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Department: Visualisation
Location: Remote - UK/GMT timezone
Reports To: Head of Visualisation

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Job Description

  • Creating all required hard surface and environmental assets to the clients brief
  • Developing assets to work seamlessly within the shot pipeline
  • Understanding and interpreting Art Department plans and conceptual illustrations
  • Modelling:
    • Decimation and optimisation of assets from high resolution models i.e. Lidar from the Art Department
    • Ensuring models have have clean topology, UVs and appropriate polycount
    • From scratch modelling, optimised for as near real-time performance as possible
  • Texturing:
    • Texture creation (including all associated maps i.e. colour, normal) for high resolution assets
    • Working with PBR texturing workflows to generate textures using image and procedural based techniques
  • Lighting / LookDev / Layout:
    • Creating asset turntables to present assets for client sign-off
    • Look development and lighting of assets in Unreal Engine / Maya

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Requirements

  • We're open to hearing from juniors, mids and seniors, with a range of production experience in a VFX, visualisation or games environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Maya, zBrush, Substance Painter and Photoshop
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Strong creative eye for building high quality photorealistic assets
  • Team orientated and able to take direction from Supervisor
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable and flexible, and accepting of changes in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with the following are desirable:
    • Ability to visualise shots and understand screen direction
    • Rigging
    • Marvellous Designer
    • Scripting (Python, Mel)

Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “3D Artist” within the subject line.

Online showreels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Department: 2D
Location: Remote - UK/GMT timezone
Reports To: Head of 2D

Start date: Ongoing start dates for 2021/2022
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Key Purpose of the Job:

To support the compositing team to produce excellent shots for film and television.

Mid Level Compositors work on anything from Paint and Prep through to compositing their own shots. They are expected to work on less complex shots as well as provide support to the more senior members of the team.
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Required competencies:

• You must have a minimum of 4 years VFX industry experience
• Experience using Nuke
• Proven experience with Plate Preparation and Rotoscoping
• Proven experience with Chroma Keying
• Be able to provide examples of seamless integration of multiple live action plates
• Be able to follow production methodologies, develop creative approaches and problem solve
• Have a critical eye for detail
• Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Consistently deliver excellent results with minimal supervision and have good time management even when under pressure
• A knowledge and interest in photography and practical lighting is helpful
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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Mid Level Compositor” within the subject line.

On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Department: 2D
Location: Remote UK/GMT timezone
Reports To: Head of 2D

Start date: Ongoing between December 2021 & March 2022


Key Purpose of the Job:

To seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot, including live-action and CGI.

Senior Compositors work closely with Visual Effects and 2D Supervisors to composite the numerous elements that complete a visual effects shot. Taking on the more complex shots in a sequence, senior compositors are expected to quality check their own work to a high standard, communicate and then solve any issues arising and are expected to maintain continuity between shots in a sequence.


Required competencies:

  • You must have a minimum of 6 years VFX industry experience
  • Be expert level in Nuke
  • Have proven experience with chroma screen extraction and integration, seamless integration of live action, miniature and CGI sources and fx design and implementation
  • Be able to take part in client reviews
  • Be able to follow production methodologies, develop creative approaches and problem solve
  • Consistently deliver excellent results with minimal supervision and have good time management even when under pressure
  • Confidently perform setup tasks for a small team
  • Have a critical eye for detail
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills

Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Senior Compositor” within the subject line.

On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Position: Junior Matchmove Artist

Department: 3D

Location: London / Remote

Reports To: Head of 3D

NVIZ is currently looking for a junior tracker to join our team for work on exciting new projects, a remote position but must be based in UK.

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Job Description:

  •   Creation of tracked cameras from live action plates
  •   Generation of matchmove scenes with aligned geometry
  •   Calculation of lens distortion as part of a camera pipeline
  •   Problem solving and technical assistance
  •   Modeling and layout of tracking assets

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  •   6 months VFX industry experience in film or TV (Preferred)
  •   Processing of on-set data including LIDAR, lens grids and photogrammetry (Preferred)
  •   Experience in Body Tracking and use of rigs
  •   An understanding of the fundamentals of photography

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Software Knowledge

  •   Knowledge of 3dEqualizer, PFTrack, Mocha
  •   Practice working knowledge of Maya  (Preferred)
  •   Basic usage and understanding of Nuke  (Preferred)
  •   Working knowledge of rendering

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Junior Matchmove Artist” within the subject line.  On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Position: Matchmove Artist
Department: 3D
Location: London / Remote
Reports To: Head of 3D

NVIZ is currently looking for an experienced tracker to join our team for work on exciting new projects, a remote position but must be based in UK.

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Job Description:

  • Creation of tracked cameras from live action plates
  • Generation of matchmove scenes with aligned geometry
  • Calculation of lens distortion as part of a camera pipeline
  • Problem solving and technical assistance
  • Modeling and layout of tracking assets

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years VFX industry experience in film or TV
  • Proven tracking and matchmove experience on high end VFX productions
  • Processing of on-set data including LIDAR, lens grids and photogrammetry
  • On set experience a bonus
  • Experience in Body Tracking and use of rigs
  • An understanding of the fundamentals of photography

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Software Knowledge

  • In depth knowledge of 3dEqualizer, PFTrack, Mocha
  • Practice working knowledge of Maya
  • Basic usage and understanding of Nuke
  • Working knowledge of rendering

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Matchmove Artist” within the subject line.  On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Position: Junior Motion Designer
Department: Graphics
Location: Remote - Must be in the UK
Start Date: Immediate Positions Available
Contract: Freelance

Reports to: Creative Director

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Key Purpose of the Job:

The successful candidate will work closely with the Graphics and VFX Supervisors to produce content to be worked up to final production.  Additional responsibilities include research and development, collating work for pitches, managing assets and helping create publicity materials.
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Required skills & experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year design experience within a studio environment
  • A good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (primarily After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop) and related plugins
  • A good understanding of Cinema 4D or similar 3D software
  • Very good graphic design and typographic skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team towards a common goal

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Junior Motion Designer” within the subject line.  Online showreels and links to web sites are welcome.  Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot / sequence.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Position: Senior Motion Designer
Department: Graphics
Location: Remote - Must be in the UK
Start Date: Immediate Positions Available
Contract: Freelance

Reports to: Creative Director

There will also be opportunities to work from our London office, but this role will primarily be remote. 


Job Description:

Senior Motion Designer wanted to lead the design and animation of on-screen UI graphics. The successful candidate will work closely with the Creative Director and VFX Supervisor to collaborate with Clients, producing world-class storytelling graphic content for Film and TV.


Experience: 

• A minimum of 5 years of Motion Graphics experience within a studio environment

• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Film/TV related projects, on-set or post-production.

Required Competencies:

• Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (primarily After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop) and related plugins. 

• Working knowledge of Cinema 4D or equivalent 3D software.

• Strong graphic design, animation and typography skills, with an impeccable eye for detail.

• A technical understanding of the Post-production and Editorial process.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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Please send your CV and Showreel to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Senior Motion Designer” within the subject line.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Department: VFX/Previs
Location: London / Remote
Reports To: Visualisation Producer

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Key Purpose of the Job:

The Production Coordinator is central to managing the schedule, liaising with all aspects of production, helping with strategizing and implementing tasks and targets crucial to the delivery of the project as well as ensuring the project remains on time and on budget. 

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Job description:

  • Closely working with the Producer, Supervisor and Leads to manage the artists, meeting internal and external deadlines
  • Responsible for organising dailies rounds and client reviews, taking notes and following up on information as necessary
  • Organising and setting up media for CineSync sessions or Skype calls
  • Take detailed, comprehensive notes and review with Lead after dailies / rounds
  • Maintain accurate summary of progress from previous day's work by artists
  • Daily updates of production database with notes and necessary information
  • Manage and maintain the production schedule
  • Communicate information quickly and succinctly to crew and other departments to resolve problems quickly
  • Organise and coordinate client deliveries
  • Knowledge of production databases (including Shotgun), FTP software, Aspera or alternative data management formats preferred but not essential

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Required skills & experience:

  • Previous experience as Production Coordinator or Production Assistant in a Previs or VFX environment
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel and Word)
  • Highly organised with excellent time management and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with impeccable attention to detail
  • In-depth understanding of the production workflow, common file formats and resolutions
  • Team orientated and able to take direction from Supervisors and Producers
  • Adaptable and flexible - accepting of changes

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Production Coordinator” within the subject line. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Department: Visualisation
Location: Remote - UK/GMT timezone
Reports To: Head of Visualisation

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Key Purpose of the Job:

Visualisation Animators work with the Visualisation Supervisor and VFX Supervisor to design and create shots for complex action sequences.  We are looking for talented animators, capable of working in a fast-moving environment and with a proven track record in the film production industry.  Skills in layout, timing and great cinematography are essential, as well as excellent communication skills.
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Job description:

  • Using a variety of techniques to compose and animate sequences, delivering high quality storytelling animations, and well composed shots to a client brief
  • Motions studies of keys assets, animation cycles, body mechanics, performance with a realistic style, keyframe posing
  • Creating shots and sequences from storyboards and/or script pages to enhance story
  • Animating of cameras, creatures, props, and vehicles through both keyframe animation and utilizing motion capture data
  • Creating techvis for onset reference and postvis following a shoot
  • Scene layout with asset environments, position and timing of assets and camera layout
  • Basic FX animation

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Required skills & experience:

  • We're open to hearing from juniors, mids and seniors, with a range of production experience in a VFX, visualisation, or games environment.
  • Able to work at one of the major UK film studios (work may be home based, or at the UK studios – all based within the M25)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of animation in Maya including use of animation layers
  • Knowledge of geometry caching
  • Understanding of cinematic language and its application to: composition, framing, timing, lighting and colour
  • Understanding of physical limits in real-world cinematography
  • Basic knowledge of physical shoot setups, and familiarity with on-set equipment
  • Team orientated and able to take direction from Supervisor
  • Adaptable and flexible and accepting of changes
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Creative problem solver with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines, whilst maintaining high quality results
  • Experience with the following are desirable:
    • Unreal Engine
    • Basic particle animation
    • Generalist 3d skills i.e. simple modelling / texturing
    • Virtual camera systems
    • Motion Capture Suits

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Visualisation Animator UK” within the subject line.

Online showreels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.