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Luma Pictures Recruiting JR Producer/Coordinator, FX Artists, Compositor, CG Supervisor & Modeling/Texturing Artists

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JR Producer/Coordinator

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:

• 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
• Work with Supervisors to ensure all client notes are properly recorded and communicated
• Work with Supervisors to ensure all internal notes are properly recorded and communicated
• 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
• Experience coordinating VFX projects including assets such as 3D characters/creatures, fur, particle and fluid simulations and matte paintings

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

Submissions:

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, upload your reel/portfolio and a shot breakdown to http://www.lumapictures.com/careers/?job=16
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FX Artists

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:

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.

Plus:

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

Submissions:

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, go to http://www.lumapictures.com/careers/?job=28 and apply!
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Compositor

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:

– Compositing of both digital and live action elements to create groundbreaking visual effects shots for blockbuster films
– Collaborate with fellow artist and supervisors to meet challenging production deadlines in a positive work environment

Qualifications:

Must be well versed Nuke (background with Shake considered a plus)
– Should have a good understanding of 3d multi-pass rendering techniques and colorspace concepts
– Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
– An understanding of stereo (3D) and anamorphic compositing in Nuke
– 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 http://www.lumapictures.com/careers/?job=579
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CG Supervisor

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 http://www.lumapictures.com/careers/?job=48
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Modeling/Texturing Artists

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.

Responsilibies:

– 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.

Qualifactions:

– 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 http://www.lumapictures.com/careers/?job=574
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