Added by on 2013-07-06

Zoic Studios Recruiting CG Generalist, 2D Sequence Lead & Tracking Artist

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Senior CG Generalist

Company: Zoic Studios
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have two studios located in Los Angeles and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include, Gangster Squad, Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Once Upon a Time, Fringe and Falling Skies.

Our Vancouver location is currently seeking Senior 3D Generalists with strong shot finishing skills. The Senior Generalist will work in conjunction with the CG Lead and 2D Lead to establish look development and complete shots on episodic projects.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Work with CG Lead to achieve creatie goals and maintain artistic standards
Work with CG Lead and Comp Lead, to establish look development on any new environments and any new characters
Working with CG Lead after look dev is approved to assist in completing modules for new cg environments and assets
Experience in working on projects that require multiple iterations and breakout passes
On the box that requires completion of VFX tasks and taking 3D elements to final
Attend daily project meetings to show iterations and receive feedback
Must be able to work independently or within teams to achieve high quality assets and 3D passes for handoff to compositing
Attention to detail and awareness of schedule and daily output goals
Pro-active team member who demonstrates a strong sense of creativity and respect for aesthetics
Min. 5 years experience in feature film and/or episodic television
Expert knowledge in lighting and shading
Expert in Maya
Experience in Vray
Experience in Nuke
Experience in Shotgun
Knowledge of ZBrush
Experience in fast, episodic television pace

Please go to http://zoicstudios.theresumator.com/apply/vWTIEL/Senior-CG-Generalists  to apply for this position.

*Preference will be given to BC Residents
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2D Sequence Lead 

Company: Zoic Studios
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have two studios located in Los Angeles and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include, Gangster Squad, Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Once Upon a Time, Fringe and Falling Skies.

“Visual Evolution” is our mission. We invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of Sci-Fi and Fantasy Episodic Television. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?

We are currently seeking a 2D Sequence Lead for our episodic department. This is a contract positiong at our Vancouver location. The 2D Sequence Lead works with the 2D Project Lead to assist in the development of templates and to ensure efficient workflow.

Main Responsibilities & Qualifications:

5+ years of compositing experience at a mid to large production scale
Expert knowledge of multi-pass EXR CG integration and set extension
A solid track record of developing look for a sequence or scene
Expert working knowledge of Nuke interal 2D projection and 3D fbx projection feature
Expert working knowledge of complex rig removals and paint outs
Advanced knowledge of camera and lenses
Work with Comp Lead for look development of previously not established fx
Flag potential issues to production staff before they become problems
Maintain clarity of direction, priorities and morale amongst team members
Establish compositing priorities within assigned sequences
Ability to take and give artistic direction in a tight turn around environment
Advanced knowledge of crafting compositing templates for a team of compositors to execute
Work with Producer and VFX Supervisor to generate shot assignments
Internal QC
Provide ongoing performance feedback and evaluate team members
Organized, with excellent written and verbal communication

Additional desited skill sets:

Working knowledge of Maya and Vray
Working knowledge of Syntheyes, PF Track an asset
Matte painting
Zoic is a Maya/Vray/Nuke studio.

Please go to http://zoicstudios.theresumator.com/apply/C8zRl2/2D-Sequence-Lead.html to apply for this position.

*Preference will be given to BC Residents
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Tracking Artist 

Company: Zoic Studios
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have two studios located in Los Angeles and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include, Gangster Squad, Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Once Upon a Time, Fringe and Falling Skies.

“Visual Evolution” is our mission. We invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of Sci-Fi and Fantasy Episodic Television. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?

Our Vancouver, BC location is currently seeking a Tracking/Matchmove Artist for upcoming feature and television projects.

The ideal candidate will have intermediate to advanced knowledge of object tracking experience using Syntheyes, familiar with television turn-around schedule, and must work well in a team environment.

Requirements:

3+ years of object tracking experience on television or feature production
Must be able to do manual tracking and matchmoving
Excellent knowledge of camera lenses

Qualifications:

Proficient in SynthEyes and PF Track
Knowledge of Maya, Nuke
Work well in a team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please go to http://zoicstudios.theresumator.com/apply/mRWTsw/Tracking-Artists.html to apply for this position.

*Preference will be given to BC Residents.
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