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Scanline VFX Recruiting Compositing Supervisor, Senior Compositor, Digital Production Manager, Senior FX, Senior Generalist & Senior Layout

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Compositing Supervisor

SCANLINEVFX

Current projects in production: Batman v Superman, The 5TH Wave, Ben-Hur, King Arthur, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Independence Day 2

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

· Works directly with the VFX Supervisor to determine and advise technical solutions; Directs and supervises 2D artists in the completion of final shots.
· Insure the quality of compositing work is of the highest standards
· Advises production department on compositor assignments and scheduling.
· Collaborates with other department managers on dailies, workflow and pipeline strategies, processes and methodology.
· Responsible for compositing templates and standards, 2D department workflow, organization, and general methodology, shot continuity, grain continuity, and 2D department quality control.
· Will be expected to spot check individual comps of other artists and evaluate quality and efficiency of teams work
· Mentor compositing team
· May also fill the role of Lead Compositor
· Assesses client plates for technical quality issues
· Prior to submission to client, reviews shots for artifacts relating to compositing or color space issues.
· Serves as key technical expert on productions

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

· At least 6 years live action visual effects compositing experience, on high profile features
· Possess extremely strong technical and leadership capabilities
· Solid experience in leading and training teams of compositors
· Excellent artistic skills
· Demonstrate the ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
· Has full working knowledge of the technical and artistic aspects of live action and visual effects compositing
· Expert knowledge of Nuke required as well as integration of 3D elements into plates
· Shake, After Effects, Digital Fusion all a big plus
· Experience in 3dsMax a plus
· Should be able to balance artistic, technical, and scheduling demands
· Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask
· Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX95-compositing-supervisor-vancouver

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Senior Compositor

SCANLINE VFX

Current projects in production: Batman v Superman, The 5TH Wave, Ben-Hur, King Arthur, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Independence Day 2
This position is for those available for Summer. July through September start.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

· Establishes certain looks or solves particular design or effects challenges for key visual effects shots
· Collaborate with other compositors to share knowledge and techniques
· Solves technical challenges and recognizes areas for improvement with other compositors work

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

· Minimum 4+ years live action visual effects compositing experience
· Experience with Nuke software only
· Should possess a keen eye for color and color matching
· Should have strong aptitude for technical workflow challenges such as directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies, etc.
· Should have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and the compositing application interface
· Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask
· Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines.

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX65-sr-compositor-vancouver

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Digital Production Manager

Scanline VFX is Hiring for a Digital Production Manager

Current projects in production: Batman v Superman, The 5TH Wave, Ben-Hur, King Arthur, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Independence Day 2
Those applying should be available for a Summer start.

Digital Production Manager:

The Digital Production Manager (DPM) reports to the VFX Producer. He/she is responsible for watching over the day-to-day operations of the show within the facility. He/she works with the VFX Producer to define the “broad strokes” deliverable and milestones of the show and with the CG and Compositing Supervisors, and Pipeline Technical Directors to determine specific and detailed milestones in order to support the schedule, budget and technological needs of the show.

Responsibilities include:

· In tandem with the VFX Producer, helps determine show crewing and scheduling.
· Manages day-to-day operations of the show within the facility, including IO, editorial, and coordination.
· In tandem with the VFX Producer, managers the overall timely information flow within the show and between the show and facility.
· Works closely with Pipeline as well as the CG and Comp Supervisors and department leads to maximize efficiencies within the production and the facility.
· Oversees render queue prioritization and management to ensure efficiencies and adherence to the schedule.

Requirements:

· A four year university degree
· 3 Years experience on major feature films, additional commercial or episodic experience a plus.
· Experience building facility VFX pipelines.
· Interest in and understanding of technological advancements within the industry.
· Shotgun or other production management software expertise.
· Advance excel experience preferred, but not required.
· Outsource experience preferred, but not required.

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit your info, cover letter, and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio through our jobs portal at: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX71-digital-production-manager-vancouver

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Senior FX

Scanline VFX Vancouver is hiring for a SENIOR FX ARTIST

Current projects in production: Batman v Superman, The 5TH Wave, Ben-Hur, King Arthur, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Independence Day 2
This position is for those available IMMEDIATELY through Summer.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

· Ability to execute a broad range of VFX tasks including look development, lighting objects, modeling, texturing, animation and rendering
· Proficient in 3dsMax
· Must be able to work under the guidance of a CG Supervisor or VFX Supervisor to achieve desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy
· Proven development skills
· Strong sense of compositions, light and color
· Develop and produce realistic representations of FX design, i.e. smoke, fire, water, particles, using computer-assisted design (3dsMax) software for feature films or commercials
· May adapt existing images or plates
· Prepare graphic elements of subjects to be rendered using multimedia software, imagine processing, layout and design software

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

· At least 4 years live action visual effects experience
· Experience training in multimedia design with an emphasis on Visual Effects
· Working knowledge of the following software: V-Ray, Thinking Particles (*IDEALLY*) and/or Particle Flow
· Some working experience and knowledge of shader writing, and lighting
· Creative ability and artistic talent, demonstrated by previous work
· Possess strong technical skills and ability to learn new software quickly
· Experience compositing a plus
· Solid knowledge of principles of 3D
· Must have the ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned VFX Tasks
· Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit your info, cover letter, and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio through our jobs portal at: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX62-sr-effects-fx-vancouver-immediate

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Senior Generalist

Scanline VFX Vancouver is hiring for a Senior 3D Generalist
Current projects in production: Batman v Superman, The 5TH Wave, Ben-Hur, King Arthur, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Independence Day 2
This position is for those available for Summer. July through September start.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

· Ability to execute a broad range of VFX tasks including look development, lighting objects, modeling, texturing, animation and rendering
· Experience with 3dsMax software preferred, but will also consider Maya Generalist with a willingness to learn 3dsMax
· Basic understanding of Max Scripting
· Must be able to work under the guidance of a CG Supervisor or VFX Supervisor to achieve desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy
· Proven development skills
· Strong sense of compositions, light and color

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

· At least 5 years live action visual effects experience
· Working knowledge the following software: V-Ray, Thinking Particles
· Some working experience and knowledge of shader writing, and lighting
· Possess strong technical skills and ability to learn new software quickly
· Experience compositing a plus
· Solid knowledge of principles of 3D
· Must have the ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned VFX Tasks
· Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit your info, cover letter, and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio through our jobs portal at: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX68-sr-generalist-vancouver

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Senior Layout

Scanline VFX is hiring for a Senior Layout Artist
Current projects in production: Batman v Superman, The 5TH Wave, Ben-Hur, King Arthur, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Independence Day 2

Requirements:

· Great visual storytelling skills & a well grounded understanding the language of the camera
framing, perspective, lenses, coverage, continuity, camera movement, blocking.
· Minimum of 3-5+ years VFX Layout experience required
· Experience with layout is preferred
· Solid animation grounding (preferably CG feature film animation – FX or Character)
· Solid camera animation work (laying out shots, staging, using film cameras or on-set experience)
· A good attitude and ability to smoothly change and adapt with the project
· Background or experience in fine art which shows a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, balance
· Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills desirable
· Ability to debug technical problems and follow up for assistance if required
This is not a junior animator position – a love of film-making is paramount but that doesn’t eclipse core animation skills.

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit your info, cover letter, and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio through our jobs portal at: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX69-layout-artist-vancouver

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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