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LOOK Effects Recruiting Pipeline TD, Systems Engineer & Compositing Supervisor

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Pipeline TD

LookFX is currently in search of a Pipeline TD for its NYC office. The primary role for the Pipeline TD will be to engineer solutions and provide tool development to deliver a unique 4K, 16-bit, stereo production. This position requires close interaction with production supervisors, producers and artists.

Requirements:

3+ years experience in a visual effects studio (or applicable)
Strong background in computer science or computer graphics (or applicable)
Strong understanding of Python. C++ knowledge is a plus.
Strong knowledge of Nuke and Maya. Houdini and Shotgun a plus.
Ability to create artist-friendly interfaces and tools.
Understanding of color pipeline a plus.
Ability to navigate and use a Linux shell.
Web-development experience a plus.
Proficient programmer with clean and maintainable coding-style.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Act as liaison for communicating technical issues to IT/Systems
Open to citizens and US residents only and prefer those local to NYC

Reels and Resumes can be sent to: recruiter@lookfx.com

Subject line: Pipeline TD

Submissions should include:

Resume

Link to reel
Available Start Date
Salary Requirements

NOTE:

Positons are open to US citizens and residents only. Prefer those local to NYC, but will consider those within the United States.
Students, Interns and recent grads need not apply
Outsourcing companies outside the USA, need not apply

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Systems Engineer

LookFX is currently in search of a Systems Engineer for its NYC office. The primary role for the Systems Engineer will be to manage infrastructure, provide support for artists and producers, interface with visual-effects software packages and act as technical liaison for the NYC office. This position requires close interaction with production supervisors, producers and artists.

Requirements:

Strong background in computer science or computer graphics (or applicable)
Understanding of sophisticated networks, NAS, DHCP, DNS and ActiveDirectory
Strong understanding of Python
Ability to navigate a unix-shell environment
2+ years experience in a visual effects studio (or applicable) a plus
Knowledge of Nuke, Maya and Houdini a plus
Ability to create artist-friendly interfaces and tools
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Resumes can be sent to: recruiter@lookfx.com

Subject line: Systems Engineer – NYC

Submissions should include:

Resume/Coverletter
Available Start Date
Salary Requirements

NOTE:

Positons are open to US citizens and residents only. Prefer those local to NYC, but will consider those within the United States.
Students, Interns and recent grads need not apply
Outsourcing companies outside the USA, need not apply
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Compositing Supervisor

Compositing Supervisor

Location: LOOK FX NEW YORK

Summary:

The Compositing lead should have a minimum of five years of professional experience on feature films and episodics, and in a supervisory capacity and experience with Nuke (strongly preferred) or other high-end node based compositing software. This position will be responsible for staffing and managing a team of compositors which creates the final approved composited images that meet or exceed the company’s and the client’s expectations.

Prefer local NY candidates, but open to those that meet the qualifications and are citizens that live within the USA.

**Sorry, this position is not open to those outside the USA, students, or recent graduates.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists producer(s) in bidding and scheduling
Assists in determining staffing needs
Interviews and reviews potential candidates
Determines technical approach and pipeline for compositing
Establish and maintain color workflow per show
Look development
Attends dailies, rounds with artists and production meetings
Go-to person for production, 3D supervisors and compositing team
Assigns shots to compositors and monitors shot progress
Can identify problems and effectively implement solutions in a timely manner
Quality control on all outgoing composites
Composites shots of any level of complexity as needed or time allows
Mentors less experienced artists

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

Minimum 5 years of professional experience on high-profile feature films and/or episodics
Rigorous understanding of Nuke compositing software required. Understanding of other compositing software packages is a plus.
Strong aesthetic sense, attention to detail, and an eye for photographic realism
Extensive experience with color management
Thorough understanding of stereoscopic compositing
Experience developing Nuke plugins and gizmos is a definite plus
Strong leadership, communication, time management and organizational skills
Team-player who takes direction well, and can clearly convey feedback to crew
Dependable under pressure, and always able to maintain a professional demeanor toward production and crew

Resumes can be sent to: recruiter@lookfx.com

Subject line: Compositing Supervisor – NYC

Submissions should include:

Resume/Coverletter
Demo Reel and BreakDown
Available Start Date
Salary Requirements

NOTE:

Positons are open to US citizens and residents only. Prefer those local to NYC, but will consider those within the United States.
Students, Interns and recent grads need not apply
Outsourcing companies outside the USA, need not apply
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