Hiring

We are currently recruiting for the following positions, click on the job title for more information.

Department: Previs
Location: London / Major Film Studios
Reports To: Head of Visualisation

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Key Purpose of the Job:

Previs Animators work with the Previs 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:

  • Mid to senior level
  • Must be happy to work at one of the major film studios (within the M25)
  • Referencing and importing assets into Maya
  • Motion studies of key assets, animation cycles, body mechanics, performance with a realistic style, keyframe posting - all finished to a high level
  • Scene layout with asset environments, position and timing of assets and camera layout
  • Animating character rigs, camera rigs and basic fx animation

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Required skills & experience:

  • 3+ years production experience.  Feature film experience is preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of animation in Maya
  • Ability to clean up and accentuate mocap animation
  • Knowledge of animation and channel layering
  • Excellent cinematic skills - colour, composition, framing, depth of field, motion blur and timings
  • Understanding of physical limits in real-world cinematography
  • Ability to visualise shots and understand screen direction
  • Experience of virtual camera systems
  • Knowledge of geometry caching
  • Basic particle animation skills
  • Understanding of basic lighting
  • Team orientated and able to take direction from Supervisor
  • Adaptable and flexible - accepting of changes

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Animator/Shot Creator” 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: London
Reports To: Head of 2D
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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: London
Reports To: Head of 2D


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.

Department: Previs
Location: Soho, London
Reports To: Head of Visualisation


Job description:

• Hands-on with Unreal Engine 4, producing original content for high-profile studio based films
• Take environmental assets from Maya into the Unreal game engine
• Create shaders and lighting for the geometry imported
• Work with Level Designers and Technical Artists to make environments functional and efficient
• Work with the art team on skills progression and career development


Requirements:

• Substantial industry experience, preferably including cinematics
• Demonstratable Portfolio of UE4 assets
• Excellent Unreal Engine skills
• Excellent Maya modelling skills
• Experience with composition and lighting
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience producing concept art
• Experience with other sculpting packages, such as Z-Brush
• A strong eye for detail
• Adaptable and flexible - accepting of changes
• Able to think creatively and to resolve technical challenges and limitations
• Strong time management and organisation skills


Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Unreal Asset Builder” 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: Previs
Location: Soho, London
Reports To: Head of Visualisation


Job description:

• Hands-on with Unreal Engine 4, producing original content for high-profile studio based films
• Take environmental assets from Maya into the Unreal game engine
• Create shaders and lighting for the geometry imported
• Create Unreal Engine FX including environmental FX and particle FX
• Work with Level Designers and Technical Artists to make environments functional and efficient
• Work with the art team on skills progression and career development


Requirements:

• Substantial industry experience, preferably including cinematics
• Excellent Unreal Engine skills
• Experience with composition and lighting
• Experience with Maya
• Experience with VFX in Unreal
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience producing concept art
• Experience with other sculpting packages, such as Mudbox
• A strong eye for detail
• Adaptable and flexible - accepting of changes
• Able to think creatively and to resolve technical challenges and limitations
• Strong time management and organisation skills


Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “Unreal Generalist” 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: Production
Location: London
Reports To: Head of Production

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Key purpose of the job:

  • Prepping and running dailies screenings, taking notes and following up on information as necessary
  • Keeping the production database updated on a daily basis with notes and relevant information
  • Communicating show information quickly and succinctly to crew, as well as to other departments, and members of the production and supervision team
  • Maintaining accurate summary of work in progress, feeding back any schedule or crewing implications to the VFX Producer
  • Working closely with the VFX Supervisor and Producer to manage the show, team and schedule
  • Assisting with data management of incoming files such as turnover packages and concept art
  • Prepping client reviews and deliveries to client editorial and other facilities
  • Liaising with editorial to ensure line up information is correct and changes are passed on to the VFX artists
  • If required, liaising with clients on submission feedback and general queries
  • Maintaining a positive, upbeat and professional production office, being pro-active and solution-orientated for all members of the team

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Required competencies:

  • 2 years experience working within the VFX industry
  • Knowledge of production databases, including Shotgun
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel and Word)
  • Knowledge of FTP software, Aspera or alternative data management formats
  • An understanding of the visual effects pipeline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, detail orientated
  • Ability to juggle priorities and work under pressure
  • Ability to work within a team towards a common goal

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “VFX Co-ordinator” within the subject line.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Department: Editorial
Location: London
Reports To: Head of 2D
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Job Description:

  • Managing internal cuts across all shows
  • Running client and internal review sessions
  • Processing and ingesting incoming client material
  • Maintaining the production database (Shotgun) with frame counts and lineup notes
  • Communicating with the production team and artists re cut and edit changes
  • Liaising with the client editorial department
  • Point of contact for the screening room, following up with relevant departments to resolve any issues with playback
  • Development and maintenance of editorial pipeline including increasing efficiencies and managing updates and technical developments
  • Creating in house reel and manging associated data including: company reels, department reels, technical breakdowns and awards reels

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Required competencies:

  • Previous experience in an editorial environment, preferably in VFX
  • Strong communication, organisation and people skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Avid, Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Hiero
  • Experience of working with Nuke and RV
  • Linux and Mac competent
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • A working knowledge of film and digital formats, files, frame rates, resolutions, colourspace and codecs

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Please send your CV to recruitment@nviz-studio.com specifying “VFX Editor” within the subject line.
On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome.
Should you prefer to send hard copies of showreels, please send to: Nviz, 8/9 Carlisle Street, London, W1D 3BP

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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