Added by on 2013-06-14

MPC Recruiting 3D Generalist, Lighting TD, Senior Maya Generalist & Lighting Artist

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3D Generalist – Advertising

London
About
With offices all over the globe, the Moving Picture Company (MPC) is one of the world’s leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating high-end VFX for the advertising and feature film industries.

We are constantly looking for the best talent globally to be a part of creating the best visually creative work in the advertising industry.

This position covers the more general 3D tasks such as modelling, animation, texturing, lighting and rendering for television commercials. At times, the Artist may be asked to learn a proprietary system or a new piece of software, and they would be expected to be flexible enough to handle this.
Produce 3D imagery and animation content for television commercials.
Produce flawless and photoreal 3D imagery.
Drive creative 3D concepts with the rest of our team with good communication, planning, concepts/sketches, etc.
Complete quality work on time, to specification.
The Generalist TD will be responsible for writing tools and plugins for Maya on an ad hoc basis.
The more senior level 3D Artists will be involved in nurturing junior talent within the 3D department including helping with technical and creative problems and passing on knowledge when necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

Demonstrative experience and knowledge of advanced 3D modelling, rendering, animation, texturing, lighting, shading and rigging.
Expert level Maya.
Advanced rendering skills with clean, modern aesthetics (Mental Ray skills strongly preferred)
Familiarity with pipeline issues and a typical post production environment.
Expertise in general compositing principles.
Strong aesthetic sensibility, good use of colour, cleans typography.
A knack for visual exploration of abstract concepts
Very creative and design oriented, excellent communicator, good with teamwork.
Self-motivated problem solver
Experience in broadcast or feature film

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=MPC&cws=43&rid=1177
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Lighting TD – Advertising

London
About
With offices all over the globe, the Moving Picture Company (MPC) is one of the world’s leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating high-end VFX for the advertising and feature film industries.

We are constantly looking for the best talents in the world, enthusiastic people that come to work every day with the desire to be a part of some of the best work in the industry.

Lighting TDs are responsible for producing high-quality lighting and rendering for our CG scenes.

If you have a passion for lighting and can use Maya and Renderman (ideally!) then we want to hear from you, whether you’ve just graduated, are looking for new challenges or are used to leading teams of Lighting TDs – all levels are welcome!

Duties and Responsibilities:

Light and render CG elements to match live-action footage and supervisor direction using MPC’s lighting toolset.
Manage render scenes, elements and assets.
Composite rendered CG elements and live-action footage for daily progress reviews.
Technically and creatively maintain consistent shot quality and look as defined by Creative Heads & VFX Supervisors, assisting in this process when required.
Develop shots in collaboration with the shot Compositor.
Be part of daily progress reviews to obtain feedback from supervisors.
Deliver renders according to agreed schedule and specifications.
Work to improve knowledge of MPC’s lighting and rendering pipeline.

Experience & Skills

Substantial production lighting experience
Advanced understanding of techniques and technologies related to CG rendering and compositing
Thorough understanding of production pipelines
Proven technical and creative ability in a broadcast or feature-film production environment
Strong problem-solving skills
Working knowledge of a production renderer, particularly PRMan
Knowledgeable understanding of linux/unix-based operating systems
Python and MEL scripting experience an advantage

Whilst we may not have a suitable vacancy within our Lighting team at the time you apply we will ensure that we keep in touch for future opportunities. If we do have a position we think would interest you then we will be in touch really soon!

If you would like to keep up to date with recruitment activities at MPC then please join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or download our MPC Film App.

We look forward to working with you in the future!

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MPC&cws=43&rid=1181

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Senior Maya Generalist / Lighting Artist – Technicolor Shanghai

London
About
We are looking to hire the best talent for our Technicolor Shanghai studio, to be a part of creating the best visually creative work in the Advertising industry.
Proven track record in Television Commercial delivery
Pro-active and problem solving – able to offer both technical and creative solutions
Very creative, excellent communicator, good with teamwork
Strong aesthetic sensibility
Self-motivated
Able to lead and supervise shots and sequences
Client-friendly – able to engage with Directors and Agency creatives, from initial meetings through to final delivery
Capable of nurturing interns and junior artists
On-set shoot supervision experience a plus

Software Requirements:

Advanced level Maya
Demonstrative experience and knowledge of CG disciplines – modeling, rigging, texturing, shading, matchmove, animation, lighting, rendering
Good lighting and rendering skills (Mental Ray strongly preferred, Arnold / VRay considered)
FX, Dynamics, Fluids, Cloth, scripting expertise a plus
Expertise in CG compositing principles, using Nuke

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MPC&cws=43&rid=2160
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