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Ilion Animation Studios Recruiting Digital Background Painter, Character FX Artist, Previz /Layout Artist & FX Artist

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Digital Background Painter

Department: Matte Painting

Description

Working with the Art Director, Modeling Supervisor, Lighting Supervisor and Production
Designer, to create 2D digital background paintings.

Main responsibilities

• To create the 2D digital painted backgrounds required to complete any 3D environments, sets or scenes on the film, while working with the design and modeling departments .
• To troubleshoot and use talents to create visually stunning backgrounds which match and marry to the film’s style and 3D requirements, using direction giving by the Art Director and Production Designer.

Qualifications

• Experience of 2 or more years in animation film, or more than 5 years as illustrator
• Basic computer literacy, extensive skills in Photoshop
• Knowledge in Maya and Nuke is a plus

Skills:

• Strong skills in painting, drawing, composition, color matching
• Ability to create highly detailed paintings from scratch
• Ability to integrate illustration with existing 3D environments
• Strong communication, problem solving and collaboration skills
• Team player
• Creativity and innovation
• Flexibility and adaptability

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/digital-background-painter
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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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Previz /Layout Artist

Department: Layout

Description

Ilion Studios is seeking a Previz/Layout Artist to be responsible for generating the previzualization of the film and refining the final camera movements, in accordance with the established storytelling guidelines.

Main responsibilities

Creates the previzualization sequences & shots for the movie according to the director’s guidelines, whilst reporting to the lead layout artist
Works with the lead layout artist and Art director to generate simple set schematics and models
Creates a rough layout, including character animation blocking and camra movement, following the existing storyboard.
Add detail to previzualitions, such as scene lighting and narrative relevant effects
Confirm the integrity of the production breakdown of all elements in a scene
Works on the final layout of shots

Qualifications

Extensive knowledge of Maya is necessary
Demonstrable artistic skills including a strong sense of composition and perspective, the ability to create atmosphere and good understanding of editing
Knowledge of animation is a must
Understands cameras, staging, composition, pacing, timing, general film-making concepts, both in animation and live action contexts
Comfortable creating basic assets
Experience with lighting preferred
Respect for the procedures and requirements of the studio, production and pipeline
Clear, professional communication skills
Good oral and written English language communication skills

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/previz-layout-artist
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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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