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VFX Artist (Junior with Experience) for VFX Studio

Lesley Myersby on Apr 13, 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 : $58,000.00
Experience Required
1+ Years
Job Description
NOC 5223 - CG Technician

Rocket Science VFX is a multimedia production company creating film & television digital visual effects. Currently there are five (5) Junior 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Experience of 1 or more years working in photo-real visual effects.

  • A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting.

  • A team player with excellent communication skills.

  • College Certificate &/or degree in animation/VFX or applicable industry experience required.

  • This is a full time position.

  • Wage: $58,000 CDN per year

  • Work week is 40 to 44 hours per week.

  • Overtime is paid at 1.5x per hour, over an above 44 hours, with prior approval from manager.

  • Overtime and shifted work hours may be required from time to time to meet delivery deadlines.

  • Vacation entitlement: 10 days paid vacation after 12 months full-time employment.

  • Eligible to enroll in Group Benefits Plan after three months of full-time employment (must have OHIP to be eligible).

  • If relocation to Toronto is required, one month accommodation will be provided.

  • Send resume, cover letter and a link to your demo reel to the email on this job page, and it will be forwarded to our HR Manager.

  • Applications that do not include a resume, cover letter and demo reel will not be considered.

  • Please advise us of your status to work in Canada

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