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Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Storyboard Revisionist, Animator & Senior FX Artist – Maya

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Storyboard Revisionist

Storyboarding | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Storyboard
Location: Vancouver

About the Position

As a storyboard revisionist you make changes to completed storyboards upon receiving notes from the director.

Responsibilities

Handle storyboard revisions and animatic cut-ins as needed
May need to storyboard a section of the script based on the director’s notes and storyboard supervisor’s instruction.
Manage your time effectively and efficiently in order to complete the production on time
Communicate ideas effectively and recommend solutions to help interpret the script visually
Consult with supervising director to approve the final storyboard panels and make revisions as needed
Maximize the re-use when the production schedule calls for it
Overall, be aware of the show/series continuity

Qualifications

Preferably with one year storyboard experience
Excellent understanding of animation timing and posing
Familiarity with 3D animation and the strengths and weaknesses of CGI animation
Superior understanding of filmic storytelling principles and techniques
Deadline motivated
Critical thinking skills
Planning and management skills
Ability to communicate processes, plans and concepts
Ability to create entertaining and persuasive messages
Ability to present specific viewpoints

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://www.nerdcorps.com/careers/jobs/
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Animator

Animation | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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://www.nerdcorps.com/careers/jobs/
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Senior FX Artist – Maya

VFX | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: VFX
Location: Vancouver

About the Position As a senior FX artist you will play an integral role within our VFX team. You will create dynamic and riveting visual effects while at the same time meeting production schedule. You will 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

Work with VFX supervisors to determine the FX needs of the project
Collaborate with art, animation and modelling departments to develop various effects
Create complex effects sequences as assigned by the supervisor/director
Identify to the VFX supervisor problems that could potentially affect timelines and delivery schedules
Work with VFX supervisor to ensure effects adhere to the style and vision set out by the series director
Find a balance between creative needs and technical resources available
Work closely with the team to create balanced solutions to any related technical or aesthetic issues
Participate in VFX meetings and adjust/refine effects as indicated by series director and animation director
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Train, mentor and motivate new FX artists who are placed on the crew
Assist/guide FX artists in the organization of their assignments
Be aware of what is happening on the team at all times and identify obstacles to the VFX supervisor

Qualifications

2-3 years of experience with Maya in animation or film industry
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Expert knowledge of Maya
Advanced understanding of compositing
Intermediate understanding of 3D texturing, modelling and lighting
Advanced knowledge of particle systems
Creative with timing and colour
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
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://www.nerdcorps.com/careers/jobs/
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