Added by on 2013-07-23

Luma Pictures Recruiting CG Supervisor, Character Rigging TD & Pipeline TD

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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.

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.

Qualifications
Minimum of 1+ 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.

Apply here:- http://lumapictures.com/jobs/apply/48
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Character Rigging TD (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
Develop realistic skeletal rigs for a variety of humanoids and complex creatures
Create tools with the Maya API and MEL scripts to enable animators to create realistic animation
Work with senior TD’s to develop and integrate tools into a robust pipeline

Qualifications
Extensive knowledge of anatomy and a thorough understanding of bio-mechanics, kinesiology for humanoid and animals
Thorough understanding of weighting and skinning and be able to work interactively with modelers to resolve challenges
Demonstrated ability to rig a variety of characters/objects in a realistic, non-cartoon manner
Maya API, MEL scripting, Python and Perl scripting skills are a plus

Apply here:- http://lumapictures.com/jobs/apply/4
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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)

Apply here:- http://lumapictures.com/jobs/apply/25
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