Hybrid Remote / Office

VFX Assist

Method Studios

Method Studios

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Full-time
  • Salary undisclosed

Location:

New York, NY (Hybrid)

Salary Range:

$25 ~ $28 (hourly) USD

Position Summary

Company 3 is looking for a VFX Assist to join its team! The VFX Assist will bring strong technical and personal skills plus is motivated to take advantage where great opportunity is offered.

Main Duties

The VFX Assist will be assigned to one or more awarded projects in the studio within our Commercial Finishing, VFX, or Design departments. The VFX Assist will be responsible for providing direct support to artists and producers with any media requests, managing client assets to and from the server, via FTP, Aspera, Frame.io, Wiredrive, Box and other file sharing systems. The VFX Assistant is also responsible for handling any file conversions or compressions, as well as ingesting assets of multiple industry standard formats into the VFX pipeline. VFX assistant will collaborate with producers, supervisors, and artists to organize and outsource media to color and rotoscope teams. They are responsible for creating and quality assuring technically-accurate deliverables according to client delivery specs. Understanding of Shotgun is a plus.

What You Bring

The VFX Assist will bring previous experience in Flame, Nuke, or Design and knowledge of software. The ideal candidate will also bring an understanding of VFX Post Processes and the ability to create digital deliverables. The ideal candidate will bring cooperative and exceptional communication skills as they will have direct contact with VFX Supervisors, artist and production staff.

The Ideal Candidate Will Also bring The Following

  • Understanding of different Standards (i.e. 1080psf, [email protected], [email protected], etc.)
  • Understanding of various Tape Formats (D5, HdcamSR. Digital Betacam)
  • Photoshop and Illustrator knowledge is imperative
  • Episode, Compressor, Quick Time Pro
  • Editorial (conforming)
  • Compositing
  • Tracking / Rotoscope (Roto experience is huge plus)
  • Archiving / Data Management
  • Compression / Encoding (.mov, .wmv, .mp4, Apple ProRes, etc.)
  • Knowledge of formats (DPX, EXR, TIFF, TARGA, etc.)
  • DVD creation (Encoding / Authoring)
  • Problem solving and strong organizational skills are important
  • Must have keen eye for details and have ability to excel in high pressure situations About The Company

Company 3 / Method Studios provides a full range of Creative Services for content creators, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, ideation and rapid prototyping, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics/designers, matte painting, compositing, dailies and production services, color grading, post-production finishing, marketing/trailers, live-action production, experiences, and more.

Diversity And Inclusion At Company 3

Creativity has diversity at its core. We celebrate the value of each unique experience by being dedicated to fostering the most diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where every employee feels empowered and safe to show up to work as their full self.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

  • The listed pay range represents the lowest to highest range that we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee's pay position within the range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, local currency exchange rates, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs. Depending on location and subject to applicable law, we offer a comprehensive package of health, retirement, and insurance benefits and paid time off to eligible employees.

The above compensation and benefits information is provided in accordance with various state and local pay transparency laws.

Note:

No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with applicable law

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