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Ilion Animation Studios Recruiting FX Lead, Lighting Artist, Animator, FX Artist, Maya Software Developer & Character FX Artist

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FX Lead

Department:

Description

Assist the FX Supervisor to lead the simulation & effects department, creating and implementing user interface designs, as well as animation special effects artwork, which are visually and functionally consistent with the rest of the movie.
Work with the members of the team to provide balanced solutions to both technical and aesthetic related issues.
Maintains a strong knowledge of innovative animation production technologies and techniques.
Should provide technical and artistic leadership to the development of the movie.
Mentor and lead by example less experienced artists, providing them with support, guidance and instruction in areas that contribute towards their artistic and professional growth.

Reports to the FX Supervisor.

Main responsibilities

Communicate the technical methodology of FX to the production crew.
Provide feedback to FX artists on shots, request fixes…

Qualifications

Experience of 5 or more years in animation film.
At least 1 year experience as a FX Team Lead.
Must have a good understanding of the processes of simulation, animation timing, weight, etc.
Ability to consistently produce high quality artwork – delivering on schedule.
Deep knowledge of CG FX with software Max, Maya or Houdini.
Fluency programming in scripting language: MEL, Python. C/C++ programming knowledge will be given special consideration.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/fx-sequence-lead
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Lighting Artist

Department: Lighting

Description

Ilion Studios is looking for lighting artists to create the 3D environment’s lighting in all the movie shots.

Main responsibilities

Create the 3D environment’s lighting in all the movie shots.
Light up the assigned shots, according to the artistic and technical instructions of the Supervisor and Team Lead.
Capable of composing frames or work closely with the compositing team, to optimize the frame work.
Report to his Lighting Team Supervisor.

Qualifications

2-3 years’ experience in 3D lighting and compositing.
Deep understanding of the artistic concepts of colour and composition.
Must have very good knowledge in shading properties.
Knowledge of compositing is a must.
Capacity to reach the quotas with the quality level required.

Skills

Strong communication, problem solving and collaboration skills.
Team player.
Attention to detail.
Creativity and innovation.
Commitment.
Adaptability.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/lighting-artist
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Animator

Department: Animation

Description

Ilion Studios is seeking Animators to create high quality animations of 3D characters and elements appearing in each of the movie’s shots to convey emotion, movement, action and personality in the style of the feature film.

Main responsibilities

Animate a shot from blocking through final animation, working under the supervision of the Animation Supervisor and/or Director.
Animate props and animation effects.
Maintain a consistent level of high quality work while meeting deadlines.

Qualifications

Ability to use acting skills to bring characters to life, as well as clearly communicate simple ideas with which an audience can empathize.
A demo reel which proves animation skills and the strong understanding of the traditional animation principles such as weight, arcs, etc.
Production animation experience is needed.
Capacity to work in a team environment and to follow the instructions from the Animation Supervisor and Team Lead.
Good oral and written English language communication skills.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/animator
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FX Artist

Department: FX

Description

Ilion Studios is looking for fx artists to help to develop effects and pipelines to be used during the effects production.

Main responsibilities

Will help to develop effects and pipelines to be used during the effects production.
Generates pre-comps of the effects to be published to Compositing.
Finds references for assigned effects.
Is able to deliver on time with tight deadlines and with the highest standard.
Is able to create simple pipelines and automations.
Reports to theSimulation & Effects Supervisor.

Qualifications

Experience of 2 or more years in film, producing effects such as fire, smoke, clouds, explosions, dynamic driven animations, etc.
Deep knowledge of CG FX with software Maya. Knowledge of Houdini is a big plus.
Strong artistic and technical skills to be able to add dramatic flair to environments, characters, etc, through the creative use of effects.
MEL/Python scripting abilities are a big plus.

Skills

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, being able to work as part of a team.
Adaptable and proactive with a continuous improvement spirit.
Able to take direction.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/fx-artist
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Maya Software Developer

Department: Software Development

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking software developers to join our production team to work on production tools development. This includes the development of plugins and script for computer animated film production.

Main responsibilities

Develop and maintain the required Autodesk Maya scripts and plugins. following the requirements supplied by the production departments.
Design and development of the studio tools framework.
Provide support to the production departments in any issues related to interaction with Autodesk Maya.
Write technical and user documentation related to developed technologies and usage.
Keeping up-to-date with relevant updates from production technologies.

Qualifications

Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Previous Maya plugins development experience preferred.
Good understanding of production pipelines preferred.
Solid understanding of software design and architecture.
Proven experience coding in C++ and/or Python.
Communication skills.
Proven team player.
Well organized.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/maya-software-developer
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Character FX Artist

Department: Characters FX

Description

Ilion Studios is seeking a Character Cloth & Hair Simulation Artist to create and finalize the characters hairstyle, shading and shot cloth simulations.

Main responsibilities

Creates hairstyles, shading and hair simulations.
Creates cloth simulation rigs and cloth simulations.
Creates cloth and hair simulations for shot work in production.
Develops generalized tools to help enhance the pipeline.
May be called upon to mentor junior members of the team.

Qualifications

Strong knowledge of Maya.
Experience in cloth simulation (Ncloth, Syflex, Qualoth).
Experience in hair tools (Shave and Haircut, Maya Hair, Houdini).
Knowledge of Python or Mel scripting is a must.
Proven production experience.
Character modeling or simulation background is a plus.
Good problem-solving abilities and artistic vision.
Work within art direction guidelines.
Good oral and written English language communication skills.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/character-fx-artist
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