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Scanline VFX Recruiting Senior Modeler, Sr. Nuke Compositors, Sr. Matte Paint, Sr. FX Artist & Sr 3D Generalist

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Senior Modeler

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

· Responsible for managing team of modelers and ensuring production schedule deadlines and objectives are met in a timely and efficient manner
· Execute poly modeling, brush sculpting, and detail high resolution digital doubles with costume for feature film projects; service and maintain geometry
· Use 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
· Work with production team to make sure each model is designed and developed to project specifications and is performance ready

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

· 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.

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to: jobs_van(at)scanlinevfx.com

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Sr. Nuke Compositors

Principle 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 3 year feature film Nuke software experience only
· At least 4 years live action visual effects compositing experience
· Should possess a keen eye for color and color matching
· Experience with complex matte extractions and motion tracking
· Should have strong aptitude for technical workflow challenges such as directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies, etc.
· Should have high level knowledge of compositing workflow and the compositing application interface
· 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: jobs_van (at) scanlinevfx.com

or mail us a hard copy of your cover letter and resume, and your demo reel (DVD preferred) with a reel breakdown/shot list to:

Recruiting Department
RE: (please specify which position you are applying for)
SCANLINE VFX
12950 Culver Blvd.
Marina Del Rey, CA 90066

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.
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Sr. Matte Paint

Scanline VFX Vancouver is looking for a Matte Painter to join our team. The Matte Painter reports to the VFX Supervisor and Head of 2D, will be responsible for creating matte paintings and concept art for high end VFX feature films.

· Collaboration with Art Director on feature film matte paintings.

Communicate and interact with other departments including lighting and compositing.
Must understand 3D Camera Projections.
Must be able to translate 2D Paintings to 3D Geometry.
Interacts with other departments to ensure elements work in the sequence and provide continuity.
Must be able to complete tasks within production deadlines.
Attention to detail is crucial.
Must be organized and be able to work within budget and time constraints.
Open and responsive to guidance and review notes from the production designer as well as creative and technical leadership.

Experience and requirements:

4+ years of experience in Feature Film.
Animation Production experience a plus.
Degree in computer science, art or engineering, or equivalent experience that would equal that level of professionalism and expertise.
Strong knowledge of Photoshop, Maya and Vue.
Experience with 3D packages, modeling and projection painting is essential.
High skill level in painting, composition, perspective, and color.
Ability to program in a scripting language such as Mel or Python a plus.

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to: Jobs_van(at)scanlinevfx.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.
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Sr. FX Artist

SCANLINE VFX – VANCOUVER is hiring for – SENIOR FX ARTIST

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

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to: jobs_van(at)scanlinevfx.com

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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Sr 3D Generalist

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 a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to: jobs_van(at)scanlinevfx.com

We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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