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Ilion Animation Studios Recruiting Animator, Lighting TD, FX TD, Lighting Artist & Matte Painting Senior 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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Lighting TD

Department: TD support

Description

Provide support and development of tools and procedures to extend and enhance the pipeline.

Main responsibilities

• Provide support and development of tools and procedures to extend and enhance the pipeline.
• Assist artists with troubleshooting of shots. Issues may include problems with fur, clothing, particle effects, animation, and rendering.
• Support and work with multiple departments, including Modeling, Animation, Lighting, FX, and Research and Development.
• Optimize scenes for viewport & render
• Ensure software development follows studio policies and guidelines.
• Work closely with other Technical Directors, Production Supervisors, VFX Supervisors, and Production Engineering to maintain and further the production pipeline.
• Assist in training and mentoring of other Entry Level and Associate Technical Directors

Qualifications

• Production experience in computer animation, visual effects, or game industry
• Experience with tool integration into existing or new pipelines.
• Experience with 3d Max or Maya or other 3rd Party Animation systems.
• B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
• Strong programming skills. Proficiency in C, C++, Object Oriented Programming, Python and/or Perl desired.
• Extensive knowledge of Maya is necessary

Skills:

• Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and work with minimal supervision.
• Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/lighting-td
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FX TD

Department: TD support

Description

Develop tools for the FX department as required by the guidelines defined by the VFX Supervisor, FX Supervisor and FX Leads. Provide support and development of tools and procedures to extend and enhance the pipeline.

Main responsibilities

• Develop tools for the FX department as required by the guidelines defined by the VFX Supervisor, FX Supervisor and FX Leads.
• Prepare scenes for AnimationAssist artists with troubleshooting of shots. Issues may include problems with fur, clothing, particle effects, animation, and rendering.
• Support and work with multiple departments, including Modeling, Animation, Lighting, FX, and Research and Development.
• Ensure software development follows studio policies and guidelines.
• Work closely with other Technical Directors, Production Supervisors, VFX Supervisors, and Production Engineering to maintain and further the production pipeline.
• Assist in training and mentoring of other Entry Level and Associate Technical Directors

Qualifications

• Production experience in computer animation, visual effects, or game industry.
• Experience with tool integration into existing or new pipelines.
• Experience with 3d Max or Maya or other 3rd Party Animation systems
• B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
• Strong programming skills. Proficiency in C, C++, Object Oriented Programming, Python and/or Perl desired.

Skills:

• Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and work with minimal supervision.
• Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/fx-td
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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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Matte Painting Senior Artist

Department: Matte Painting

Description

The matte painter is responsible for working with the Art Director, Modeling Supervisor, Lighting Supervisor and Production Designer, to create 2D background mattes or projection artwork for geometry / paintings / plates for a 3D animated feature film.

Main responsibilities

• To create the 2D 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.
• Introduce 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 5 or more years in animation film, as matte painter.
• Strong skills in painting, drawing, composition, color matching.
• Basic computer literacy, extensive skills in Photoshop.
• Knowledge of 3D software.
• Painting (photorealism).

Skills:

• Ability to create matte paintings stylistically and / or photo realistically using 2D and 3D applications.
• Ability to integrate illustration with existing 3D environments.
• Ability to follow directions and complete tasks independently while working within the framework of a team.
• Must be receptive to art direction and perform well within a collaborative team environment.
• Must be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure.

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/matte-painting-senior-artist
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