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Rainmaker Recruiting CG Generalist

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CG Generalist – Mainframe TV

Category: Other
Company: Rainmaker
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

With the rebirth of Mainframe as our television division, we are excited to announce we are crewing up for our first CG animated TV series! We really can’t say much about it now, just that we are thrilled to start building our future in television with this preschool series. We are seeking a Jack or Jill of all trades CG Generalist for the series! The CG Generalist will cover the general 3D tasks such as posing, texturing, lighting, rendering and compositing for television series.


Proven ability in multiple CG techniques, such as animating, modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, look development, or/or compositing.
High level of problem solving or creative thinking skills.
Highly organized, able to work in a team and take direction well within a fast-paced production environment.
Work with Creative Services Director to determine what elements and or other 3D tasks might be required for a particular shot.
Maintain clear communication with team leads which may include Creative Services Director, CG Supervisor, Lighting Supervisor, and Art Director to ensure timeliness in meeting milestones and quality assurance every step of the way.
Collaborate with fellow artists to meet challenging production deadlines in a positive work environment.
Ability to juggle multiple priorities and adapt to ever-changing production requests.
Support and integrate the values of Rainmaker, that being a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
Interact respectfully and professionally with colleagues, other staff members, partners and clients.
Additional duties as requested.



Degree or 3 years relevant experience in one or more of the following fields: animation, computer graphics, design or motion design.


Fluent in Maya
Fluent in Photoshop
Knowledge of Nuke is an asset
Knowledge of RenderMan is an asset
Experience using a graphics tablet is an asset
Solid knowledge and skills in modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering and compositing.
Ability to translate 2D designs into 3D assets
Strong understanding of anatomy, weight, and conveying action and emotion through dynamic posing
Strong understanding of composition, colour theory, layout and design
Deadline oriented with strong self-organizational skills.
Solid work ethic and positive attitude.
Efficient and detail oriented.
Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely and proactively express anticipated hurdles and problems.
Ability to deliver work on time and meet set performance objectives.

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