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.