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Gener8 Recruiting Prep Artist, Prep Supervisor, Compositor, Rotoscope Artists, Matchmove Artists & Rotomation Artists

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Prep Artist

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 1

The Prep Artist partners with the Prep Team Lead and determines the best approach for completion of Depth Assessments to established quality standards. This is a pivotal role in our production pipeline and helps define the look and feel of the completed film.

General Duties and Responsibilities

Learn stereo production methodologies and develop creative approaches and problem-solving techniques
Perform basic Compositing tasks in Nuke
Complete tasks such as tracking, matte extraction, paint fixes and rotoscope
Complete work within schedule while maintaining constant communication with production team and Leads
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage time well
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Able to solve problems creatively in a deadline driven environment
Works well within a team environment

Qualifications

Completion of formal education course in the Arts or Sciences
Must present a show reel highlighting candidate’s eye for colour, lighting, attention to detail and composition
Working knowledge of Nuke or equivalent
Traditional art portfolio demonstrating traditional art skills is a plus
Rotoscope experience and knowledge of Silhouette are a plus
Excellent communication skills
Available to work evenings and weekends when required

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

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 1

The Prep Supervisor partners with the Prep Team Lead and determines the best approach for completion of Depth Assessments to established quality standards. The Prep Team holds a pivotal role in our production pipeline and helps define the look and feel of the completed film.

General Duties and Responsibilities

Direct the process and workflow of the Prep Team
Work with the Production Team to create a schedule for the Prep Team
Work in tandem with other department supervisors to ensure an efficient work flow, and proper quality standard
Help develop and improve the pipeline
Work with the Tech Team to develop new tools
Communicate with lead artists in the department to ensure a consistent quality is achieved
Mentor junior artists, conduct 1:1 meetings, provide artists with feedback

Qualifications

Minimum 2 – 4 years of industry experience
Minimum 1 – 2 years of experience supervising a team
Proficient in Nuke
Some knowledge of rotoscope and modelling
Experience with stereo is a plus
Strong leadership skills
Proven ability to work very closely with a team
Achieve results on a very tight schedule
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage time
Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

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

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 1

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
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Rotoscope Artists

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 0

*General call for applications*

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.
Reel Requirements
In order to be considered for this position, your reel must contain a few samples of your rotoscope work, preferably showing the breakdown

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

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 0

*General call for applications*
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
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Rotomation Artists

Location: Vancouver
Open Positions: 0

*General call for applications*
The Rotomation Artist brings life and form to 2D film, creating the basis for which to build our 3D depth. They are responsible for modelling and animating the scene as per the stereo plan, under the guidance of the Rotomation Supervisor.
They have strong attention to detail and exceptional spatial awareness.

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 – 2 years of experience in film production.
Strong understanding and ability to use Autodesk Maya.
2D / 3D compositing experience a plus.
Experience with Mac 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.
Available to work evenings and/or weekends when required.
1 year of stereoscopic 3D experience preferred.

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