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The Embassy VFX is a Canadian, Oscar-nominated production house, specializing in live-action production, post-production, and animation for feature films & commercials. If you have an advanced knowledge of Nuke and other compositing software, a creative eye and an insight into emerging technology, please read on. We require someone who is able to work autonomously in a fast paced environment to deliver an extremely high level of work. You should be comfortable working with clients, have a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills and technical knowledge and also have relevant experience in a film or TV environment. We are ideally looking for someone who can provide creative direction and has the experience of leading a team through all phases of production. Reels must be accompanied with a detailed shot breakdown. Please note: At this time we are considering applications only from those artists who are legally eligible to work in Canada (ie Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or currently hold a work permit). Click here to apply: https://the-embassy-vfx-inc.hiringthing.com/job/41208/compositing-supervisor Principle Duties and Responsibilities Establish certain looks or solves particular design or effects challenges for the show Collaborate with your team to share knowledge and techniques Solve technical challenges and recognizes areas for improvement Pitching and quoting for new work with the production team Liaise with production team to assign shots, monitor throughput and schedule deliveries Attend shoots and assist vfx supervisors with their duties Oversee recruiting, mentoring and training of artists in your teams Supervise quality control on all shots leaving the facility Composite shots when required Set up and manage the color pipeline for each show Education, Experience, and Skills Required Minimum 10+ years photoreal visual effects compositing experience in film, TV or commercials At least 2+ years experience in a leadership or supervisory role Expert with Nuke. Knowledge of other compositing, finishing & editorial tools an asset Experience in a Linux & OSX environment Should possess a keen eye for color and color matching Should have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and other major aspects of post production Understanding of film & video broadcast standards and video & graphics formats Understanding of the technical aspects of pipeline development e.g. python, gizmo’s etc. Good understanding of editorial and color files and formats e.g. EDL, XML AAF, CDL, BLG etc. Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask Ability to take direction positively, lead a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines Committed to maintaining our client base Team oriented, and able to inspire a collaborative working environment and above all … have a great sense of humour! We Offer Competitive salary based on experience Ample cross-training opportunities A fun and collaborative environment Emphasis on work/life balance Dog-friendly workplace
Title: Pipeline Supervisor Reports To: Global Pipeline Supervisor Responsibilities To: Individual Show CG & DFX Supervisors Direct Reports: Show TDs Digital Domain is an Academy Award©-winning digital production studio focused on visual effects for feature film and advertising. Founded in 1993, the company has built a legacy of achievement, listing Titanic, The Day After Tomorrow and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button among its 75+ film credits. A creative giant in advertising, Digital Domain has created some of the world’s most memorable spots. The studio works with top directors and is continually pushing into new territory. Digital Domain is recognized for pioneering work in photo-real digital humans, and productions that bring the worlds of movies, games, advertising and the web closer together. Summary: The Pipeline Supervisor is responsible for leading a team charged with the development, deployment, and support of the Facility Pipeline on a Production. The Pipeline Supervisor does this in conjunction with the Technology Department leadership, as well as senior Supervisors and other Pipeline Supervisors across the company, in order to maximise the return on investment in any Pipeline enhancements, while minimizing show risk and waste. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Helps drive the design, implementation, and evolution of a standardized Pipeline for Productions and Departments, utilizing Show and Facility resources Leads a team of Show and Facility TDs responsible for deploying, configuring, and supporting the existing Pipeline Works with the other Pipeline Supervisors, senior Supervisors, and Technology Staff to ensure that the Pipeline meets the needs of the company at large and diverges as little as possible between Shows, while still meeting the needs of the individual Productions Works with Production and Technology Management to ensure adequate resource coverage to meet the demands of the current show Acts as an escalation point for Supervisors, Production Management, and Artist Management to resolve conflicts; ensures limited resources are effectively utilized, and artists efficiently tasked by matching artist skill-set to assignments, identifying cross-utilization opportunities whenever possible Promotes a positive and productive work environment and leads collaborative efforts across the facility Education, Experience and Skills Required: BS in Computer Science or Computer Graphics or equivalent Industry experience required Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in feature film on the post-production side desired Experience managing software, pipeline, and/or technology teams desired Production experience with Maya, Houdini and/or Nuke, including familiarity with APIs desired General experience with Python in a production environment Must be able to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment Good communication skills, both written and verbal To apply for this position submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers/ Please select Vancouver from the drop down location menu