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Scanline VFX Recruiting Sr Generalist, Sr Effects, Digital Production Manager, Sr VFX Coordinator, Sr VFX Editor, Sr layout Artist, Sr Modeler & Matte Painter

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Sr Generalist

Job No: SVFX68
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

We are currently seeking a Sr. 3d Generalist in Vancouver.
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

Apply here:- http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX68
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Sr Effects

Job No: SVFX62
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

We are currently seeking a Sr. FX Artist in Vancouver
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 the following software: V-Ray, Thinking Particles 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

Apply here:- http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX62
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Digital Production Manager

Job No: SVFX71
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

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.

Apply here:- http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX71
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Sr VFX Coordinator

Job No: SVFX59
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

Requirements and Desired skills:

– Under the guidance of the Digital Producer or Digital Production Manager, schedules and tracks progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in the production tracking system.
– Follows up with artists on a daily basis to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule
– Communicates any schedule changes to appropriate artists, Supervisors and Production team as needed
– Experience with production tracking software, Shotgun, and asset management
– Should have comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
– Minimum 3 years visual effects production experience preferred
– Should have highly developed communication skills to facilitate interdepartmental needs

Apply here:- http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX59
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Sr VFX Editor

Job No: SVFX61
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The SENIOR VFX Editor incorporates all required versions from pre-vizilation through to final composites of visual effects shots into the current cuts of live action sequences. Also has the ability to create a functioning environment where the Visual Effects Supervisor\leads, and artist can evaluate any version of any shot in the current sequences for aesthetic and technical direction.

Requirements and Desired skills:

– Maintain sequence(s) edit and inserting visual effect shots into the editing timeline
– Ensure the production database (using Shotgun) is maintained with shot counts and lineup
– Ensure that shots cut into the sequence are correct in terms of counts and lineup
– Preparing sequence edits for client approval when required
– Organize and run the dailies session
– Aiding in any pipeline/development issues that surround outsource
– At least 2+ years experience working in a VFX Editorial Department
– Demonstrate proficiency in editing using Avid or Final Cut Pro (Avid preferred)
– A firm understanding of the VFX process, workflow and terminology
– Possess an understanding of film and HD video formats, files, frame rates, and resolutions
– File encoding/transcoding experience, exhibiting a sound understanding of video codecs and file formats
– Have basic Photoshop skills
– Compressor
– DVD Studio Pro or Encore
– 2k Playback software such as Framecycler or RV

Candidate must be:

– Self motivated individual
– Keen to learn new skills and applications
– Excellent communicator
– Strong multi-tasker
– Good eye for detail
– A team player
– Problem Solver
– Calm under Pressure
– A love of film and VFX

Apply here:- http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX61
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Sr layout Artist

Job No: SVFX69
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

We are currently seeking a Sr. Layout Artist in Vancouver

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 position – a love of film-making is paramount but that doesn’t eclipse core layout skills.

Apply here:http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX69
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Sr Modeler

Job No: SVFX66
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

The right person for this role will be responsible for:
Managing team of modelers and ensuring production schedule deadlines and objectives are met in a timely and efficient manner
Executing poly modeling, brush sculpting, and detail high resolution digital doubles with costume for feature film projects; service and maintain geometry
Using technical know-how, artistic aptitude and knowledge of animation to create models that meet quality standards set by the studio and our feature film clients
Working with production team to make sure each model is designed and developed to project specifications and is performance ready

The Requirements

The right person for this role will be responsible have:
CG experience constructing polygon character models and UV mapping skills
Experience in creating blend shapes and a familiarity with character rigging
Expertise in organic poly modeling using Maya, Max, etc.
Expertise in brush sculpting and detailing using ZBrush or Mudbox
Good sense of human anatomy and face sculpting
Basic knowledge of shell scripting tools preferred
Skill in drawing and sketching desirable
Feature film experience strongly preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
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.

Apply here:- http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX66
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Matte Painter

Job No: SVFX80
Location: Multiple Locations

Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex effects for high end feature film and commercials. With 25 years experience in the European VFX world, Scanline has now opened its Los Angeles and Vancouver facilities.
In 2010, Scanline VFX was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter, which featured a tsunami sequence that TIME magazine called the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history. Scanline VFX is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Past films for the Scanline VFX Group include 300: Rise of an Empire, Godzilla, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Divergent, Pompeii, The Avengers, Battleship, A Good Day to Die Hard, Super 8 (on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM), 2012, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 300, Iron Man, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals and, most recently, Iron Man 3, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, and White House Down. Current productions include: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, San Andreas, Fast & The Furious 7, Pan, In the Heart of the Sea, and several other projects to be announced soon. We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team, sophisticated and interesting tasks in elaborate productions for feature films, as well as excellent opportunities for further development.

About This Role

Required Skills and Experience:

– Minimum 5 year experience in feature Film
– Extensive experience using Photoshop, Nuke and Maya, with a clear understanding of 2.5 Projection techniques
– Must understand and be able to effectively communicate and interact with other departments in the pipeline.
– Ideal candidate must be able to multitask, be self motivated,and proactive, handling several aspects of developing and working on a environment and sequence level.
– Must be able to work with Supervisors to effectively break down the sequences and work out best methods to complete all work in a timely manner.
– Attention to detail is crucial, continually striving to raise the quality of their work to the highest level.
– Open and responsive to guidance and the review of notes from creative and technical leadership while applying that information to achieve the required look
– Additional Skills – Mari, Modelling, Composting

Apply here:- http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/jobs/SVFX80
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