Oglas: Compositing Artist i Lead Animator, Crater Studio

Crater Studio

is an Animation, Film and Video Post-Production Studio established in 2005 and based in Belgrade. Crater Studio provides world class feature film visual effects and post production services thanks to the team of talented professionals, experienced in close work with directors and producers on a range of projects: feature films, music videos, commercials and animations.

We are looking for Compositing Artists (multiply vacancies) and Lead Animator (single vacancy)

Compositing Artists (Nuke)

Looking for multiply junior and medium level Nuke compositing artist for a period of 3 to 6 months to join us on two feature film projects we have started working on.

Main Responsibilities

Integrate live-action, 3D and digital matte painting elements to create the final shot. Compositors work closely with Visual Effects Supervisor to composite the numerous elements that complete a visual effects shot.

Qualifications/Requirements

• Extensive working experience with node-based compositing systems.
• Nuke experience is a great advantage
• After Effects experience is a plus
• Integration of CG elements with live-action plates, paint/rotoscoping, 2D/3D tracking, colour correction, green screen extractions, keying, etc.
• A good understanding of photographic principles, image processing techniques and CG Compositing techniques. A knowledge and interest in photography and practical lighting. Critical eye for detail.
• Excellent communication skills. Must possess exceptional Serbian and English verbal and written communication skills. Any other language is a plus.
• Be able to take notes and follow instructions and directions.
• Any other vfx skills are desirable (modeling, texturing, lighting, etc.)
• Love and understanding of photography, film and VFX.

Lead Animator (single vacancy)

Main Responsibilities

Creating high quality character and technical animations and animatics. Lead a team of animators. Able to receive directorial instructions and read storyboards. Basic rigging.

Qualifications/Requirements

• Excellent 3D animation skills (Preferably Maya. Max or other software are welcome, too)
• Experience creating naturalistic creature and/or character animation and vehicle or other mechanical motion.
• Ability to analyze organic motion and have a good understanding of realistic weight and timing.
• Able to work well within a team environment and take direction.
• Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyze 3D form
• Great visual storytelling skills & a well grounded understanding of camera language; framing, perspective, lenses, coverage, continuity, camera movement, laying         out shots, staging etc.
• Possess a strong understanding of the principles of animation and a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, balance
• Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as drawing skills desirable
• Great team leader
• Excellent communication skills. Must possess exceptional Serbian and English verbal and written communication skills. Any other language is a plus.

Please contact us via e-mail : jobs@craterstudio.com

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