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Hydraulx VFX Recruiting Camera Tracker/Layout Artist, Modeller & Senior Rigger

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Camera Tracker/Layout Artist

Description

Tracking/Matchmove Artists

Requirements:

Converts background plates to various formats to use with specific software to create digital motion files that match the plate photography. This includes animating any live action character or relative object in the scene.
Establish character blocking, camera positioning and animate camera movement.
Provide technical set-up of shots for downstream production departments.
Models the set geometry used to create the matchmove and environment for Animators and Technical Directors. * Lights, renders and composites files with the background to judge the move
Maintains an expert level of knowledge about current developments in matchmove tools for computer graphics, especially in areas that relate to the film industry.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field preferred.
2+ years proven production experience in established VFX facility.
Demonstrable experience in highly technical, dynamic departments is a must.
Must have experience using relevant tracking software such as Boujou, Synth Eyes, and 3d Equalizer.

How to apply:

Please submit Job Applications to: jobs@hydraulx.com

Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. student work, personal work or project work)
Please include rate history and availability.
Please ensure there is a detailed description of your work in particular with your demo reel.
Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.
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Modeller

Description

Duties

-create models based on assignments by Supervisor
-complete work in a timely and efficient manner
-able to take criticism and follow direction of the production
-good organization skill

Requirements

-experience creating hard surface and organic models in Maya
-proficient in mudbox and mari
-able to work and communicate well in a team environment
-basic understanding of linux

How to apply:

Please submit Job Applications to: jobs@hydraulx.com
Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. student work, personal work or project work).
Please include rate history and availability.
Please attach your resume and links to your demo reel.
Please ensure there is a detailed description of your work in particular with your demo reel.
Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.
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Senior Rigger

Description:

Hydraulx VFX Studio is currently in search of a Senior Rigger to join its 3D team of rigging artists.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Creating and developing fast elegant character rigs using Maya and proprietary tools.
Working with modeling and animation departments to facilitate articulate realistic appealing characters.
Integration of characters and rigs into the production pipeline
Creating User Interfaces and tools to assist animators.
Working in partnership with R&D programmers, Animators, and Lighting TDs to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard.
Providing support to character rigs throughout production.
Developing long-term strategies to automate character production.

Qualifications:

Minimum 3 years work experience in feature film/broadcast VFX production.
Solid knowledge of rigging systems.
Comprehensive knowledge of Maya.
Provide reel demonstrating both control systems and complex deformations.
Solid time and project management skills.
Accessibility and willingness to collaborate is a must.
Good understanding of the entire visual effects process, from shooting to modeling to texturing, animation and rendering.
Working knowledge of Mel ,Python and C++.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. student work, personal work or project work) at vancouverjobs@hydraulx.com
Please include rate history and availability.
Please attach your resume and links to your demo reel.
Please ensure there is a detailed description of your work in particular with your demo reel.
* Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.

Job Location: Vancouver, BC

*Must be a BC resident, and must be eligible to work in Canada
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