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VFX Artist (Senior)

Lesley Myersby on Feb 16, 2017
Rocket Science VFX
Toronto, Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $78,000.00
Experience Required
4+ Years
Job Description
VFX Artist - Senior Level
(NOC 5223: Computer Graphics Technician)

Rocket Science VFX creates photo-real visual effects for film & television. Currently there are ten (10) Senior VFX Artist positions to be filled. We believe in creative challenges, technical and artistic investment, and continuous growth through education and experimentation.

Review materials provided by producer/clients, which may include scripts, storyboards, concept art and existing images;
Assist in look development in collaboration with Senior Artists, VFX Supervisors and Clients;
Determine the correct software required to produce the desired visual effect;
Provide layout and/or pre-visualization for approval by VFX Supervisors;
Produce the visual effect in a frame-by-frame format using specialized computer software;
Solve creative and technical problems while working under the pressure of tight deadlines; and
Take initiative within a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment.

Artistic ability (as evidenced by portfolio/demo reel of work);
High-level knowledge of specialized VFX industry software (e.g. Maya, Vray, Photoshop, or NUKE);
Working knowledge of other specialized VFX industry software (e.g. Shotgun, Houdini, Mari, Zbrush, PFTrack, MEL, RSL, Mental Ray, and Python);
Working knowledge of VFX production pipelines; and
Experience of 3 to 5 years working in photo-real visual effects.

A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting;
A reliable team player with excellent communication skills.

Related College level diploma/certificate of 3 months to 1 year.

This is a full-time position at our Toronto VFX Studio.
Salary is $78,000 CDN per year.
Work Week is 40 to 44 hours per week.
Overtime pay begins after 44 hours per week.

Vacation entitlement: 10 days paid vacation after 12 months of full-time employment;
Eligible to enroll in the Employee Group Benefits Plan after three months of full-time employment (must have OHIP to be eligible); and
If relocation to Toronto is required one-month accommodation will be provided.

Rocket Science VFX, 35 Golden Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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