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Gener8 Recruiting Matchmove Artist, Compositor & Paint/Compositor

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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 months 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 reel, resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com. Thank you!
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Compositor

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 8

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 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.
These compositors are specialists at solving puzzles with creative solutions.

General Duties and Responsibilities

Work closely with the Compositing Supervisor and/or the Comp 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 reel, resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Thank you!
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Paint/Compositor

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 8

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 meets client expectations
Compositing in Nuke
Complete compositing and stereo painting as required
Performing tasks such as tracking, matte extraction, colour correction, paint fixes, rotoscope and assembly of live action and 3D assets
cleanplates/cleanup, wire/rig removal, Nuke Projection

Complete work within the schedule while maintaining constant communication with production team and Leads
Reports to Compositing Supervisor

Qualifications

Minimum 1 year experience compositing in VFX or educational institution
Must have thorough knowledge and ability to use the tools that produce digital composites in Nuke
Must present a show reel highlighting candidate’s eye for cleanplating/rig removal, 3D projection, colour, lighting, attention to detail and composition
Stereo experience is desirable

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