The Embassy VFX is a Canadian, Oscar-nominated production house, specializing in live-action production, post-production, and animation for feature films & commercials.
If you have an advanced knowledge of Nuke and other compositing software, a creative eye and an insight into emerging technology, please read on.
We require someone who is able to work autonomously in a fast paced environment to deliver an extremely high level of work. You should be comfortable working with clients, have a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills and technical knowledge and also have relevant experience in a film or TV environment.
We are ideally looking for someone who can provide creative direction and has the experience of leading a team through all phases of production.
Reels must be accompanied with a detailed shot breakdown.
Please note: At this time we are considering applications only from those artists who are legally eligible to work in Canada (ie Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or currently hold a work permit).
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish certain looks or solves particular design or effects challenges for the show
Collaborate with your team to share knowledge and techniques
Solve technical challenges and recognizes areas for improvement
Pitching and quoting for new work with the production team
Liaise with production team to assign shots, monitor throughput and schedule deliveries
Attend shoots and assist vfx supervisors with their duties
Oversee recruiting, mentoring and training of artists in your teams
Supervise quality control on all shots leaving the facility
Composite shots when required
Setup and manage the color pipeline for each show
Education, Experience, and Skills Required
Minimum 10+ years photoreal visual effects compositing experience in film, TV or commercials
At least 2+ years experience in a leadership or supervisory role
Expert with Nuke. Knowledge of other compositing, finishing & editorial tools an asset
Experience in a Linux & OSX environment
Should possess a keen eye for color and color matching
Should have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and other major aspects of post production
Understanding of film & video broadcast standards and video & graphics formats
Understanding of the technical aspects of pipeline development e.g. python, gizmo’s etc.
Good understanding of editorial and color files and formats e.g. EDL, XML AAF, CDL, BLG etc.
Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask
Ability to take direction positively, lead a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
Committed to maintaining our client base
Team oriented, and able to inspire a collaborative working environment
and above all … have a great sense of humour!
Competitive salary based on experience
Ample cross-training opportunities
A fun and collaborative environment
Emphasis on work/life balance