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Luma Pictures Recruiting Mid Level Pipeline TD, FX Artist, Junior Pipeline TD, Modeling/Texturing Artist & Jr Producer/Coordinator

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Mid Level Pipeline TD (Santa Monica)

Luma Pictures is an artist-centric feature film VFX studio located two blocks from the beach in sunny Santa Monica, California. We maintain a fun loving culture with an amazingly talented staff and are always on the lookout for exceptional people for full time and project positions.
We are currently looking for a junior technical director who shows incredible promise. There’s plenty of work to do, so ultimately the nature of the job will vary with the skills and experience you bring to the table. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving studio with a highly respected development team, and work on A-list blockbusters like Iron Man 3, The Avengers, Prometheus, X-Men: First Class, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

BONUSES *- Experience with the following:

• Linux/OSX
• PyMEL
• C/C++
• Web development

To apply, head to http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?25
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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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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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Modeling/Texturing 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 organic creatures/objects/terrains/ from photo reference
– Optimization of UV’s for maximum efficiency
– Develop multilayered photo-real textures for use in multi-pass rendering

Pluses

– Must have a personable & approachable attitude/work ethic.
– 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 or environments
– Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team oriented environment, and great communication skills are a must
– Relocation assistance may be available subject to negotiation

Apply here:- http://www.lumapictures.com/jobs/?574
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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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