Senior Environment TD – VFX Division
6d ago

Cinesite Montreal is looking for an Environment TD to join our VFX team on highly-anticipated Feature films and TV shows.

The Environment TD will be creating photo-realistic digital environments for films and shows in production. The ideal candidate should be motivated and organized, with the desire to work within a fast-paced team of highly-skilled and experienced artists.

Your Role :

  • Create digital models and textures and collaborate with specialist artists from within those disciplines as required;
  • Assemble models, textures, digital matte paintings, and projections into a CG scene;
  • Light and render of CG scenes and / or prepare CG scenes for lighting and rendering by other departments;
  • Work with your fellow artists and with supervisors to troubleshoot technical issues within the CG scene;
  • Optimise renders within available resources;
  • Collaborate with the shot / scene compositor to assemble renders and projections within Nuke and / or 3D software applications;
  • Develop the overall look of specific assets, shots, and / or sequences under the guidance of show CG Supervisors and VFX Supervisors;
  • Identify the best approaches to matching the look and quality of the plate photography;
  • Communicate regularly with supervisors and production regarding targets and schedules;
  • Collaborate with artists from other disciplines to ensure that assets and shots are completed to the highest possible standard.
  • We’d like to talk to you if you have / are :

  • Modelling, UV layout, texturing, and lookdev skills;
  • Strong working knowledge of professional 3D software applications such as Maya and Mari (required) and Houdini;
  • Previous experience with 2.5D workflows. Good working knowledge of 2.5D projection techniques using Nuke;
  • Previous experience working on high-end projects within a feature film post-production environment;
  • A strong understanding of proven VFX workflows and familiarity with VFX pipelines;
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude;
  • Ability to take direction from Cinesite’s supervisors and production staff as appropriate;
  • Ability to work well independently as well as within a team environment;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • What can we offer?

    Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.

    We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.

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