Added by on 2017-09-12

Double Negative Recruiting Animator, Layout TD & FX TD

Double Negative hiring, Double Negative Singapore Hiring

Animator

Description

Working closely with our Head of Animation, Animation Supervisors and fellow Animators, you will be responsible for creating believable animation with convincing performances and motion. You will have the ability to complete digi-double, creature, character or rigid body animation. Delivering work to strict deadlines, you will be aware of project schedules and work hard to achieve these goals.
Communicating with the team is key and you must be willing to take notes and direction well. The animation team culture and environment is hugely important at Double Negative Vancouver so you must be capable for working with your peers and mentoring those around you.

Must Have

3+ years CG experience, ideally within live action VFX feature films.
Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyse 3D form.
Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
Thorough knowledge of Maya.
Showreel showcasing high end VFX animation work.

About You

Well versed in the principles of animation
Team orientated
Highly motivated
Adaptable
Accepting of change

About Us

Double Negative are a multi-award winning, ground-breaking and long-established VFX post-production house, producing cutting-edge VFX, and is now one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for Film and TV with facilities in London, Mumbai, Vancouver, Los Angeles, and Chennai.

Apply here:- http://jobs.jobvite.com/double-negative-visual-effects/job/oBvz5fwu/apply
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Layout TD

Description

The Layout team at Double Negative is a valued mix of technical and creative artists who continuously produce the highest level of work, sometimes under tight deadlines for large-scale work. The team is responsible for CG camera animation using cinematography principles, shot composition and character blocking. You will be producing pre-vis and post-vis CG cameras for high profiles features that will be subsequently used by other departments.
Part of your role will be posting on and composing digital assets for the rest of the pipeline to use. You’ll be responsible for maintain shot continuity across sequences while also modelling set geometry used during the matchmove process.

Must Have

3+ years of industry experience within a feature film environment.
Experience in sequence and shot composition.
Good working knowledge of cinematography in a virtual environment.
Excellent understanding of practical cameras and camera techniques.
Experience with previs animation and cameras.
Previous and creature animation blocking is desirable.
Thorough understanding of postproduction pipelines.
Broad 3D generalist experience, comfortable with matchmove, asset build and lighting.
A good working knowledge of Maya.
Good creative and technical problem solving skills.
A degree or equivalent in Computer Graphics, Animation or other related course is preferred.

About You

Pro-active and good at problem solving.
Very meticulous and accurate.
Able to work under pressure on potentially short turn around times.
Able to take direction and feedback well from a supervisor.
Organised and able to create tidy scenes for use in the rest of the pipeline.
Team oriented and have great communication skills.
Highly motivated.

Adaptable

About Us

Double Negative are a multi-award winning, ground-breaking and long-established VFX post-production house, producing cutting-edge VFX, and is now one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for Film and TV with facilities in London, Mumbai, Vancouver, Los Angeles, and Chennai.

Apply here:- http://jobs.jobvite.com/double-negative-visual-effects/job/owzz5fwt/apply
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FX TD

Description

FX TDs at Double Negative gather a variety of 3D assets produced by our Build, Layout and Animation departments and use off the shelf software – primarily Houdini but also Maya – and custom pipeline tools to create particle, pyro, rigid body, fluid, cloth, fur and hair simulations.

Must Have

Minimum 3 years of high-end feature film VFX experience
Proven experience in producing photoreal effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions, plus experience with particle and voxel based rendering
An eye for details, good sense of timing, and thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics
Experience in live action FX work
Extensive knowledge of Houdini
Familiarity with pipeline issues and problem solving
Familiarity with at least one node based compositing application (Nuke preferred), and a solid understanding of the compositing process

Nice to Have

Experience in other areas of visual effects (TV, Games) will also be taken into account
A good generalist TD background
Maya, Python, Hscript or Mel knowledge
Strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems

About You

Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques – including proprietary software
Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines
A positive, can-do attitude

About Us

Double Negative are a multi-award winning, ground-breaking and long-established VFX post-production house, producing cutting-edge VFX, and is now one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for Film and TV with facilities in London, Mumbai, Vancouver, Los Angeles, and Chennai.

Apply here:- http://jobs.jobvite.com/double-negative-visual-effects/job/o5uz5fwX/apply
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