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Framestore Recruiting Senior Animators, Concept Artists, VFX Editor, Freelancers: Design, VFX Production Coordinator, Runner Supervisor, Compositors, Pipeline Technical Director, Creature FX TD, Environment TDs, Lighting TDs, Senior Digital Matte Painters, Animator, VFX Producer, Runner & Compositing Supervisor

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Senior Animators

Montréal – Film

Description

Animators produce the motions, gestures and expressions of three-dimensional computer graphic characters and objects for high-end VFX films.

Responsibilities:

Working closely with the Animation Lead and Supervisor to produce high quality animation which creates compelling, story-driven and action packed moments that fit within the style and pacing of the film
Working closely with the Rigging and Pipeline departments providing suggestions and feedback to improve character setup, visual quality, rigs and tool functionality
Animating both primary and secondary characters and elements
Meeting schedules and show deadlines
Ongoing communication with Production and Lead regarding schedules and deadlines
Working efficiently as part of a team, or independently, to complete assigned shots
Submitting shots for review and follow through with notes and feedback if required
Continuing to become familiar with new tools, software, data and other related technology

Essential Skills:

Previous experience in a similar role
A thorough knowledge of Maya
An understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, texture and form
An understanding of rigs and typical rigging set-ups, animation pipelines and transferring data between tools
The proven ability to work under pressure
Being open to direction and able to embrace change
Attention to detail
Reliable, with good time keeping and the ability to meet deadlines
Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
A demonstrable commitment to creative collaboration within a team and with other departments
Adaptability and the willingness to learn new processes and technical skills

Desirable Skills:

A working knowledge of Modeling, Rigging and Mel/Python scripting
Previous experience working with motion capture data
A traditional animation and/or art background
Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=527
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Concept Artists

London – Film

Description

** We are fully crewed within the Art Department, but please do make a speculative application for future positions.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and inspirational people to join our amazingly talented Art Department. The team are responsible for providing production artwork including: character, environment, prop, effects and shot designs. Whether you are fresh out of art school or an experienced conceptual artist we would love to hear from you.

Essential Skills:

Excellent 2D skills and knowledge of traditional art techniques
An excellent understanding of anatomy, character design, colour theory, perspective, lighting and composition
Be able to design a variety of original concepts including: interior and exterior environments and accompanying scene objects
Be fluent working with digital media (e.g. Photoshop or Painter)
Be able to quickly render imaginative concepts from verbal and written direction
Work well in and communicate ideas within a team environment
Be a self motivated individual with a strong work ethic

Desirable Skills:

Experience with ZBrush or Mudbox
Experience with 3D software such as Maya or Modo
A passion for film visual effects

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=181
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VFX Editor

Montréal – Film

Description

The visual effects Editor is responsible for handling all editorial tasks required on shows in addition to internal requests.

Responsibilities:

Processing turnover information and revised edits and updating internal edits and databases accordingly
Maintaining all cuts, keeping them updated with the latest versions from artists
Providing witness cam, line up, retime and resize reference to artists
Managing Avid media and storage
Maintaining shot and VFX databases
Having an expert understanding of all editorial tools
Managing client deliveries
Making and requesting selects for additional media requests e.g. element shoots
Liaising with Framestore Editorial at other offices
Liaising with cutting rooms (when applicable)
Preparing for and driving dailies sessions and client meetings
Providing motivation and training for assistants (where relevant or necessary)
Working closely with internal production, artists and other support departments providing advice, reference and information when needed
Cutting in house reels
Respecting confidentiality and media security policies

Essential Skills:

Several years experience working in a film VFX Editorial department, cutting room or similar environment
Demonstrable proficiency in editing using Avid
A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology
An understanding of film and digital formats, files, frame rates and resolutions
File encoding/transcoding experience, exhibiting a sound understanding of video codecs and file formats
Professional experience in the following software/hardware: Avid, 2k playback software such as Baselight, Framecycler or RV, Linux (basic), Cinesync, Shotgun, Photoshop (basic), Keynote, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro and Filemaker Pro
Self motivated
Keen to learn new skills and applications
Excellent communication skills
A strong multi-tasker
Good eye for detail
Diligent and meticulous
A team player
Strong problem solving skills
Calm under pressure
Posses a love of film and VFX

Desirable Skills:

Proficiency in French and English would be advantageous

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=152
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Freelancers: Design (LDN)

London – Integrated Advertising

Description

Framestore Integrated Advertising are always on the look out for exceptional talent to join our award winning Design team. If you are a freelancer who would be interested in being kept on our books for future freelancing opportunities then please submit your details to us – we would love to hear from you!
Our freelance opportunities will always be advertised on our website and we will get in touch with people who have submitted their details as and when opportunities arise. There is no need to apply here more than once – once you’re in then you’re in and you will be on our radar! In fact, the people who submit here will be our first point of call when we’re looking.
By submitting your details you are able to log in to your user account at any time to keep us up to date with your availability and any changes to your reel or resume.
So if you want to freelance on some of the most exciting and challenging advertising work out there then you know what to do – hit that ‘apply’ button right now!

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=307
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Assistant Technical Director

Montréal – Film

Description

The Assistant Technical Director (ATD) reports to the Head of Computer Graphics. The ATD may perform a diverse series of technical support and engineering functions in order to ensure the smooth running of our film visual effects projects.

Responsibilities:

Supporting or troubleshooting the pipeline and workflow tools
Providing in-person technical assistance to people in creative departments such as Animation
Managing data on a large networked file system
Managing computer resources according to production departments

Essential Skills:

A degree in Computer Science, Digital Art or a similar related field
A strong knowledge of Linux and Unix
Previous experience of shell scripting
Strong problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
The ability to work well in a collaborative environment

Desirable Skills:

Previous experience in visual effects, CG animation or video game production
Experience with a variety of commercial graphics applications such as Maya and Nuke
This is an entry level position aimed at technical graduates looking to break into the world of visual effects

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=249
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VFX Production Coordinator

Montréal – Film

Description

The VFX Coordinator is central to visual effects project management. The liaise with all aspects of production and post-production: Director, Editor, external VFX Supervisor and Producers, internal Producers and Supervisors as well as artists. Working closely with and on behalf of the internal VFX Producer they help strategise and implement tasks and targets crucial to the delivery of the project on time and on budget.

Responsibilities:

Work with Producer, Leads and Supervisors to track and manage the workflow through the departments meeting internal and external deadlines
Organise dailies, rounds and meetings, taking notes and following up on information as necessary
Ensure production database is kept updated daily with notes and critical information before departing for the day
Communicating information quickly and succinctly to crew and other departments in person as well as via e-mail
Communicating (directly or through the Production Assistant) client sessions and dailies/meeting changes
Keep communication flowing from Supervisor to Leads and crew to all other departments
Anticipate and communicate issues ti Producer and Supervisor to resolve problems quickly
Take detailed, comprehensive notes and review with Lead after dailies/rounds
Maintain an accurate summary of progress from the previous day’s work by artists
Oversee the execution of client deliveries of all temps and finals
Manage edits along with the editorial department
Manage resources and communicate coherently with other support departments
Help to maintain a positive, upbeat and professional production office, being pro-active and solution-orientated
Other ad hoc duties as may reasonably be expected

Essential Skills:

Highly organised
First-class time/project management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to prioritise conflicting tasks
Able to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
Able to work within a team towards a common goal
Basic understanding of live-action and CG based visual effects workflows
Basic understanding of common file formats and resolutions

Desirable Skills:

Previous experience at Junior Production Coordinator or Production Assistant level
Existing knowledge of Framestore production databases (e.g. Shotgun)
Good knowledge of MS Office packages (including Word, Excel and Project)
Basic Linux skills
Basic Avid/editorial knowledge
Lateral thinking skills

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=215
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Runner Supervisor

London – Film

Description

Overall Job Purpose

To ensure best quality hospitality service to clients and employees at Framestore Wells Street, Wells Mews, and Berners Street premises. This is accomplished through training, development and ongoing management of the Runners, and constant interaction with department managers. To assist the Buildings Services Manager in the general running of the buildings and maintaining them in good order.

Key Responsibilities

Manage group of 10-15 Runners in carrying out hospitality service and general department support responsibilities throughout three buildings; this includes monitoring and approval of overtime, publication of rotas, and general performance management.
Maintain updated knowledge of visitors / special circumstances within the building and ensure appropriate levels of support through prioritizing tasks/delegating to Runner team.
Frequent checks of all client / employee areas to ensure high standards are
maintained (e.g. kitchen, meeting rooms and reception areas, walkways, avid suites)
Liaison with Support Team in receipt of all non-Despatch deliveries, Oversee daily organisation of post. Ensuring all areas are kept presentable at all times; manage petty cash float and reconcile expenditure daily.
Supporting the Building Services Manager.

Key Skills

Ability to multi-task, managing sometimes conflicting priorities in a calm, rational and efficient manner
Hands-on approach to supervising the team including appraisals, rota, development, training and performance.
Client-centred approach (both internal and external) with a strong attention to detail and desire for continuous improvement.
Previous supervising experience is essential

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=548
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Compositors

Montréal – Film

Description

Compositors seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot, including live-action and computer graphic elements. Compositors work closely with Visual Effects Supervisors and CG Supervisors to composite the numerous elements that complete visual-effects shots.

Responsibilities:

Working in collaboration with the Compositing Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots
Taking briefs and direction from Lead Compositors and VFX Supervisors to execute assigned shots
Integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements to high-end visual effects film standard
Meeting schedules and show deadlines
Ongoing communication with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines
Taking responsibility for own workload, time management and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors
Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot
Working with a good knowledge of colour space principles

Essential Skills:

An excellent working knowledge of and production experience with Nuke
A familiarity with stereo compositing and working with multiple render passes
Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
A pro-active and collaborative work ethic
A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting
The ability to multitask, prioritise and problem solve
An understanding of colour space principles

Desirable Skills:

Knowledge of practical lighting for photography
A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline
Experience in dealing and communicating with clients
Programming and coding experience and knowledge

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=145
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Pipeline Technical Director

London – Integrated Advertising

Description

The Pipeline Technical Director will work with the Pipeline team to provide pipeline and data management support for Framestore’s Commercials division

Responsibilities:

Develop, document, and maintain tools for our visual effects pipeline
Train and support artists in using pipeline tools
Work with a globally-managed pipeline development team
Work in a diverse international visual effects studio environment
Assist with monitoring of disk space and rendering resource usage
Conduct ongoing research and recommend workflows that will improve efficiency

Essential Skills:

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work to both long and short deadlines
Ability to prioritize production tasks in a frequently-changing environment
Detail oriented with a strong ability to multitask
Good understanding of the entire visual effects process, from shooting to modeling and texturing, animation, rendering and compositing
General understanding of networking and performance issues that arise with automated tools
Programming experience in Python
Experience developing software for a 3D application such as Maya or Houdini
Experience developing for other applications such as Nuke
Experience on UNIX/Linux and Windows operating systems

Desirable Skills:

Experience with Git or another DVCS
Experience with Shotgun or another production database
Experience with the Qt application framework
Experience with C, C++, MEL, Bourne and C shell
Visual effects production experience
Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Apply here:https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=293
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Creature FX TD

Montréal – Film

Description

Creature FX Technical Directors are responsible for providing a wide variety of dynamic simulations for character-based work; including clothing, hair, muscle and skin.

Responsibilities:

The creation of simulation rigs for characters and creatures using Maya, nCloth and additional proprietary tools
Shot execution using simulation rigs and the delivery of finished assets to the Lighting department
Liaison with other departments involved in the creature workflow – Modeling, Rigging, Animation and Lighting
Involvement in the development of departmental tools and techniques
Meeting set schedules and deadlines while maintaining the highest standards
Regularly communicating with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines

Essential Skills:

Previous experience in a similar role
Previous experience on CG creature projects
A thorough knowledge of Maya
Experience with some of the following types of dynamic simulation: cloth, hair/fur, feathers, skin and muscle
Experience of creating simulation rigs and setups for shows
Good problem solving skills
An appreciation of both the aesthetic and technical requirements of the role
A good eye for detail
A strong work ethic, and a willingness to be involved in both development and shot execution
The ability to work as part of a team in a challenging and deadline orientated environment
A good understanding of pipeline and workflow issues
Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to liaise across departments

Desirable Skills:

Programming/scripting experience (e.g. Mel, Python and/or C++)
Experience of developing tools, scripts and plug-ins to help streamline workflow
Modeling and Rigging skills and experience
A good understanding of Maya constraints and deformers
A knowledge of Syflex or any other simulation software
Experience of working under a Unix/Linux systems environment

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=194
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Environment TDs

Montréal – Film

Description

Environment Technical Directors are responsible for creating photo-real digital environments for high end visual effects shots.

Responsibilities:

Creating photo-realistic digital matte paintings, textures and models or collaborating with specialists in those disciplines as required
Assembling models, digital matte paintings, textures, projections and lights into a CG scene for rendering
Troubleshooting technical issues with the CG scene and optimising the renders to work within the resources available
Working with a shot Compositor to assemble renders and projections in a compositing application
Working to develop the look of a shot, assets or sequence with the Visual Effects and CG Supervisors
Lighting and scene assembly for other shots or assets as required, including characters and animation
Identifying the best approach for matching the quality of the plate photography
Communicating with production on a regular basis in regards to schedules and deadlines
Working in partnership with other departments to ensure that shots are delivered to the highest possible standard

Essential Skills:

Previous experience working in a film VFX pipeline
Strong knowledge of Photoshop, Nuke and Maya
Modeling, UV layout and texturing skills
Artistic skills in digital matte painting
Previous experience with 2.5 D workflow
A strong understanding of the entire VFX process
Good communication and organisational skills
Creative problem solving abilities
Excellent attention to detail
Able to take direction well and work as part of a team
Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining high quality results

Desirable Skills:

Experience with a wide range of specialist software used to create digital environments
Experience with volumetric rendering for clouds and atmosphere
A traditional arts background with an emphasis on photo-realism and environments
Previous experience working on a computer with the Linux operating system
An understanding of cutting edge technology in the field such as stereo photogrammetry and photo based 3D reconstruction

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=147
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Lighting TDs

Montréal – Film

Description

Lighting Technical Directors are responsible for the final 3D scene assembly, lighting and rendering of elements required to complete visual effects shots for high-end photo-realistic VFX films.

Responsibilities:

CG scene assembly including the correct assets from applicable departments
Lighting shots as briefed by the Visual Effects/CG Supervisor or Sequence Lead
Working closely with CG Supervisors to determine the best approach to solving CG challenges and developing the final look
Developing shots in collaboration with the shot Compositor
Rendering non-lighting passes as required by the shot Compositor
Creating lighting set ups and/or working with current set ups
Creating efficient rendering set ups in order to optimise render farm usage
Scrutinising the colours and directions of all light sources in the real-world scene and replicating them in CG
Staying on schedule and meeting set deadlines while maintaining the highest levels of quality
Ongoing communication with Production and leads regarding schedules and deadlines
Other duties as required including wrangling assets or elements of a shot from another department to ensure shots are completed to schedule

Essential Skills:

Previous experience with shot look development
A good understanding of colour-space
A strong knowledge of lighting techniques
A basic knowledge of Nuke or similar compositing package, including how to use layers and passes to tweak a shot after it has been rendered
Good knowledge of other disciplines within VFX including simulation, Modeling and UV mapping, Texturing and Camera Tracking
Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
Creative problem solving and attention to detail
Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining high quality results
Able to work successfully as part of a team as well as independently
Reliable, with good time keeping and the ability to meet deadlines
Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work within a pre-set workflow or pipeline but also have the creativity and problem solving skills to work around issues
A thorough knowledge of Maya
Extensive knowledge of either Renderman, Arnold or similar production renderer
Basic knowledge of physically plausible shading techniques
Basic knowledge of Python and/or Mel scripting
A strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems

Desirable Skills:

Experience with digital paint software such as Photoshop and/or Mari
Experience working with effects elements and volume rendering
Knowledge and experience in other render packages
Knowledge and experience in Compositing and Nuke
Experience and knowledge in Modeling and Texturing

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=149
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Senior Digital Matte Painters

London – Film

Description

Digital Matte Painters are responsible for painting photo real environments, elements and textures for matching into live action plates or to stand on their own as DMP plates. Digital matte paintings may also be used in a 3D environment and may be mapped onto 3D objects.
A strong understanding and sympathy for real world materials and lighting is essential. DMP artists will work closely with the Modeling and Shading departments and therefore must have a basic knowledge of the practices of each of these disciplines.

Responsibilities:

Able to create photo-realistic digital matte paintings
Assist with and develop the look of a shot/sequence in liaison with the supervision team
Work alongside the production team to establish schedules and technical requirements
Work in partnership with Shader Developers, Lighting TDs and Compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
Work closely with the VFX Supervisor and Lead Digital Matte Painter to ensure that the plates meet planned concept design requirements
Seek out and build own photographic reference material
Stay on schedule and meet set deadlines while maintaining the highest standards
Communicate regularly with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines
Share techniques, reference materials and ideas with the team
Continue to become familiar with new tools, software, data and other related technology

Essential Skills:

Previous experience in a similar role
A thorough working knowledge of Photoshop and an understanding of Nuke and Maya
Previous experience working in a Linux environment
Strong artistic skills
Experience with 2.5 D
A good understanding of the entire visual effects process
Strong knowledge of camera focal lengths, a good sense of composition and an understanding of different out-put requirements
Creative problem solving skills
Knowledge of 3D modeling and rendering programmes
An understanding of 2D compositing software

Desirable Skills:

A traditional arts background with an emphasis on photo-realistic work and environments

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=116
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Animator

London – Film

Description

** We’re not currently looking for Animators but it would be great if you could register your interest for future opportunities.**

Animators produce the motions, gestures and expressions of three-dimensional computer graphic characters and objects for high-end VFX films.

Responsibilities:

Working closely with the Animation Lead and Supervisor to produce high quality animation which creates compelling, story-driven and action packed moments that fit within the style and pacing of the film
Working closely with the Rigging and Pipeline departments providing suggestions and feedback to improve character setup, visual quality, rigs and tool functionality
Animating both primary and secondary characters and elements
Meeting schedules and show deadlines
Ongoing communication with Production and Lead regarding schedules and deadlines
Working efficiently as part of a team, or independently, to complete assigned shots
Submitting shots for review and follow through with notes and feedback if required
Continuing to become familiar with new tools, software, data and other related technology

Essential Skills:

Previous experience in a similar role
A thorough knowledge of Maya
An understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, texture and form
An understanding of rigs and typical rigging set-ups, animation pipelines and transferring data between tools
The proven ability to work under pressure
Being open to direction and able to embrace change
Attention to detail
Reliable, with good time keeping and the ability to meet deadlines
Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
A demonstrable commitment to creative collaboration within a team and with other departments
Adaptability and the willingness to learn new processes and technical skills

Desirable Skills:

A working knowledge of Modeling, Rigging and Mel/Python scripting
Previous experience working with motion capture data
A traditional animation and/or art background
Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills

PLEASE NOTE: we expect intermediate level reels to demonstrate at least 1-2 years experience in VFX or commercials and/or personal work including material from courses such as Animation Mentor or iAnimate.

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=112
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VFX Producer

London – Film

Description

Visual Effects Producers are responsible for managing large-scale film VFX projects. They are responsible for managing our clients, budgets and internal crew, bidding and negotiating for new projects and working with the creative and business management teams on new business developments.
VFX Producers work closely with the Head of Production to provide effective guidance to more junior Producers and Coordinators. They also work closely with other Producers and our Heads of Department.

Responsibilities:

Produce and manage budgets and schedules that take into account the VFX work required, ensuring that the project is completed to the highest standard achievable
Liaise with clients
Correspond with clients via bids, reports, approval documents, cash-flow, change orders etc.
Manage project milestones and deliveries in accordance with the implemented schedule
Handle performance, productivity, attendance and time keeping in liaison with team leaders
Liaise with Resources team and other key support departments
Provide verbal and written progress reports to clients, management and internal teams every week
Pitch and bid for new business

Essential Skills:

Previous credited experience as a VFX Producer
Highly organised with first-class time/project management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent client and crew management skills
Proven ability to prioritise conflicting tasks
Proven ability to manage high revenue budgets
Ability to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work within a team towards a common goal
Thorough understanding of live-action and CG based VFX workflows

Desired Skills:

Existing industry contacts
Good knowledge of MS Office packages (including Word, Excel and Project)

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=470
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Runner

Los Angeles – Integrated Advertising

Description

Are you looking for your first role in post-production? We are always looking to hear from enthusiastic and passionate individuals keen to join Framestore. We offer a diverse working environment where our Runners gain excellent exposure to varied and challenging work within the post-production industry.

Responsibilities:

Provide general assistance to our clients and employees, in-house and on location
Help our clients to feel at home by providing a first class hospitality service
Ensure that our facilities are kept clean and tidy at all times and that all kitchen areas are maintained
Ad hoc administrative or building services duties as required

Essential Skills:

A degree or equivalent qualification in your chosen speciality, which may be technical or general (we also welcome applicants who are qualified through experience within the post-production or advertising industries)
Passion, enthusiasm and the desire to succeed
Demonstrable ability to use initiative when problem-solving
The ability to thrive in a team environment
Able to maintain a sense of humour in a sometimes pressurised environment

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=276
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Compositing Supervisor

Montréal – Film

Description

The Compositing Supervisor plays a key role in driving the overall direction of the 2D department as well as building up a world class compositing team. He/she will be responsible for the management of the compositing team, the quality of the compositing work and an overview and development of the 2D pipeline across film, TV and digital projects. Working closely with the Visual Effects Supervisor, CG Supervisor and Producer the Compositing Supervisor communicates and delegates the compositing needs of the project(s) to the compositing team as well as represents the voice of the compositing crew with respect to workload and pipeline environment. The Compositing Supervisor leads by example and maintains a hands on compositing role, but also takes on project specific duties including monitoring shot and overall project progress. The overall aim for the Compositing Supervisor is to build and lead a team that is motivated and enthusiastic, where there are opportunities for each Compositor to learn and grow and that produces great work.

Responsibilities:

Recruit, train and mentor a team of Compositors
Brief/mentor junior/mid/senior level talent and cast shots appropriately
Take responsibility for the quality of the work of the team as a whole
Composite shots and sequences to a finished standard
Work proactively and collaboratively with all other VFX and support departments
Work closely with production to bid and schedule work
Attend client reviews and lead daily reviews with the Compositing team
On set VFX supervision for (but not limited to) 2D based projects
Balance the creative and technical aspects of each shot/sequence
Solve any difficult technical and artistic compositing challenges
Colour pipeline management and 2D workflow as it integrates with DI, CG and DMP
Take a leadership role in guiding the longer term goals of the 2D department, covering both building up a team of Compositors as well as 2D pipeline development, including taking into account stereoscopic projects

Essential Skills:

Deep understanding of film VFX processes and pipeline
Knowledge and experience in stereoscopic projects – native and post stereo
Several years experience in Compositing predominantly in film or TV and commercials
Expert user of Nuke plus other compositing software
Critical eye for detail and a beautiful compositing showreel
Able to work well under pressure
Proven artist management and leadership skills
Experience recruiting and building up a 2D team
Highly organised
Solid negotiation skills
Proven ability to work collaboratively with other departments
Lighting photography core skills
On set VFX supervision experience

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=247
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