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Ilion Animation Studios Recruiting:

Animator, Previz/Layout Artist, Lighting Artist, Pipeline Assistant, FX Artist, Characters Development Modeling Artist, Characters Development Shading Artist, Character Cloth and Hair Simulation Artist, Compositing Artist, Production Coordinator, Production Assistant, C++ Programmer, Junior Systems Support Technician, Senior Maya Developer, Senior Render Developer, Scene Composing Artist, Fixing Characters Modeler, Sets and Props Modeling Artist, Sets and Props Shading Artist & Systems Administrator

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/apply
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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/apply
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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/apply
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Pipeline Assistant

Department: Pipeline Department

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is looking for Pipeline Assistants responsible for creating and maintaining documentation of work flows and processes within the studio as well as creating and imparting technical pipeline training. In addition, to constantly observe and attempt to optimize work flows, as well as researching possible new software and/or methodologies.

Main responsibilities

Produce and maintain detailed pipeline documentation
Help develop and execute training plans for new and existing artists
Interface with the Tools department on core pipeline developments
Observe and question work flows from within, helping to solve issues or optimize problem areas
Research and be informed on tools, methods and work flows which may improve the pipeline

Qualifications

Advanced level of computer literacy
Knowledge of the CG production process
Strong English reading and writing skills
Must be able to work flexible hours as demanded by the show schedule

Skills

Strong communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong problem solving and multitasking skills

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/apply
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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/apply
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Characters Development Modeling Artist

Department: Characters Development

Description

Ilion Studios is looking for characters modeling artists to create and maintain 3D models of characters.

Main responsibilities

Creates and maintain 3D models of characters
Works closely with the Character Supervisor and Art Director to develop character goals and assets that fulfill the requirements of the visual design
Consistently meet project deadlines in a timely manner without compromising artistic integrity
Creates compelling and consistent models for all major characters
Works collaboratively with all levels of the development team

Qualifications

3+ years professional character modeling experience on multiple projects of the industry
Demonstrated professional, exceptional visual and technical understanding 3D modeling
Thorough understanding of Autodesk 3dsmax, Maya, Mudbox or Zbrush
Experience sculpting facial blend shapes, facial animation
Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Texturing and shading of characters experience would be taken into consideration

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/apply
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Characters Development Shading Artist

Department: Characters Development

Description

Ilion Studios is looking for characters development shading artists to create high detailed texture maps and materials and to apply UV coordinates for movie’s characters

Main responsibilities

Paints textures both from scratch and by utilizing photography and pre-existing textures
Precisely and accurately follows reference and direction to create the desired look of a surface
Creates multiple texture map layers for surfaces and understand how they work and interact with lights in 3D scenes
Works with a production team and visual effects supervisor to create the desired look for characters that may reflect any of a wide variety of styles

Qualifications

2-3 experience in feature film, commercial and/or video game production with an emphasis on texture painting
Clear understanding of UV’s and texture layout
A good eye for color, composition and detail as it relates to organic models
A strong understanding of how things should look and feel given specific artistic direction or reference
Extensive experience with Photoshop
Experience with traditional drawing, and/or painting a plus

Skills

Strong communication, problem solving and collaboration skills
Organized and critical of his or her own work
Team player
Attention to detail
Creativity and innovation
Commitment
Adaptability

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/apply
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Character Cloth and Hair Simulation 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-cloth-hair-simulation-artist
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Compositing Artist

Department: Compositing

Description

Ilion Studios is looking for compositing artists to improve the movie’s final frame by compositing the images created by the lighting and special FX departments.

Main responsibilities

Improve the movie’s final frame by compositing the images created by the lighting and special FX departments
Work closely with the Compositing Lead to identify potentially problematic areas of the film’s sequences compositing and look design, and work to find solutions that meet the movie’s creative as well as production needs
Report to the Compositing Supervisor

Qualifications

2-3 years’ experience in CG compositing
Deep understanding of the artistic concepts of colour and composition.
Thorough knowledge and ability to use the tools that produce Digital Composites such as Nuke, Shake, Combustion, Flame and Photoshop
Deep understanding of the artistic concepts of colour and composition
3D lighting experience is desirable

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/apply
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Production Coordinator

Department: Production

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking Production Coordinators to join our production team. This include assist Production Managers and Directors with the planning of the production.

Main responsibilities

Assists the Production Managers and Directors with the planning of the production
Manage the day-to-day operation of the departments assigned. Monitors daily movement of shots in those departments
Follow-up by departments all outstanding works needed to be pushed in order to meet deadlines
Applies departmental schedules and reporting systems, based upon the master production schedule and tracking system
Identifies existing or potential problem areas that may affect the film schedule and coordinates with Production Managers and Directors to come up with solutions to ensure that problem areas are solved

Qualifications

2+ years industry experience on animated productions working as a Production Coordinator or experience as an Production Manager working in animation
Experience in 3D animation production
A thorough knowledge of animation process and good knowledge of the creative side of animation producing
Excellent knowledge of project management tools and methodologies, including Excel, Project, Google Docs, etc
Good oral and written English language communication skills
Strong team player with good communications skills and ability to facilitate resources across departments and divisions

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/production-coordinator
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Production Assistant

Department: Production

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking Production Assistants to join our production team. This include assist coordinators and production managers in all phases of the production process including all administrative needs.

Main responsibilities

Creating / updating job books and schedule
Creating forms and templates
Taking notes in meetings
Photocopying, faxing and shipping
Creating task sheets
Prepping for meetings
Reports to his Production Coordinator and/or Manager

Qualifications

Degree in media communications or similar
Strong written and verbal skills
Strong organizational skills
Good time management with the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
Ability to anticipate problems
Ability to follow through on assignments
PC efficiency, MSWord, Excel, data base entry software, and other software as applicable

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/production-assistant
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C++ Programmer

Department: Software Development

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking software developers to join their software development team, to work on production related technologies, scripts, libraries and plugins.

Main responsibilities

Help build and maintain the suite of production-specific tools under the direction of the Department Development Lead and Software Development Supervisor
User support
Technical and user documentation
Keeping up-to-date with relevant technologies and how they can be efficiently implemented.

Qualifications

Degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
Experience coding in C++ (3 years min)
Previous production development experience preferred
Desirable good understanding of 3D math and animation technologies
Good knowledge and working experience with Python preferred
Desirable good knowledge of Mel
Good knowledge with Maya preferred
Good oral and written English language communication skills
Proven team player with good organization and communication skills

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/c-programmer
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Junior Systems Support Technician

Department: Systems

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking a Systems Administrator to give support to the
systems support team. This position will be responsible for maintaining and managing tickets/incidences and customer’s requests.

Main responsibilities

Perform the installation, support and maintenance of the servers, computer systems and wireless and local area networks
Perform the installation, configuration, layout and maintenance of hardware and
software equipment’s
Manage Windows Server 2003 and 2008 (users, permissions, policies, storage…)
Solve, manage and document customer’s queries, tickets and requests and develop other departmental administrative tasks
Solve most tickets in the first contact and otherwise escalate it
Configure mobile devices
Perform scripts in different languages ​​(Power Shell, Python and VB Script) to improve and maintain the environment
Test internal developments
Monitor and update the inventory of hardware and software
User training
Ensurethat you meet the quality standards required for the support service
Qualifications
At least 2 years of professional experience in IT departments
Experience with logging tools and ticketing management
Experience in design, installation, diagnosis and maintenance of local area networks, wireless networks, network electronics and IT security
Knowledge and experience in the integration of new applications and new hardware in user’s equipments and inventory maintenance
Knowledge and experience in different OS: LINUX (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu), UNIX (Solaris), OS X, Windows XP, Windows 7, Server 2003 and 2008
Medium-High english level required

Skills

Proactivity and initiative to seek more efficient solutions to possible issues
Highly adaptable to change
Good organizational and time management skills
Writing and interpersonal communications skills
Ability to overcome adversity
Committed to the business project

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/apply
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Senior Maya Developer

Department: Software Development

Description

Project: Software Development – Film
Job Duties(s): Maya Script and Plugin Development,
Software Tech. Utilized: Maya SDK, C++, Python
Required Spoken Language(s): Spanish and/or English
Required Work Auth.: European Union
Start Date: Immediately

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking a senior developer 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 productions departments.
Design and development of the studio tools framework.
Provide support to the production departments in any issues related to interaction with Autodesk Maya.
Provide technical interface between production departments and Autodesk.
Write technical and user documentation related to render 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 (3 years min)
Good understanding of production pipelines
Solid understanding of software design and architecture
Wide experience coding in C++ and Python
Good oral and written English language communication skills

Skills:

Communication skills
Proven team player
Well organized

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/apply
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Senior Render Developer

Department: Software Development

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking a senior developer to join their production team to work on core rendering technologies. This include the development of plugins to integrate a production raytrace engine with Autodesk Maya. Extending the raytrace engine with shaders will be also required.

Main responsibilities

Develop and maintain the required Maya plugins to properly integrate a production raytrace engine following the requirements supplied by the productions departments.
Design and development of the studio shading architecture.
Provide support to the production departments in any issues related to the render process.
Provide technical interface between production departments and our render provider.
Write technical and user documentation related to render technologies and usage.
Keeping up-to-date with relevant updates from render technologies.

Qualifications

Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Previous Maya plugins development experience preferred (3 years min)
Good understanding of raytrace engine technologies and algorithms
Solid understanding of software design and architecture
Wide experience coding in C++ and Python
Good oral and written English language communication skills

Skills:

Communication skills
Proven team player
Well organized

Apply here:http://www.ilion.com/jobs/apply
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Scene Composing Artist

Department: Scene Composing

Description

An Scene Composing Artist is responsible for managing all of the necessary assets of the sequences, following up its progress from the previzualization to the lighting. In addition, is responsible for the overall scene management during the whole process, tracking the assets used and their status throughout.

Main responsibilities

Ensure assets are ready to be used from the previzualization to the backend
Check and maintain consistency of the material that is published and collected from other departments
Rendering complex scenes
Ability to identify opportunities for optimization, and propose creative solutions to problems related to scene complexity

Qualifications

Extensive knowledge of Maya is necessary
Artistic skills in image composition
Programming skills in MEL / Python will be taken into consideration
High level of English language

Skills:

Respect for the procedures and requirements of the studio, production and pipeline.
Good communication skills
Organized

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/scene-composing-artist
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Fixing Characters Modeler

Department: Set Up

Description

Ilion Studios is looking for junior modelers characters to model the correct deformation blendshapes for characters that appear in production

Main responsibilities

Working in the skinning department modeling the correct deformation blendshapes for characters that appear in production
Retouch the deformation of the characters in the animated shots as needed

Qualifications

1 year of characters modeling experience
Ability to remodel the characters topology
Modeling experience in Maya will be taken into consideration
Capacity to work within a team environment, following the artistic and technical guidelines of the Lead and Supervisor
Good oral and written English language communication skills

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/fixing-characters-modeler
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Sets and Props Modeling Artist

Department: Sets & Props

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking Sets & Props Modeling Artists to join our Sets & Props team. This includes modeling all environment elements of the 3D projects.

Main responsibilities

Builds up 3D geometry for movie’s environments and elements
Reports to the Sets & Props Supervisor
Qualifications
Highly experienced in modeling, most specifically 3D environments
Very capable of compromising to meet the artistic quality required in 3D modeling whilst keeping up with production deadlines
Technical skills in solving complex models with little effort
Knowledge of 3D Max and Maya is required
Shading and Zbrush knowledge will be taken into consideration
Capacity to work within a team environment, following the artistic and technical guidelines
Capable to optimize technically the work results
Good oral and written English language communication skills

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/apply
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Sets and Props Shading Artist

Department: Sets & Props

Description

Ilion Studios is looking for sets & props shading artists to create high detailed texture maps and materials and to apply UV coordinates for movie’s environment or props meshes

Main responsibilities

Create high detailed texture maps and materials and to apply UV coordinates for movie’s environment or props meshes

Qualifications

A passion for highly detailed work on hard-surface assets and environments
Highly experienced in shading, both creating texture maps and working with shading trees
Advanced Photoshop Skills
UV layout skills
Deep understanding of procedural shading
Deep understanding of the artistic concepts of colour composition
Modelling knowledge will be taken into consideration
Lighting experience would also be an advantage
Zbrush/Mudbox experience advantageous but not essential
Enjoy working in a team and be prepared to assist Production in managing tasks
Good oral and written English language communication skills

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/apply
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Systems Administrator

Department: Information Systems

Description

Ilion Animation Studios is seeking a Systems Administrator to give support to the systems team.

Main responsibilities

Manage servers, usability policies and tickets for GNU&Linux infrastructure
Deploy icinga / nagios monitoring systems to obtain specific metrics
Operate cluster systems in Apache, MySQL and PostgreSQL
Maintain bash and python scripting
Document the environment
Perform periodic backup maintenance duties
Improve monitoring and alert systems
Perform forensic analysis, and debugging
Participate in process and performance analysis

Qualifications

Professional experience of 3 years in Systems Departments
Proficient in GNU/Linux (GNU/Debian & CentOS distros)
Proficient in Virtual Machines lifecycle
Experience in operations and tuning of Squid proxy
Knowledge about systems automation (Puppet, Chef, Cfengine…)
Experience in virtualization (VMWare esxi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer)
Level of English: Medium-High required

Skills:

Team player
Ability to analyze the environment and to propose improvements to the
infrastructures
Good organizational and time management skills ( GTD player )
Strong communication, written and verbal skills
Ability to anticipate problems
Attention to detail
Creativity and innovation
Commitment
Flexibility and adaptability

Apply here:- http://www.ilion.com/jobs/systems-administrator-2
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