Added by on 2014-09-22

Goldtooth Creative Recruiting Compositor, FX Artist, Motion Graphics Artists & Animators

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Compositor

About the Position

You have an excellent working knowledge of Nuke, good artistic and design skills and an excellent eye for composition, colour space as well as technical knowledge of lighting interactions and photography. You are responsible for creation, revision, maintenance and support of the layered elements of rendered shots. You possess the ability to work through challenging shots with solutions for final delivery. You have a great eye for colour and timing.

Responsibilities

· Composite shots for the show in a timely manner
· Performs Blue/green screen extractions
· Seamless integration of live action, miniature and CGI sources
· Follows Goldtooth data storage/data naming and retrieval processes outlined in studio
· Makes sure that all work done is accounted for and entered into Shotgun daily
· Identifies problems with respect to timelines and delivery schedules and flags these to the senior team

Requirements

· 1-3 years of compositing experience in the VFX and or film industry
· Knowledge of NUKE demonstrated in your portfolio
· Knowledge of keying, 3D integration, camera projection, colour correction and rotoscope
· Knowledge of 2D and 3D tracking and stabilization
· Excellent attention to detail
· Experience with live action and photo-real CG projects
· Eye for photo-realism
· Thrive in a deadline-driven environment
· Enthusiastic, with an excellent work ethic
· Must be able to take direction positively and be a team player

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a link to your demo reel to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com
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FX Artist

About the Position

The FX Artist is responsible for developing and producing aesthetically hi quality FX work that meets the challenges of productions deadlines. You are someone who is able to problem solve, work within a given framework, while creating efficient technical workflow solutions that meet the guidelines of a given production. Most importantly, you are able to engage as a enthusiastic team player and follow creative direction to assure all FX efforts achieve their visual target.

Responsibilities

Use an array of commercial and proprietary software tools to produce photorealistic simulations of real-world phenomena while developing innovative solutions to complex problems
Produce test and often final renders of FX elements for a shot
Create working test composites for review by the CG Supervisor, Creative Director and Producer
Work in partnership with lighters & compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
Stay on schedule and meet deadlines while maintaining the highest quality of work

Requirements

1-3 years of similar experience in either feature films and/or visual effects.
Knowledge and experience creating run time game engine FX is an asset.
Demonstrated experience in producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions, plus experience with particle rendering voxel based systems
An eye for detail, good sense of timing, and through understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics
Extensive knowledge of Maya and/ or Houdini
Familiarity with pipeline issues and problem solving
Knowledge of a node based compositing application (Nuke preferred), and a solid understanding of the compositing process
Strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems
Creative problem solver with good attention to detail
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining high quality results
Ability to work as part of a team as well as alone

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a link to your demo reel to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com
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Motion Graphics Artists

About the Position

Motion Graphics Artists at Goldtooth must be able to work both on their own and in a team setting on a diverse array of projects. Often this position entails designing elements from scratch based on client reference and internal direction. Besides design, this position also requires great animation skills and an understanding of how motion graphics can be most efficiently plugged into a CGI or live action VFX pipeline. Most of our work needs to exist in a 3D space and so previous experience with z-depth animation and 3D cameras is a real asset. As a Motion Graphics Artist, you will work with a Director to achieve the vision of our client and report to a Producer to hit the production deliverables on time and budget.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for designing custom interfaces, motion graphics templates and 2D and 3D animations/art assets in After Effects
Has the ability to create and execute on given storyboards or suggest alternative designs
Design trained to understand typography, movement and layout
Supports the ideation, development and fulfillment of compelling motion and entertainment projects with an eye for quality and detail
Responsible for delivering projects on time, on budget, and in a professional manner
Contributes to the development of techniques or procedures to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
Has the desire and motivation to learn new tools, wherever needed, with a passion for quality, and a need to push artistic abilities to the limit

Requirements:

Minimum of 2-3 years of motion graphic design experience in a similar industry
Thorough knowledge, experience and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, with a primary focus on After Effects, Final Cut & Photoshop
3D animation experience using Cinema 4D or 3D Studio Max or Maya
Exceptional design and illustration skills would be considered an asset
High-level editing skills; including a good sense of timing, continuity and screen composition
Good organizational skills. Ability to maintain a collection of source materials and assets
Has the ability and willingness to make necessary creative suggestions.
Proven, highly collaborative working style
Possess a strong internal desire to continually explore and improve personal design abilities and understanding
Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment and work under tight deadlines is required
Ability to problem solve, work independently and multi-task
Proven ability to work as a great team member with great communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a link to your portfolio and/or demo reel to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com
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Animators

About the Position

You are responsible for creating animated sequences of characters, objects, and cameras under the creative direction of the project lead. You have extensive work experience using, manipulation, and cleaning up motion capture data. You are proficient with Keyframe animation and strong fundamentals such as posing, timing, and pacing. When others describe you, they say you are a great problem solver with a willingness to learn new tools and pipelines. You are passionate about creating memorable cinematic sequences.

Responsibilities

Ability to take motion-captured layout and push the animation successfully to achieve proper, but embellished, body mechanics
Strong sense and knowledge of what needs to be done in various pipeline steps in the animation department
Compile motion capture data in Motion builder and animate cameras according to storyboards or set timing of sequences
Demonstrates leadership and takes initiative to learn new tools and skills
Well spoken with great communication skills.

Requirements

1-3 years of related work experience
Vast experience and thorough knowledge of both Motion Builder and Maya
Thrive in a deadline-driven environment
Self motivated, enthusiastic attitude and good communication skills
Ability to work efficiently as part of a team or independently at times to find the best design solutions
An amazing demo reel showcasing character key frame animation, motion capture data, and camera animation with a strong sense of cinematic timing and pacing.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a link to your demo reel to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com
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