Added by on 2015-09-16

Rainmaker Recruiting Designer and CG Generalist

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Designer (Set/Props) – Mainframe TV – Bob the Builder

We are looking for a set/prop designer to join our CG animated TV series, Bob the Builder! If you have experience creating 2D and 3D environments as well as vehicles and props design, then you should apply! Past experience in episodic animation is a definite plus!!

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Under the leadership of the Art Director, the Designer creates designs that support the overall creative vision for the story based on the determined style of the project.
Interprets and implements notes and feedback from the Art Director or Lead in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
Collaborates with modelers to test efficacy of 3D elements, modifying designs as required.
Delivers assignments per project’s schedules.
Adheres to digital file management protocols.
Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker that being a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.
Additional duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

Degree and/or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience preferred.

TV/DVD Production

2-3+ years of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

A keen eye for the aesthetic needs as well as diverse visual development styles as required by the project.
Working knowledge of anatomy, proportion, perspective and composition. Ability to visualize perspective and 3-dimensional space. Strong drawing, illustration and/or painting skills.
Understanding of CG animation, particularly in modeling and rigging.
Proficiency using Photoshop is required. Familiarity with After Effects, ZBrush, Corel Painter, Illustrator and Maya is considered an asset.
Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.
Proactively communicates production issues to supervisor. Practices attentive and active listening. Shares information, methodologies and ideas with others. Incorporates feedback and direction received from Director/Supervisor.
Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self motivated and pro-active. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
Efficient and detail oriented.
Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Ability to deliver work on time and meet set design objectives.

Apply Here:- http://www.rainmaker.com/?/site/careers/173/17
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CG Generalist – Bob the Builder

With the rebirth of Mainframe as our television division, we are excited to announce we are crewing up for our CG animated TV series Bob the Builder! 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 (with traditional 2D skills) for the series! The CG Generalist will cover the general 3D/2D tasks such as posing, texturing, lighting, rendering and compositing for television series.

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Proven ability in multiple CG techniques, such as animating, modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, look development, or/or compositing (Traditional 2D skills require).
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/2D 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

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

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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.

Apply Here:- http://www.rainmaker.com/?/site/careers/130/31
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