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Fx TD

Natacha Famby on Mar 4, 2019
Company
Double Negative (DNEG)
Location
Montreal, Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary
Job Description
Job Description

Posted: 4 March 2019

Expires: 4 March 2020

Company Name: Double Negative Montreal Productions Ltd. (DNEG)

Company Address: 810 Rue St-Antoine Est, Montreal, QC, H2Y 1A6

Job Title: Layout TD

NOC Group: 5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators

Positions Available: 1

Terms of Employment: Full-time, contract based

Contract Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Length: 6 months to 2 years fixed term contract

Language of Work: English

Minimum Education: None

Benefits: 10 days vacation, extended medical coverage (e.g.: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, etc.)

Extra Information: Eligible for incremental raises in accordance with company policy on an annual basis. Relocation expenses offered.



FX TD


Job Description:

FX TDs at DNEG gather a variety of 3D assets produced by our Build, Layout and Animation departments and use off the shelf software - primarily Houdini - and custom pipeline tools to create high quality particle, pyro, rigid body, fluid, cloth, fur and hair simulations for top VFX Feature Films.


Junior FX TD

Salary: $37,000pa - $65,000pa

Must Have:

• Up to 2 years of high-end feature film VFX experience
• Experience in producing photoreal effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam, explosions, and destruction
• An eye for detail, good sense of timing, and good understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics
• Experience in live action FX work
• Working knowledge of Houdini
• A solid understanding of the compositing process

Nice to Have:

• Experience in other areas of visual effects (TV, Games) will also be taken into account
• A Generalist TD background
• Nuke, Maya, Python, Hscript or Mel knowledge
• Strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems

About You:

• Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
• A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
• Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques - including proprietary software
• Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines
• A positive, can-do attitude


Mid FX TD

Salary: $65,000pa - $95,000pa

Must Have:

• Minimum 3 years of high-end feature film VFX experience
• Production showreel demonstrating photoreal effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam, explosions, and destruction
• An eye for detail, good sense of timing, and thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics
• Experience in live action FX work
• Extensive knowledge of Houdini
• Familiarity with Nuke





Nice to Have:

• Experience in other areas of visual effects (TV, Games) will also be taken into account
• A good Generalist TD background
• Maya, Python, Hscript or Mel knowledge
• Strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems
• Demonstration of tool development, specifically in Houdini
• Demonstrated ability to create highly complex, sophisticated effects

About You:

• Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
• A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
• Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques - including proprietary software
• Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines
• Good time management
• A positive, can-do attitude
• Willingness to assist and mentor peers and Junior TDs


Senior FX TD

Salary: $95,000pa - $130,000pa

Must Have:

• Minimum 5 years of high-end feature film VFX experience
• Production showreel demonstrating photoreal effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam, explosions, and destruction
• Demonstrated ability to create highly complex, sophisticated effects
• An eye for detail, good sense of timing, and thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics
• Demonstrated a strong, artistic eye
• Experience in live action FX work
• Extensive knowledge of Houdini
• Familiarity with pipeline issues and problem solving
• Familiarity with Nuke, and a solid understanding of the compositing process
• Experience working independently with minimal supervision

Nice to Have:

• Experience in other areas of visual effects (TV, Games) will also be taken into account
• A good Generalist TD background
• Maya, Python, Hscript or Mel knowledge
• Strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems
• Demonstration of tool development, specifically in Houdini
• Leadership experience

About You:

• Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
• A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
• Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques - including proprietary software
• Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines
• Excellent time management
• Willingness to assist and mentor peers and Junior TDs
• A positive, can-do attitude


About Us:
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

Apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oy0V5fwi&s=Creative_Cow

For any inquiries please visit our website for contact information : http://www.dneg.com/contact/

Job Type: Full-time
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