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VFX Trainer - Shot Finishing

Natacha Famby on Dec 19, 2019
Double Negative Montreal Productions Ltd. (DNEG)
Montreal, Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $80,000.00 - $115,000.00
Experience Required
3+ Years
Job Description
Training is vital for the continuous success of DNEG 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 Montreal, this VFX Trainer role will support crew in the following teams :

Environment Generalist
This role would be well suited to either a 3D generalist with expertise in shot finishing or an experienced VFX compositor with a robust knowledge of the upstream pipeline. A passion for both teaching and learning is essential.

Key responsibilities in the Montreal studio:

Delivery of inductions, covering the DNEG pipeline, tools & technical environment
Working with experts in each discipline to deliver core training programs
Support experts to deliver specialist training when required
Supporting crew with internal ‘user-group’ type presentations
Delivery of DNEG’s entry-level ‘Greenlight’ training programs
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, Nuke & renderers
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 organization
Flexible, can-do attitude with the ability to react calmly in a pressurized situation

Nice to have:

Previous experience working with Clarisse
Experience developing VFX training curriculums

About you:

Strong communicator
Strong communicator

About Us

DNEG 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 Montreal.

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