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Digital Domain Recruiting Paint / Roto Artist & Senior Rigger

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Paint / Roto Artist

Category: Roto Artist
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

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Job Description

Location: Vancouver, BC

Summary:

The Roto Artist is responsible for creating mattes that accurately reflects the motion of a particular object over a
series of frames. Painting may be required to remove unwanted artifacts, reconstruct a background or digitally
correct a render or composite.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 Sophisticated shape creation and editing.
 Shape animation (by hand and w/ trackers).
 Shape compositing, fill modes, opacity settings.
 Compositing roto, plate and color correction nodes to create, render and review color-overlay roto check.
 Marker removal paint.
 Rig removal paint.
 Plate restoration.

Experience and skills:

 2+ years industry roto and paint experience.
 Experience with hand paint and “procedural” or “comp” paint a plus.
 Knowledge of Nuke and Combustion is a plus.
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
 Team player with great attitude.
 Dependable and flexible.
 Takes direction well.
 Exercises close attention to detail.

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=13_2_0560
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Senior Rigger

Category: Rigging
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

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Original Company Job-Description as PDF

Job Title: Rigger, Senior
Department: Animation

Reports to:

Status: Non-Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Project
Date: July 2014

Purpose of the job:

We are currently looking for a Senior Rigger with strong programming skills to work alongside our talented
crew of riggers at Digital Domain. Assignments will include designing and maintaining our character rigging
pipeline technology. This includes procedural rigging workflows, facial rigging pipeline aswell creature
deformations.
The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of character
design, animation, rigging, tool development, and production workflow. This position requires 5-10
continuous years of production rigging/development experience and reports to the facility’s Rigging
Supervisor.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Utilize and extend DD’s existing Python-based rigging tools. Develop utilities to optimize department
workflows.
• Develop and maintain facial rigs using a combination of proprietary and 3rd party toolsets.
• Assist in the design and maintenance of the studio’s rigging pipeline.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

• Degree in computer science, art, animation, engineering, or equivalent experience that would equal
that level of professionalism, problem solving and analytical skills.
• 5-10 years experience with production-level character rigging, scripting and tool development.
• Strong knowledge of Maya’s rigging toolset. Python, QT, Maya API, C/C++.
• Strong comprehension of anatomy and articulation (human and creature mechanics).
• Keen artistic eye to drive the look of realistic and appealing surface deformations.
• Passion for creating convincing digital characters a must!

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

• Office working environment.
• Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending
production needs.
• Walking/bending/sitting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed
by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated
with it. Digital Domain Vancouver management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities
to meet business and organizational needs.

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=11_2_0243
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