JOB OFFERS

JOB OFFERS

Technical Director

Houdini FX Supervisor

Houdini FX Artist

Production Manager

Storyboard Artist

Technical Director

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Responsibilities

  • Development and support of tools and processes to extend and enhance the pipeline
  • Receive mission from TD supervisor and working closely with the different departments’ supervisor
  • Test tools before implementation and create/integrate a documentation
  • Anticipate risk of potential problems with pipeline tools and escalate to TD supervisor
  • Ensure that the codes or development are sustainable and re-usable across productions present and future

Requirements

  • Good general knowledge of Maya, Nuke
  • Excellent understanding of the Shotgrid ecosystem
  • Strong programming skills. Proficiency in Python and Qt required
  • Familiarity with issue tracking software (Gitlab) and version management systems (Git)
  • Excellent understanding of 3D in general (modeling, light, simulation…)
  • Comfortable with a LINUX/UNIX environment
  • Proficient in English or in French (with technical English)

Considered as a plus

  • Knowledge of Mari, Houdini, Substance painter
  • Coding knowledge in C++ (Maya API)
  • Experience with Shotgrid Event Framework
  • Experience with writing scripts and processes on a renderfarm
  • Knowledge of web frameworks based on python like Django or Flask (backend and frontend)
  • Experience with Docker

Qualification

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in CG film and special effects industry
  • Minimum of 1 year of pipeline/tools development experience
  • Passion for animation world
  • Proven debugging and problem-solving abilities
  • Autonomy, discipline and organization
  • Motivation, enthusiasm, confidentiality
  • Stress management

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Houdini FX Supervisor

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Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading FX artists, both technically and artistically, to create visual effects for 3D animation films
  • Work closely with other departments to bring effects to life, keeping up with production standards, schedule and budget constraints
  • Support business development for budget creation and validation
  • Anticipate and provide solutions to issues as they arise in coordination with other departments
  • Implement innovative artistic methodologies and technology trends and tools to keep up with industry standards
  • Design, create and implement efficient workflow methods, FX rigs and tools

Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in Animation FX, with at least 2 years in a leadership/supervisory role
  • Portfolio showcasing latest FX artwork
  • Proven ability to successfully delegate, mentor and manage people and projects
  • Expert knowledge of, and proven ability to use Houdini, Maya, Arnold to develop FX in multiple art styles. Fume FX would be a plus
  • Thorough understanding of the various technical and creative aspects of production for FX shots and sequences
  • Fluency in scripting with Python, C++ would be a plus
  • Proficient in English or in French (with technical English)
  • Able to effectively and collaboratively communicate with people at all levels (technical and non-technical)

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Houdini FX Artist

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Responsibilities

  • Responsible to create visual effects for 3D animation films, like smoke, fire, destruction, water, etc… based on the concept designs
  • Work closely with other departments to bring effects to life, keeping up with production standards, schedule and budget constraints
  • Support business development for budget creation and validation
  • Anticipate and provide solutions to issues as they arise in coordination with other departments
  • Implement innovative artistic methodologies and technology trends and tools to keep up with industry standards
  • Work closely with the Supervisor to propose improvements of the internal tools & configurations

Requirements

  • Previous industry experience in at least two animation features
  • Portfolio showcasing latest FX artwork
  • Expert knowledge of, and proven ability to use Houdini, Maya, Arnold to develop FX in multiple art styles. Fume FX and Blender would be a plus
  • Thorough understanding of the various technical and creative aspects of production for FX shots and sequences
  • Scripting with Python would be a plus
  • Proficient in English or in French (with technical English)
  • Able to effectively and collaboratively communicate with people at all levels (technical and non-technical)
  • Ability to work within a team, prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Shotgrid is a plus
  • An art test could be required

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Production Manager

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Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain the production schedule in accordance with the deadlines.
  • Track all costs (cash in & out) and report production progress through scoreboards to ensure the production stays within the budget.
  • Communicate and troubleshoot budget problems with Line Producer, Head of Production and Producers.
  • Communicate with accounting and production administrator for all administrative and financial topics.
  • Anticipate needs for new resources and hire the staff required for the production.
  • Negotiate and ensure follow-up with external service providers, contractors and sub-contractors.          
  • Work with the team on a daily basis to ensure that the departments outputs are aligned with the production schedule.
  • Produce and maintain a detailed weekly production report with deadlines for all the individual departments.
  • Run Production meetings.
  • Help developing strong relationships with partners to ensure daily communication runs smoothly.
  • Coach co-production coordinators
  • Do performance reviews together with the leads to provide crew with clear feedback.
  • Help on the development, maintenance & improvement of the production Shotgun website, create and update process documents for the production.

Requirements

  • Excellent command of written and oral English and/or French.
  • At least 4 years of experience in Animation production at the same role.
  • Strong knowledge of animation workflow processes, both 2D & 3D from pre-production to post-production
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Pro-active, anticipating and solution-oriented
  • Very good organization and rigor in the work
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Word, Excel, (Macro & VBA skills will be a plus), Shotgrid.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with production team including Producers, Co-Producers, Directors and artists both written and verbally
  • Ability to organize, schedule, and delegate work effectively

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Storyboard Artist

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Responsabilités

  • Mettre en scène la vision de la réalisatrice en accord avec ses directives
  • Dessiner sa partie du storyboard du rough au clean
  • Cibler les éventuels problèmes et les communiquer à ses superviseurs et la réalisatrice
  • S’assurer que la qualité artistique du film est atteinte
  • Communiquer et collaborer avec les équipes techniques et artistiques si besoin
  • Suivre un workflow technique déterminé en amont de la production

Capacités requises

  • Connaissances en Photoshop et Storyboard Pro obligatoires
  • Expérience requise en storyboard sur au moins un long-métrage 3D
  • Bonnes qualités de composition d’image, de compréhension du rythme et de la mise en scène
  • Capacité à travailler de manière indépendante si besoin
  • Capacité à gérer et évaluer son temps de travail de manière efficace
  • Capacité à livrer le travail dans les deadlines et à communiquer son avancement à la production
  • Des connaissances en Shotgrid sont un plus

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