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Spin Vfx Recruiting Senior Matte Painter, Senior Compositors & Look Development Artist

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Spin VFX – Toronto – Senior Matte Painter

SENIOR MATTE PAINTER

DESCRIPTION

§ Create photorealistic paintings and elements that match concept using 3D and 2D tools and techniques including camera setup, modeling for projection, camera animation, projection setup, image re-projection, and atmospherics and light passes
§ Provide or acquire photographic reference materials
§ Perform tasks related to integrating imagery into shots, preserving a unified sense of lighting, perspective, and color
§ Combine painting skills in animation software, with a knowledge of photography, practical and digital modeling, and design, to create 2D and 3D paintings
§ Work closely with the VFX Supervisor to ensure that plates meet planned concept design requirements

REQUIREMENTS

§ A minimum of 5+ years previous experience as a Digital Matte Painter for live action feature and/or television
§ Exceptional knowledge of Nuke and basic principles of 3D texture projections in Maya
§ Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is essential
§ Advanced knowledge of matte-painting techniques including colour space, digital-paint techniques, photography (including composition), depth, lighting and colour
§ A good understanding and application of perspective in the creation of the 2.5D and 3D digital environments
§ Ability to take artistic and technical direction as well as work well within a team environment and in a leadership role

SALARY RANGE

$60,000 to $90,000 per annum, dependent upon experience.

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
· Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
· Include position applying for in subject of email
· Only qualified applicants will be contacted
· No phone calls or drop-ins please
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Spin VFX – Toronto – Senior Compositors

SENIOR COMPOSITORS

DESCRIPTION

· Responsible for creating high quality digital composites and visual effects for feature films and television
· Seamlessly integrate the various layers or elements of a live-action shot
· Strong sense of colour, colourspace and attention to detail
· Ability to do any required tracking (both 2D and 3D)
· Ability to work on the most complex and demanding shots
· Follow production process and develop creative approaches and problem-solving
· Proficient in using 2.5d approaches, projections and using 3D environment within Nuke
· Work closely with Visual Effects Supervisors to composite the numerous elements that complete a visual effects shot
· Work in partnership with lighters and other compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
· Thorough understanding of compositing multi-channel lighting passes and how each channel contributes to the final image
· Mentor junior compositors and ensure best practices are being employed

Requirements

· Minimum 5 years PHOTO REAL feature film experience in live action films
· Mastery of Nuke
· Expert knowledge of compositing as well as integration of 3D elements into plates
· Experience using multi-pass CG elements
· Experience in all aspects of stereo compositing and various conversion methodologies
· Strong artistic skills
· Experience with Maya and Katana is considered an asset
· A traditional arts background with emphasis on photo-realistic character work and environments an asset
· Successful completion of a Visual Effects diploma from a recognized Institution

SALARY RANGE

$60,000 to $75,000 per annum, dependent upon experience.

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
· Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
· Include position applying for in subject of email
· Only qualified applicants will be contacted
· No phone calls or drop-ins please
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Spin VFX – Toronto – Look Development Artist

LOOK DEVELOPMENT ARTIST

DESCRIPTION

· Apply RenderMan shaders and DSO’s to create a photorealistic look for film / television series
· Apply procedural shading and scripting techniques
· Use physically plausible lighting and rendering techniques, including HDRI and Global Illumination
· Work in conjunction with lighting supervisor to ensure shots can be delivered to the very highest standard
· Execute shot lighting as required during shot production phase

Requirements

· Proven experience in feature films / television series
· Excellent understanding of RenderMan’s Options and Attributes
· Excellent understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physically plausible shading, lighting and rendering with supporting demo reel
· Previous experience shading cloth, fur, feathers, water FX (fire, smoke, dust, etc) and hard surfaces in a photorealistic fashion is a plus
· Good understanding of the entire VFX pipeline from shooting to modeling to texturing, animation and lighting and rendering
· Prior experience with Katana highly advantageous
· Experience and willingess to model in Maya or paint in Mari a plus

SALARY RANGE

$60,000 to $75,000 per annum, dependent upon experience.

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
· Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
· Include position applying for in subject of email
· Only qualified applicants will be contacted
· No phone calls or drop-ins please
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