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Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Animators, XSI Modellers, FX Artist & Compositors

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Animators

Department: Animation
Location: Vancouver

About the position

As an animator you are responsible for creating animated sequences of characters, objects and cameras under the creative direction of the animation director and supervisor. You excel at creating high-calibre, dramatic and action-oriented character animation while at the same time meeting production deadlines. You are able to be flexible and adapt to various animation styles.

Responsibilities

To break the conventional animation limitations of 3D animated television series and create the highest possible quality of animation in this medium
Demonstrate a strong understanding of motion, weight, emotion, acting and timing
Demonstrate the ability to take direction well and excel in a team environment
Work under the direction of the animation supervisor and animation director

Qualifications

Degree/diploma in 3D animation
Thrives in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
Solid knowledge of Softimage XSI an asset
1+ years experience preferably with a background in episodic TV or feature animation
Thorough understanding of all aspects of 3D character animation
Strong understanding of character acting principles

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Apply here:- http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?c=qJQ9Vfwn&s=Creative_Planet_Network&nl=1&page=Apply&j=ofIYYfwD
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XSI Modellers

Department: Modelling
Location: Vancouver

About the position

As a modeller you have exceptional skills and experience in modeling, UV mapping, texturing and weighting in XSI. You create characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production. You excel at creating complex and organic models while at the same time meeting production deadlines. You take direction well, require minimum supervision and are a good communicator.

Responsibilities

Create and texture geometry consistent with production designs of characters, sets, props and vehicles
Apply basic rigs and weight models
Can models for production use
Render images of the models you create for approval and circulation
Complete all work assigned within the scheduled timeframe and in an efficient manner
Collaborate with animation team to ensure models are structured to achieve intended performance requirements
Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way
Remain current in modelling and production techniques
Stay up-to-date on production related software
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner

Qualifications

3+ years of experience in television, or relevant industry experience
Degree/diploma in fine arts or 3D modelling
Proficiency in modelling, texturing and weighting in XSI
Understanding and experience in the creation and use of geometry assets in a production setting
Understanding of facial shape animation
Working knowledge of Photoshop or other high-end 2D painting programs
Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
Good understanding of the animation process
Work well in a team environment
Thries in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
Able to follow direction
Able to take criticism professionally
Has a good sense of aesthetics

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Apply here:- http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?nl=1&k=Job&j=o0JYYfwp&s=Creative_Planet_Network
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FX Artist

Department: VFX
Location: Vancouver

About the position

As a FX artist you create high-calibre dynamic and riveting visual effects while at the same time meeting production deadlines.You follow the creative direction of the production from an effects standpoint and report regularly to the VFX supervisor informing them of any concerns or new developments.

Responsibilities

Construct creative solutions for recurring visual effects in TV production
Be aware of what is happening on the team at all times and identify problems to the VFX lead
Train and mentor new effects animators and compositors who are placed on the crew and explain production methods
Create complex effects sequences as assigned by the lead/director
Identify to the VFX lead problems that could potentially affect timelines and delivery schedules
Respect and adapt to the Nerd Corps system of data storage and retrieval through the use of the in-house software
Find a balance between your creative needs and technical resources available
Ensure that all production deadlines are met while providing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements.
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Create and deliver effects for the series in a timely manner
Train the junior staff and make sure they are using the proper methods
Create and deliver show specific effects in a timely manner

Qualifications

Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Able to multitask and prioritize
Intermediate understanding of 3D texturing, modeling and lighting
Advanced understanding of compositing.
Advanced knowledge of XSI
Advanced knowledge of particle systems
Creative with timing and colour
Work well in a team atmosphere
Able to take directions and work independently
Very good at improvising and problem solving
Good at being able to predict upcoming problems with production and communicating those concerns to the VFX lead
Good communication skills
Thrive in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
Experience as an effects animator or equivalent

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Apply here:- http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?nl=1&k=Job&j=o3r0Yfwc&s=CGMeetup
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Compositors

Department: VFX
Location: Vancouver

About the position

As a compositor you seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot. You work closely with the VFX supervisor to composite the numerous elements that complete CG shots. You excel at creating high-calibre, dynamic and riveting comps, while at the same time meeting production deadlines. You must be able to make artistic judgments and practical decisions, and be able to effectively communicate with the animation director, team supervisor and art director.

Responsibilities

Report regularly to the VFX lead informing him/her of any concerns or new developments
Identify to the VFX lead problems that could potentially present with respect to timelines and delivery schedules
Respect and adapt to the Nerd Corps system of data storage and retrieval through the use of the in-house software
Make sure that all work done is accounted for and entered in the tracking system (SPARCX)
Act as a resource to animators for layout/lighting/background questions
Help director watch for render errors/missing composite elements, such as gel layers, missing glows, etc.
Communicate to animators about elements that may be needed or used for their sequences
Watch animatics of your episode for errors and shots missing composites; stay current with the show and what stage of production it is at
Balance your creative needs, technical resources and time available
Composite shots for the show in a timely manner and try to get the most number of shots done in the time available while maintaining quality
Ensure the schedule is being followed and take a proactive approach with the director and VFX lead to ensure compositing shots are always in progress
Follow the creative direction of the production as communicated by the VFX lead
Work with the senior staff of the VFX team to learn as much as possible about the methods and software used when compositing

Qualifications

Intermediate understanding of 3D texturing, modelling and lighting
Solid understanding of compositing methods
Solid knowledge of SoftImage XSI, in particular XSI Render Tree
Creative with timing and exceptional eye for colour
Work well within the team
Able to take directions and work independently
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multi-task and prioritize
Good at improvising and problem solving
Thrive in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
Enjoy working in a team atmosphere
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Apply here:- http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?nl=1&k=Job&j=oUJYYfwj&s=Creative_Planet_Network
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