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Encore VFX Recruiting CG Supervisor, Character Modelers, Senior Nuke Compositors, FX TD & Riggers

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CG Supervisor

Description

Encore VFX is looking for CG Supervisor

Encore VFX is an Emmy Award Winning Visual Effects Facility, providing outstanding visual effects work for television and motion picture projects. Some of our past or current projects include The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Insecure, Narcos, Riverdale, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Sense 8, American Gods, Magicians, etc.

The perfect candidate would love to join our team of passionate people that have come together from across the globe to create innovative VFX work. It’s a fast paced and growth oriented work environment where boredom is non-existent and you will have new challenges to tackle on the daily basis.

REQUIREMENTS

· 3-5 years VFX supervisory experience in film, episodic or commercial environments
· Highly motivated and works well with other supervisory and production staff members and artists.
· Ability to provide clear direction to CG Leads and artists, setting clear objectives and monitoring the process, progress and results.
· Ability to find creative solutions by drawing on team talent and manage shot allocation to the appropriate skill set.
· Supervise the artists in achieving creative and technical aspects of development, pre-production, and production including vis-dev, assets dev, rigging, animation, lighting, and FX.
· Ensure that all teams are working efficiently, productively and are on target to meet all milestones and deadlines.
· Manage render times by coordinating tests throughout the show, optimizing or getting help with optimization of renders where necessary and flagging issues to assist others in planning.

SOFTWARE

3DStudio Max (extensive)
VRay (extensive)
Maya (a plus)
Houdini (a plus)
Ornatrix (a plus)
Shotgun

We are accepting local applicants only (outsource vendors or off site freelancers aren’t eligible at this time). Relocation unavailable. Must be eligible to work in the USA.

To apply for this position please email your resume and reel to encorevfxrecruiting@encorehollywood.com
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Character Modelers

Description

Encore VFX is looking for Character Modelers (Burbank)

Encore VFX is an Emmy Award Winning Visual Effects Facility, providing outstanding visual effects work for television and motion picture projects. Some of our past or current projects include The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Insecure, Narcos, Riverdale, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Sense 8, American Gods, Magicians, etc.

The perfect candidate would love to join our team of passionate people that have come together from across the globe to create innovative VFX work. It’s a fast paced and growth oriented work environment where boredom is non-existent and you will have new challenges to tackle on the daily basis.

Requirements:

– Strong skills in modeling, sculpting and texturing
– At least 3 years of combined feature, TV and/or commercial production experience

Our pipeline includes: Z-Brush (often using scans) > 3dsMax and/or Maya > Mari > V-Ray

– Experience with hair plugins, such as Ornatrix , a plus
– Strong skills in ZBrush, Maya and/or 3ds Max
– V-Ray knowledge, a plus

We are accepting local applicants only (outsource vendors or off site freelancers aren’t eligible at this time). Relocation unavailable. Must be eligible to work in the USA.

To apply for this position please email your resume and reel to encorevfxrecruiting@encorehollywood.com
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Senior Nuke Compositors

Description

Encore VFX looking for Senior Nuke Compositors – (Burbank, Vancouver, Atlanta Locations)

Encore VFX is an Emmy Award Winning Visual Effects Facility, providing outstanding visual effects work for television and motion picture projects. Some of our past or current projects include The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Insecure, Narcos, Riverdale, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Sense 8, American Gods, Magicians, etc.

The perfect candidate would love to join our team of passionate people that have come together from across the globe to create innovative VFX work. It’s a fast paced and growth oriented work environment where boredom is non-existent and you will have new challenges to tackle on the daily basis.
Encore VFX is looking for Mid/Senior Level Nuke Compositors to work as a freelancer in our Los Angeles, Vancouver and Atlanta locations. The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable, team player with a great attitude, and flexible with our fast turnarounds.

Job Description:

• Seamlessly integrate the various layers or elements of a live-action shot
• Solve problems under tight deadlines and fast shot turnaround.
• Strong attention to detail, sense of color, colorspace and lighting
• Matte extractions from Blue/Green screen plates
• Composite Multi-Pass CG Elements to create photo real shots.
• Good understanding of photography and practical lighting

Job Requirements:

• A minimum of 5 years of episodic, commercial, or feature VFX compositing experience.
• Proficient in all areas of Nuke
• Clean and efficient script organization
• Possess a strong eye for color and color matching
• In depth knowledge of compositing workflow
• Strong knowledge of the Nuke 3D Environment and projection mapping
• Ability to multitask and possess strong organizational and communication skills
• Take direction/notes positively and work well within a team
• Ability to complete sequences of shots (for continuity purposes)
• Experience working with Shotgun software preferred.

We are accepting local applicants only (outsource vendors or off site freelancers aren’t eligible at this time). Relocation unavailable. Must be eligible to work in the USA.

To apply for this position please email your resume and reel to encorevfxrecruiting@encorehollywood.com
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FX TD

Description

Encore VFX is looking for Experienced FX Artists.

We need experienced FX artists for a variety of projects, for immediate and future hires in our Burbank and Hollywood facilities. We are looking for FX specialist’s proficient in 3D Max with a deep understanding in particle systems and fluid simulation. Ability to solve problems under short deadlines and fast shot turnaround is a must; prior TV experience is preferred. At least 3 years of combined feature and/or TV production experience or longer needed.

Candidates must be familiar with 3DS Max, and FumeFX. Additional FX software familiarity, such as Krakatoa, Thinking Particles, RealFlow, or others, would be ideal.

Encore is an Emmy award winning VFX house, providing outstanding visual effects work for television and motion pictures. Some of our past and current projects include The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Extant, Homeland, Under the Dome, Ray Donovan, Banshee, The Tomorrow People, Hawaii 5-0, Castle and NCIS. It’s a fast paced environment where you’re guaranteed not to be bored, and will be challenged every week.

We are accepting Local Applicants only, we are not looking for outsource vendors or off site freelancers. No relocation available. Must be eligible to work in the USA.

To apply for this position please email your resume and reel to encorevfxrecruiting@encorehollywood.com
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Riggers

Description

Encore VFX looking for MAYA Riggers- (Burbank Location)

Encore VFX is an Emmy Award Winning Visual Effects Facility, providing outstanding visual effects work for television and motion picture projects. Some of our past or current projects include The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Insecure, Narcos, Riverdale, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Sense 8, American Gods, Magicians, etc.

The perfect candidate would love to join our team of passionate people that have come together from across the globe to create innovative VFX work. It’s a fast paced and growth oriented work environment where boredom is non-existent and you will have new challenges to tackle on the daily basis.

Requirements:

Experience working on a variety of issues, such as mechanical systems, animals, complex realistic body and face deformation, automation thru scripting, tentacles, ropes, vehicles, crowd characters, and anything else we throw at them.
Strong technical and communication skills, as well as, a firm understanding of production workflow.

Qualifications:

• Degree in computer science, art, animation, engineering, OR equivalent experience that would equal that level of professionalism, problem solving and analytical skills.
• Provide reel demonstrating both control systems and complex deformations
• 5 years experience with production-level character rigging, scripting and tool development. • Strong knowledge of Maya’s rigging toolset, including: skeleton placement, skinning techniques, IK/FK setup, corrective BlendShape workflow, expressions, utility nodes, and Maya deformers.
• Strong comprehension of anatomy and articulation (human and creature mechanics). • Keen artistic eye to drive the look of realistic and appealing surface deformations.
• Production experience with MEL and Python scripting.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Generate a variety of realistic creature, hero, digital double, vehicle and prop rigs
• Rig and deform realistic body and facial rigs largely using our joint-based rig systems. ? Work on multiple assets when needed.

We are accepting local applicants only (outsource vendors or off site freelancers aren’t eligible at this time). Relocation unavailable. Must be eligible to work in the USA.

To apply for this position please email your resume and reel to encorevfxrecruiting@encorehollywood.com
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