Added by on 2015-02-14

Ilion Animation Studios Recruiting Previz /Layout Artist, Lighting TD, FX TD & Matte Painting 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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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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Matte Painting Artist

Department: Matte Painting

Description

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 2 or more years in animation film, as matte painter
• Basic computer literacy, extensive skills in Photoshop
• Knowledge of 3D software
• Painting (photorealism)

Skills:

• Strong skills in painting, drawing, composition, color matching
• Ability to create matte paintings stylistically and / or photo realistically using 2D and 3D applications.
• Ability to integrate illustration with existing 3D environments.

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