Added by on 2013-06-05

Zoic Studios Recruiting CG Leads, Efx & Dynamics, Compositing supervisor, Compositor, Lead Look Development Compositor & Motion Gaphics Designers

Join the Zoic Studios

We love meeting and working with new people in both our locations. Please provide link to reel, resume, and shot breakdown if applying for an artist position. Location is specified in title for each role.
Los Angeles | jobs@zoicstudios.com
Vancouver | bcjobs@zoicstudios.com

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CG LEADS

Primary software: Maya

-Team leader with excellent communication and problem solving skills
-Expert and extensive knowledge of Maya and creating exciting and complex VFX.
-Jack of all trades position
-Minimum of 5 years production experience working in high profile feature film work, episodic television, broadcast and/or design work
-Must be capable of working on several different productions at one time
-Communicate well with producers and supervisors.
-Tight deadline master
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EFX & DYNAMICS – LOS ANGELES & VANCOUVER

Primary software: Maya

-Extensive knowledge of Maya is mandatory. Houdini, Real Flow, Krakatoa, and/or Fume experience a plus.
Phoenix plugin for Maya major plus
-Ability to create a variety of different particle effects including but not limited to fire, smoke, mist, debris, explosions and glass breaking
-Must be able to work as part of a team and take direction well from supervisors
-Work within pipeline and structure of project and meet all aesthetic and technical standards for the assigned project
-Must be capable of working within tight episodic and broadcast deadlines
-Minimum 4 years production experience with Maya
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COMPOSITING SUPERVISOR – VANCOUVER

Primary software: Nuke

-Expert knowledge of latest version of Nuke for feature film and episodic television work
-At least 5 years live action visual effects compositing experience
-Desire and ability to lead a team of compositors
-Excellent understanding of 3d multi-pass rendering techniques and colour space concepts
-Expert eye for colour and composition
-Strong creative ability to design the look of shots working with the creative director & supervisor
-Advanced knowledge of projection, matte painting integration, CG integration, EXR integration, rig removal
-Advanced knowledge of crafting templates for a team of compositors to execute
-Working knowledge of Maya a major plus
-Able to technically support compositing team and assist with creative and technical issues
-Problem solving technical issues
-Ability to take and give artistic direction
-Ensure quality of work from compositing team is of highest standards
-Ensure proper work flow for all artists
-Mentor compositors
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Responsible for technical review of shots prior to final submission
-Must be willing & able to relocate to Vancouver, Canada if needed
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LEAD LOOK DEVELOPMENT COMPOSITOR – VANCOUVER

Primary software: Nuke

-Expert knowledge of latest version of Nuke for feature film and episodic television work
-At least 5 years live action visual effects compositing experience
-Expert eye for colour and composition
-Excellent understanding of 3d multi-pass rendering techniques and colour space concepts
-Advanced knowledge of projection, matte painting integration, CG integration, EXR integration, rig removal
-Advanced knowledge of crafting templates for a team of compositors to execute
-Strong creative ability to design the look of shots working with the show supervisor
-Able to assist artists with creative and technical issues
-Ability to take and give artistic direction
-Desire and ability to lead a team of compositors
-Working knowledge of Maya
-Work well with tight deadlines
-Organized, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Must be willing & able to relocate to Vancouver, Canada if needed

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COMPOSITORS – LOS ANGELES & VANCOUVER

Primary software: Nuke

-Good to expert knowledge of latest version of Nuke for feature film, episodic, broadcast and game cinematic work
-Knowledge of CG integration into live action plates, pan/tile, 3d workspace compositing, projection mapping, roto, paint, tracking, and/or green screen keyes, etc
-Take shots from works in progress to final, on a weekly basis within timeframe allotted
-Work quickly and efficiently within established pipeline
-Must take direction well and adapt to changes
-Communicate well with producers and supervisors.
-Ability to work within a team environment.
-Python scripting capabilities, a plus.

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MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNERS – LOS ANGELES

Primary software: After Effects

-Expert knowledge of latest version of CS Suite/After Effects for broadcast and design based work
-Unique, inventive vision with strong sense of design, branding, and aesthetics
-Communicate well with producers and supervisors
-Must take direction well and adapt to changes
-Ability to work within a team environment and hit milestones within tight deadlines
-Ability to work onsite if required
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