This week’s instalment of our Jobs of the Week series is all about Character Modellers, Compositors, FX and Lighting TDs, and Matte Painters, with opportunities in London, Mumbai and Vancouver! Read on for full info and links to apply for each role! Don’t forget that you can also have a look at all the other vacancies we’re currently hiring for on our jobs portal!
CHARACTER MODELLER (Feature Animation)
Dneg London has recently set up a Feature Animation division and we are starting our first project early 2017. Project yet to be announced but it is a very exciting time to join the team! If you have experience of modelling detailed characters and environments on a feature animated shows and want to be apart of a first class team of artists and supervisors, please apply now! We currently have opportunities for all levels of experienced Character Modellers!
Do you have compositing experience including green screens, CG integration and creature work? We are looking for compositors proficient in Nuke to join our teams. If you can seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot and possess knowledge in photography and practical lighting, get in touch!
We are looking for FX TDs to create bespoke effects, working in partnership with lighters and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the highest standard.
You will have a creative eye and a thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in CG. You will be a technical problem solver with experience of live action effects work, producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water and explosions. A good working knowledge of Houdini is essential, openness to learning custom pipeline tools a must!
LIGHTING TD (Dneg TV)
If you have a strong artistic eye, a working knowledge of art, design and film lighting and a thorough technical grounding in renderers then we’d be very interested in speaking to you. We are looking for Lighters with several years experience on shot lighting and rendering for photoreal feature film projects. You will have extensive knowledge of Maya and/or Houdini as well as a solid understanding of 3D. Ideally you will also have some experience with look dev as well as Clarisse but this is not essential as training will be offered. If you are a creative problem solver with a positive, proactive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team we’d love to hear from you!
Are you a Photoshop expert with excellent matte painting techniques and in depth knowledge of 2.5D projections in Nuke? Do you have experience or understanding of 3D environment techniques including modelling, texturing, look development and lighting? We are looking for Matte Painters (Junior, Mid and Senior) to start ASAP! If you are a creative problem solver with a strong artistic eye and have experience collaborating and delivering work to comp, apply now!
Before you go, why not check our Jobs of the Week posts? Or go to our jobs portal for full job listings!