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Stereo D Recruiting Tracking Artists/Matchmovers, Finaling (Paint/Composite) Artists, Pipeline Developer & Pipeline TD

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Stereo D Seeking Tracking Artists/Matchmovers

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

About Stereo D
Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. Formed in 2009 and acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011, the company works with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as TITANIC in 3D, THE AVENGERS, AVATAR, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and JACKASS 3D. The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials.
Stereo D is a business run by filmmakers, valuing artistic excellence and speaking the language of film. Our production teams and artists are among the best in the business, driven by an innate passion for all things film. Our unique artist-centric environment enables our people the creative freedom to conceptually support the creative visions of directors, delivering the finest, most dynamic 3D imagery in entertainment.
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tracking Artist/ Matchmover

Responsibilities:
· 3D Camera tracking – recreating the movement of a stereo live-action camera in 3D, set extensions – ensuring 3d objects placed in a 3D virtual environment are accurately tracked
· Using the measurements and pictures of the live-action set, camera information, distortion grids, and scaling reference of characters and objects to recreate a virtual set in 3D
· Matchmoving rigid and non-rigid objects on moving elements in the plate
· Removing lens distortion from the plates to aid in the solving of tracks

REQUIREMENTS:
· Expert knowledge of PFTrack or 3D Equalizer (knowledge of Boujou a plus)
· Thorough knowledge and experience with Maya
· Meticulous attention to detail with a great eye for camera, blocking plus composition and must work well under pressure for potentially short turnaround deadlines
· Able to take direction and feedback well from supervisor
· A minimum of two years of feature film experience required

Demo Reel required!
DESIRED SKILLS AND PLUSES:
· Modeling experience (environment and organics) is a major plus
· Previous stereoscopic film production experience a plus
· Knowledge of a tracking software’s scripting language is desirable
· On set production experience is desirable

Please send a reel, resume and shot breakdown to jobs@stereodllc.com for consideration.
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Stereo D Seeking Finaling (Paint/Composite) Artists

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

About Stereo D
Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. Formed in 2009 and acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011, the company works with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as TITANIC in 3D, THE AVENGERS, AVATAR, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and JACKASS 3D. The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials.
Stereo D is a business run by filmmakers, valuing artistic excellence and speaking the language of film. Our production teams and artists are among the best in the business, driven by an innate passion for all things film. Our unique artist-centric environment enables our people the creative freedom to conceptually support the creative visions of directors, delivering the finest, most dynamic 3D imagery in entertainment.
Deluxe Entertainment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About this position:
As part of our Finaling Department, the Paint/Composite Artist is responsible for delivering the final shots after stereo conversion. Along with the essential Clean Plate and Paint skills, an eye for detail is a must. Quality Control is the name of the game!
Working with a team, including a lead artist and supervisors, the Paint/Compositing Artist must creatively interpret and apply artistic concepts. We’re looking for individuals with a good “stereo eye,” a strong understanding of 3-dimensional space (be it from previous stereo experience or from an artistic background), a working knowledge of Nuke/ After Effects & Photoshop, and a healthy dose of team spirit. Taking direction/critiques, interpreting notes and learning/applying new skills are key parts of everyday life in our studio.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Preferences:
· US Work Authorization – Required – All applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
· Knowledge and Experience with software packages such as Nuke, After Effects & Photoshop – Required
· Proficiency in Compositing & Clean Plate Preparation – Required
· Knowledge and Experience with Widows (PC) Production Environment – Required
· Knowledge of Practical Filmmaking Techniques – Required
· Excellent Artistic Ability/Aptitude – Required
· Knowledge of Stereo-related Terminology – Preferred (but we’ll teach you OUR lingo!)
· Previous Professional Experience in Stereoscopy – Preferred
· Accredited Post-Secondary Degree or Related Coursework – Preferred

We’re looking for the best in the business. If this sounds like you, please apply!
This opportunity is for our studio location in Burbank, CA – in the heart of the entertainment industry!

Please email a reel, resume and shot breakdown to jobs@stereodllc.com for consideration.
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Stereo D Seeking a Pipeline Developer

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

About Stereo D

Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. Formed in 2009 and acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011, the company works with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as TITANIC in 3D, THE AVENGERS, AVATAR, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and JACKASS 3D. The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials.
Stereo D is a business run by filmmakers, valuing artistic excellence and speaking the language of film. Our production teams and artists are among the best in the business, driven by an innate passion for all things film. Our unique artist-centric environment enables our people the creative freedom to conceptually support the creative visions of directors, delivering the finest, most dynamic 3D imagery in entertainment.

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About this position

As a company focused on stereoscopic conversion, this position will Work with the pipeline programmers and artist leads to architect and develop asset management and production tracking system. Supporting modules of the internal API for the Stereo production process, in a Python scripting language environment. Projects include design and development of asset management and production tracking systems, as well as continued development of the core pipeline, supporting modules and sub-systems currently in production. This position reports to the Pipeline Programming Lead.

Responsibilities
· Design and develop systems that make up the custom pipeline
· Learn about production processes and current work-flow within the pipeline to accurately assess requirements of new or existing systems
· Learn current modules and tools and utilize libraries of existing code
· Document code and systems, communicating peer review unsure dependencies
· Maintain clear and timely communication regarding code changes and system role outs to Pipeline team and studio

REQUIREMENTS:
· Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field
· Demonstrated proficiency with web technologies, especially PHP, HTML, and CSS
· Strong database programming skills (MySQL/postgresql; also with relational and NoSQL engines.
· Excellent Python scripting skills (3+ years)
· 1+ years of PyQt/PySide experience.
· Proficiency with Django or other MVC web frameworks
· Excellent UNIX/LINUX and shell scripting skills
· Excellent problem solving skills with a high attention to detail, quality, and organization
· Excellent communication and presentation skills
· Experience managing many types of assets or files in a fast-paced and deadline-driven production environment
· Proficiency with visual FX compositing software such as Nuke or Adobe Aftereffects a plus
· Experience developing custom plug-ins for visual FX software a plus

DESIRED SKILLS AND PLUSES:
· Javascript experience is a plus.
· VFX/CG experience a plus.
· Strong emphasis and understanding of developer workflow and best practices
· Strong communication and leadership skills; a team player with previous lead experience is strongly desired

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@stereodllc.com
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Stereo D Seeking a Pipeline TD

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pipeline TD

Description
Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery, working with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as JURASSIC PARK, IRON MAN 3, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, TITANIC in 3D, THE AVENGERS, AVATAR, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and JACKASS 3D. The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials. Stereo D is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., (www.bydeluxe.com) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
Stereo D is a business run by filmmakers, valuing artistic excellence and speaking the language of film. Our production teams and artists are among the best in the business, driven by an innate passion for all things film. Our unique artist-centric environment enables our people the creative freedom to conceptually support the creative visions of directors, delivering the finest, most dynamic 3D imagery in entertainment. We currently have an opening for a Pipeline Technical Director. This position will be located in Burbank, CA.
Summary: This role will work with the other Pipeline Engineers, Developers and artists to support and troubleshoot pipeline issues including debugging of files and creating tools.

Responsibilities:
· Work with artists, leads, and supervisors to facilitate production workflow.
· Collaborate with Pipeline Designers, Developers, and TAs to optimize workflow and tool integration.
· Recommend improvements to workflows to improve productivity or communication.
· Follow up with reports to production and data.
· Support production and artist concerns including debugging, troubleshooting and managing fixes.
Requirements
· Experience with UNIX/LINUX
· Experience scripting with Python
· Experience with at least one of the following applications: Nuke, Maya, Softimage.
· 3D math skills, familiarity with stereoscopic concepts a plus.
· Thorough follow-up skills as well as clear and concise documentation necessary for supporting production and data.
· Ability to work with a team to deliver high quality software in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-oriented environment.
· Excellent communication and presentation skills.
· Ability to work onsite during business hours and additional onsite hours as needed for production support.
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For consideration, please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@stereodllc.com
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