Added by on 2013-06-20

Trixter Recruiting Animator, Modeling Artist, Rigging TD, Lighting TD, 3D Generalist, FX Artist, Compositing Artist, Pipeline TD, VFX Producer & Matchmove Artist
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Matchmove Artist – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know Matchmove Artists for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• Matchmoving of high quality plates
• Modeling of sets and props for Layout purposes
• Working with set references where necessary
• Experienced with witness cameras match move techniques

Requirements:
• Professional 3D Equalizer or SynthEyes user
• Strong technical background and very accurate working style
• Great problem solving and good communication skills
• Ability to work well within a team
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit
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Modeling Artist – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know Modeling Artists for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• Modeling characters and props in Maya (organic and hard surface modeling).
• Building complex facial details and blend shapes.
• Creating UV’s according to pipeline specifications.
• Meeting deadlines as established by Production.

Requirements:
• Expert knowledge of modeling in Maya.
• Skilled knowledge of anatomy for both humans and animals
• Skills in traditional sculpting and the ability to work with packages such as Mudbox or Z-brush are an advantage
• Experience with mel, python, perl or other scripting languages is a plus
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit
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Rigging TD – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know Rigging TDs for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• Implements animation control rigging systems for complex characters using Maya, strong focus on body and facial rigging
• Works with the CG Supervisor, Animation Lead and Modelling Department
• Oversees the characters and props rigging through the animation pipeline
• Develops tools and plug-ins to optimize animation and rigging workflow

Requirements:
• Excellent communication skills
• Expertise with Maya
• Skilled knowledge of anatomy for both humans and animals
• Strong Python skills
• C++ and Maya API a big plus but not required
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit
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3D Generalist – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know 3D Generalists for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• 3D vfx assignments focusing on modeling, rigging and technical animation
• Realizing the artistic vision of the VFX Supervisor with guidance from the CG Supervisor
• Consistently delivering shots on a high quality level

Requirements:
• Strong technical and artistic background
• Expert Maya
• Proficient modeling, rigging and technical animation skills
• Basic Linux knowledge
• Great communication and problem solving skills
• Ability to work well within a team
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit
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FX Artist – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know FX Artists for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• Create convincing, realistic FX solutions and simulations (physical elements, atmospherics, smoke)
• Deliver all elements in a structured way that allows efficient integration into the pipeline
• Work with other departments (animation, rendering and compositing) to find feasible concepts for the challenges at hand

Requirements:
• Detailed knowledge of Maya or 3DS Max
• Good communication skills and team orientation required to make and incorporate suggestions to and from other members of the VFX team
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit
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Animator – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know Animators for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• Consistently delivering shots on a high quality level
• Experience in animating mechanical assets
• Delivering shots on time and keeping to weekly schedules

Requirements:
• Strong artistic and technical background
• Expert Maya user
• Great communication and problem solving skills
• Ability to work well within a team
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit
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Lighting TD – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know Lighting TDs for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• Lighting and rendering of photo realistic CG assets
• Realising the artistic vision of the VFX Supervisor with guidance from the CG Supervisor or Lighting Lead
• Consistently delivering shots on a high quality level

Essential requirements:
• Excellent lighting and rendering skills
• Strong technical and artistic background
• Production experience with RenderMan
• Great communication and problem solving skills
• Ability to work well within a team
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit

Desirable requirements:
• Experience with Katana
• Experience in Shading and Look Development
• Scripting skills in MEL or Python
• Solid Linux knowledge
• Experience in Photoshop and Nuke
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Compositing Artist – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know Compositing Artists for upcoming projects.

Primary responsibilities:
• Compositing of live action shots with CG Elements
• Consistently delivering shots that are creatively and technically excellent
• Develop visual solutions for specific effects

Requirements:
• Strong artistic background
• Professional Nuke user
• Good communication skills as well as the ability to structure the workflow so that conceptual changes can be made efficiently
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit
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Pipeline TD – All Levels (Munich)

We are always interested in getting to know Pipeline TDs to join our enthusiastic team of software developers. With this position you have the chance to work side-by-side with experienced individuals and help finding innovative solutions for technical problems. You will be exposed to a wide variety of professional tools (RenderMan, Katana, etc.) and have the opportunity to grow in a highly motivated environment.

Primary tasks:
• Build and improve pipeline tools that manage the workflow in and between departments

Requirements:
• Programming proficiency in Python, knowledge of Mel, Perl and SQL are a plus
• Proficiency in Linux and basic Shell programming
• Knowledge of the source code management with Git
• Experienced in software development and/or agile methods
• Experienced with Shotgun is considered a major advantage
• Experiences with VFX applications (Maya, Nuke, etc.) are a plus
• Knowledge of CG production pipelines and post production in general is of great advantage
• Good organisational skills
• Comfortable to work within a team, having a friendly nature
• Good English language skills
• EU citizenship or an existing German work permit

Please submit a code sample along with your CV (preferably written in python) and briefly describe its purpose.
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VFX Producer (LA/Munich)

We are currently looking for an experienced Visual Effects Producer to join our team as soon as possible. The position is planned for our LA office with prior short-term assignment in our Munich headquarter. The Producer role carries significant responsibilities both internal and external to the facility. From the bidding process through to driving a production schedule and managing a budget, being effective in this role is crucial to a well organized project.

Primary responsibilities:
• Providing cost estimations and bids
• Developing project schedules and planning their implementation
• Evaluating and hiring staff
• Monitoring the project progress to ensure that budget, schedule and quality targets are being met
• Revising project contracts and managing show finances
• Leading regular meetings concerning the status of a current show or the development of new projects
• Serving as a project’s main contact for clients as well as the production’s Supervisors and Head of Departments

Requirements:
• Several years of work experience as a VFX Producer for international feature films
• In-depth knowledge of a CGI production workflow and of general film post production
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and team leadership skills
• Business acumen and an ability to balance financial responsibilities and negotiations
• Being a very well organized, reliable and diligent person
• Ability to motivate team members and to solve problems efficiently and patiently
• Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and fluent English language skills
• Eligible to work in the US
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Apply to our Munich office

Please use our online submission form: http://jobs.trixter.de/

To update an existing record, submit the changes in a new form using the same email address you registered with the first time.
For recruitment related inquiries please contact HR:
Clara Stammermann
jobs@trixter.de
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Apply to our Los Angeles office

Please contact us by email: jobs@trixter-la.com

Including the following:
– Cover letter which states the position you are applying for and your availability
– Resume
– Demo reel and/or portfolio
– Breakdown Sheet
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