Added by on 2014-10-31

Double Negative Singapore Recruiting Compositor, FX Supervisor, Generalist TD & Producer

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Department: 2D
Location: Singapore
Reports To: Head of 2D

Key Purpose of the Job:

To seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot, including live-action and computer graphic elements. Senior compositors work closely with Visual Effects Supervisors and 2D Supervisors to composite the numerous elements that complete a visual effects shot.
Senior compositors are expected to work on the most complex and demanding shots in the film. Senior compositors may take on a sequence of shots to keep continuity between them.

Needs To Do:

Blue/green screen extractions.
Seamless integration of live action, miniature and CGI sources.
Take part in client reviews.
Follow production methodologies and develop creative approaches and problem-solving.
Performing all aspects of composite fx design.
Constantly deliver excellent results with minimal supervision.
Could confidently perform setup tasks for a mid sized team.

Needs To Know:

You must have a minimum of 8 years VFX industry experience.
Experience in using Nuke.
A knowledge and interest in photography and practical lighting is helpful.
Critical eye for detail, and strong communication skills.
Excellent understanding of compositing.

Needs To Be:

Team oriented.

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FX Supervisor

Department: 3D
Location: Singapore
Reports To: Head of 3D

Key Purpose of the Job:

The FX Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of Effects Artists and managing the day-to-day production needs. The FX Supervisor will supervise the Effects team in the technical and artistic aspects of the visual effects production. Would need to work closely with Producer, VFX Supervisor, Head of 3D and Supervisors.

Needs To Do:

Supervise the effects team to deliver photorealistic simulations of real-world phenomena effects.
Brief Effects Artists and provide constructive feedback to ensure consistency.
Responsible in directing and guiding the overall effects and simulations on schedule and budget.
Managing production workflow and pipeline.
Perform all aspects of effects production.
Provides technical guidance to Effects team.
Responsible for problem solving and communication issues at the technical level.
Communicates with other departments to ensure the seamless integration of work from other disciplines (Lighting, Modeling, Compositing etc).
Work closely with Head of 3D to guide artists overall professional development, providing performance feedback, mentoring and maintaining positive moral among the team.
Attend all relevant meetings to promote effective communication to the team.
Ensure schedules and deliverables are met on budget.

Needs To Know:

Must have a minimum of 8 years as FX TD and at least 2 years as a FX Supervisor.
Extensive knowledge of Houdini and/or Maya (Python, Hscript or Mel knowledge a plus).
Proven experience in producing 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 preferred.
Familiarity with pipeline issues and problem solving.
Experienced in project management, balancing quality with time constraints.
High level feature film experience in live action films.
Good experience in leading and training teams of Effects Artitsts.
Excellent in artistic and technical skills.
Able to provide artistic and technical solutions to Effects Team.
Critical eye for details and able to communicate visual aspects to team.

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Generalist TD

Department: 3D
Location: Singapore
Reports To: Head of 3D

Key Purpose of the Job:

To handle any general 3d tasks required. We would expect a broad knowledge that covers as many areas of 3d as possible, or at least the basics (modelling, texturing, lighting, fur and rendering).

Needs to Do:

Cover the more general 3d tasks such as creating fur,modelling, texturing, lighting, lookdev and rendering.
At times, they may be asked to learn a proprietary system or a new piece of software, and we would expect them to be flexible enough to handle this.

Needs to Know:

Thorough knowledge of the principles of 3D (FX, fur, modelling, texturing, lighting,scripting, shading, rendering, rigging).
We appreciate that the candidate may have varying levels of knowledge in these fields.
Full working knowledge of Maya and/or Houdini.
You would need to be comfortable with the more technical aspects of CG work, and have a good sense of the artistic side as well. Programming or scripting skills (e.g. mel, python) would be beneficial, but not essential.
Familiarity with pipeline issues and a typical post production environment.
Minimum of 6 years experience on feature films.

Needs to Be:

Team oriented.

Measures of Performance:

On time delivery.
Continuous improvement.

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Department: Production
Location: Singapore
Reports To: Head of Production

Key Purpose of the Job:

The Visual Effects Producer is at the heart of a production. They are required to manage all aspects of a show, typically including the initial visual effects breakdown and bid, planning and scheduling of facility resources, managing the visual effects team and monitoring their work during the post-production process and liaising with the client throughout.

Needs To Do:

Bid work with the Visual Effects Supervisor.
Plan and schedule facility resources with the Visual Effects Supervisor and Facility Resource Manager to create an effective approach to the visual effects work.
Ensure the progression of work to the client’s satisfaction.
Report the progress of work to the Head of Production on a weekly basis.
Report the progress of work to the client on a weekly basis.
Plan the day to day work of their production team.
Ensure all facility departments are aware of the production’s requirements.

Needs To Know:

Minimum of four years experience as a VFX Producer.
MS Office; particularly Excel. An understanding of Project is also beneficial.

Needs To Be:

Proven in project management.
Capable of motivating and leading a large team, with enthusiasm and clarity.
Calm, organised and methodical in their approach to the work.

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