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Scanline VFX Recruiting Sr. Nuke Compositor, Compositing Supervisor, Matte Painter & Paint and Roto Artist

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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 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:

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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COMPOSITING SUPERVISOR

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:

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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Matte Painter

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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Paint and Roto

Scanline VFX Vancouver has an immediate need for skilled Painter / Roto artists to join our team in our Vancouver studio.

Requirements:
· At least 2+ year on Painting and Roto (the major focus is on high level Painting skills, the Roto job tasks will be very minimal)
· Nuke software experience required
· 2D Camera tracking
· Compositing mattes to check paint/prep work
· Painting and prep skills in various software packages
· Working knowledge of projecting for paint/prep tasks
· A strong eye for detail and precision.
· Ability to organize your time, collaborate and effectively communicate with your supervisors and team mates, and be able to take direction.
· Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
· Ability to deliver on schedule while working under pressure if required.

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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