Added by on 2014-01-03

Goldtooth Creative Recruiting Senior Animator & Senior Compositor

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Senior Animator

About Us
We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.

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 willing to teach younger animators/layout artists. A great mentor.

Requirements
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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Senior Compositor

About Us
We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.

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
· Identifies problems that could potentially present with respect to timelines and delivery schedules and flags these to the senior team
· 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
· Acts as a resource to Animators for layout/lighting/background questions
· Helps watch for render errors/missing composite elements and advises the senior team
· Balances the creative needs, technical resources and time available
· Composite shots for the show in a timely manner
· Make sure the schedule is being followed and advises if there is downtime
· Performs Blue/green screen extractions
· Seamless integration of live action, miniature and CGI sources
· Takes part as a leader in Comp Dailies
· Follows production methodologies in the studio and develops creative approaches and problem-solving where needed to get work completed to the highest standard and as efficiently as possible
· Constantly delivers excellent results with minimal supervision
· Performs comp setup tasks for junior compositors, where needed

Requirements
· Advanced knowledge of NUKE demonstrated in your portfolio
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3-5 years of compositing experience in the VFX and or film industry
· 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
· Ability to complete entire shots alone or working within a team
· Must be a team player and able to take direction positively

The following would be considered an asset:
· Maya knowledge
· Stereoscopic experience
· Proficiency with Python
· On-set supervision experience

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