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Ilion Animation Studios Recruiting Storyboard Artist, Crowds Technician, FX Sequence Lead, Lighting Artist, Matte Painter Artist & Animator

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Storyboard Artist

Department: Storyboard

Description

Main responsibilities

Work with creative supervisors to discuss objectives of storyboard, receiving written and verbal descriptions of the sequences
Create quick thumbnail sketches through to finished detailed storyboard panels
Create storyboards by implementing storytelling objectives
Illustrate script pages and come up with story ideas
Pitch storyboards when required
Work with director and head of story to define staging, pacing and camera action
Develop character personality and dramatic/comedic action
Ensure all storyboard notes are added.
Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in storyboard work.
Meet all deadlines as determined by the Production Team.
Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines.

Qualifications

Degree or certificate in art or related field and/or equivalent graphic design experience
Practical knowledge of cinematic language, acting and staging
Must be able to express story and character emotions through drawings
Strong knowledge of Photoshop and Wacom Cintiq tablet.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/storyboard-artist
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Crowds Technician

Category: Other
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Become part of the crowds team at Ilion, developing and maintaining the crowd simulation system within our existing pipeline. The crowd technician will report to the Crowd Supervisor and CG Supervisor.

Main responsibilities

Developing crowds techniques, tools and automatization
Works closely with the R&D staff to develop software support tools and assist with integration tasks, particularly with Arnold, our render.
Capability to organize and maintain complex crowd data
Ability for cycles and assets database management and share data to all parts of the pipeline.
Shots assistant and troubleshooting technical issues
In charge of visualization and final crowd shots
Works on production sequences to produce crowd shots from several to thousand agents crowd framework.

Qualifications

Production experience in computer animation, visual effects, or game industry
Understanding of crowds system: agents,behavior, simulation
Strong proficiency with Maya
Strong proficiency with scripting languages (i.e. Maya Mel, Python, etc.) C/C++ is a plus.
Rigging experience a plus
Animation experience a plus
Cloth simulation experience a plus
Comprehension of CG pipelines, from asset creation to final shot
Creative solving skills
Good appreciation for the artistic and technical requirements
Ability to work in a team environment under tight deadlines
Attention to detail

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/crowds-technician
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FX Sequence Lead

Category: Other
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Creates and implements user interface designs, as well as animation special effects artwork, which are visually and functionally consistent with the rest of the movie.

Main responsibilities

Assist the FX Supervisor to lead the FX 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.

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

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

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

Category: Lighting Artist
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job 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

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/lighting-artist
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Matte Painter Artist

Category: Matte Painter
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

The matte painter creates visually stunning backgrounds which match and marry to the film’s style and 3D requirements, using direction given by the Supervisor, Art Director and Production Designer.

Main responsibilities

Creates 2D background mattes or projection artwork for geometry / paintings / plates for a 3D animated feature film.
Creates the 2D painted backgrounds required to complete any 3D environments, sets or scenes on the film, while working with the design and modeling departments
Introduces innovative ideas through his/her work creating matte paintings for the production, which work with the film’s goals, and in 3D animation.

Qualifications

Experience of 2 or more years in animation film, as matte painter
Strong skills in painting, drawing, composition, color matching.
Ability to create matte paintings stylistically and / or photo realistically using 2D and 3D applications
Basic computer literacy, skills in Photoshop
Knowledge of 3D software
Ability to integrate illustration with existing 3D environments
Painting (photorealism)

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

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

Category: Animator
Company: Ilion Animation Studios
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Start Date: immediately

Job 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

Any question?

If you have any question, go to our FAQS.

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