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Image Engine Recruiting Compositors, Rigging Artist & VFX Production Manager

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Compositors

Category: Compositor
Company: Image Engine
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

COMPOSITORS (Intermediate/ Senior) – Image Engine, Vancouver, BC
Contract: starting February 2014
Project: Child 44

Are you interested in working for a growing, independent, award winning studio? This opportunity involves
working in a strong, R&D supported pipeline, a friendly and collaborative environment, and with a group
of passionate artists all working towards realizing the Director’s dream.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL DO:
 Composite Digital Visual Effects in a team of 2D artists for final delivery of VFX
 Demonstrate a broad range of compositing abilities and determine the best approach to solve
compositing challenges
 Attend and actively participate in team / production meetings
 Report to the Compositing Supervisor for the overall look, attitude and style of the production
 Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality

THIS IS WHAT WE REQUIRE:
 At least 3- 5+ years experience in compositing digital VFX for film
 Strong – Advanced demonstrated knowledge and production experience in high-end compositing
software (preferably Nuke)
 Should have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and the compositing application interface
 Should have strong aptitude for technical workflow challenges such as directory structure, file
formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies, etc.
 Experience with complex matte extractions and motion tracking

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:
E-mail your resume and a link to a reel and breakdown to jobs@image-engine.com. The subject should
read “Senior or mid Compositor – your name”.

Image Engine Design Inc. | 15 West 5th Avenue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada | V5Y 1H4 | Tel. (604) 874-5634 Fax. (604) 708-8433
www.image-engine.com | info@image-engine.com
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Rigging Artist

Category: Rigging
Company: Image Engine
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

RIGGING ARTIST – Image Engine, Vancouver, BC
Contract: starting late mid/late February 2014

Are you interested in working for a growing, independent, award winning studio? This opportunity involves
working in a strong, R&D supported pipeline, a friendly and collaborative environment, and with a group of
passionate artists all working towards realizing the Director’s dream.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL DO:
The Rigger must assume responsibility for delivering assigned Rigging work, and more specifically:
• Constructs 3D character rigs and animation interfaces and controls for assigned characters
• Creates and maintains motion controls including skeleton and body animation, body deformations,
tight clothing and wrinkles, facial animation, facial deformations, skin and hair set up and dynamics
• Supports characters throughout all phases of production to ensure animators have tools to meet the
Director’s vision
• Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
• Work with Rigging team, as required, to maintain continuity; as well as, support other departments
(Animation, Modeling etc) to ensure information is communicated up and down the pipeline
• Provide input regarding existing tools and interfaces for Rigging pipeline and provide solutions for
technical problems that may arise in an asset/ shot
• Write utility scripts to help other riggers, animators and pipeline developers

THIS IS WHAT WE REQUIRE:
• The Rigger must assume responsibility for delivering assigned Rigging work, and more specifically:
• Constructs 3D character rigs and animation interfaces and controls for assigned characters
• Creates and maintains motion controls including skeleton and body animation, body deformations,
tight clothing and wrinkles, facial animation, facial deformations, skin and hair set up and dynamics
• Supports characters throughout all phases of production to ensure animators have tools to meet the
Director’s vision
• Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
• Work with Rigging team, as required, to maintain continuity; as well as, support other departments
(Animation, Modeling etc) to ensure information is communicated up and down the pipeline
• Provide input regarding existing tools and interfaces for Rigging pipeline and provide solutions for
technical problems that may arise in an asset/ shot
• Write utility scripts to help other riggers, animators and pipeline developers

The Rigger should have 3+ years of progressive experience with creature rigging for high-end film/
commercials

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:
E-mail your resume and cover letter to jobs@image-engine.com. The subject should read “Rigging Artist – your
name”.
Image Engine Design Inc. | 15 West 5th Avenue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada | V5Y 1H4 | Tel. (604) 874-5634 Fax. (604) 708-8433
www.image-engine.com | info@image-engine.com
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VFX Production Manager

Category: Production Manager
Company: Image Engine
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

VFX Production Manager – Image Engine, Vancouver, BC
Contract: starting early April 2014
Project: various projects
Salary: $80,000 – $83,000

Are you interested in working for a growing, independent, award winning studio? This opportunity involves
working in a strong, R&D supported pipeline, a friendly and collaborative environment, and with a group
of passionate artists all working towards realizing the Director’s dream.

HERES WHAT YOULL DO:
• Responsible for watching over the day-to-day operations of the show within the facility and
external vendors
• Work with VFX Producer, Supervisor to determine milestones, create and maintain the project
schedule
• Work with Technical Assistant Supervisor and Facility PM to manage render farm usage
• Work with the VFX Producer to support bidding processes
• Work with the VFX Producer and Facility PM to manage and allocate personnel resources in a
multi-show environment
• Tracking actual days on all disciplines vs. bid days, flag concerns
• Manage, mentor and empower Production Coordinators and Production Assistants in their
respective areas
• Effective management of facility resources such as the review theatre, boardroom, and other
technical resources
• Other duties and responsibilities consistent with your position may be assigned to you from time
to time

THIS IS WHAT WE REQUIRE:
• 3+ years’ work experience as a VFX Production Manager on feature films
• Highly organized, first-class time/project management skills
• Excellent client and crew management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Thorough understanding of live-action and CG based VFX workflows
• Capable of motivating and leading a large team, with enthusiasm and clarity
• Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (ie. Excel)
• Shotgun or other production management software expertise

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:
E-mail your resume and a link to a reel and breakdown to jobs@image-engine.com. The subject should
read “VFX Production Manager – your name”.

Image Engine Design Inc. | 15 West 5th Avenue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada | V5Y 1H4 | Tel. (604) 874-5634 Fax. (604) 708-8433
www.image-engine.com | info@image-engine.com
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