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Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Senior Pre-Viz Artist, Pre-Viz Artist & Lead Pre-Viz Artist

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Senior Pre-Viz Artist

Pre-Viz | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Pre-Viz
Location: Vancouver

About the Position

As a senior pre-viz artist you interpret storyboards and realize them into the 3D environment by establishing camera blocking, composition and lens choice. You work closely with the team to create balanced solutions to any related technical issues which may arise. While providing guidance, training and mentoring to new pre-viz artists on the crew, you ensure the team is productive and answer any questions that arise.

Responsibilities

3D visualization of storyboard animatic
Establish camera blocking, composition and lens choice
Work with lead pre-viz artist to provide coverage options to director
Work with the lead pre-viz artist to ensure work adheres to the vision set out by the directors
Ensure the pre-viz team is productive and answer any questions that arise
Train, mentor, and motivate new pre-viz artists who are placed on the crew
Assist pre-viz team in execution of camera lensing and staging, composition and blocking of scenes from storyboard animatics
Be aware of what is happening on the team at all times and identify obstacles to the lead
Complete assigned sequences within scheduled timeframe
Ensure shot continuity
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from lead pre-viz artist
Assist and guide pre-viz artists through their assignments
Keep current on pre-viz techniques and technology
Create and rig proxy models as needed
Recommend any crew training requirements to lead
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team

Qualifications

2+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Solid knowledge of Maya and/or XSI
Ability to interpret storyboards and realize them in a 3D environment
Firm understanding of cameras, staging, composition, perspective, pacing, timing and cinematography concepts in animation context
Solid understanding of cinematic language and camera terminology
Basic modeling and rigging is an asset
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourages feedback and new initiatives
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

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=CG_Society&nl=1&page=Apply&j=o2BsZfwO
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Pre-Viz Artist

Pre-Viz | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Pre-Viz
Location: Vancouver

About the Position

As a pre-viz artist you interpret storyboards and realize them into the 3D environment by establishing camera blocking, composition and lens choice. You work closely with the lead pre-viz artist to provide coverage options and ensure work is in line with the vision set out by the director.

Responsibilities

3D visualization of storyboard animatics
Establish camera blocking, composition and lens choice
Provide coverage options to director as requested
Work with the lead pre-viz artist to ensure work adheres to the vision set out by the director
Pro-actively identify possible creative/technical problems with shots
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from senior pre-viz artist
Complete assigned sequences within scheduled timeframe
Creation and rigging of proxy models as needed

Qualifications

1+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Solid knowledge of Maya and/or XSI
A knowledge of cinematic language and camera terminology
Ability to interpret storyboard and realize them in a 3D environment
Firm understanding of cameras, staging, composition, perspective, pacing, timing and cinematography concepts in animation context
Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Encourages feedback and new initiatives
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

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=CG_Society&nl=1&page=Apply&j=o5BsZfwR
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Lead Pre-Viz Artist

Pre-Viz | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Pre-Viz
Location: Vancouver

About the Position

As the lead pre-viz artist you work in collaboration with the director to define shooting style and lens packages. You establish camera blocking, lens choice and composition and work closely with other departments to ensure smooth transitions and improve tools and processes. You oversee the daily activities and processes of the pre-viz team and assign them sequences as needed.

Responsibilities

In collaboration with the director, define shooting style and lens packages
Establish camera blocking, composition and lens choice
Improve shot flow and provide coverage options to director
Work collaboratively with rigging and modeling departments to ensure the transition of proxy builds for animation assets is accurate and efficient
Work with software department to refine or develop tools and seek to improve all processes
Assign sequences to pre-viz team and manage progress
Lead pre-viz team in execution of camera lensing and staging, composition and blocking of scenes from storyboard animatics
Ensure shot continuity
Anticipate, identify, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Complete assigned sequences within scheduled timeframe

Crew Management

Oversee the daily activities and capabilities of the pre-viz team
Partner with management to guide artists’ overall professional development, providing performance feedback, mentoring, resolving performance issues and maintaining positive morale among the crew
Enable and foster cross-departmental communication and collaborative environment
Work with production team to identify appropriate staffing levels and needs
Foster a healthy and creative work environment

Qualifications

2+ years of experience as a pre-viz artist
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Solid knowledge of Maya and/or XSI
Excellent knowledge of cinematic language and camera terminology
Basic modeling and rigging is an asset
Ability to interpret storyboards and realize them in a 3D environment
Firm understanding of cameras, staging, composition, perspective, pacing, timing and cinematography concepts in animation context
Excellent at communicating creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a positive, professional manner
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourages feedback and new initiatives
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

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=CG_Society&nl=1&page=Apply&j=o1BsZfwN
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