and/or Maya. Develop new tools for productions as required. Work with the senior FX TDs, supervisors, lighters and compositors to ensure a high quality final look. Work with your immediate team and with the seniors, supervisors and producers on a show to meet deadlines for delivery. Skills Software: Good previous experience in generating effects using Maya, Shave and Haircut and/or Houdini Production experience with nCloth, Syflex or similar quality cloth solver and in creating other effects such as fire, smoke, fluids, destruction. Thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects Basic understanding of rigging, modelling and geometry deformers Ability to work well in a team and solve shot specific issues independently. Operating Systems: Linux, (Windows) Working knowledge of Renderman, Vray and/or Arnold Languages: MEL, VEX, Python, basic cshell scripting, (Renderman shading language, Perl, C++) (Previous film industry experience) Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-cloth-hair-fur-td-montreal ——————–

Editor Montreal

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite Montreal is seeking an Editor. Ideal candidate is looking for an opportunity for a highly organized and motivated editor who enjoys being part of top quality and fast paced animation studio. Duties Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Art Director and other members of the production team to create a memorable story that will resonate with the audience. Expert in Avid Well-versed in After Effects preferred Ability to create and work within pre-production and production pipelines Strong understanding of cinematography and animation timing Strong knowledge of post production and deliverables Skills Bachelor degree preferred 5 years professional experience required, Feature Animation or Animated Television experience preferred Completion of at least 2 projects as a lead editor Experience with editing for animatic/radio plays, CG Production and Post Production phases of animated films Complete understanding of Avid and the necessary connections to design and production pipelines Intense passion for creating a film that will set itself apart from other films currently in production Understanding of animation timing, cinematic scene and dramatic structure Experience in After Effects a plus Experience with timing for musical numbers/songs a plus Knowledge of voice recording equipment for voice talent sessions a plus Ability to work collaboratively and on a deadline Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-editor-montreal ————————-

Lead Layout Artist

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Senior/Lead Layout Artist for the Feature Animation division. Duties The main focus of the position will be to build the foundation of a shot, pulling together the various objects to compose the CG scene while executing the staging, blocking, camera work and stereoscopic camera setup that make up the foundation of a successful shot or sequence of shots throughout the film. Skills Strong Maya knowledge with good problem solving skills and a solid understanding of a stereoscopic feature animation pipeline Good attention to detail and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues in order to maintain continuity within the sequence Previous experience of scene layout to match previs or storyboard reference is preferred Technical problem solving is key to the role so basic Mel and Python scripting is ideal but not required A strong knowledge of the principles of cinematic staging, blocking and camera work. A working knowledge of stereoscopic cameras and shot-to-shot depth continuity Previous experience in animation blocking is advantageous Ability to work independently as well as a strong communicator and a good team player Previous film industry experience is preferred Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-lead-layout-artist-montreal ——————–

Production Coordinators

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Feature Animation Production Coordinator. Ideal candidate is looking for an opportunity for a highly organized and motivated production coordinator who enjoys being part of top quality and fast paced animation studio. Duties Communicate with Production Manager daily regarding the status of the production Oversee assigned departments, including both Pre-Production and Editorial Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Producer, Art Director and other members of the production team to ensure that the creative vision is being implemented and maintained Coordinate the workflow for all artists Coordinate the creation, review and turnover of pre-production materials to editorial and other departments Maintain and report on the status of assigned departments, including accurate understanding of progress on an asset or shot-by-shot basis Be able to understand and manage to the departmental schedule Update asset management system, similar to F-Track Facilitate communication in a timely manner between departments, production and management Complete script and storyboard breakdowns for assets and shot elements Flag potential delays or problems to Production Manager and Line Producer Run department meetings Skills Bachelor degree preferred 1+ years professional experience required, Feature Animation or Animated Television experience preferred Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment Knowledge of Excel and Asset Management Systems Knowledge of Photoshop, AVID, Maya and ability to work in proprietary systems a plus Intense passion for creating a film that will set itself apart from other films currently in production Ability to work collaboratively and on a deadline Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-production-coordinators-montreal ———————–

Production Manager Montreal

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Feature Animation Production Manager. Ideal candidate is looking for an opportunity for a highly organized and motivated production manager who enjoys being part of top quality and fast paced animation studio. Duties Communicate with Line Producer daily regarding the status of the production Oversee all departments, including both Pre-Production and CG Production Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Producer, Art Director and other members of the production team to ensure that the creative vision is being implemented and maintained Coordinate the workflow for all supervisors, artists and production team Maintain and report on the status of the production, including accurate understanding of progress on a shot-by-shot basis Be able to understand and manage to the complete budget Supervise and mentor Production Coordinators Manage and work within an asset management system, similar to F-Track Facilitate communication in a timely manner between departments, production and management Be able plan and foresee potential delays or problems, and strategize with Line Producer on solutions Run department meetings Skills Bachelor degree preferred 3+ years professional experience required, Feature Animation or Animated Television experience preferred Completion of at least 1 project as production manager Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment Possess an intimate understanding of the animation production process Knowledge of Excel, Asset Management Systems Knowledge of Photoshop, Maya and ability to work in proprietary systems a plus Intense passion for creating a film that will set itself apart from other films currently in production Ability to work collaboratively and on a deadline Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-production-manager-montreal ———————–

Prop Designers

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Prop designers looking for an opportunity to create a unique world for a fast paced, stylized Animated Feature. Duties Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Art Director and other members of the production team to create props designs that form a cinematic world that will resonate with the audience and push the story forward. Strong understanding of cinematography and staging Ability to create characters and/or sets that feel natural to the character arcs and the script, while illustrating a deeper understanding of the core of the story Skills Bachelor degree preferred 3 years professional experience required, Feature Animation or Animated Television experience preferred Completion of at least 2 projects as a designer Experience with both 2D and 3D art pipelines Intense passion for creating a unique world that will set itself apart from other films currently in production Ability to work collaboratively Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-prop-designers-montreal ———————-

Story Artist

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Exciting Feature Animated Film opportunity for a highly organized and motivated storyboard artist who enjoys being part of top quality and fast paced animation studio. Duties Translate story ideas into visual sequences based on notes and meetings with the Director, Head of Story and other members of the story team Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Art Director and other members of the production team to convey the essence of the story, scene structure, character emotion and create action and humor in alignment with the direction of the film Hand on the existing script, including adding visual humor and heart to create three-dimensional characters that will resonate with the audience Plan cinematography and staging; choosing initial camera placement and angles; defining action and camera movement Solve story and structure problems Follow and strengthen the character arcs throughout the film Skills Bachelor degree preferred 5 years professional experience required, Feature Animation or Animated Television experience preferred Ability to produce strong boards that clearly convey the character’s intent, timing and action Strong drawing skills with a sense of design, appeal, character acting and composition Ability to work digitally, including in Photoshop, Storyboard Pro or similar Ability to create action and humor expressed through drawing Experience on multiple Feature Films and/or Television Series as a Story Artist Understanding of cinematic scene and dramatic structure Ability to work collaboratively Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/feature-animation-story-artist-montreal ———————

Lighting TD

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite is looking to hear from experienced Lighters for our Montreal office Duties The main focus of the position will be shot lighting and rendering within Cinesite’s pipeline using commercial and proprietary software and tools to light photorealistic CG in live action environments. Skills Excellent Maya skills and solid understanding of rending with Renderman Studio and Vray Previous experience lighting photorealistic CG in live action environments is essential. Thorough understanding of the visual effects pipeline from modelling through animation, texturing, rendering and compositing. You must be able to work well within a team environment and take direction from Supervisors as appropriate. Mel scripting and a familiarity with compositing in Shake or Nuke is advantageous. A familiarity with Linux and basic shader writing skills are a plus. Previous film industry experience is preferred. Along with your CV please submit a showreel demonstrating previous shot lighting experience. Please include a shot breakdown. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/lighting-td-montreal ———————–

Modo Generalist

Location London Starts Coming weeks Cinesite is looking for Modo Generalists for our London office. Duties The main focus of the position will be to work within the environment department. As a generalist role we are looking for candidates that can turn their hand to any aspect of the CG process. Skills • Strong Modo knowledge with good problem solving skills and a solid understanding of the visual effects pipeline • Previous experience of environments work is preferable but not essential • Good attention to detail and a proactive approach in addition to an awareness of schedule and daily output goals • Applicants with a background in commercials or gaming industry are welcome • Pro-active team member who demonstrates a strong sense of creativity and respect for aesthetics. • Ability to work independently as well as a strong communicator and a good team player We welcome applications from Junior, Mid and Senior/Lead Level Generalist Artists. Along with your CV please submit a showreel demonstrating previous experience. Please include a shot breakdown detailing the work you contributed to the shots shown. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/modo-generalist-london ———————-

Render Wrangler Montreal

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite is looking to hear from Render Wranglers for our Montreal Office. Responsible for performing Wrangling tasks on a day-to-day basis In line with the needs of the Production Department. Duties Alert artists to any and all problems with renders Verify resources are fully utilized Ensure all rendering equipment/software is fully functional at all times Prioritise jobs in the render queue according to project requirements Q/C renders and re-render as necessary Monitoring/Manipulation of 2d and 3d render queues Skills Strong UNIX background Unix command line experience Basic knowledge of film and related processes An understanding of basic systems administration tasks Strong desire to work in film post production Able to prioritise heavy workloads Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/render-wrangler-montreal ——————–

Rendering Developer

Location London Starts Immediate Cinesite is looking for an expert in rendering technology to join our great development team. Working closely with our CG supervisors, you will be leading Cinesite’s efforts in delivering stunning computer generated imagery. You will identify and recommend the best approaches for rendering each project, and drive their integration with Cinesite’s production pipeline. The ideal candidate would have experience in all aspects of rendering technology, including shader development, pipeline integration and scene optimisation. Experience in extending and customising prominent visual effects rendering packages such as RenderMan, V-Ray or Arnold is a must. Duties • Research available rendering solutions, recommending the best approach for each project, and for the facility • Design and implement the integration of rendering software into Cinesite’s pipeline • Keep up to date with the latest developments in computer graphics rendering techniques • Work closely with our artists and supervisors to understand and address production and artist needs • Maintain and evolve existing lighting and rendering tools • Provide hands-on support to artists in production • Maintain clear and up-to-date technical documentation for our proprietary tools Skills • Proficiency in the design and development of complex shaders for high-end visual effects/animation work using RenderMan, V-Ray or Arnold • You must be familiar with render engine integration with Maya and other 3D content creation packages • Computer science degree or equivalent experience required • You must be able to write well-structured, maintainable code in a team environment • Experience with real-time rendering is preferred • You must have a strong knowledge of modern rendering and lighting techniques • Good experience with the look development process is preferable, as is experience with optimising and debugging renders • Great team spirit is essential Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/rendering-developer-london ———————-

Runner

Location London Starts Immediate Cinesite is looking for motivated and enthusiastic new talent to join the runners team at Cinesite’s London office. Runners provide facility maintenance and administrative support to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the operations department and the facility in general. If you are looking for your first opportunity in the visual effects industry, then we would love to hear from you. Duties • The role requires general day-to-day office support and maintenance duties including: • Daily tiding of the facility, including the kitchen and storage areas. Such as, cleaning fridges and microwave, stacking and unloading of dishwasher, regular emptying of the shredders and bins. • Regular ‘runs’ to other facilities, dropping of and picking up materials as directed by Production. • Training on the Reception switchboard for Reception cover as and when requested. • Preparations for internal and external meetings, including greeting and organising refreshments for clients. • Collection and distribution of staff meals for late night workers, replenishing food and beverage stocks in the kitchen. • Administration related duties including dealing with internal and external post, printing, photocopying and binding paperwork, daily replenishing of company stationery supplies to all admin areas. • Assisting with office moves including moving furniture and assisting technical services with the re-location of computer hardware. Skills • A good understanding of the visual effects industry and/or a qualification in a visual effects related field • Experience using word and excel • Be able to work on own initiative, be self motivated and pro-active • Be organised and able to prioritise • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and written skills • Possess a strong desire and capacity to learn • Previous experience within a customer service related role would be advantageous Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/runner-london ———————-

Senior Compositor

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite is looking to hire experienced Compositors for our Montreal office. Duties The main focus of the position is to integrate live-action, 3D and digital matte painting elements to create the final shot. Skills Extensive working experience with node-based compositing systems. Nuke experience is essential. A good understanding of photographic principles and CG Compositing techniques is essential. You must be able to demonstrate experience of working on high end projects within a film post-production environment. You will need to have excellent communication skills, the ability to work well in a team and have a sound knowledge of post-production for films. Working experience on stereoscopic projects, either stereoscopic compositing or conversion of monoscopic footage to stereo, is advantageous but not essential. You must be able to work well within a team environment and take direction from Cinesite’s Producers and Supervisors as appropriate. Along with your CV please submit a showreel demonstrating your Compositing skills and experience. Please include a shot breakdown. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/senior-compositor-montreal ———————-

Senior Environment TD

Location Montreal Starts Coming weeks Cinesite would like to hear from Environment Artists for our Montreal office Duties The main focus of the position will be to create photorealistic digital environments within Cinesite’s pipeline using both commercial software and in-house proprietary tools. Skills Excellent Maya knowledge with strong skills in modelling, texturing and camera projections. Previous experience creating photorealistic CG environments to match live action plates is essential. Thorough understanding of the visual effects pipeline from modelling through animation, texturing, rendering and compositing. Good working knowledge of Photoshop and Nuke. You must be able to work well within a team environment and take direction from Supervisors as appropriate. Mel scripting skills and a good understanding of Renderman is advantageous. A familiarity with Linux and basic shader writing skills are a plus. Previous film industry experience is preferred. We welcome applications from Junior, Mid and Senior/Lead Level Environment TDs. Along with your CV please submit a showreel demonstrating previous shot lighting experience. Please include a shot breakdown. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/senior-environment-td-montreal ————————

Senior Pipeline Developer

Location London Starts Immediate We are looking for experienced pipeline developers to maintain and advance Cinesite’s global production pipeline. Keeping our pipeline efficient and up to date with new production challenges plays a key role in allowing our artists to be creative and deliver stunning imagery. As a senior pipeline developer, you will be working with a great development team in designing and implementing our production toolset. You will also be liaising directly with artists, supervisors and producers to identify and address improvements to our workflow. Duties • Manage and maintain the libraries and APIs to our core pipeline tools • Profile and analyse the performance of our infrastructure in order to identify bottlenecks and areas of improvement • Maintain software repositories and deployment systems • Provide support to our TDs, artists and production teams on pipeline issues • Work closely with the rest of the development team to ensure standard working practices are being followed Skills • Advanced programming knowledge using Python and C/C++ • Good understanding of visual effects and/or animation pipelines and workflows • Extensive experience with source control and build systems in a Linux environment • A good handle on software development best practices, such as TDD, continuous integration and agile methodologies • A proactive attitude and great team spirit are essential • Experience with global pipelines across multiple sites would be a plus Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/senior-pipeline-developer-london ————————

Senior Pipeline Developer

Location Montreal Starts Immediate We are looking for experienced pipeline developers to maintain and advance Cinesite’s global production pipeline. Keeping our pipeline efficient and up to date with new production challenges plays a key role in allowing our artists to be creative and deliver stunning imagery. As a senior pipeline developer, you will be working with a great development team in designing and implementing our production toolset. You will also be liaising directly with artists, supervisors and producers to identify and address improvements to our workflow. Duties Manage and maintain the libraries and APIs to our core pipeline tools Profile and analyse the performance of our infrastructure in order to identify bottlenecks and areas of improvement Maintain software repositories and deployment systems Provide support to our TDs, artists and production teams on pipeline issues Work closely with the rest of the development team to ensure standard working practices are being followed Skills Advanced programming knowledge using Python and C/C++ Good understanding of visual effects and/or animation pipelines and workflows Extensive experience with source control and build systems in a Linux environment A good handle on software development best practices, such as TDD, continuous integration and agile methodologies A proactive attitude and great team spirit are essential Experience with global pipelines across multiple sites would be a plus Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/senior-pipeline-developer-montreal ————————

Senior Systems Engineer

Location London Starts Immediate Cinesite is looking for experienced systems engineers to join the technical services team at our London office. Duties The main focus of the role is the day-to-day technical support of the company’s staff and maintenance of the technical infrastructure of the company. • Day-to-day technical support for the company’s VFX artists and support staff, ensuring needs are met in a professional and timely manner and that the systems run reliably and perform as required. • Assist with the planning, development and implementation of tools to increase efficiency within the company’s technical infrastructure, including hardware and software. • Deal with suppliers as and when appropriate. • Ensure all systems’ manuals and relevant documentation are updated and kept organised. Create system manuals and documentation as required. • Update technical knowledge on a regular basis and be familiar with new technology enhancements. Skills • In-depth knowledge and ability to solve both operating system and application problems in Linux, Windows and Mac OSX • Strong command line skills • Excellent communication, organisation and people skills • Experience of storage technologies and network file systems • Good general networking knowledge Advantageous Skills: Bash, python or perl scripting A working knowledge of Alfred Render Manager, LSF queue manager, Qube queue manager, Maya, Nuke and Adobe products and plug-ins Knowledge of deployment and management systems such as Kickstart/YUM or puppet Experience of AD administration Experience of the day-to-day running of a medium-sized, Linux-based company Experience within the VFX industry and a knowledge of film/post production pipelines Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/senior-systems-engineer-london ——————

Software Developer London

Location London Starts Immediate Cinesite is looking for talented programmers to join our fantastic software development team. The ideal candidates would be accomplished in creating and supporting cutting edge tools for the visual effects, animation or video games industries. If you have a great problem-solving attitude, are an excellent team player and want to play a crucial role on some of the biggest upcoming blockbuster movies, come and join us! Duties • Research, design and implement solutions to meet production needs • Work closely with our artists and supervisors to understand production requirements • Maintain and evolve existing tools • Provide hands-on support to artists in production • Maintain clear and up-to-date technical documentation for our proprietary tools Skills • Degree in computer science or equivalent experience • Excellent programming experience in C/C++, Python and other relevant languages • Working experience with software development in Maya, Nuke, or equivalent alternatives • A good grasp of computer graphics concepts • Prior experience in visual effects production preferred • A proactive attitude, good communication skills and excellent collaboration skills are essential Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/software-developer-london ————————–

VFX Coordinator

Location London Starts Immediate Cinesite is looking for an experienced Production Co-ordinator for our London office. Duties You will perform a key role supporting the Producer, ensuring that there is a smooth production workflow from initial input of elements to final delivery. Skills • You must have proven film post production co-ordinating experience. • You must be a proficient user of Filemaker, Excel and Word. • Previous on-set experience is a distinct advantage. • You must have excellent organisational skills, be able to multi-task at a fast pace and be detailed. • You must be an excellent communicator and a good motivator. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/vfx-coordinator-london ————————

VFX Editor

Location Montreal Starts Immediate Cinesite would like to hear from VFX Editors for our Montreal office Duties Communicate effectively with Producers and Coordinators, colleagues and management; keeping them appraised of status, and general day-to-day information. Maintaining edits as provided by the client and updating sequences internally Provide reference QT’s and images for production. Updating and maintaining editorial information in FTrack, keeping files organized Providing submission QuickTimes and sequences for production and client reviews. Maintaining timelines and constructs in scratch dailies suites. Providing ongoing support to Database dept. Providing ongoing support to Data Ops dept. Providing ongoing support to VFX Photography dept. Skills Must be a good communicator. Must have a willingness to take direction and work with others Must have Film and Video editing experience. Knowledge of editorial systems especially Final Cut Pro and Avid. Must be a good at multi-tasking and able to remain calm under pressure Be self-motivated. Experience with Linux Diligent and meticulous Strong problem solving skills Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/vfx-editor-montreal ————————-

VFX Producer

Location London Starts Coming months Cinesite is looking to hear from experienced Visual Effects Producers to work on upcoming shows. Duties The main focus of the position is to manage the production team and work with supervisors and lead artists to deliver projects on time and within budget . Skills • Have excellent and proven digital film and broadcast project management skills within a VFX facility. • Have a strong technical understanding of the visual effects industry and what is required both within CG and Compositing to enable the clients requirements to be met on time and within budget. • Have a good understanding of what can be achieved using top end software packages such as Maya, Nuke, etc so as to work effectively with a highly technical and creative team of artists. • You must have proven experience of managing a team. • You will be an excellent communicator, be experienced in film project management, be highly organised and a good motivator. • You will be proficient in Filemaker, Excel and Word. • You will have a strong business acumen and have an excellent knowledge of the film industry and ideall. y have contacts within the global film market place. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/vfx-producer-london ———————–

VFX Supervisor

Location London/Montreal Starts Coming months Cinesite would like to hear from experienced VFX Supervisors for up coming projects. Duties The main focus of the position will be to oversee the VFX Supervision work and provide creative and technical leadership for the VFX teams working on a specific feature film project. Skills Experience supervising both on-set and in-house overseeing CG and 2D teams. Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills. Thorough understanding of the visual effects process and the ability to interpret the artistic brief from the Director / Production VFX Supervisor. You must have experience of managing all aspects of post-production including bidding and script breakdowns, scheduling, pipelines etc. Good technical understanding of CG pipelines and the ability to specify efficient workflows and identify additional tools required. Previous experience with team management and task assignment for large team sizes including dealing with work related issues. Previous film industry experience with the ability to ensure artists work is of a high standard both artistically and technically. Previous experience training, mentoring and recruiting CG Artists would be beneficial. Excellent knowledge and/or understanding of the following software: Nuke, Maya, 3DEqualizer, rendering software (VRay and Renderman a plus) Over 10 years experience in the industry of visual effects for films, including a minimum of 3 years as a supervisor of visual effects or in a similar position. Along with your CV please submit a showreel demonstrating previous visual effects experience. Sending your application Please don’t submit master copies as we can’t return anything you send in to support your application. There is no need to send in hard copies of your CV and showreel if you have applied online. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications we receive we can only reply to your application if we’re inviting you for an interview. Apply here:- http://www.cinesite.com/jobs/vfx-supervisor ——————– Cinesite Recruiting Compositing Supervisor, Background Designers,Character Designers, Cloth/Hair/Fur TD, Editor, Lead Layout Artist, Production Coordinators, Production Manager, Prop Designers, Story Artist, Lighting TD, Modo Generalist, Rendering Developer, Runner, Senior Compositor, Senior Environment, Senior Pipeline Developer, Senior Pipeline Developer, Senior Systems Engineer, Software Developer VFX Coordinator, VFX Editor, VFX Producer VFX Producer & VFX Supervisor, Cinesite, Cinesite hiring, Cinesite VFX, Cinesite Jobs, Animation Jobs, Vfx Jobs, CG Jobs, 3D Jobs, Recruiting, Recruitment, CG, CGI, Cinesite Recruiting