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Gener8 Recruiting Paint/Compositor, Compositor, Stereo Depth Artist & Rotomation Artist

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Paint/Compositor – Vancouver

Gener8 is a technology company providing solutions to the entertainment industry. Our start in stereoscopic 3D conversion catapulted us to the top of the market within 18 months. Using our unique G83D® system, today we are the only studio in the world capable of delivering stereo conversion for an entire feature-length film that can meet or beat natively shot 3D.

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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Compositor – Vancouver

Gener8 is a technology company providing solutions to the entertainment industry. Our start in stereoscopic 3D conversion catapulted us to the top of the market within 18 months. Using our unique G83D® system, today we are the only studio in the world capable of delivering stereo conversion for an entire feature-length film that can meet or beat natively shot 3D.

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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Intermediate Stereo Depth Artist – Vancouver

Gener8 is a technology company providing solutions to the entertainment industry. Our start in stereoscopic 3D conversion catapulted us to the top of the market within 18 months. Using our unique G83D® system, today we are the only studio in the world capable of delivering stereo conversion for an entire feature-length film that can meet or beat natively shot 3D.

Stereoscopic Depth Artists have a unique and pivotal role within Gener8, bringing all the pieces of the pipeline together in our ground-breaking stereo software. Working with the Stereoscopic Supervisor, Depth Artists are responsible for the creative direction of Gener8’s industry leading 3D content, building the immersive environment that connects the audience with the story.
They have exceptional spatial awareness and a strong grasp of current stereoscopic methodologies.

General Responsibilities and Duties

Complete Stereo Depth Passes for assigned shots to established quality standards.
Together with Stereo Supervisor or Lead Stereo Artist, evaluate the creative and technical approach for assigned shots.
Complete Stereo Depth Passes in proprietary software suite.
Create supplemental stereo elements in Nuke using various conversion techniques such as projection and displacement.
Perform all tasks associated with producing client ready depth submissions.
Learn Stereo production methodologies and work with pipeline development to improve proprietary processes.
Complete work within production scheduled timelines while maintaining constant communication with Supervisors and Production Staff.
Reports to Stereo Lead.

Working Practices

Proven ability to work closely in a small team with tight schedules.
Ability to work self directed based on instruction from Supervisor and creative direction from Client.
Ability to clearly communicate needs to other departments.
Proven ability to prioritize and manage time well according to production schedules.
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications

Completion of a formal education course in the Arts or Sciences.
1 year of experience in feature film visual effects.
Basic knowledge of stereoscopic concepts.
Basic knowledge of conversion techniques including projection, displacement and time offsets.
Demo reel required demonstrating strong artistic skills, including knowledge of perspective, scale, depth and composition.
Intermediate knowledge of Nuke.
Experience with Maya or equivalent.
Experience with Silhouette or equivalent.
Experience in a multi-platform environment.
Experience with stereoscopic conversion pipelines is a plus.
Scripting or programming experience is a plus.
Knowledge of Macintosh and Linux OS.
Able 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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Rotomation Artist – Vancouver

Gener8 is a technology company providing solutions to the entertainment industry. Our start in stereoscopic 3D conversion catapulted us to the top of the market within 18 months. Using our unique G83D® system, today we are the only studio in the world capable of delivering stereo conversion for an entire feature-length film that can meet or beat natively shot 3D.

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 preferred.
1 – 2 years of experience in film production.
Strong understanding and ability to use Autodesk Maya.
2D / 3D compositing experience a plus.
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 reel, resume and cover letter to recruiting@gener8.com
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