Zoic Studios Recruiting Character Animators, Matte Painters & Senior Level Vray Lighters
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 LA office is currently interested in talking to animators with immediate availability
Summary of Position
Works under the Animation Supervisor or Animation Lead to create realistic creature and character animation for Television and Feature live action productions. Animators at Zoic may be asked to animate anything from an alien slug to a 6 legged chimera so strong visual understanding of anatomy and physics is a must.
Realistic creature and character animation
Ensuring animation meets production deadlines
Ensuring animation meets quality standards
Knowing and following all pipeline and studio policies and procedures
Extensive experience and working knowledge with motion capture in Maya.
Experience working as a 3D animator within film and television, a must.
Proficiency animating in Maya, in particular working with Motion Capture pipeline for gaming.
Prior working experience in gaming production pipeline utilizing Maya is required. actual game engine knowledge is bonus but not required.
Ability to work within a fast-paced team environment.
Positive attitude, hard worker, flexible schedule.
Strong attention to detail and follow through.
Apply here:- http://zoicstudios.theresumator.com/apply/YJpWwj/LA-Character-Animator.html
Summary of Position
To create captivating and photorealistic 2.5 and 3d matte paintings of subject matter ranging from fantasy to urban. Ability to work as part of a team on high profile, fast paced episodic and commercial work.
We are looking for matte painters experienced working in 2.5d and full 3d matte painting, who are experienced working efficiently under tight deadlines. As such, episodic or commercial matte painting experience is preferred.
Take shots from works in progress to final
Work quickly and efficiently within established pipeline.
Must take direction well and adapt to changes.
Communicate well with producers and supervisors
Experience working as a Matte Painter on episodic or commercial projects with tight deadlines
Ability to work within a team environment.
Ability to manipulate cameras and project in Nuke and Maya a major plus
Matte painters of all experience levels are welcome to apply, however we are unfortunately only able to follow up with those that fit our immediate needs.
Apply here:- http://zoicstudios.theresumator.com/apply/qGCxBm/LA-Matte-Painters.html
Senior level Vray Lighters
Location: Los Angeles – Culver City, CA
Min. Experience: Experienced
Zoic Los Angeles is currently seeking a senior level lighter for freelance work in our commercial department.
Summary of Position
The lighter will be responsible for developing looks as well as troubleshooting and executing shot lighting for current commercial projects.
Work inside a pipeline with existing conventions and scripts.
Be adaptable to changes.
Responsible for the photo-real look of the lighting and shading tasks and renders.
Interface with team members for assignments, notes, and changes.
Work closely with the compositors to ensure proper incorporation of elements and that the specific render pass requirements are met.
Attention to daily individual artist assignments.
Complete work within the time frame allotted.
Texture painting and integration is beneficial but not mandatory.
Extensive production experience using V-Ray for Maya.
V-Ray problem solving, optimization, and analytical experience rendering quality vs. speed.
Experience working in production.
Ability to work within a structured team environment.
Problem solving skills, self starter, adapt to production changes, good working attitude.
You will be working on a PC desktop.
Apply here:- http://zoicstudios.theresumator.com/apply/BDKqEo/Zoic-LA-Seeks-Senior-Level-Vray-Lighters.html
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