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VFX Trainer

Natacha Famby on Oct 1, 2019
DNEG (Double Negative Montreal Productions Ltd.)
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $90,000.00 - $130,000.00
Experience Required
3+ Years
Job Description
Company Name: Double Negative Canada Productions Ltd. (DNEG)

Company Address: 149 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 4A6

Job Title: VFX Trainer

NOC Group: 4021 - College and other vocational instructors

Positions Available: 2

Terms of Employment: Full-time, contract based

Contract Start Date: As soon as possible

Language of Work: English

Minimum Education: Diploma

Benefits: 20 days vacation. Extended Healthcare, Dental, Life Insurance, Employee and Family Assistance Program. Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance.

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

VFX Trainer

Salary: $90,000pa - $130,000pa

Job Description:

Training is vital for the continuous success of Double Negative as a leader in the VFX industry and we truly understand the importance of developing our artists so they are able to reach their full potential and quickly adapt to new and changing VFX software and methodologies.

Reporting to our Global Head of Training and Head of CG in Vancouver, this VFX Trainer role will support crew in the following teams:

Environment Generalist
This role would be well suited to a 3D generalist skillset and knowledge with further expertise in one or more of the areas listed. A passion for both teaching and learning is essential.

Key responsibilities in the Vancouver studio:

Delivery of inductions, covering the Dneg pipeline, tools & technical environment
Working with experts in each discipline to deliver core training programmes
Support experts to deliver specialist training when required
Supporting crew with internal ‘user-group’ type presentations
Delivery of Dneg’s entry-level ‘Greenlight’ training programmes
Contributing to maintenance and development of training materials & documentation
Supporting each department in identifying and evaluating training needs
Working globally with the training team to address training needs
Must Have:

Degree or diploma 3D Animation, Multimedia or an equivalent subject
At least 3 years experience educating in the VFX industry
Extensive experience working with software such as Maya & Houdini
Background as a VFX artist with proven experience in training and mentoring
Ability to pick up new software quickly
Exceptional communicator, facilitator and trainer
Team player but able to motivate self and work independently on own initiative
Ability to liaise confidently and credibly with people at all levels
Proven ability to influence and build strong working relations within an organisation
Flexible, can-do attitude with the ability to react calmly in a pressurised situation
Nice to Have:

Previous experience working with Clarisse
Experience developing VFX training curriculums
About You:

Strong communicator
Multi tasker
Strong communicator
About Us:

Double Negative is one of the world’s leading providers of visual effects and animation for feature film and television, with facilities in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai and Montréal.

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Job Type: Full-time
Job is On Location
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