Added by on 2013-09-10

Scanline VFX Recruiting Sr. Nuke Compositor, Sr. FX Artist, Sr. 3D Generalist, CG Supervisor, Compositing Supervisor, Render Wrangler & Painter / Roto Artists

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Sr. Nuke Compositor – (Vancouver)

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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Sr. FX Artist – (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

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 – (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

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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CG Supervisor – (Vancouver)

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Act as the primary technical leadership on the show level. Hands-on troubleshooting, overall pipeline planning, workflow decisions
Ensure adequate pre-production and testing of new concepts/techniques prior to production
Conduct audits and advise Sr. Production staff of pipeline concerns; proactively design effective solutions for potential problems
Will be trained to work in Flowline, our Academy Award winning, proprietary simulation software
Design/develop strong, efficient, and flexible CG pipelines for complex projects
Develop, research, and implement new techniques and methodologies into production pipeline, adding value to VFX produced at Scanline VFX

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

Pro-active problem solver who demonstrates a strong sense of creativity and respect for aesthetics
Command a broad knowledge of technologies including particle systems, rigging, image manipulation tools, scripting languages and shader systems
Needs to understand the principal concepts of Voxel simulations and rendering and experience in FX Particle Simulations, Fluid simulations, Rigid Body Simulations
C++ API experience in Max and /or Maya a plus to communicate efficiently with developers
History of proactively mentoring and growing Technical Art staff
Ability to work with a variety of both 2D and 3D software packages
Scripting abilities with 3ds Max, Python, Perl and MEL
Strong understanding of Pre-production
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

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
We are unable to return materials, so please don’t submit originals.
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Compositing Supervisor – (Vancouver)

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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Render Wrangler – (Vancouver)

Scanline VFX Vancouver is looking for a render wrangler to join our team. Render wranglers work closely with system engineers, pipeline developers and production staff in order to effectively support our rendering infrastructure.

Responsibilities

Monitor, troubleshoot and optimize network rendering resources
Monitor and report resource utilization such as disk space, node usage, job saturation, etc.
Identify and diagnose failing renders and malfunctioning render machines
Monitor the render queue to maximize resource efficiency and handle job priorities
Maintain maximum farm uptime
Respond to rendering related support requests

Qualifications

Good communication skills
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to adapt to a high pressure, fast-paced, dynamic environment
Experience working in a post production or VFX studio
Experience troubleshooting in a Windows environment
Experience with 3DS Max, Maya and Nuke a plus
Essential knowledge and skills
This role offers a good opportunity to gain professional experience and acquire a broad based knowledge of CGI procedures within a production environment.

Key Skills include:

high degree of computer literacy;
knowledge of at least one of the relevant 3D packages (eg. Maya, XSI or 3D Studio Max) currently in use by the industry (and familiarity with other programmes can be an advantage);
ability to learn new software quickly, and learn on the job, if necessary;
enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally;
ability to analyse and problem solve;
capacity to take responsibility and ability to manage and prioritise their time and workload;
ability to record information accurately and produce reports;
ability to take instructions and work as part of a team, with the capacity to work with a minimum of supervision, when required;
ability to work under pressure if required;
experience in scripting is desirable but not essential;
respect for the procedures and requirements of a particular studio, production or pipeline;
knowledge of the requirements of the relevant Health and Safety legislation and procedures.

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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Paint and Roto- (Vancouver)

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

Requirements:
· At least 1+ years experience doing Painting and Roto
· 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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