Added by on 2018-04-09

Luma Pictures Recruiting VFX Producer, Tracking/Matchmove Artist, Roto/Paint Artist, Rigging TD, Lead Compositor, FX Artist, Video Content Editor, Senior System Administrator, Matte Painter, Digital Coordinator, Storyboard Artist, Senior Executive Assistant, Concept Artist, 3D Rotomation Artist, Lighting Artist & Compositor

Luma Pictures hiring, Luma Pictures VFX, Luma Pictures Jobs, Animation Jobs, VFX Jobs, 3D Jobs, CG Jobs, Jobs, CGI, Recruiting, Recruitment, Luma Pictures Recruiting

VFX Producer

Description

Are you a VFX Producer?

You can

Manage all aspects of a show, involving: the VFX breakdown and bid / planning and scheduling of facility resources / managing the VFX team and monitoring their work during the post-production process / liaising and managing relationships with clients
Plan and schedule facility resources with the VFX Supervisor
Be responsible for supervising the daily assignment to individual artists
Ensure the progression of work is to the client’s satisfaction
Communicate with clients, editorial and in-house management
Track and update progress of VFX shots in database
Create meeting budgets and scheduling targets
Maintain adherence to set Production contract standards
Motivate individual artists as well as the team as a whole

You have

A minimum of 3 years VFX production experience
A thorough knowledge of MS Office; particularly Excel (an understanding of Project is also beneficial)
A high level problem solving skills
The ability to adapt to change
Extremely detail oriented and well organized skills
Provenly excelled in project management
Been capable of motivating and leading a large team with enthusiasm and clarity
A calm and methodical in your approach to work
Been able to grow and thrive in a fast paced environment

Perks

A rooftop patio with a million dollar view of Melbourne
Really, really good coffee
Paid vacation days – four weeks per year!
Paid sick days (cough!)
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
———————–

Tracking/Matchmove Artist

Description

Are you a Tracking / Matchmove Artist?

You can

Produce tracked cameras / virtual sets from plate photography
Matchmove characters and objects using provided rigs
Work with animation and modeling departments to ensure accurate camera track

You have

Mastered the core 3D principles rotation, translation, scale, gimbal lock
A thorough understanding of 3D camera principles such as lenses, distortion, parallax etc
Proficiency in Maya and in one or more camera tracking packages (Syntheyes, PFTrack etc)
A team player mentality with a good getter attitude
Great communication skills

Perks

A rooftop patio with a million dollar view of Melbourne
Really, really good coffee
Paid vacation days – four weeks per year!
Paid sick days (cough!)
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
————————-

Roto/Paint Artist

Description

Are you a Roto / Paint Artist?

You can

Perform tasks such as:

2D tracking
Matte extraction
Rig removal / paint fixes
3D camera projections
Clean plate creation
Grain matching
Spline based roto creation
Sophisticated shape creation and editing
Shape animation (by hand and w/ trackers)
Shape compositing, fill modes, opacity settings
Compositing roto, plate and color correction nodes to create, render and review color-overlay roto check

You have

At least one year of experience working on feature films or HD
Teleproduction Must know Nuke (experience in Maya is a plus)
Must be willing and able to relocate if necessary

Perks

A rooftop patio with a million dollar view of Melbourne
Really, really good coffee
Paid vacation days – four weeks per year!
Paid sick days (cough!)
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
———————–

Rigging TD

Description

Are you a Rigging TD?

You Can

Develop realistic skeletal rigs for a variety of humanoids and complex creatures
Build and maintain rigs currently in production using internal tools;
Assist in the creation of new rigs and rig components;
Perform rig maintenance and fixes during production;
Collaborate with the team to continue to develop internal rigging framework.
Create tools with the Maya API and MEL scripts to enable Animators to create realistic animation
Work with Lead TD’s and Animators to develop and intergrate tools into a robust pipeline

You Have

An extensive knowledge of anatomy and a thorough understanding of bio-mechanics, kinesiology for humanoid and animals
A 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
Scripting skills in Maya API, MEL scripting, Python and/or Perl
The ability to manage time and balance priorities, with the pressures of busy, deadline-driven production.
The ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of personalities, both written and verbal.
The ability to take direction and work in a team focused environment
A solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations

Perks

A rooftop patio with a million dollar view of Melbourne
Really, really good coffee
Paid vacation days – four weeks per year!
Paid sick days (cough!)
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
———————–

Lead Compositor

Description

Are you a Lead Compositor?

You Can

Assist with deploying tasks to the proper artists and making sure that they are on the right timeline
Work with Production Team, Compositing Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor to create the desired look for environments and characters that reflect a wide variety of styles
Develop methodologies for reduction of render time and improving quality of results
Collaborate with fellow artists and supervisors to meet challenging production deadlines in a positive work environment
Seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot while balancing the creative and technical side of each element
Maintain the overall look, color balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work.

You Have

5+ years experience in a production environment using Nuke
A good eye for lighting, detail and overall composition
A strong understanding of how things should look and feel given specific artistic direction or reference
A good understanding of 3D multi-pass rendering techniques and colorspace concepts
An understanding of stereo (3D) and anamorphic compositing in Nuke

Perks

A rooftop patio with a million dollar view of Melbourne
Really, really good coffee
Paid vacation days – four weeks per year!
Paid sick days (cough!)
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
————————

FX Artist

Description

Are you an FX Artist?

You can

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
Create tools and scripts to facilitate workflow
Understand one of the following applications: Maya / Houdini / Realflow / Krakatoa / Fume

You have

A team player mentality with a ‘get it done’ attitude
Time management and organizational skills
Communication skills
A solid work ethic
A positive mindset

Pluses

Python scripting experience
Understanding multi pass 3D compositing

Perks

A rooftop patio with a million dollar view of Melbourne
Really, really good coffee
Paid vacation days – four weeks per year!
Paid sick days (cough!)
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
———————-

Video Content Editor

Description

Are you a Video Content Editor?

Luma is seeking Video Editors with a strong Editorial skill-set to service both our Original and Branded content endeavors.

You Can

Conceptualize and execute on original concepts for short form video compilations; work with a mix of live action, stock footage, visual effects, still imagery, motion graphics and typography to generate show reels, mood films, sizzle reels and marketing materials.
Apply a strong design aesthetic through nuanced conceptualization and look development.
Develop, design and generate motion graphics to be used within the edits in novel and unique ways.
Distill abstract ideas into visual form by tapping into your knowledge of various mediums, content producers, filmmakers, artists, photographers and all other avenues of reference/inspiration.
Communicate your passion for pop culture, the arts, music, fashion, digital entertainment and experiential executions.
Collaborate efficiently with all departments to facilitate the creation of video materials.
Work closely with the Executive Creative Director and other supervisors to establish the goals of a perspective task and outline a roadmap to success.
Push the creative boundaries by consistently striving to produce non-derivative, original and bold editorial content.

You Have

3+ years editing and design experience; internship and/or school experience is acceptable.
Proficiency in the following software: Final Cut and/or Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of CG software packages is a plus.
A desire to further improve skills and techniques.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and knowledge of editing workflows.
Knowledge of hardware and software required for video and audio format conversion and compression.
Strong will and self-motivation to complete tasks on time.
Experience in photography, videography and typography.
The ability to learn new software, workflows and the implementation of new programs.

Perks

A rooftop patio with a million dollar view of Melbourne
Really, really good coffee
Paid vacation days – four weeks per year!
Paid sick days (cough!)
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
————————-

Senior System Administrator

Description

Are you a Senior Systems Administrator?

You Can

Create scripts through BASH and/or Python to increase production in our area of supporting the artists
Manage and maintain network and digital system security
Manage Luma’s Local Network
Troubleshoot hardware and software issues on user workstations running Linux, Mac, and occasionally Windows
Assist with other items such as power issues, building issues, and other general IssuesEthernet cabling, power cabling, server setups and take downs, deployments

You Have

A proactive, curious, energetic, troubleshooting mind
Advanced knowledge of Fedora, CentOS/RHEL, and, OSX including software management and deployment
Advanced knowledge of and experience with networking concepts and network implementations, including routing, VLANs, Firewalls, traffic inspection
Advanced knowledge of DNS, LDAP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SSH, RDP and other common protocols
Advanced knowledge of automation tools such as Puppet or Chef
Advanced knowledge of openLDAP
A strong desire and ability to learn and apply new knowledge and techniques
Able to lift a server or other similarly weighted item from time to time, independently
Stellar knowledge with gnu/linux rpm-based distributions
An ability to lead in advanced troubleshooting without guidance for hardware, software and networking issues
Advanced knowledge of hardware RAID, software RAID, LVM, ext3/4, NFS, CIFS/SMB, ZFS
Advanced knowledge of network troubleshooting techniques using nmap, tcpdump, wireshark, iperf, iptraf, nettop, traceroute, etc
Advanced knowledge of hardware including RAID cards, clustered storage such as equallogic, isilon
Advanced knowledge of linux network commands including NetworkManager, host, nslookup, dig, ifconfig, IP, route, netstat, ping, iptables, etc
A solid understanding of packet flow, tcp and udp transmissions
Advanced knowledge of sysv, systemd, and the startup and login process for linux and OS X systems
Advanced knowledge of virtualization concepts and implementations ( xenserver preffered )
Knowledge of rpm repository mirroring and rpmbuild, for custom reposAdvanced knowledge of security concepts ranging from file permissions to best practices and backdoor prevention
Knowledge of VPN technologies including site-to-site VPN tunnels
Knowledge of Elastic search, kibana, logstash

Pluses

Familiar with visual effects shops, pipelines or similar

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
———————

Matte Painter

Description

Are you a Matte Painter?

You Can

Create photo realistic
CG matte paintings that will be used as an element to either augment or replace live action footage
Work with live action footage, digital still photography, rendered cg elements and digital paint to create believable environments that will be seamlessly integrated into the film

You Have

Professional level Photoshop experience
Comfortability in a variety of implementations, be it 2D backdrops, textured elements/fixes and complex 2.5D/3D projections.

Pluses

Thorough knowledge of advanced matte painting techniques including color space, digital paint techniques and Photoshop file management (be it file format, bit depth resolution or appropriate layering of elements).
Technical proficiency in photography with an emphasis on perspective, composition, depth, lighting and colour.
Working knowledge of the basic principles of 3D texture projections in Maya and Mari
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Professional aptitude for time management in relation to bringing multiple priorities and tasks to completion within a set deadline.
Resourceful, proactive, driven

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
————————

Digital Coordinator

Description

Are you a Digital Coordinator?

You Can

Coordinate various departments ( Asset / Anim / Comp / Lite / FX / etc)
Review all incoming notes for department relevance and distribute as needed
Track/manage notes, receivables, artist tasks and assignments
Walk the floor, gather artist needs, follow up on action items
Manage render farm priorities
Evaluate incoming media and discuss /qualify with supervisors
Take notes at internal and client meetings
Set up Cinesync sessions

You Have

Minimum of 1 year experience in a VFX production coordination role. 2-3 years preferred.
Extensive knowledge of CG pipeline, particularly lighting passes, fur, and FX simulations
Strong work ethic
Meticulous attention to detail
Solid time-management skills and ability to multitask
Exceptional organizational and communication skills
Positive attitude and effective interpersonal skills: authoritative but approachable
Proactive with inferring and communication priorities from available information
Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
Must be willing and able to relocate if necessary

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
———————–

Storyboard Artist

Description

Are you a Storyboard Artist?

You Can

Collaborate with our New Content Team to create storyboards within the direction of the project.
Create milestones, goals, and expressing concerns regarding the creativity, direction, and timeline of the project.
Properly execute and communicate to our creative Art Department to ensure storyboards encompass their objective within the allotted timeline and milestones
Pitch thumbnails or roughs to New Content Team and Art Department
Adhere to the proper work schedule and delivery of project within the allotted timeline and guidelines of production
Create a seamless and consistent vision and style across the entire story

You Have

A deep knowledge of staging and composition skills.
The ability to draw characters on model
Proficiency in any applicable storyboarding software
The ability to collaborate and take direction from the New Content Team
3-5 years experience as a Storyboard Artist

Perks

Location, location, location – 1 block from the beach
Full healthcare benefits
Paid sick days (cough!)
Ping pong & arcade machine
Multiple studio doggies
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
————————

Senior Executive Assistant

Description

Luma is currently seeking a Senior Executive Administrative Assistant to join the team.

The administrative executive will be a critical member of the support staff that reports directly to the CEO and must provide high level, personalized administrative support in a professional and timely manner.
The administrative executive will be required to work on a variety of matters and must be flexible and organised to meet the growing demands of the company.

Responsibilities

Proven experience in prioritizing the items that needs the CEO’s attention on a daily basis
Prep all materials for the CEO prior to meetings
Be the primary contact between the CEO and executives who report into the CEO
Have proven experience in following up on projects and timelines on behalf of the CEO
Handle all minor requests, feedback and queries in a professional and timely manner
Coordinate internal and external resources for flawless execution of projects relating to CEO requests
Ensure all projects are delivered on-time and within budget
Develop a detailed tracking process for the CEO to oversee the progress on various projects
Manage relationships with clients and all stakeholders
Work with fellow administrative staff to ensure scheduling, events and travel management is organised
Personal duties including but not limited to travel arrangements; reservations; personal shopping and lifestyle management will be required to be carried out for the CEO

Must Have:

High attention to detail, organisation and thorough follow-through
Reliable, punctual and confident personality
The drive to excel in a fast paced environment
Proven ability to manage time and balance priorities for yourself and the CEO
A solid work ethic and positive attitude
Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to accurately assess and forecast situations – especially the needs of the CEO
A strong desire and ambition to grow in an accelerated environment
A full drivers license

Pluses:

Culturally aligned with the tastes of our CEO in fashion, travel, food, music and culture
Personal desires in areas related to the core business of Luma

PRE-REQUISITES FOR INTERVIEW:

Examples must be provided in your cover letter to be considered for an interview:

Please provide examples of how you were able to assess and prioritise items for the a CEO or Executive Manager type position to overview on a daily basis.
What are some examples of how you would prep CEO or Executive Management level positions prior to meetings or events?
Please provide examples of how you would follow up with staff reporting into the CEO / Executive level positions to gather information or track project management.

What type of processes do you use to organise administrative tasks and track progress on behalf of the CEO?

What is the highest level of responsibility given to you by the CEO / Executive level position in your previous role?

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
——————–

Concept Artist

Description

Are you a Concept Artist?

You Can

Create Concept art / Mood Frames
3D blocking for environments and architectural subjects
Photo-bash technologies
Digital paint

You Have

Familiarity with more than one of the following applications – 3D package (Maya, 3DsMax) / Photoshop / Painter / ZBrush

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
——————

3D Rotomation Artist

Description

Are you a 3D Rotomation Artist?

You Can

Matchmove characters and objects using provided rigs
Troubleshoot and are ready for any technically challenging tasks
Produce tracked cameras / virtual sets from plate photography when required

You Have

2+ years rotomation experience
High Level of Proficiency in Maya
Mastered either 3D Equalizer, PFTrack or Syntheyes
Experience with object & body tracking
A nice little bag of tricks to tackle a varity of tasks, including tight full body rotomations
Strong technical and visual skills
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
High attention to detail

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
——————-

Lighting Artist

Description

Are you a Lighting Artist?

You Can

Light look development for integration of CG elements into Live Action
Light look development for full CG shots
Create tools and scripts to facilitate workflow
Develop methodologies for reduction of render time and improving quality of results

You Have

An extensive knowledge of Maya & Katana
An understanding of multi pass 3D compositing
A team player mentality with a ‘get it done’ attitude
Time management skills
Organizational skills
A solid work ethic
A positive attitude

Pluses

Knowledge of Renderman or Air

Perks

Location, location, location – 1 block from the beach
Full healthcare benefits
Paid sick days (cough!)
Ping pong & arcade machine
Multiple studio doggies
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
——————–

Compositor

Description

Are you a Compositor?

You Can

Composite both digital and live action elements to create groundbreaking visual effects shots for blockbuster films
Collaborate with fellow artists and supervisors to meet challenging production deadlines
Understand stereo (3D) and anamorphic compositing in Nuke
Understand 3D multi-pass rendering techniques and colorspace concepts

You Have

Knowledge of Nuke
Communication skills
A team player mentality with a ‘get it done’ attitude
Ability to work in high-pressure environment

Perks

Location, location, location – 1 block from the beach
Full healthcare benefits
Paid sick days (cough!)
Ping pong & arcade machine
Multiple studio doggies
A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
Mates, not colleagues!

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2pmwsQB
——————-
Luma Pictures Recruiting VFX Producer, Tracking/Matchmove Artist, Roto/Paint Artist, Rigging TD, Lead Compositor, FX Artist, Video Content Editor, Senior System Administrator, Matte Painter, Digital Coordinator, Storyboard Artist, Senior Executive Assistant, Concept Artist, 3D Rotomation Artist, Lighting Artist & Compositor, Luma Pictures hiring, Luma Pictures VFX, Luma Pictures Jobs, Animation Jobs, VFX Jobs, 3D Jobs, CG Jobs, Jobs, CGI, Recruiting, Recruitment, Luma Pictures Recruiting, Luma Pictures Recruiting VFX Producer, Luma Pictures Recruiting Tracking/Matchmove Artist, Luma Pictures Recruiting Roto/Paint Artist, Luma Pictures Recruiting Rigging TD, Luma Pictures Recruiting Lead Compositor, Luma Pictures Recruiting FX Artist, Luma Pictures Recruiting Video Content Editor, Luma Pictures Recruiting Senior System Administrator, Luma Pictures Recruiting Matte Painter, Luma Pictures Recruiting Digital Coordinator, Luma Pictures Recruiting Storyboard Artist, Luma Pictures Recruiting Senior Executive Assistant, Luma Pictures Recruiting Concept Artist, Luma Pictures Recruiting 3D Rotomation Artist, Luma Pictures Recruiting Lighting Artist, Luma Pictures Recruiting Compositor, VFX Producer, Tracking/Matchmove Artist, Roto/Paint Artist, Rigging TD, Lead Compositor, FX Artist, Video Content Editor, Senior System Administrator, Matte Painter, Digital Coordinator, Storyboard Artist, Senior Executive Assistant, Concept Artist, 3D Rotomation Artist, Lighting Artist, Compositor