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Luma Pictures Recruiting CG Supervisor, Character Modeling/Texturing Artists, Editor/Graphic Designer, FX Artist, Jr. I/O Coord – Part Time, Pipeline TD – Mid, Stereo Conversion Artist & Roto/Paint Artist

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CG Supervisor (Los Angeles)

Luma Pictures is an artist centric feature film VFX studio located two blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, California. We maintain a unique culture with an amazingly talented staff and are always on the lookout for exceptional people for full time and project positions.

REQUIREMENTS:

– Minimum of 5+ years VFX post-production experience, this must be recent.
– Solid previous experience as CG or 2D Supervisor and most recently CG Supervisor experience on previous major projects.
– Creative eye and aesthetic judgement with a deep understanding of composition,cinematic design and animation timing.
– Must have vast understanding of anatomy, rigging, cg lighting, rendering, compositing.Should have an eye for animation and FX work as well.
– Comfortable with relocation from country to country as required.
– Ability to work to and meet strict deadlines often under pressure.
– Excellent communication, organization skills, management skills.
– Expert in industry standard software packages such as Maya, and Nuke.
– Proven team leader with strong motivational qualities.
– Technically and creatively astute.
– Highly organized.
– Able to effectively communicate with people at all levels.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performing tasks associated with lighting, shading and rendering processes.
Managing a production team of 3d artists within established timeframes.
Assigning tasks, tutoring, creative and technical coaching of team members.
Supervising and reviewing the work of team members.

SUBMISSIONS:

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, upload your reel/portfolio and a shot breakdown to: www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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Character Modeling/Texturing Artists (Los Angeles)

Luma Pictures is an artist centric feature film VFX studio located two blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, California. We maintain a unique culture with an amazingly talented staff and are always on the lookout for exceptional people for full time and project positions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– polygonal modeling of creatures, props and environments from photo reference
– optimization of UV’s for maximum efficiency
– developing multilayered photo-real textures for use in multipass rendering.

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Artist must be well versed with Maya and Z-Brush skills are a plus
– Artist must have an understanding of pipeline based productions and multi-pass rendering methods
– Artist must submit show reel demonstrating their ability to model and texture photo-real creatures, characters, props or environments
– Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
– You must be willing & able to relocate to LA if necessary.

SUBMISSIONS:

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, upload your reel/portfolio and a shot breakdown to: www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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Editor/Graphic Designer (Los Angeles)

This position is for someone who can help with a variety of projects including cutting together new reels, designing reveals, creating graphics for advertisements and helping to create in-house video content.

Responsibilities

Editorial of Montage and Show Specific Demo Reels
Design and creation of VFX Reveals and Behind the Scenes material
Design of advertisements and other print media
Design of graphics for use on the website
Editorial of various in-house videos for marketing and training purposes

Qualifications

Previous experience editing showreels or other similar marketing content for third parties
Previous experience creating reveals of Behind the Scenes Material for VFX
Must be deadline and detail oriented
Final Cut Pro experience
Photoshop and Illustrator experience

Pluses

Love movies and VFX
After Effects or other Motion Graphics experience
Camera Experience with 5D or RED

To apply for this position, please visit our website:  www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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FX Artist (Los Angeles)

Responsibilities:

Can develop complex particle and fluid simulations in Maya and FumeFX
Light and render FX passes for specific shots using developed FX rigs
Develop rigs/techniques to implement and optimize approved looks
Produce look tests based on provided reference materials
Creation of tools and scripts to facilitate workflow

Qualifications:

Artist should have advanced knowledge of Maya.
Should also be proficient in
Fume
Realflow
Houdini

Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
Python scripting experience is a plus
Understanding multi pass 3D compositing is a plus
Strong time management skills and extremely organized.
Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations.

Pluses:

Has working knowledge and expertise in other areas of the pipeline outside of FX.

To apply, head to:  www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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Jr. I/O Coord – Part Time (Los Angeles)

Responsibilities

– Manage receipts and deliveries via FTP, hard drives and couriers
– Log incoming and outgoing files
– Track editorial issues such as shot lengths, handles, scan requests

Qualifications

– Strong work ethic
– Meticulous attention to detail
– Exceptional organizational and communication skills
– Comfortable with spreadsheets
– Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

Pluses

– Convert large volumes of media to various formats, codecs, resolutions
– Understand basic compositing and editorial concepts (After Effects / Final Cut / Avid)
– Basic command line knowledge
– Familiarity with various media file formats/codecs
– Experience with databases (File Maker / Sequel Pro)

Submissions

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, upload your reel/portfolio and a shot breakdown to:  www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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Pipeline TD – Mid (Los Angeles)

Luma Pictures is an artist centric feature film VFX studio located two blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, California. We maintain a unique culture with an amazingly talented staff and are always on the lookout for exceptional people for full time and project positions.

Responsibilities:

Learn and extend the pipeline
Develop tools that make artists happy
Identify and automate inefficient or redundant tasks

Qualifications:

3+ years industry experience
Master of python
In-depth knowledge of PyQT or PySide
Good UI design sense
Experience using databases
Expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Experience with Maya and Nuke
Great communication skills
Good time management

Pluses:

sqlalchemy or other python ORM
Linux/OSX
python scripting in Nuke
PyMEL
C/C++
Web development (particularly with python)

To apply, head to:  www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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Stereo Conversion Artist (Los Angeles)

It always starts with great people…

Luma was built by people who love VFX and are constantly challenging themselves to be their best. They also know that to do amazing work, you need to enjoy what you’re doing so we work hard to create a fun, challenging atmosphere that puts a priority on giving you the work/life balance that you need to grow..

Check out our work, and our culture.
(& our all around inappropriate take on halloween!)

Responsibilities

– Work directly with Supervisors and Directors to create immersive and visually comfortable stereo imagery
– Create depth maps from live action photography and live action integrated with CG
– Work with compositors and lighters to improve stereo conversion techniques and pipeline

Qualifications

– Previous production experience on stereoscopic feature films, stereoscopic animated film experience preferred
– Solid understanding of Maya, Nuke and comfort with Linux environments
– Solid understanding of the perspective and other stereoscopic principles
– Experience working in collaborative environments and taking direction
– Knowledge of rendering and compositing
– Strong problem solving ability
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Pluses

– Experience in Layout
– Experience in with 3D Lighting
– Experience with Ocula

Submissions:

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, upload your reel/portfolio and a shot breakdown to:  www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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Roto/Paint Artist (Los Angeles)

Luma Pictures is an artist centric feature film VFX studio located two blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, California. We maintain a unique culture with an amazingly talented staff and are always on the lookout for exceptional people for full time and project positions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Performing tasks such as 2D tracking
– Matte extraction
– Rig removal/paint fixes
– 3D camera projections
– Clean plate creation
– Grain matching
– Spline based roto creation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Artist should have at least one year of experience working on feature films or HD Teleproduction
– Artists must know Nuke, and experience in Maya is a plus
– Must be willing & able to relocate to LA if necessary

SUBMISSIONS:

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, upload your reel/portfolio and a shot breakdown to:  www.lumapictures.com/jobs/
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