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Industrial Light & Magic Recruiting Senior FX Technical Director, Senior Compositor, Animator, Lighting Technical Director, Creature Technical Director & Compositor

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Senior FX Technical Director

Company: Industrial Light & Magic
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
State: California
City: San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Hourly

Job Description

Senior FX Technical Directors are responsible for autonomously generating complex simulations, particle FX, lighting, rendering and moderate-level compositing of very complex shots, needing only initial direction and guidance from their supervisors.
Can design and create complicated FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, particle and fluid systems
Light complex/multiple creatures (hairy or furry creatures) and elements
Can set-up and wrangle heavy particle effects and enormous crowd shots
Can develop small scale, show specific tools for non-FX TDs and other FX TDs
Excellent pipeline scripting ability
Solid compositing ability
Can write plug-ins, set-up sequences and debug simulations
Can write/hack procedural, volumetric shaders and surface shaders with proficiency
Can animate moderate objects with proficiency
Excellent knowledge of 3D Studio Max, Maya, Houdini, Renderman, Arnold and Mental Ray, and the ability to quickly learn proprietary tools (including Zeno)
Can learn or develop new techniques quickly, and debug complicated problems
Set a standard for all Technical Directors by continually improving the speed, quality of our work and adaptability

Requirements

Education/Experience:

5+ years production experience or feature film experience with effects simulation work
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or computer graphics
Demo reel required

Required Skills/Competencies:

Ability to work with competency, energy and enthusiasm within a team environment with minimal supervision to complete a shot
Exhibits excellent listening and communication skills, able to receive direction and criticism
Excellent presentation/communication skills in dailies/shot review by clearly and briefly outlining what has been accomplished and what next should be addressed in the shot
Engages in the creative process without ego, and accepts all final decisions with a positive and supportive attitude
Demonstrates an excellent aesthetic eye, anticipating potential problems and using knowledge of how to use the tools to achieve the desired look
Demonstrates superb problem-solving skills and takes the initiative to offer ideas and suggestions
Prioritizes tasks and manages time very well

Preferred Skills/Competencies:

Linux and scripting ability in Python
Experience in MEL

Technical Skills:

Advanced simulation experience with either Houdini, Maya, XSI, 3DS Max or other software, and the ability to write expressions

C++ skills

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6500&CurrentPage=1
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Senior Compositor

Company: Industrial Light & Magic Vancouver
Location: Offsite Van
State: British Columbia
City: Vancouver
Benefited/Non-Benefited: N/A
Salary/Hourly: Hourly

Job Description

Senior Compositors are technically proficient and skilled in all aspects of Compositing, needing only minimal direction and guidance from their supervisors and have demonstrated leadership qualities, in addition to: Communication, Aesthetic, Productivity and Efficiency.
Demonstrates ability to work with competency, energy and enthusiasm within a team environment with minimal supervision to execute various complex compositing assignments.
Demonstrates excellent listening and communication skills by openly receiving direction and criticism by asking good questions to confirm clear understanding of the directions and how to approach what needs to be done. Once clear, implements the requested tasks immediately and raises flags right away if a solution is not quickly found or if there are any delays, making sure the Supervisors and Production are kept in the loop and are up-to-date on the status of one’s compositing work at all times.
Demonstrates excellent presentation/communication skills in dailies/shot review by clearly and briefly outlining what has been accomplished and what next should be addressed in the shot assignment.
Demonstrates an excellent eye toward anticipating potential problems and knowing what could look better in terms of one’s compositing assignment.
Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks managing time well, providing everyone with accurate time estimates on assignment completion.
Demonstrates excellent people skills; proven ability to deal with various personalities with respect, diplomacy and tact.

Requirements

Can composite any shot without oversight or direction in comptime or shake
Can work directly with the FX Supe with regards to look & artistic development
Can train people in compositing techniques
Can supervise other compositors on a sequence
Can direct the roto/paint requests for their shots
Can quickly learn new software or techniques
Can provide realistic bids about any shot
Can work with the stage dept to get still elements as directed by the FX Supe
Sets a standard for all Compositors in continually raising the bar of for speed, quality of work and adaptability.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6219&CurrentPage=1
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Animator

Company: Industrial Light & Magic Vancouver
Location: Offsite Van
State: British Columbia
City: Vancouver
Benefited/Non-Benefited: N/A
Salary/Hourly: Salaried with Premium Pay

Job Description

The Animator creates high quality motion of computer graphics creatures and objects within a shot, using a variety of animation software programs, and working under the general supervision of Senior Level and Animation Supervisors.
Responsible for the successful animation of a series of shots on a specific project.
Participates as a team member in determining various aesthetic solutions; provides feedback to other members of the production by attending dailies on a regular basis.
Maintains or exceeds a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.
Expected to mentor entry level Animators and must be able to assist them with their shots.
Performs other tasks related to the creation of computer-generated animation.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Traditional Animation and 3 years experience, or at least 5 years of experience working in cel, stopmotion or computer animation.
2+ years as an entry level Animator in conjunction with recommendations for advancement by the Animation Supervisors and Department Manager.
Expert knowledge of traditional animation principles, acting, film production and compositional design.
Ability to take on a delegated task with a minimum of supervision.
Knowledge of Unix and shell scripting; expert knowledge of Maya, proprietary and other software programs.
Good organization and communication skills.

Apply here:https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6216&CurrentPage=1
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Lighting Technical Director

Company: Industrial Light & Magic Vancouver
Location: Offsite Van
State: British Columbia
City: Vancouver
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Salaried with Premium Pay

Job Description

Lighting Technical Directors are responsible for the lighting, rendering and basic compositing of complex shots.

Designs and creates lighting and the look of computer generated objects and scenes.
Creates images, effects and programs for digitally composited sequences.
Responsible for compiling the various elements of a shot and seeing it through to completion.

Requirements

Education/Experience:

Advanced experience with either Katana, Maya, XSI, 3DS Max, Houdini or other software.
Bachelor’s degree in CS, engineering or CG.

Required Skills/Competencies:

Exhibits strong teamwork and interdisciplinary thinking.
Demo reel required.

Preferred Skills/Competencies:

3-5+ years feature film experience preferred.

Technical Skills:

Linux and Python scripting or shader authoring preferred; C++ skills also applicable.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6406&CurrentPage=1
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Creature Technical Director

Company: Industrial Light & Magic Singapore
Location: Singapore
State: Singapore
City: Singapore
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Salary

Job Description

Creature TDs are responsible for setting up and running flesh-surface, hair, cloth, rigid body simulations as well as able to wrangle rigging and creature pipeline issues proficiently under the direction and guidance of their supervisors.

Basic Skills:

Set up and run proprietary cloth, hair, flesh surfaces and rigid body simulations
Hero-creature enveloping using a combination of commercial software packages and proprietary tools
Run flesh-volume simulations
Wrangle creature rigging issues for artists in other disciplines
Mentor entry level artists
Script utilities/tools/plug-ins in various software packages
Create dynamic simulations in packages such as Maya/XSI
Wrangle creature pipeline issues for artists in other disciplines, such as:
MOCAP data re-targeting in XSI/Maya;
Act as wrangler for a creature and/or a specific technique used across multiple creatures

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, computer visualization, or
computer animation required.
At least 3 years work experience required in 3D CGI for digital animation, visual effects or
producing cg characters and creatures for visual media.
Proficiency with Linux is required.
Expertise with Maya and/or other high-end animation software is required.
Experience with C++, mel, python, or other scripting languages is desirable.
Feature Film experience required.
Experience in corrective sculpting. Knowledge of anatomy and enveloping
A demo reel demonstrating artistic and technical ability is required for this role.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6122&CurrentPage=1
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Compositor

Company: Industrial Light & Magic
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
State: California
City: San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Hourly

Job Description

The Compositor combines live action and computer generated elements into visual effects shots that realize the vision and creative direction of the client and Visual Effects Supervisor. The compositor is ultimately responsible for the aesthetic integrity and technical quality of the final image delivered to the client.

Composites feature effects using Nuke and proprietary software.
Together with the Compositing Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor, evaluate the creative and technical approach for assigned shots.
Perform all tasks associated with the compositing process, including 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements, and color grading.
Maintain the overall look, color balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work.

Requirements

Minimum of 3 years of digital compositing experience in a feature film or commercial production environment.
Ideal candidate has a strong sense of composition, color and design.
Strong fine arts foundation skills, such as photography and photographic lighting.
Working knowledge of Nuke required. Ability to create complex macros and/or plugins in Nuke is a plus.
Proficiency with UNIX and shell scripting.
Programming experience a plus.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6503&CurrentPage=1
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