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Method Studios Detroit Recruiting Broadcast Motion Graphics Designer and CG Generalist

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Method Studios is an award-winning international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, London, Sydney and Melbourne. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, we service high-end feature film, commercial, television, games and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace.

Built around an exceptional team of visual effects professionals, Method’s international facilities provide a full range of visual effects services including conceptual design, look development, on-set supervision, 3D animation/CGI, matte painting, compositing and finishing. With our global reach accented by our boutique accessibility, we have the capacity to service clientele wherever production is situated.

BROADCAST MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNER

Description

We are looking for people to join our busy growing Detroit office creating visual effects for nationally broadcast campaigns. Ideally you will have experience of working in a fast paced environment both on your own and as part of a team. You will have a keen eye for detail and stylistic flexibility.

All candidates must have excellent communication skills and technical knowledge while having relevant experience in a commercials or similar environment. You will Create compelling and unique motion graphics and style/pitch frames for commercial clients in a fast paced artist driven environment creating both static and moving imagery as part of the pitching and execution process. Deep level understanding of Adobe Creative Suite is required, some 3d experience (creating or integrating) is also needed.

You must have experience and desire to work with creative directors and clients to create the highest quality imagery under tight deadlines, and be able to translate requested styles and briefs into imagery. Additionally you will need the ability to help visualize photoreal visual effects and integration as part of the pitching process.

Qualifications

Create amazing style frame storyboards for pitch presentations
Excellent conceptual designer and thinker
Expert in Adobe CS including: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects. InDesign is a plus.
Must have excellent graphic design and typography skills, in addition to a great eye
3D knowledge and/or familiarity a plus, must be able to work together with 3D artists to help drive creative. 3D skills (C4D or Maya) during boarding process, a big plus
Ability to turn around multiple concepts in a variety of styles and to take creative direction/revisions as needed
Good communication and problem-solving skills
You must have a viewable portfolio of both static and moving imagery for consideration
Ability to articulate design concepts in a clear and conversational manner is crucial
Used to pulling reference imagery in addition to creating it as part of concepting process
Must be self-motivated and a collaborative team player
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines in an artist driven collaborative workplace
Dependable and flexible, dedicated to creating the highest quality images possible
Candidates must provide reels or online reel links for consideration.

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CG GENERALIST

Description

We are looking for people to join our busy growing Detroit office creating visual effects for nationally broadcast campaigns. Ideally you will have experience of working in a fast paced environment both on your own and as part of a team. You will have a keen eye for detail with proven ability in some combination of Animation, Rigging, Modeling, Texturing, Layout, Matchmoving, and Lighting (both pure cg and integration to plate) in Vray, Mental Ray or similar package. All candidates must have excellent communication skills and technical knowledge while having relevant experience in a commercials or similar environment.

Qualifications

Minimum 2-4 years of Maya and Vray/Mental Ray/RenderMan
Experience working on visual effects for television/commercials/features (or similar fast- paced environment) preferred
Experience with Synth-Eyes or Boujou tracking software a plus
Zbrush or mudbox skills a plus
TD skills plus (shell scripting, mel, python)
Must be self-motivated and a collaborative team player
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines in an artist driven collaborative workplace
Dependable and flexible, dedicated to creating the highest quality images possible
Candidates must provide reels or online reel links for consideration.

To apply, please send your resume and reel to det-recruiting@methodstudios.com

Please bear in mind that due the number of applications we receive, you will only hear back from us regarding suitable applications to open positions.
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