Added by on 2013-11-02

Gener8 Recruiting Compositors, Senior Compositors, Rotoscope Artists, Matchmove Artist, Rotomation Artist & Assistant VFX Editor

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Assistant VFX Editor

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 1

Gener8 is a young company that has revolutionized how 3D films in Hollywood are made. We are searching for an Assistant VFX Editor to join our team.

You are an aspiring VFX editor that has dabbled in video editing in a previous role. You are not afraid of managing large amounts of data and enjoy solving problems with a keen eye to detail. You thrive in a dynamic, high-energy environment with lots of different challenges every day. You have a great sense of humour and love working with people.
The Assistant VFX Editor works closely with the VFX Editor and reports to the IO Manager.

General Duties and Responsibilities
Break down and maintain all edits for conversion projects
Organize and playback of shots for review in the theatre throughout the day
Maintain the projector
Assist with client presentations
Coordinate the delivery of film data and VFX assets to and from our clients and vendors
Works closely with the Production team, Stereographers and Supervisors in tasks to ensure shots are scheduled and delivered on time.
Perform basic IO/Data functions with computer based file management and Linux shell commands.
File import/export from FTP and drives
Available to work on evenings and weekends as scheduled

Qualifications
Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field
At least two years of relevant work experience
Experience with video editing software
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Demonstrated attention to detail while working with large volumes of data
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced/deadline driven environment
Excellent customer service and communication skills
A passion and interest in films and movie making

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com.
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Intermediate Compositors

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 3
October/November 2013

What you will do
Compositors at Gener8 serve as vital players in establishing new and emerging technology in the world of stereo film. They are the last set of eyes on a shot and the final hands on the assembly line. The fine details that make shots look great are accomplished by careful manipulation and the hard work of the talented perfectionists of our compositing team. They use a mix of traditional compositing techniques blended with a unique stereo pipeline in setting a new standard in the world of conversion.
Compositors at Gener8 are specialists at solving technical problems with creative solutions.

General Duties and Responsibilities
Working closely with Compositing Supervisor and/or Lead Compositor to determine best approach to complete shots to project standard
Learn stereo production methodologies and develop creative approaches and problem-solving
Producing a final overall look that exceeds client expectations
Ability to take on mid to high complexity shots
Compositing in Nuke
Performing tasks such as tracking, matte extraction, colour correction, paint fixes, cleanplates, projection, rotoscope and assembly of live action and 3D assets.
Complete work within the schedule while maintaining constant communication with production team and Leads
Ability to mentor junior artists with intermediate level tasks and problem solving
Reports to Compositing Supervisor

Qualifications
2+ years of experience in the high-end feature film visual effects and stereoscopic 3D
Demo reel required demonstrating strong artistic skills including knowledge of cleanup/rig removal, 3D projection, color, lighting, perspective, scale, and composition
Proven experience with Nuke is required
Experience with Maya or equivalent is a plus
Completion of a formal education course in the Arts or Sciences

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com.
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Senior Compositors

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 3
October/November 2013

What you will do
Compositors at Gener8 serve as vital players in establishing new and emerging technology in the world of stereo film. They are the last set of eyes on a shot and the final hands on the assembly line. The fine details that make shots look great are accomplished by careful manipulation and the hard work of the talented perfectionists of our compositing team. They use a mix of traditional compositing techniques blended with a unique stereo pipeline in setting a new standard in the world of conversion. Compositors at Gener8 are specialists at solving technical problems with creative solutions.

General Duties and Responsibilities
Together with the Compositing Supervisor and/or Lead Compositor evaluate the creative and technical approach for assigned shots
Learn stereo production methodologies and develop creative approaches and problem-solving
Producing a final overall look that exceeds client expectations
Ability to take on high complexity shots
Compositing in Nuke
Perform all tasks associated with the compositing process, including 2D tracking, matte extraction, projection, layering of elements and color grading
Ability to perform digital matte painting, texture painting, or paint/roto work is a plus
Develop time saving techniques for stereo compositing methodologies
Ability to share techniques and mentor junior level talent
Complete work within the schedule while maintaining constant communication with production team and Leads
Reports to Compositing Supervisor

Qualifications
3+ years of experience in the high-end feature film visual effects and 3D stereoscopic conversion
Demo reel required demonstrating strong artistic skills, including knowledge of cleanup/rig removal, 3D projection, color, lighting, perspective, scale, and composition
Traditional art portfolio demonstrating traditional art skills is a plus
Experience in a multi-platform environment is required
Expert knowledge of Nuke is required
Completion of a formal education course in the Arts or Sciences
Experience with Maya or equivalent is a plus
Scripting or programming experience is a plus

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com.
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Compositor – Extraction

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 15

What you will do
Gener8 is always seeking more efficient and state of the art ways to improve our pipeline, establishing new and emerging technologies in the world of stereo film. Our Comp Extracting Team serves as key players in the conversion of VFX shots. They are the first set of eyes on each shot. They prepare all relevant elements to go through the pipeline, ensuring the integrity of each finaled plate. These Compositors dissect large multi-pass Nuke scripts, optimizing and setting them up for Stereo Comp.
Our Comp Extractors are specialists at solving puzzles with creative solutions.

General Duties and Responsibilities
Work closely with the Compositing Supervisor and/or the Comp Extractor Lead to determine the best approach to extract shots for Gener8’s pipeline
Decipher and extract relevant depth layers from Nuke scripts, keeping in mind the needs of all departments involved
Assemble “mini-comps” that reproduce 100% of the original mono script
Problem shoot and reconstruct missing elements in comps where needed
Complete work on schedule while maintaining constant communication with the Production Team and Leads
Reports to the Compositing Supervisor

Qualifications
Minimum of 2+ years live action visual effects compositing experience
Proficient in Nuke
Experience in projection, CG integration, keying and clean-up techniques
Excellent understanding of 3D multi-pass workflows, colour space, basic Nuke expressions and plate distortion
Strong eye for details
Fast and efficient; the ability to work under tight deadlines with a minimum of supervision
The ability to collaborate with other compositors to share knowledge and techniques
Organized with strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience in Stereoscopic Compositing is a plus
Completion of a formal educational course in the Arts or Sciences (VFX Related) is a plus

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com.
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Intermediate Rotoscope Artists

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 3
October/November 2013

General Duties and Responsibilities
Photo-real element integration.
Tracking and rotoscoping duties.
Provide matte extractions.
Communicate and collaborate with lead compositors and other members of the conversion team.
Foresee, troubleshoot and communicate potential problems.
Communicate new techniques and processes to increase efficiency and enhance the overall look of a shot.

Qualifications
Post-secondary degree or diploma.
Minimum of 6 months studio experience.
Roto and painting skills including experience with hand painting and “procedural” painting.
Excellent Silhouette, Nuke and Mocha skills.
Experience in production of photo-real visual effects for feature films.
Must possess excellent communication skills
Extremely detail oriented.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced/deadline driven environment.
Fluent in English.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com.
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Matchmove Artist

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 3

The Matchmove Artist is a critical role, which is ultimately responsible for replicating the camera motion from a live action plate. Without this role, we couldn’t create what we do!

General Duties and Responsibilities
Tracking both camera and objects to match live-action footage in a 3D environment
Creating 3D layout for scenes or sequences
Maintaining consistent shot quality
Working with the Art Lead to define any specific Matchmove tools required and identify any additions or modifications to our existing toolset

Qualifications
Minimum 6 month Matchmove experience in a large feature-film VFX production environment
Strong understanding of 3D perspective and 3D packages
Understanding of one or more of the following: PFTrack, PFMatchit , and/or SynthEyes
Experience with Maya, Silhouette or other 3D packages is an asset
Knowledge of Nuke and tracking in Nuke is an advantage
Must be able to model and manipulate geometry for scene reconstruction and to aid tracking
Candidates should demonstrate a good eye for detail and precision with strong problem-solving skill
Must have a solid understanding of camera moves and filming techniques
General understanding of Linux/Unix-based operating systems

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com.
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Rotomation Artist

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 5
October/November 2013

General Duties and Responsibilities
A strong interest in 3D stereography.
General proficiency with Autodesk Maya.
Strong animation skills within the Autodesk Maya environment.
Must be familiar with Animation techniques.
Active role in contributing to a developing proprietary pipeline.
Ability to solve problems creatively in a deadline driven environment.
Report daily to the Rotomation Lead on status of allotted tasks.

Qualifications
Post-secondary education in Animation and Modeling.
1 year of stereoscopic 3D experience.
1-2 years of experience in film production.
Strong understanding and ability to use Autodesk Maya.
2D / 3D compositing experience.
Experience with Macintosh OSX.
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of digital artists.
Able to work independently and as a member of a team.
Strong organizational skills.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com.
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