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Freelance Visual Effects Animator
Onward Search is working with a boutique production shop seeking a freelance Visual Effects Animator able to join their team ONSITE for two weeks in August. We are looking for someone who has worked on a variety of big brands preferably in the fashion/luxury space. Someone who is able to do a combination of animating, editing and image maniputlation. Background: 4+ years in animation and digital visual effects Fashion/Luxury or beauty experience preferred Reel with a variety of samples Attention to detail Inventive eye Ready for a challenge! Please submit with your reel!
Video Photography Producer
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Producer (Video/Photography) for a renowned computer and mobile accessories company. The ideal candidate will be driven and detailed, with the ability to think two steps ahead and plan for the unexpected. You will bring your knowledge and experience on shooting photography and video, understanding the special needs for each media format and required deliverables. You should demonstrate the technical ability to independently push projects through the entire production process, from creative concepts to final deliverables. This is a contract to hire opportunity located in the East Bay that kicks off ASAP! Responsibilities: Seamlessly execute productions including still photography, live action, motion graphics, animation, and CG, understanding the scale of the production and aligning resources accordingly Understand specific needs of photo versus video and manage budget, call sheets, contractor agreements, and shoot calendars for timely delivery of assets Manage the end-to-end process from pre-production to post production, including props, wardrobe, casting, editing, music, licensing content and all details to support various requirements, proactively managing communications, timelines, budgets and deliverables setting expectations with key stakeholders for various projects Collaborate with Creative Strategist and the design team helping to support the creative ideas while balancing practicalities and necessities of production Create multiple assets for various platforms, including customer communications, press releases, websites, promotional marketing materials and social media understanding best practices for producing deliverables for those channels Qualifications: 3-4 years of experience of producing still photography, live action, motion graphics and CG content BA/BS degree in Communication, Broadcast Communication or equivalent practical experience Experience with various types of production including product imagery, lifestyle, live action, documentaries, interviews, CG, animated illustration, and motion graphics Solid portfolio of effective video and photography content that displays your growing experience Understanding of paid, earned and owned media channels and the required ad-type formats to support these channels Experience building small and large crews together as well as developing detailed production budgets Highly detailed and organized with an ability to see the big picture, yet execute the details Proven experience executing creative ideas applied in still and motion formats Extraordinary communicator with the ability to speak to all levels within the company Positive, self-motivated, and solution-oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills
Junior Matte Painter
Onward Search has an immediate opening for a Junior Matte Painter in our client's Atlanta office. This is a long-term contract opportunity. Job Description: Looking for Matte Painters to create photo-realistic visual effects for upcoming television series and feature films. With studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, Atlanta, Cologne, Malta, Dubai and Mexico City, our client is an Emmy Award winning visual effects company that works on high profile television shows and feature films such as The Walking Dead, Grey’s Anatomy, Motive, 12 Monkeys and House of Lies to name a few. Requirements: Proficient & experienced in creating photo-realistic digital matte paintings Highly skilled using Adobe Photoshop Demonstrated understanding of traditional art skills & techniques: composition, perspective, colour, lighting, drawing, painting, photography Fine arts background or art school training is preferred Ability to match lighting & photo real characteristics of supplied footage Knowledge of Maya or other 3D packages is a plus Must be a self-starter with the ability to complete entire shots alone or working with a team. A certain amount of training and mentoring more junior artists will be expected. Must be highly motivated and passionate about their work Able to take direction positively and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines Job Duties/Requirements: Minimum of 3 years production experience creating photo-real matte paintings Proficient and able to problem solve in Photoshop Strong understanding of perspective and lighting Familiarity with Maya or Lightwave Familiar with Nuke and Matte Painting Projection Local and able to work from our Atlanta, GA facility Skills: Previous experience in television and or feature films Able to take direction positively and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines Must be a creative team player with seasoned problem-solving chops Wages range based on experience. Please provide a link to your portfolio, website, and or demo reel. Applications without these will not be considered.
VFX Pipeline Developer
Our client, a VFX Studio, is seeking a VFX Developer to join their team. Responsibilities: Design, implement and support pipelines and associated software tools, both department wide/general purpose and show-specific Actively identify improvement areas in the company pipeline and recommend solutions Provide technical troubleshooting support to end users, implementing bug fixes or suggesting work arounds Work with the artists to provide support when required Musts: 2-7 years experience Degree in Computing Science, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent experience preferred expert in Bison and FTrack is a must Strong knowledge of Python, using PySide Strong Experience with Windows, an experience with linux strongly appreciated Complete knowledge of up-to-date Production Technology, practices, and trends Strong familiarity with git and collaborative workflows (standards, etc.) Knowledge of Maya, Nuke, Houdini and/or Excellent communication and documentation skills Ideal candidate has VFX experience working on video game projects
Post Production Coordinator
Onward Search is seeking a top-tier Post Production Coordinator. This role will report to the Post Production Supervisor and is responsible for coordinating the entire post-production process which includes close collaboration with Producers, Creative Directors and Editors to ensure quality standards, protection of our client's brand and legal management. The position requires expertise with technical and creative aspects of media production. If you're looking to jump start your career with a globally popular, consumer products company, then please apply now! Responsibilities: Collaborate with the Post Production Supervisor, Content Operations Manager, Creative Director, Producers and Editors to manage project priorities. Responsible for the ingestion and tagging of content. Enforce guidelines in the Production Playbook and assist in project setup. Manage the screening process for original created content. Create additional Social/Tradeshow/Reel assets upon request. QC project deliverables and ensure legal documents are in order before distribution of assets. Protect the Brand. Requirements: Minimum of 2 years editing or technical/creative project management. Experience with legal compliance in a media company. Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, DaVinci. YouTube video management and publishing.