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Method Studios Recruiting Rigging TD & Senior Matte Painter

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Rigging TD

Category: Rigging
Company: Method Studios Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Description

Method Studios is currently in search of a Rig Developer TD with a focus in animation and character technology to join the Rigging team.

Responsibilities and Duties

Create and develop scripts and plugins for the Rigging department.
R&D new deformation approaches, advanced methods to create rigs, and enhance existing Maya toolsets using python and Maya API.
Must have good tools design logic. Keep things as simple as possible while creating complex projects.
Experience working with FACS based facial rigging system is a plus.
Work in partnership with the Rigging team to come up with advanced but technically sound solutions to enhance our character technology and creation processes.

Qualifications

Preferable a minimum 3 years work experience in feature film/broadcast VFX production.
Strong programming skills. Must know Python and C++ very well. Experience with MEL is helpful.
Strong knowledge and experience with the Maya API and creating plugins.
Strong Math skills, ie: Linear Algebra, thorough understanding of matrices, vectors and transformations in 3D.
Strong Maya production experience a big plus.
Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
Willingness to learn and grow further.
Must be a self starter. Solid time and project management skills.
Must be willing to take direction well, a good team player, and have good work ethics.

Apply here:- http://www.methodstudios.com/apply/rigging-td-1
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Senior Matte Painter

Category: Matte Painter
Company: Method Studios Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Description

Method Studios is currently in search of Senior Matte Painter who will be responsible for painting photo real environments and landscapes.
This artist will paint photo environments, elements, and textures for matching into live action plates or standing as their own matte painting plates.
Candidate must also have a sound knowledge and understanding of visual effects pipelines, production and implementation, as well as the ability to work well in a team.

Responsibilities and Duties

creating digital paintings of photo realistic environments based on concept art and/or photo reference
painting photo environments, elements, and textures to match into live action plates or stand as their own matte painting plates
integrating matte paintings into 3D environments using Maya and/or Nuke

Qualifications

Expert working knowledge of Photoshop
A minimum of 4 years VFX industry experience working working as a digital matte painter in a feature film, TV, or commercials environment
Experience creating digital paintings of photo-realistic environments based on concept art and/or photo reference
Demonstrable experience integrating matte paintings into 3D environments using Maya and/or Nuke is beneficial
Possess a strong understanding of light, colour and perspective
Possess excellent artistic communication skills, as well as an excellent eye for detail
Flexibility to produce concept art from scratch is a plus
Solid knowledge and understanding of visual effects pipelines, production and implementation, as well as the ability to work well in a team
A good understanding of 2D and 3D workflows within a feature film environment
Knowledge of Vue software is a plus
Knowledge of Maya and Nuke software is a plus

Apply here:http://www.methodstudios.com/apply/senior-matte-painter-5
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