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  1. Hi there, we're looking for a character fx supervisor for feature film, if you or anyone you know maybe interested the details are below: https://www.animallogic.com/careers/jobs/character-fx-supervisor-peter-rabbit-2/ [www.animallogic.com] - all charfx completed in houdini (hair + cloth) - great weather & beaches nearby (if you like sunshine) Miles
  2. Hello Everyone, I'm seeking information and advices about working in Australia (RSP, Iloura, Animal Logic and other great vfx houses). I'm 27 and currently working as junior compositor in Italy since 3 months but I want to emigrate (I'm putting money aside for this). I have to opportunity to obtain a Working-Holiday visa that permits to work 6 months per employer in a one-year window (you could gain another year if you work in farms for 88 days in that year). Could be a good idea to get that visa, travel to Australia and drop by these vfx houses to work there?
  3. Hi all, We have a couple of remaining Effects positions available, starting asap (late Feb / early March 2016), which run for around 8 weeks at Rising Sun Pictures' Adelaide office. We'd love to talk more about the killer feature film sequences we have ahead of us, but NDA's prohibit it being mentioned further on od|force. Rest assured that they are all in line with our previous effects work. Essentially these positions suit applicants available now or those about to enter a show hiatus. Visa's can be arranged for most countries. It breaks down as follows: Australian & New Zealand applicants. you can jump the visa queue and start now! Application details below. 417 Work & Holiday Visa. For those aged between 18 & 31 from Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland (Republic of) Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan & UK. (24-48 hours for visa approval). 462 Work & Holiday Visa. For those aged between 18 & 31 from USA. (24-48 hours for visa approval). 457 Visa applicants. If you're not from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, NZ or South Africa, or fit any of the above work / holiday visa's, you'd likely qualify for the 457 Visa. This one needs to have an IELTS (English test) in place with an overall score of 5.5 or more. Yes, we know you speak perfect English, but it's just a condition to be met on the 457. Painful, we know. Visa applications on the 457 can be lengthy, but things are running pretty smoothly at the moment and should not be a barrier to your application. (4-21 days for visa approval, pending your paperwork, IELTS, Education, qualifications etc. is ready to roll). What we cover RSP covers the cost of the return airfare, initial accomm and round trip flights from your city. Application To find out more about this and other positions visit: https://rsp.com.au/houdini-effects-td/ You'll find an Apply Now button on the above page. If time is against you, just shoot your resume and a link to your reel, via employment@rsp.com.au. Be sure to confirm your availability and country of citizenship so we can assess your visa viability. RSP? Adelaide born and bred with an international reputation for great work. We try to ensure our people lead a healthy work / life balance. It's always tough during crunch time to find that balance, but we'll keep striving for this outcome. All RSP departments are located in one building. If you need to speak to a modeller regarding an asset you intend on destroying, you can get up and chat to them a few rows away. It's a collaborative and ego free environment. Adelaide? It's a gorgeous time to visit Australia, this job will help get you hooked. RSP is located in the heart of the Adelaide. Outstanding, VFX can be completed in any city with a decent connection, so why not pick one of the most livable. Many of our crew walk to work or ride bikes. It's easy to get around town from our office. It's Fringe Festival time, so the city is alive with what we refer to as "culcha". That's cultural activities for those in the northern hemisphere. Amazing food, performances, music and dance. Footy season kicks off in a month at the redeveloped Adelaide Oval. Good work, good place. Apply now. Marcus Wells Recruitment Rising Sun Pictures www.rsp.com.au
  4. Hi all, We have a couple of Lighting and Texture positions, starting asap (late Feb / early March 2016), which run for around 8-10 weeks at Rising Sun Pictures' Adelaide office. We'd love to talk more about the killer feature film sequences we have ahead of us, but NDA's prohibit it being mentioned further on od|force. Rest assured that they are all in line with our previous effects work. Essentially these positions suit applicants available now or those about to enter a show hiatus. Visa's can be arranged for most countries. It breaks down as follows: Australian & New Zealand applicants. you can jump the visa queue and start now! Application details below. 417 Work & Holiday Visa. For those aged between 18 & 31 from Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland (Republic of) Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan & UK. (24-48 hours for visa approval). 462 Work & Holiday Visa. For those aged between 18 & 31 from USA. (24-48 hours for visa approval). 457 Visa applicants. If you're not from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, NZ or South Africa, or fit any of the above work / holiday visa's, you'd likely qualify for the 457 Visa. This one needs to have an IELTS (English test) in place with an overall score of 5.5 or more. Yes, we know you speak perfect English, but it's just a condition to be met on the 457. Painful, we know. Visa applications on the 457 can be lengthy, but things are running pretty smoothly at the moment and should not be a barrier to your application. (4-21 days for visa approval, pending your paperwork, IELTS, Education, qualifications etc. is ready to roll). What we cover RSP covers the cost of the return airfare, initial accomm and round trip flights from your city. Application Lighting: To find out more about this and other positions visit: https://rsp.com.au/lighting-tds/ Texture: https://rsp.com.au/texture-artists/ You'll find an Apply Now button on each of the above pages. If time is against you, just shoot your resume and a link to your reel, via employment@rsp.com.au. Be sure to confirm your availability and country of citizenship so we can assess your visa viability. RSP? Adelaide born and bred with an international reputation for great work. We try to ensure our people lead a healthy work / life balance. It's always tough during crunch time to find that balance, but we'll keep striving for this outcome. All RSP departments are located in one building. If you need to speak to a modeller regarding an asset you intend on destroying, you can get up and chat to them a few rows away. It's a collaborative and ego free environment. Adelaide? It's a gorgeous time to visit Australia, this job will help get you hooked. RSP is located in the heart of the Adelaide. Outstanding, VFX can be completed in any city with a decent connection, so why not pick one of the most livable. Many of our crew walk to work or ride bikes. It's easy to get around town from our office. It's Fringe Festival time, so the city is alive with what we refer to as "culcha". That's cultural activities for those in the northern hemisphere. Amazing food, performances, music and dance. Footy season kicks off in a month at the redeveloped Adelaide Oval. Good work, good place. Apply Now! Marcus Wells Recruitment Rising Sun Pictures www.rsp.com.au
  5. Rising Sun Pictures is currently seeking experienced Houdini Effects TD’s to join our team. Employment periods: Various contract lengths commencing May 2015, running to July / August 2015. Location: Adelaide, Australia. These positions are open to Australian and international applicants. Position Overview Reporting directly to RSP’s effects leads, you will be responsible for creating wide ranging natural phenomena for a variety of live action feature films. Applicants presenting highly realistic effects work in their portfolio, will be reviewed with priority. RSP is a Houdini based effects facility operating in a Linux system environment. All candidates must be have deep experience with Houdini and be comfortable with Linux. You are a professional artist who works collaboratively with your team and those working in other departments. You are an excellent time manager and forward thinker who delivers to schedule and to brief. Using Houdini, you have previously been responsible for creating wide ranging naturalistic effects simulation including destruction, water, fire, procedural environments and character effects. Your ability to own your delivery is highly regarded by your previous supervisors. As a professional effects artist and effects technical director, you provide confidence to the production team because you maintain absolute clarity in what is expected of you. You are the artist who seeks to understand and subsequently nail the brief. Responsibilities * Create and deliver effects; including rigid body dynamics, fluid simulations, cloth simulations and generic particle effects, that match the creative and technical brief. * Tightly adhere to production schedule and deliver to key milestones, presenting your work-in-progress daily. * Work with animation, lighting & compositing as necessary in order to meet FX animation objectives. * Adapt your effects as the brief evolves. * Diagnose and resolve issues with your own Houdini and Python scripts. * Review and QA your work for internal and external delivery ensuring it hits creative and technical notes. * Assemble and / or modify complex shaders. * Create consistent lighting and effects render passes for compositing. * Create effects composites in order to demonstrate the effect relative to the plate. * Work in a manner that allows other effects team members to pick up your work if necessary. * Contribute to creative and technical conversations, with a view to raising the quality level of the final image. * Expect additional delegated tasks from effects supervisor and leads. * Manage your workload. Advise your lead of any obstacles which may affect delivery quality, timeliness or budget. * Promote a collaborative and enjoyable workplace influencing morale, fostering purposeful discussions and a positive work ethic. Required Skills and Experience * Minimum 5 years professional experience creating high-end effects for live-action feature films. * Expert user of Houdini. * Complex shading and render experience using Houdini’s Mantra. * Utilitarian knowledge of other discipline software such as Maya, Nuke and industry standard tracking software. * Strong coding experience using Python and hscript. * Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a delivery focused work environment. * Real world understanding of physics, math, proportion, depth and colour. * Understanding of naturalistic light and motion with a focus on dynamics and natural phenomenon. * Superior level of attention to detail and strong eye for aesthetic composition. * Expert organisational skills. * Technical and creative problem solving with a can-do mindset. Application To apply, please click the Apply button located on this link. Or... If time is against you, feel free to send your application via email with your resume, reel and breakdown to employment@rsp.com.au. Include the words "Lighting TD” in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and visa options. All applications will initially receive an automatic reply. Those closely matching this job description will be contacted for further information.
  6. Rising Sun Pictures are currently seeking experienced Lighting TD’s to join our team. Employment periods: Short and long contracts are available commencing now through to July / August 2015. Location: Adelaide, Australia. These positions are open to Australian and international applicants. Position Overview Reporting directly to RSP’s lighting leads, our lighters are responsible for the creation of wide ranging natural phenomena for a variety of live action feature films. Applicants presenting highly realistic work in their portfolio, will be reviewed with priority. Although RSP runs a Houdini / Mantra pipeline, applicants with broad exposure to any industry standard 3d packages and renderers should apply for this position. You are a professional artist who works collaboratively with your team and those working in other departments. You are an excellent time manager and forward thinker who delivers to schedule and to brief. You have previously lit and rendered wide ranging assets generated by Houdini effects artists, modelers, texture artists and animators. Your ability to own your work is highly regarded by your previous employers. As a professional lighting artist, you provide confidence to production because you have absolute clarity in what is expected of you in terms of lighting consistency and shot delivery. Responsibilities * Using Houdini's Mantra, light and render a variety of small and large scale cg elements including, props, models, environments, crowds, creatures and effects. * Create shaders under direction from leads and the look dev department. * Provide solutions for techniques such as subsurface scattering and physically plausible shading. * Use HDRI information to match live action lighting elements. * Work closely with compositors ensuring the renders you provide are consistent with their expectation. * Follow creative & technical briefs with regard to the production schedule. * Take ownerships of all notes and feedback relating to your shots. * Iterate your work as directed by your lead and within the allocated resources. * Ensure your lead and coordinator are kept up to date of any issues that may hinder your ability to reach deadline. * Develop and maintain a working relationship with peers assisting them when requested. * Maintain consistency across sequences and shots. Adopt a methodical approach to lighting setups. * Provide clear and accurate time estimates for all work assigned. * Collaborate with supervisors, compositors, effects and environment artists in establishing robust and consistent handovers. * Review your work for internal and external delivery, ensuring it hits creative and technical notes. * Seek feedback when renders fail to match delivery expectation. * Promote a collaborative and enjoyable workplace influencing morale, fostering purposeful discussions and a positive work ethic. * Please note, RSP operates a Maya / Houdini Mantra pipeline in a Linux system environment. Required Skills and Experience * Minimum 4 years professional effects artist experience on live-action feature films. * Applicants demonstrating shots lit & rendered using Houdini's Mantra preferred. * Proficient at Compositing in Nuke. * Strong technical directing and coding experience (such as Python and/or C++). * Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a delivery focused work environment. * Real world understanding of physics, math, proportion, depth, colour, and of course lighting. * Expert organisational skills. * Technical and creative problem solving with a can-do mindset. Application To apply, please click the Apply button located on this link. Or... If time is against you, feel free to send your application via email with your resume, reel and breakdown to employment@rsp.com.au. Include the words "Lighting TD” in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and visa options. All applications will initially receive an automatic reply. Those closely matching this job description will be contacted for further information.
  7. Shader Writers - Feature film Look Dev focus

    Rising Sun Pictures is currently seeking experienced Look Dev / Shader Writers with Houdini experience, to join our Shading & Look Development teams. Employment period: Immediate start through to 2014 to March 2015. Location: Adelaide, Australia. This position is open to local and international applicants. Position Overview Working across a number of live action projects, Shader Writers will be required to create customised, photorealistic 3d surfaces for a range of assets including characters, props, and environments. Applicants presenting photo realistic work will be reviewed and responded to with priority. Your previously held positions are likely to have included Senior Texture Artist, Lighting TD, Shader Writer, etc. You have previously created technical and aesthetic shading solutions with Houdini Vector Expressions [VEX]. Responsibilities Develop complex VEX shader networks that meet the creative & technical brief. Adjust existing shaders as required by sequence supervisors and leads. Assemble shaders & looks in Houdini's VOPS. Work with lighters to ensure shaders can be rendered without issue. Ensure every shader you create meets the requirements of users downstream. Regularly demonstrate your work in progress. Review your work prior to submission, ensuring it hits creative and technical notes, adjusting where necessary. Strong understanding of colour/bit depth/resolution and how they affect the shader process. Actively mentor and develop less experienced team members. Promote a collaborative and enjoyable workplace influencing morale, fostering purposeful discussion and positive work ethic. Required Skills and Experience Minimum 2-4 years shading experience. Strong experience with Physically Based Rendering. Expert user of Houdini and Mantra. Experience creating CVEX shaders for PBR & MicroPoly mode. Some exposure with Photoshop, Nuke, Mari, Z-Brush & Mudbox is desirable, but not essential. Note: RSP operates in a Linux system environment. Some pipeline and shell scripting experience. Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a delivery focused work environment. Real world understanding of key principles in colour & light. Expert organisational and time-management skills. Application Please visit http://rsp.com.au/jobs/, navigate to the Shader Writer ad and click Apply. Emails with Houdini Shader Writer in the subject line can be sent to employment@rsp.com.au. Please state your availability and country of residence so we can assess your visa option.
  8. Position: Houdini Effects Artists Employment period: Early December 2012 though to around mid May 2013. Location: RSP Adelaide, Australia. POSITION OVERVIEW RSP is engaged on a high profile, live-action feature film. We are seeking experienced Houdini FX Artists to join our growing team. In this role you will utilise your previous CG film experience to create realistic FX elements. The effects will primarily be focused on rigid-bodied destruction work, with a large number of environmental and ancillary FX to be completed. Demonstrated skills using Houdini’s Modeling, Rigging, Shading, Animation, Lighting (Mantra) tools are key aspects expected of applicants. Applicants must be experienced CG artists with feature film experience. In this role you will be contributing your knowledge and expertise to achieve the highest quality visual effects output. RESPONSIBILITIES Create exceptional realistic FX animation and effects. Follow creative & technical briefs with regard to the production schedule and set milestones. Work with animation, lighting & compositing as necessary in order to meet FX animation objectives. Ability to adapt your effects as the brief evolves. REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Minimum 4 years Houdini experience. Prior experience creating photo-real FX Elements for feature film. Prior experience creating fire, smoke, dust particles, explosions and destruction sequences will be highly regarded. Feature film pipeline experience with a focus on working to deadline and following direction. Experience working with fluid & particle dynamics an advantage. APPLICATION Please send all applications and a link to your reel, including shot breakdown to: employment@rsp.com.au with Houdini FX Artist in the subject line. Please state your availability and current country of residence so we can assess relocation options. All applicants will receive an initial automated response. Candidates who closely match the required skills, experience and availability will be personally responded back to. Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we cannot guarantee everyone will be responded back to within 48 hours. ABOUT RISING SUN PICTURES RSP are a passionate team of producers, artists and technicians, known globally for delivering complex visual effects on high profile projects. With an infrastructure to deliver a full spectrum of feature film post services, RSP is proud to have worked on recent films including: The Hunger Games, Prometheus, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Green Lantern, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, Part 1 & 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides & Terminator Salvation. For a full project listing and further information about applying for this and other positions, please visit: www.rsp.com.au
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