Added by on 2013-10-30

Double Negative Recruiting Concept Artist, 2D Supervisor, Pipeline Developer, Matchmove Supervisor & Generalist Technical Director

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2D Supervisor

Category: 2D Supervisor
Company: Double Negative
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Key Purpose Of The Job
To lead and manage a compositing team both creatively and technically.

Needs To Do
Supervision of vfx work and design.
Developing production methodologies, creative approaches and composite problem-solving.
Provide technical guidance and training to those in your team.
On-set vfx supervision, 1st and 2nd unit.
Working directly and collaborating with project clients and VFX supervisor.
Managing and supervision of a team of 2d artists.
Briefing compositors and providing constructive feedback to ensure consistency.
Managing production workflow and pipeline.
Production bidding current and future projects.
Performing all aspects of composite fx design.

Needs To Know
You must have a minimum of 5 years VFX industry experience in supervisory roles including a track record of TV VFX work.
Advanced experience in using Nuke.
Onset supervision experience a bonus but not essential.
Critical eye for detail, and be able to communicate visual aspects to the team.
Experienced in project management, balancing quality with time constraints.

Needs To Be
Pro-active.
Team oriented.
Adaptable.
Accept change.
Calm under pressure.
Measures Of Performance
Quality of final VFX shots.
On time delivery.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV, covering letter, showreel and showreel breakdown to jobs@dnegtv.com.
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Pipeline Developer

Category: Pipeline Programmer
Company: Double Negative
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Key Purpose Of The Job
Double Negative is looking for innovative Pipeline programmers to advance our production process. Candidates should be fast learners, good communicators and strong problem solvers. Some experience in the post-production or games industry is a requirement. Relevant areas would include Python, PyQt, SQL, Maya, Houdini, Nuke and Shotgun.

Needs To Do
Develop in-house software for the digital post-production of major feature films.
Interface with teams of designers.
Communicate and work well in a close-knit team environment to create exceptional work.

Needs To Know
An excellent understanding of programming languages/techniques. Experience with Maya’s C++ API is advantageous.
A pragmatic approach to solving complex programming/production issues.
Good verbal and written communication skills.

Needs To Be
Smart, driven and adaptable.
Team oriented.
Confident in approach to getting things done.
Passionate about film.
Excited to tackle new and varied challenges.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email jobs@dneg.com with your CV and covering letter.
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Matchmove Supervisor

Category: Matchmove
Company: Double Negative
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Key Purpose Of The Job
To oversee matchmoving aspects of project-based, in-house visual fx production

Needs To Do
Supervision of matchmoving work
Managing team of matchmove artists
On-set matchmove data collection

Needs To Know
Must have experience supervising the matchmoving on a feature film production
On-set data collection experience.
Strong working knowledge of Maya.
Experience with industry standard tools Boujou, PFtrack, 3d Equaliser, SynthEyes etc.
A degree or equivalent in Computer Graphics, Animation or other related course

Needs To Be
Pro-active
Very meticulous and accurate, and able to create tidy scenes that get passed on through our pipeline
A good eye for detail and ability to work under pressure on potentially short turn around times
Team oriented
Adaptable
Accepting of change
Measures Of Performance
On time delivery
Continuous improvement
Advancement of matchmove artists within the team

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email jobs@dneg.com with your CV and covering letter.
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Generalist Technical Director

Category: Technical Director
Company: Double Negative
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Key Purpose Of The Job
3D generalists are required to handle varied 3D tasks on shows.

Needs To Do
Responsible for a range of 3D tasks, including modelling, animation, texturing, lighting and rendering.
Stay on schedule and meet deadlines whilst maintaining the highest quality of work

Needs To Know
Thorough knowledge of the principles of 3D (animation, FX, modelling, texturing, lighting, scripting, shading, rendering, rigging)
Comfortable with the more technical aspects of CG work, with an understanding of the artistic side as well
Familiarity with pipeline issues and problem solving
Extensive experience in Maya and/ or Houdini
Extensive knowledge of rendering packages e.g. Renderman/ Mental Ray
Strong understanding of linux/ unix based operating systems
Knowledge of Python and/or Mel Scripting is desirable
At least 3 years experience in feature films. Experience in other areas of visual effects (TV, Games) will also be taken into account

Needs To Be
Good communication and organisational skills
Creative problem solver and good attention to detail
Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines, whilst maintaining high quality results
Able to work as part of a team as well as alone
Able to work with little supervision
Flexible and adaptable

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email jobs@dneg.com with your CV, covering letter, showreel and breakdown.
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Concept Artist

Category: Concept Artist
Company: Double Negative
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Key Purpose Of The Job
To create concept artwork to a brief provided by a client or internal VFX supervisor.

Needs To Do
Rapidly generate and adapt ideas to a specific brief and within tight deadlines working closely with the client or VFX Supervisor. Complete detailed presentation artwork to a high standard.
This will require an artist who is comfortable in a variety of aesthetic styles and technical implementations.

Needs To Know
Thorough knowledge of creative and artistic methods and techniques
Technical proficiency in photography with an emphasis on composition, depth, lighting and colour
A minimum of 3 years experience on feature films
Demonstrable skill in 3D tools such as Mudbox, ZBrush and Maya an advantage
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional aptitude for time management in relation to bringing multiple priorities and tasks to completion within a set deadline

Needs To Be
Able to take artistic and technical direction positively and work well within a team environment.
Pro-active
Team oriented
Adaptable
Measures Of Performance
On time delivery
Continuous improvement

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email jobs@dneg.com with your CV, covering letter, showreel and breakdown.
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