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Spin VFX Recruiting Effects Artist, Modeler/Scanning Technician, Texture Artist/ Modeler & VFX Editor

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Effects Artist

DESCRIPTION

The Effects Artist is responsible for supplying particle, rigid body, fluid, cloth, fur and hair simulations

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Use an array of commercial and proprietary software tools to produce photorealistic simulations of real-world phenomena while developing innovative solutions to complex problems
· Develop rigs/techniques to implement and optimize approved looks
· Light and render dynamic simulations, create working test composites for review by the supervision team
· Work in partnership with lighters and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
· Stay on schedule and meet deadlines while maintaining the highest quality of work

REQUIREMENTS

· Minimum 3 years of experience within the film and television industry
· Experience in live action FX is a must
· Extensive knowledge with Houdini
· Working knowledge of Maya and Realflow and Fume
· Proven experience in producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions, plus experience with particle rendering voxel based systems
· A TD background is desirable
· Familiarity with Nuke preferred and a solid understanding of the compositing process
· Strong understanding of linux/ unix based operating systems
· Excellent communication skills
· An eye for details, good sense of timing, and thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics
· Python scripting experience is a plus

Interested candidates should:

· Submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website to: careers@spinvfx.com
· Include position applying for in subject of email
· Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
· Indicate country of citizenship and / or status on valid work permits
· Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
· Preference is given to Canadian citizens
· No phone calls or drop-ins please
· SPIN recognizes diversity in the workplace and is wheelchair accessible
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Modeler/Scanning Technician

DESCRIPTION

With a good understanding of DSLR photography and a reel that demonstrates strong modeling capabilities, this position entails setting up and calibrating 3D scanning equipment. Capturing scans of people, props and environments. Organizing and processing the data, cleaning up and assembling the meshes and textures
Modeling skills are essential as well as proficiency with Zbrush and Mudbox.
Travel to locations and coordinating with production is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

§ Setting up and calibrating 3D scanning equipment
§ Capturing scans of people, props and environments
§ Organizing and processing the data
§ Cleaning up and assembling the meshes and textures
§ Traveling to locations and coordinating with clients and talent
§ Modeling production assets

REQUIRMENTS

§ Minimum 2 years production experience
§ A reel that demonstrates strong modeling skills
§ Highly organized and a good communicator
§ Proficiency in zBrush and or Mudbox
§ Good understanding of DSLR photography
§ Experience with capturing and/or working with 3D scans a plus
§ Some on-set experience preferred
§ Willing to travel
§ Working with clients and talent in a professional manner

To Apply for this position

Interested candidates should:

· Submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website to: careers@spinvfx.com
· Include position applying for in subject of email
· Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
· Indicate country of citizenship and / or status on valid work permits
· Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
· Preference is given to Canadian citizens
· No phone calls or drop-ins please
· SPIN recognizes diversity in the workplace and is wheelchair accessible
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Texture Artist/ Modeler

DESCRIPTION

§ texture artists / modelers work closely with the shading and lighting artists. Therefore a thorough knowledge of each discipline must be demonstrated
§ with an emphasis on the aesthetics and techniques of photo-realistic effects, the texture artist will be responsible for creating photo-real texture and relevant maps. These will be rendered using established industry tested rendered software and proprietary renderers
§ able to demonstrate proficiency in creating photo-realistic textures
§ help establish suitable working techniques for the members of your team and work in conjunction with the production team (producer, VFX Supervisor, CG supervisor) to establish schedules and technical requirements
§ work in partnership with lighters and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
§ develop and manage textures for production pipeline
§ manage quality of 3D models and textures for production use in high and low res format
§ experience lighting and rendering 3D objects an asset

REQUIREMENTS

§ a minimum of 3 – 5 years experience working on feature films and/or television series
§ strong artistic skills required
§ experience using Autodesk Maya, Mari, Z-Brush, Mudbox, Photoshop
§ experience working on feature films and/or television series required
§ experience with Maya texturing methodologies
§ experienced photoshop layout/texture artist
§ experienced photo realistic painter/sculptor
§ a traditional arts background with emphasis on photo-realistic character work and environments would be an asset
§ working knowledge of multi-pass rendering, lighting, matchmoving and NURBS modeling would be an asset
§ a strong understanding of real world materials is essential and must be demonstrated in the work on your reel

To Apply for this position

Interested candidates should:

· Submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website to: careers@spinvfx.com
· Include position applying for in subject of email
· Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
· Indicate country of citizenship and / or status on valid work permits
· Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
· Preference is given to Canadian citizens
· No phone calls or drop-ins please
· SPIN recognizes diversity in the workplace and is wheelchair accessible
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VFX Editor

DESCRIPTION

The VFX Editor incorporates and updates all required versions of visual effects shots into the current cuts of the VFX / live action sequences. The VFX Editor also has the ability to create a functioning environment where the Visual Effects Supervisor can evaluate any version of any shot in the current sequences, for aesthetic and technical direction. This position works closely with producers to manage all incoming media and outgoing deliverables.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Maintain sequence edits and inserting visual effects shots into the timeline
· Manage and document the turnover of shots from editorial through to delivery including ingesting new media into pipeline
· Ensure Shotgun is maintained with current shot counts, lineup and any retime instructions
· Ensure that published shots conform to the current edit and perform basic QC checks
· Prepare sequence edits for internal and client approvals when required
· Create daily playlists and operate the screening room system for dailies
· Perform shot specific colour corrections to match editorial reference when required
· Perform shot retimes to match supplied editorial reference when required
· Create rough shot mockups as proof of concept for artists and supervisors
· Work in partnership with vfx teams and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard while maintaining schedules.

REQUIREMENTS

· Minimum 5 years of editing experience within the film and television industry
· An eye for detail and thorough understanding of techniques, file formats, colour-space, software and technology relating to the live action visual effects
· Expert knowledge of Final Cut Pro
· Working knowledge of Nuke, Shotgun and Tweak RV is considered and asset
· Proven accuracy and organizational experience
· Ability to convert between key numbers, time-codes and frames
· Excellent communication and multitasking skills
· Proficient at working on time sensitive projects with passion & patience

To Apply for this position

Interested candidates should:

· Submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website to: careers@spinvfx.com
· Include position applying for in subject of email
· Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
· Indicate country of citizenship and / or status on valid work permits
· Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
· Preference is given to Canadian citizens
· No phone calls or drop-ins please
· SPIN recognizes diversity in the workplace and is wheelchair accessible
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