Overview of role
A CG Junior will assist more experienced CG artists in the preparation and completion of jobs as well as completing simpler jobs independently.
The role will be working closely with more senior operators and as part of a team, assisting in the completion of jobs – ranging from simple modelling, through to longer more involved projects involving lighting, animation, look dev, FX and rendering.
The role will also involve running smaller jobs on their own without the assistance of a senior operator.
Part or the role will be for the junior to develop their skills by learning from seniors and by self-improvement using online training materials.
An interest in Photography and filmmaking technology is preferable
Demonstrative experience and knowledge of 3D modelling and texturing for VFX
Familiarity with pipeline issues and a typical post-production environment
Experience of general compositing principles
Strong aesthetic sensibility, good use of colour
Creative and design orientated.
Must be able to work within a team, taking direction and exercising attention to detail
Self-motivated problem solver
A working knowledge of Arnold, Renderman, or Mental Ray
Some experience of animation and an eye for motion
A familiarity with scripting e.g. C++, python, hscript or mel is beneficial
Have the ability to deal with client issues quickly and effectively, seeking assistance when required.
Ability to communicate effectively with clients.
Take responsibility for own learning and development
Liaising with all levels of management and staff
Must be able to work within a team and take direction
Will be required to breakdown and quote on complex VFX projects
Junior CG Artist