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Luma Pictures Recruiting Animation Artist, Jr Producer/Coordinator, FX Artist, System Administrator, Mid Pipeline TD, Junior Pipeline TD, Concept Artist, Organic Model/Texture Artist & Jr. System Administrator/Help Desk

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Animation Artist

SANTA MONICA
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..

Responsibilities

– Strong technical mind,
– Impeccable attention to detail
– Great creative sensibilities.
– A feel for movement and timing is necessary to produce convincing animation.
– Good understanding of the principles of cinematography including use of lenses, positioning and moving the camera, etc.
– Exceptional skill in animating the human bipedal figure as well as other organic forms.
– A solid grasp of the principles of body movement, anticipation, overshoot, follow-through, squash and stretch, forward/inverse kinematics, and other facets of both 2D and 3D animation.
– Ability to take direction and a willingness to address comments and make changes.
– Ability to communicate with colleagues and work as part of a team.
– Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and ability to problem solve.

Qualifications

– Must be a team player.
– A ‘get it done’ attitude.
– Willingness to learn new things.
– Assist production in other parts of the pipeline if needed.
– Knowledge of Maya required.
– Experience with RV and Motion Capture.

Pluses

– Any additional software knowledge or skill sets.

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?2
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Jr Producer/Coordinator

SANTA MONICA
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..

Responsibilities

– 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

Qualifications

– Strong work ethic
– Meticulous attention to detail
– Solid time-management skills and ability to multi-task
– Exceptional organizational and communication skills
– Positive attitude and effective interpersonal skills: authoritative but approachable
– Proactive with inferring and communicating priorities from available information
– Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

Pluses

– Understand basic compositing and editorial concepts (After Effects / Final Cut / Avid)
– Experience with databases (File Maker / Sequel Pro)
– Mastery of OSX environment
– Experience with budgeting, breakdowns

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?16
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FX Artist

SANTA MONICA
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..

Responsibilities

– 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 be familiar with more than one of the following applications:
– Maya
– Houdini
– Realflow
– Krakatoa
– Fume
– Python scripting experience is a plus
– Understanding multi pass 3D compositing is a plus
– Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
– Strong time management skills and extremely organized.
– Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations.
– Los Angeles Residents or willingness to relocate preferred – Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?28
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System Administrator

SANTA MONICA
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..

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to many aspects of our production network; including user support, OS management and scripting.

The precise tasks can vary depending on what you bring to the table, but some of the outstanding responsibilities are:

– Manage and troubleshoot hardware and software issues on user workstations running Linux or OSX
– BASH and/or Python scripting to increase production in our area of supporting the artists
– Assisting with other items such as power issues, building issues and other general issues
– Deploying workstations, rendernodes and servers for production use
– First point of contact for user issues

Qualifications

– 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, HTTPS, FTP, SSH, VNC and other common protocols
– Knowledge of Data Backup concepts and software (Netvault, Bacula etc)
– Extremely proficient with gnu/linux rpm-based distributions
– 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
– Advanced knowledge of linux network commands including NetworkManager, host, nslookup, dig, ifconfig, ip, route, netstat, ping, iptables etc.
– Solid understanding of packet flow, tcp and udp transmissions
– Advanced knowledge of sysv, init scripts and startup and login process for linux and osx systems
– Advanced knowledge of virtualisation concepts and implentations
– Knowledge of rpm repository mirroring and rpmbuild for custom repos
– Advanced knowledge of security concepts including best practice and auditing
– Knowledge of VPN technologies including site-to-site VPN tunnels
– Puppet management system knowledge
– Ability to manage large data sets / projects
– Customer service experience

Pluses

– Advanced knowledge of xenserver administration including p2v
– Knowledge of openldap
– Familiar with visual effects shops, pipelines or similar
– Experience with squid or other hardware ssl proxy web filters
– Wireless networking experience
– Video card experience (drivers, troubleshooting, Xorg, etc)
– Mcollective, Cobbler, Jenkins knowledge
– Ceph knowledge
– FortiGate/FortiAP experience
– HP Procurve experience
– Proactive, curious, energetic, troubleshooter
– Strong desire and ability to learn and apply new knowledge and techniques
– Able to left a server or other similarly weighted item from time to time, independently

Note: This is a contract position of 9 months.

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?35
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Mid Pipeline TD

SANTA MONICA
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..

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

– Experience with the following:
– Linux/OSX
– PyMEL
– C/C++
– Web development

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?25
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Junior Pipeline TD

SANTA MONICA
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..

Responsibilities

– learn and extend the pipeline
– develop tools that make artists happy
– identify and automate inefficient or redundant tasks

Qualifications

– 1+ years python experience
– must be comfortable with Object-Oriented programming
– expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
– experience with Maya and Nuke
– great communication skills
– good time management

Pluses

Experience with the following:
– Linux/OSX
– python scripting in Nuke
– PyQT or PySide
– mysql
– PyMEL
– C/C++
– web development

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?137
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Concept Artist (Part Time Position)

SANTA MONICA
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..

Responsibilities

– Concept art / Mood Frames
– 3D blocking for environments and architectural subjects
– Photo-bashing technologies
– Digital painting

Qualifications

Artist should be familiar with more than one of the following applications:

– 3D package (Maya, 3DsMax, others)
– Photoshop
– Painter
– ZBrush

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?42
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Organic Model/Texture Artist

SANTA MONICA
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..

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.

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?491
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Jr. System Administrator/Help Desk

SANTA MONICA
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..

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to many aspects of our production network; including user support, OS management and scripting. The precise tasks can vary depending on what you bring to the table, but some of the outstanding responsibilities are:
-manage and troubleshoot hardware and software issues on user workstations running Mac, Linux and occasionally Windows
-assisting with other items such as power issues, building issues, and other general Issues
-ethernet cabling, power cabling, server setups and take downs, deployments

Qualifications

-knowledge of OSX, CentOS/RHEL, Fedora
-knowledge of and experience with networking concepts
-proactive, curious, energetic, troubleshooter
-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
-ability to troubleshoot without guidance for hardware, software and networking issues

Pluses

familiar with visual effects shops, pipelines or similar

Note: This is a contract position of 3 months.

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?46
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