Added by on 2015-08-10

Method Studios Recruiting CG Supervisors & Nuke/2D Technical Director

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CG Supervisors

Category: 3D Supervisor
Company: Method Studios Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Method Studios Vancouver is actively seeking CG Supervisors to join our studio for current and upcoming feature film projects. The CG Supervisor will ensure the throughput of shots to completion via client approval, and maintain a functioning environment where the artists and client can focus on performance without technical hindrance.

Responsibilities and Duties

working in conjunction with the VFX Supervisor, Producer, and Production Manager to develop a strong and flexible CG pipeline
working with the Project Coordinator and Producer to facilitate the scheduling of artists and resources
working with the VFX Supervisors to provide artistic and technical notes to the team
developing, maintaining, and/or approving 3D techniques
providing team-building by developing structure
leading artists, while delegating roles and responsibilities
following CG elements from concept through to final comp, overseeing all elements created by the CG team
conducting industry research and development
designing, executing, and managing high-level CG for use in final compositing through a team, reporting progress to the VFX Supervisor
may also be called upon to work “on the box” as the lead artist as show size and needs require

Qualifications

visual targets and quality

addresses the body of work arriving from scanning. Previews for initial color-correction requirements and initial shot composite requirements
monitors shot continuity in all aspects of quality control, including final color-correction for timely delivery

team training

ensures leads are fluent with production techniques
defines crew training plans with leads
oversees training of new team members
conducts one-on-one training with team members
team guidance
facilitates production needs of every team member
guides and mentors team members
maintains team morale

R&D

tests new techniques and technology as necessary
helps leads and crew develop “one-off” techniques as necessary
scheduling and daily work
makes shot deliveries with Producer and Coordinator
monitors resources, throughout each day, and delegates work priorities based on fluctuations in schedule and shot progress
oversees the management of the resource workload
monitors the render queue and reviews previous night logs for deviance on a daily basis
reviews progress of shots for film-out on a daily basis, and approves shots as ready for film-out when the criteria are met
performs as a Senior Compositor, completing shots towards final and troubleshooting shot related issues
assisting with notes and archives if necessary
software knowledge
should have good working knowledge utilizing Maya, VRay, Houdini, and Mantra in a Linux environment
working knowledge of Massive, Mari, and Syntheyes a plus

Apply here:- http://www.methodstudios.com/apply/cg-supervisors-1
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Nuke/2D Technical Director

Category: Technical Director
Company: Method Studios Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

The Nuke / 2D Technical Director works with peers and supervisors to build and support compositing tools, techniques, and procedures, to support current projects, and to advance the capabilities of the facility. The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of compositing, color theory, software design, graphics, and production workflow. The position will also be required to contribute to compositing, and overall back end development

Duties include:

· Designing and creating tools using a combination of custom libraries and Nuke’s Python API
· Integrating new tools into Method’s existing pipeline, using a combination of Python, C++, and the aforementioned A.P.I.’s
· Working with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise.
· Perform work as a compositor as needed on projects

Qualifications:

· Minimum 3 years visual effects production experience required
· Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or equivalent work experience
· Proficiency with Nuke
· Proficiency with Shotgun
· Proficiency with Python and PyQt
· Proficiency with Nuke’s Python interface; Nuke SDK experience a plus
· Proficiency with C++ is a plus
· Experience with pipeline integration, rendering, asset systems, and databases

Apply here:- http://www.methodstudios.com/apply/nuke-2d-technical-director-1
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