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FuseFX Recruiting Office Coordinator, Vfx Producer, Vfx Supervisor, Compositing Supervisor, Nuke Compositor, I/O Coordinator, Vfx Editor, Digital Matte Painter, Pipeline Developer, Junior System Administrator, Senior FX TD, Houdini Lighting TD, 3D Animator, CG Generalist & Render Wrangler

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Office Coordinator

FuseFX in Los Angeles, CA is seeking a reliable and experienced office coordinator.
FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television and commercials.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Restocking all offices (including kitchens and bathrooms) with necessary supplies, snacks, drinks, etc.
• Keeping an inventory of all office supplies & necessities and placing new supply orders on a regular basis (Costco, Amazon, Staples, IKEA, etc.)
• Keeping office areas clean and organized (free of clutter, boxes, dishes, etc.)
• Taking out trash and recycling as needed
• Receiving and distributing any mail, office supplies, or supply orders
• Support for receptionist/front desk duties – answering phones, receiving clients/visitors, checking media/drives in & out, regular restocking
• Backup support for receptionist shifts as needed, which may include opening (7am), nights, and weekends
• Ordering and distributing meals for employees as needed
• Communicating and coordinating any office problems or issues that may arise with upper management as needed
• Coordinating and receiving any outside workers/techs who may come to address office issues
• Miscellaneous office duties as needed (e.g. changing light bulbs, building office furniture, breaking down boxes, updating database, updating spreadsheets, event planning, various administrative tasks)

Experience/Qualities Preferred:

• Previous office coordination/administrative experience
• Previous experience with visual effects/post-production
• Great problem solving skills and strong initiative
• Great team player, comfortable in a dynamic work environment
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Applicants should send a resume to info@fusefx.com with the subject “Job Inquiry – Office Coordinator”

No calls please. Principals only.
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Vfx Producer

FuseFX New York is seeking talented and experienced VFX Producers for current and upcoming projects.
FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television and commercials.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Reading scripts, creating breakdowns and budgets with Supervisors and Leads
• Interacting with clients, attending concept, production & VFX meetings
• The scheduling of resources and tracking of hours
• The scheduling of internal shot reviews and distribution of notes to artists
• Facilitating delivery of approved shots to client
• Receiving client notes, entering into database and relaying to artists and leads
• Strong technical skills and understanding of the visual effects process

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS

• 10+ years of experience in an environment producing visual effects for film, commercials, or television
• Secondary school accreditation required
• Technical understanding of VFX production required
• FileMakerPro proficiency required
• Nuke and/or Python scripting a welcome addition
• Candidate should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
• Excellent problem solving skills and detail oriented
• Positive attitude

PLEASE SEND RESUMES AND REEL LINKS TO NYINFO@FUSEFX.COM
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Vfx Supervisor

FUSEFX NEW YORK IS SEEKING TALENTED AND EXPERIENCED VFX SUPERVISORS TO ADD TO THE PRODUCTION TEAM FOR CURRENT AND UPCOMING PROJECTS.
FUSEFX IS AN AWARD-WINNING VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION STUDIO FOCUSED ON PRODUCING PHOTO-REAL DIGITAL EFFECTS FOR FEATURE FILM, EPISODIC TELEVISION AND COMMERCIALS.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

• Experience leading a team of Nuke compositors in an episodic TV environment
• On-set supervision, script breakdown, and bidding experience
• Working knowledge of Nuke composting workflow
• Strong understanding of directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies
• Excellent problem solving and communication skills
• Strong creative and technical abilities
• Must be a team player and work well under tight deadlines

SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Attending production and VFX meetings, location and tech scouts
• Breaking down scripts and working with producers and CG sups in bidding
• Providing on-set supervision of plate and element photography
• Leading team of compositors, providing guidance and feedback on shots
• Assisting in recruitment duties, reviewing reels, making recommendations
• Communicating effectively with clients, artists, and management, while guiding a shot from initial concept through final delivery

PLEASE SEND RESUMES AND REEL LINKS TO NYINFO@FUSEFX.COM
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Compositing Supervisor

FUSEFX NEW YORK IS SEEKING TALENTED AND EXPERIENCED COMPOSITING SUPERVISORS FOR CURRENT AND UPCOMING PROJECTS.
FUSEFX IS AN AWARD-WINNING VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION STUDIO FOCUSED ON PRODUCING PHOTO-REAL DIGITAL EFFECTS FOR FEATURE FILM, EPISODIC TELEVISION AND COMMERCIALS.

Compositing Supervisor Preferred Requirements:

• Proficiency with Nuke
• Ability to work on the Box
• Ability to lead a team of compositors and help define efficient techniques to complex visual effects shots
• Work with Producer and Supervisor to accurately bid shots
• Advanced Compositing techniques including 3d Projection and tracking, CG Compositing, and Green/Blue Screens.

Knowledge of the following considered a bonus:

• Mocha
• After Effects
• Syntheyes
• Assimilate Scratch
• Python scripting

Skills/Responsibilities:

• 7-10+ years experience in a production environment
• Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
• Strong creative and technical abilities
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Work well in a team environment

Please send resumes and reel links to bradreinke@fusefx.com

This is a Compositing Supervisor position only. Please only apply if you have direct Composting Supervision experience.

Relocation/Temporary housing will be provided for appropriate candidates.

PLEASE SEND RESUMES AND REEL LINKS TO nyinfo@fusefx.com

LOCAL APPLICANTS TO NEW YORK PREFERRED. RELOCATION PROVIDED FOR APPLICABLE CANDIDATES.

PRINCIPALS ONLY, NO CALLS PLEASE.
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Nuke Compositor

FUSEFX NEW YORK IS SEEKING TALENTED AND EXPERIENCED JUNIOR AND SENIOR NUKE COMPOSITORS FOR CURRENT AND UPCOMING PROJECTS. TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE.
FUSEFX IS AN EMMY AWARD-WINNING VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION STUDIO FOCUSED ON PRODUCING PHOTO-REAL DIGITAL EFFECTS FOR FEATURE FILM, EPISODIC TELEVISION, AND COMMERCIALS.

NUKE COMPOSITORS PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

• Live action and CG visual effects compositing experience, Blue, Green Screen, Keying, 2.5D Digital
• Compositing
• Working knowledge of compositing workflow
• Strong understanding of directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies

Knowledge of the following considered a bonus:

• Mocha
• After Effects
• Shake
• Syntheyes
• Final Cut Pro

SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• 3+ years experience in a production environment
• Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
• Strong creative and technical abilities
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Work well in a team environment

PLEASE SEND RESUMES AND DEMO REEL LINKS (PLEASE INCLUDE A SHOT BREAKDOWN) TO NYINFO@FUSEFX.COM WITH SUBJECT “JOB INQUIRY – NUKE COMPOSITOR”

LOCAL APPLICANTS TO NEW YORK PREFERRED. NO RELOCATION PROVIDED.

PRINCIPALS ONLY.

NO CALLS PLEASE.
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I/O Coordinator

FuseFX New York is currently searching for an I/O Coordinator to join our Production Management team. The primary focus of this position is the creation, management, support, and delivery of client and studio render files. Candidate will work with a team of it professionals and support artists, producers, and supervisors. Candidates with a visual effects experience in production or production support with experience in episodic television highly preferred.
FuseFX is an award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.
I/O Coordinators support the render farm 24/7 and oversee rendering in-house studio productions in this entry-level but mission-critical role. This position has broad interaction with production artists from FX, animation, lighting, layout, and modeling departments as well as technical directors and technology teams. I/O Coordinator deals with digital assets entering and leaving the facility via electronic and physical media.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Monitor, manage and keep the render farm running at maximum capacity.
• Monitor, manage and check rendered shots, verifying delivery for dailies.
• Maintain rendering priorities and resource allocations for various productions.
• Assist artists with render job submissions and errors.
• Monitor infrastructure servers and escalate problems.
• Ingest files from clients and prepare deliveries to clients
• Transfer files between offices

REQUIREMENTS:

• Unix Shell experience.
• Windows experience.
• Fundamental systems administration skills and general technical troubleshooting experience.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to handle a fast paced, occasionally high pressure environment.
• Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
• Willingness to work very flexible hours, including weekends, evenings or nights when production schedules require.
• Basic shell scripting experience preferred.

PLEASE SEND RESUMES TO NYINFO@FUSEFX.COM

PRINCIPALS ONLY, NO CALLS PLEASE.
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Vfx Editor

FuseFX New York is currently accepting resumes for the position of a full-time VFX Editor. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who can work independently, can multi-task and has excellent technical and organizational skills. In addition, the position requires an understanding of digital formats and post production workflows to troubleshoot and creatively problem solve editorial issues.
An ideal candidate will have an approachable and friendly demeanor, as the position involves frequent communication with the company’s producers, supervisors and digital artists. The ability to handle and explain technical issues with non-technical staff or clients, as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously while keeping calm and maintaining an acute attention to detail is extremely important.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

• Previous experience in an editorial environment, preferably in VFX
• Knowledge of at least one editing software package and the ability to read and understand EDLs (CMX3600) (Avid, Final Cut)
• Knowledge of different digital camera formats (RED, Alexa, Sony, etc)
• Knowledge of different file formats (Quicktime, MXF, DPX, JPG, etc)

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

• Basic knowledge of post-production (editorial and/or VFX) workflows
• Apple OS X
• Assimilate Scratch
• Adobe After Effects
• Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Compressor
• FTP, Aspera and other similar web-based file transport tools
• Python scripting

SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES

• Conform, prep and processing of plates and offlines for VFX artists and documenting turnover notes for producers
• Basic dailies color grading
• Hosting reviews for producers, supervisors, and clients while performing technical QC of shots
• Processing and QC of approved material during delivery back to clients
• Perform IO tasks including loading and unloading materials from drive or web (FTP, Aspera)

CANDIDATES MUST BE LOCAL RESIDENTS

PLEASE SEND RESUMES (PDF ONLY) TO NYINFO@FUSEFX.COM
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Digital Matte Painter

FuseFX Vancouver is currently searching for Digital Matte Painters to join our creative team. The primary focus of this position is the creation and integration of photo realistic matte painting for episodic and feature projects. Candidate will work with a team of it professionals and support artists, producers, and supervisors. Candidates with a visual effects background and experience in episodic television production highly preferred.
FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.
A FuseFX Digital Matte Painter is responsible for painting/creating photorealistic digital images then applying those images to geometry in a 3-D environment with consistent and seamless results. The responsibilities of the Digital Matte Painter include: reviewing client/company notes to determine the type, placement and number of matte painting elements required; examining the plates, clips and stills of the background and/or principal action, as available; examining and evaluating the look of computer graphics – animation, 3D modeling and technical effects – in an effort to integrate the digital matte painting; preparing tests of proposed matte painting to show to the VFX Supervisor and or client to apprise him or her of the progress and synchronization of the matte work; and finalizing and integrating the final elements.
The Matte Painter must be highly experienced in digital knowledge of the platforms, and of the various proprietary software programs utilized in CG work – principally, Photoshop image manipulation as well as competency in a 3D modeling software applications like Maya or 3D Studio Max. Working knowledge of compositing packages such as Nuke, Shake and After Effects is a welcome addition. . Knowledge of cameras, lenses, issues of perspective and parallax is necessary as well as a demonstrable ability to create photorealistic imagery with digital tools.

PLEASE SEND REELS AND RESUMES TO VANINFO@FUSEFX.COM

LOCAL APPLICANTS TO VANCOUVER PREFERRED.

NO RELOCATION PROVIDED.

PRINCIPALS ONLY, NO CALLS PLEASE
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Pipeline Developer

FuseFX LA is currently searching for a Pipeline Developer to join its Development team. The primary focus of this position is the development and support of the Ingest, Editorial, and Delivery process. Candidates will contribute to the design of future software and tools as well as support existing architecture. Candidates with VFX editorial experience highly preferred.
FUSEFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television and commercials.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

• Experience in VFX Workflows and Pipelines
• Strong Knowledge of Post Production Editorial Workflows
• Strong Knowledge of current Production Cameras and different file formats.

PROGRAMMING SKILLS/LANGUAGES:

• Python
• Pyside and PyQt
• GIT
• Applescript
• XML
• Nuke Studio

FAMILIAR WITH:

• OS X Yosemite and El Capitan
• XSAN
• VFX Software (Nuke, 3dsMax, Maya)
• FileMaker Pro
• PHP
• SMB and NFS Filesharing Protocols
• Adobe After Effects

CANDIDATES MUST BE LOS ANGELES RESIDENTS

PLEASE SEND RESUMES TO INFO@FUSEFX.COM

PRINCIPALS ONLY.

NO CALLS PLEASE.
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Junior System Administrator

FuseFX Los Angeles is currently searching for a Junior Systems Administrator. This is an entry-level job with the primary focus of data archival and synchronization at all our sites as well as assisting in general user setup and support tasks. Candidates with some visual effects / animation / post production experience preferred.
FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for episodic television, feature films, and commercials.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Archival operations
• Clearing completed work from the system, tracking space available
• Restoring work as needed
• Testing and meticulous attention to detail
• File management and synchronization
• Monitoring transfers between sites
• Assisting in render management as needed
• Artist and User support
• Application installation
• File location or restoration
• Account reset or creation

Requirements:

• Physical ability to lift at least 50lbs to standing height and assist in movement of heavier items
• Technical experience
• Having built a computer from scratch
• OS support from installation to network connection with both Windows and OSX
• Support of basic applications such as Office, Filemaker, Acrobat and Photoshop
• Support of printers, driver installation, etc.

Qualifications:

• Formal education in Computer Science or equivalent a plus
• Familiarity with creative applications such as 3dsMax, Maya, Nuke a plus
• Familiarity with render management and especially Thinkbox’s Deadline a plus
• Batch/scripting knowledge a big plus
• Experience with tape libraries / LTO drives a plus
• Experience with archival systems such as Xendata or Strongbox a big plus
• Certifications such as A+, Network+, CCNA, MCSA a plus
• Experience in a professional office environment required
• Positive can-do attitude combined with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Excellent communication and organizational skill with strong attention to detail

Please send resumes and salary requirements to jobs@fusefx.com with the subject “Job Inquiry – Jr. Sys Admin”
Local Applicants to Los Angeles only. Principals only (no recruiters). No calls.
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Senior FX TD

Job Title: Senior FX TD
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Duration: Open

FuseFX in Los Angeles, CA is seeking an exceptionally skilled senior FX TD to work on a team that is developing VFX for episodic television.
FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television and commercials.

The ideal candidate has extensive experience working with one or both of the following:

• Houdini, rbds, dops, and fluid solvers. We are creating a wide range of VFX including oceans, splashes, destruction, and much more.
• Thinking Particles, FumeFX, Pflow, Krakatoa within 3dsmax environment

The Senior FX TD must be able to perform under tight deadlines and work well in an environment of peers who are passionate about making great pictures.

• Must have 5+ years experience in simulated effects
• Excellent Houdini and or Thinking Particles/Pflow effects skills.
• Experience in creating effects such as fire, smoke, destruction, explosions, mist, dust or similar.
• Thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects.
• Good working knowledge of Mantra or Vray preferred.
• Vex and Python programming skills are an advantage.
• You must be able to work well within a team to develop new tools for ongoing productions whilst also being able to solve shot-specific issues independently.
• Previous film industry and/or television experience is preferred.

Please send resumes and reel links to info@fusefx.com with subject “Job Inquiry: Senior FX TD”

Along with your CV please submit a show reel demonstrating previous FX experience with dynamics and particles. Please include a shot breakdown.

Principals only. No calls please.
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Houdini Lighting TD

FuseFX in Los Angeles, CA is seeking talented and experienced Houdini Lighting TDs for current and upcoming projects.
FuseFX is a visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television and commercials.

Preferred Requirements:

• Houdini and Mantra skills required (Vray experience a plus)
• Ability to handle complex scene layout, shading and lighting to rendering final elements
• Work with Houdini FX team to render volumetrics and hard surface geometries
• Strong understanding of lighting principles and color theory
• Responsible for rendering all necessary elements for compositing team
• Node based compositing skills helpful (i.e. Nuke)

Skills/Responsibilities:

• 3+ years experience in a production environment
• Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule
deadlines
• Strong creative and technical abilities
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Positive attitude

Please send resumes and reel links to info@fusefx.com with the subject “Job INquiry – Houdini Lighting TD”

Principals only.

No calls please.
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3D Animator

FuseFX in Los Angeles, CA is seeking talented and experienced 3D Animators to work on a team that is developing VFX for episodic television.
FUSEFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television and commercials.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

• Proficiency in 3dsmax animation toolset
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience animating quadrupeds and bipeds
• Strong understanding of animation principles in traditional and digital techniques
• In-depth knowledge of FK/IK systems
• Rigging and Skin weighting skills a plus

SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• 5+ years’ experience in a production environment
• Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
• Strong creative and technical abilities
• Serve as an active participant in team discussions, critiques and reviews
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Positive attitude and self-motivated

PLEASE SEND RESUMES AND REEL LINKS TO INFO@FUSEFX.COM

PRINCIPALS ONLY. NO CALLS PLEASE
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CG Generalist

FuseFX Los Angeles is seeking talented and experienced CG Generalists to bring on board for current and upcoming projects.
FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for episodic television, feature films and commercials.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

• Proficiency in 3ds Max and Vray Rendering System
• Experience with particle systems such as PFlow and/or Thinking Particles
• Smoke and fire experience with Afterburn and FumeFX
• Simulation Experience with cloth, hair, RealFlow and Reactor
• Node based compositing experience with Nuke, Fusion or Shake
• 3d tracking with Boujou or SynthEyes

SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES

• 3+ years experience in a production environment
• Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
• Strong creative and technical abilities
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Work well in a team environment

PLEASE SEND RESUMES AND REEL LINKS TO INFO@FUSEFX.COM
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Render Wrangler

FuseFX New York is currently searching for a full-time Render Wrangler.
FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for episodic television, feature film, and commercials.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Knowledge of 3d Studio Max, Houdini, Nuke, Vray, and Deadline
• Good knowledge of Windows 7 and Active Directory
• Strong Organizational and Communication skills
• Experience with Data Wrangling and moving data between networks

EXPERIENCE WITH THE FOLLOWING A BONUS:

• Familiar with software installation and configuration
• Ability to troubleshoot issues to keep render farm running at maximum capacity

SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• 1+ years experience in a production environment
• Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
• Strong Technical abilities and problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Work well in a team environment

CANDIDATES MUST BE NY/NJ RESIDENTS

PLEASE SEND RESUMES AND REELS TO NYINFO@FUSEFX.COM

PRINCIPALS ONLY. NO CALLS PLEASE.
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