Element QC Artist (Toronto)
Since 2001, Legend has been utilizing some of the most talented artists and market leading technology. What began as an innovative Stereoscopic 3D Conversion and Visual Effects company, has grown into a pillar for cutting edge technology. Now with 150 employees in Southern California and 350 in Toronto, Legend offers full-scale VR and VFX creative, production, and post-production services – from concept to final color for major brands, studios, and agencies.
The Element QC Artist is part of the Elements team and responsible for the integration and optimization of VFX work provided by external vendors into the stereo pipeline. This individual must be familiar with advanced compositing concepts and VFX file generation. The ideal candidate has 1-3 years’ experience in media and entertainment industry.
The Element QC Artist reports to the Elements QC Lead for assignments-
Element QC Artist’s Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
Ensure the quality of VFX packages sent from vendor and verify packages match ref and troubleshoot if needed
Optimize Nuke script for render performance by strategically baking down heavy portions of the script
Respond to Compositing department’s requests for help with technical issues related to VFX vendor packages
Communicate with Creative and Technical teams throughout the pipeline to ensure efficient throughput of the VFX element packages
Analyze and render non-Nuke VFX projects and packages into elements and rebuild the shot in Nuke
Education and Experience:
Solid comprehension of advanced compositing concepts and Nuke in media and entertainment industry is required
Preferred proficiency in other compositing software including After Effects, Eyeon/Black Magic Fusion
Basic understanding of Nuke expressions and Nuke’s Python API
Critical thinker with the ability to analyze and solve problems independently and/or with team.
Available to support production deadlines, including project overlaps, tight deadlines and weekend work
Ability to establish priorities and multi-task efficiently
Adaptable to changes in project scope and requirements
Must be able to remain seated in a stationary position for the majority of a shift (up to 90%).
Must be able to use hands/fingers to operate a computer and other office machinery.
Will be working in a low-lit environment and may be subject to eye strain.
*Legend 3D is an equal opportunity employer.
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