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Senior VFX Artist (Brussels)

Senior VFX Artist (Brussels)

TYPE OF CONTRACT : Freelance

Umedia is a vertically integrated film group with more than a 100 employees, based in Brussels, Los Angeles, Paris, London and Vancouver and that combines activities of international movie development, production, financing, VFX and Finishing.

Umedia had already invested more than 500 million euros via the Belgian Tax Shelter and has contributed to more than 300 films and series.

For our upcoming projects, Umedia VFX is looking for an experienced FX Artistin our Brussels officies.

In joining our company, you will be more than an employee, a really integral part of this team, in a firm which is continuously aiming for excellence, thanks to a strong company culture based on values we apply every day.

YOUR MISSION


• You have an advanced working knowledge of Houdini and Maya and experience in creating realistic rendered particle effects for feature films. (smoke, explosions, graphic effects,…)

• Build efficient particle systems that work within technical constraints.

• You propose artistic and technical solutions for the project and have good problem-solving skills.

• You work closely with the VFX Supervisor to ensure the good outcome of the project

REQUIREMENTS


• You are autonomous, trustworthy and you deliver your work on time.

• You have excellent communication skills and you are a good team member.

• Knowledge of Realflow, Fumefx, Nuke Particles , mel and python, a plus

• You are rigorous and detail-focused

• You are fluent in English or French and you are willing to relocate to Brussels

• You have a EU work permit

HOW TO APPLY ?

Please send your CV and reel including a detailed breakdown to jobsvfx@umedia.eu

LEAD COMPOSITOR (BRUSSELS)

LEAD COMPOSITOR (BRUSSELS)

Umedia is a vertically integrated film group with more than a 100 employees, based in Brussels, Los Angeles, Paris, London and Vancouver and that combines activities of international movie development, production, financing, VFX and Finishing.

Umedia had already invested more than 500 million euros via the Belgian Tax Shelter and has contributed to more than 300 films and series.

For our upcoming projects, Umedia VFX is looking for an experienced Lead Compositor in our Brussels officies.

In joining our company, you will be more than an employee, a really integral part of this team, in a firm which is continuously aiming for excellence, thanks to a strong company culture based on values we apply every day.

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Freelance

LOCATION : Brussels

Lead Compositors are responsible for seamlessly integrating the elements and layers of a shot, including live-action and CG elements.

Lead Compositors will work closely with Visual Effects Supervisor, VFX Producers to composite the numerous elements that complete a visual effects shot.

  • Seamless integration of live action, miniature and CGI layers in real live shots.
  • 3D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements and color grading
  • Blue/green screen extractions
  • 2.5D DMP Projection
  • Problem-solving of complex compositing issues in a creative way
  • Take part in reviews
  • Be able to manage a team of artists and share his knowledge

Essential skills and Requirements:

Candidates should have 5+ years feature film experience

An excellent working knowledge of Nuke, Mocha, Photoshop

Knowledge of Python, maya, 3d tracking software, after effect will be a plus.

Good understanding of the film pipeline

Critical eye for detail

Strong knowledge of composition and color

Knowledge and interest in photography and practical lighting is helpful

Traditional artistic and design skills

Be responsible for managing your time

Good communication skills

Pro-active and accepting of changes

English and/or French speaker (mandatory)

Submissions:

Please send your CV specifying “Compositor” within the subject line.

On-line show reels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

COMPOSITOR (BRUSSELS)

COMPOSITOR (BRUSSELS)

Umedia is a vertically integrated film group with more than a 100 employees, based in Brussels, Los Angeles, Paris, London and Vancouver and that combines activities of international movie development, production, financing, VFX and Finishing.

Umedia had already invested more than 500 million euros via the Belgian Tax Shelter and has contributed to more than 300 films and series.

For our upcoming projects, we are currently looking for freelance compositors to join the team in our Brussels office.

Positions are available for mid and senior artists, although we’ll be happy to hear from skilled juniors as well.

What you’ll do:

  • Compositing of live-action and CG elements to create technically perfect and visually stunning final shots.
  • Take directions from the lead artists and supervisors
  • Find creative ways to solve complex compositing issues.
  • Help / brief junior artists
  • Work closely with the production coordinators to meet the deadlines.

So, if:

You are well versed in Nuke (background in Shake is considered a plus),

You have at least 3 years of experience,

You have a very good understanding of color and light and how they work in a digital way,

You are proactive, positive and fun to work with,

You can accept change and work under tight deadlines,

You can manage your time,

You have good communication skills,

And it’s even better (but not essential) if:

You have some knowledge of Maya (or other 3D packages),

You are experienced with PFtrack (or other 3D tracking software),

You are experienced in stereo compositing

You have programming skills (python)

You can speak and understand French

You have some knowledge and interest in real world lighting and photography.

Then:

To apply, please send your CV specifying “Jobs” within the subject line at jobsvfx@umedia.eu (Candidatuires sent by any other way or to any other e-mail wont be taken into consideration)

On-line show reels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

Due to the large amount of applications, please do not call or pop into our offices unexpected.

Speculative application

Speculative application

Umedia is a vertically integrated film group with more than a 100 employees, based in Brussels, Los Angeles, Paris, London and Vancouver and that combines activities of international movie development, production, financing, VFX and Finishing.

Umedia had already invested more than 500 million euros via the Belgian Tax Shelter and has contributed to more than 300 films and series.

In joining our company, you will be more than an employee, a really integral part of this team, in a firm which is continuously aiming for excellence, thanks to a strong company culture based on values we apply every day.

How to apply

We do accept speculative applications.

To apply, please send your CV specifying “Jobs” within the subject line at jobsvfx@umedia.eu (Candidatuires sent by any other way or to any other e-mail wont be taken into consideration)

On-line show reels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

Due to the large amount of applications, please do not call or pop into our offices unexpected.

HR Junior Executive

HR Junior Executive

Umedia is a vertically integrated film group with more than a 100 employees, based in Brussels, Los Angeles, Paris, London and Vancouver and that combines activities of international movie development, production, financing, VFX and Finishing.

Umedia had already invested more than 500 million euros via the Belgian Tax Shelter and has contributed to more than 300 films and series.

In order to continue the VFX department development, Umedia is looking for a HR Junior Executivein our Brussels offices.

In joining our company, you will be more than an employee, a really integral part of this team, in a firm which is continuously aiming for excellence, thanks to a strong company culture based on values we apply every day.

YOUR MISSIONS

You will be a key player in the VFX team working closely with the leadership of the department on a day-to-day basis. You will lead the recruitment and talent scouting efforts, you will be the main contact for all potential and current artists at the studio and look after the daily needs of the office.

SOFT HR

  • Responsible for technical and freelancers’ recruitments in Belgium: VFX artists, VFX producer, VFX coordinator, etc.
  • Main contact person for potential artists: you answer their candidatures, create and maintain a fluid communication with them.
  • You look for new artists, review their applications, classify and shortlist them in order to make regular screenings of CVs and show reels with VFX Supervisor/Producer.
  • You keep the internal HR database up to date.
  • You set-up interviews between the new applicants and the VFX Supervisors / Producers.
  • You create and maintain good relationships with artist’s schools in order to promote Umedia’s image among young artists. (ArtFX, SupInfocom, Emile Cohl, etc.)
  • You coordinate artists’ arrival and departure.
  • You ensure the organisation and coordination of HR and internal events, meetings, etc.
  • You structure and optimize artists recruiting method & process.
  • You develop and optimize tools for the recruitment and artists’ follow-up.

HARD HR

  • You’re responsible of Artists invoicing processes: Control the numbers of days worked by artist and the amount of each invoice, deadlines with intermediaries (SMART, T-Heater), etc.
  • You manage all the artists’ invoices at the end of each month (SMART, T-interim, Independent invoices, etc) and the artist’s contracts extensions for subsequent projects.
  • You manage the employees’ expenses notes.
  • You provide all the necessary information to the HR department in order to create the artists’ contracts.
  • You’re the main contact with the accounting department for invoices payment, split, etc.
  • You are the main contact between Umedia and partner companies such as SMART, T-Interim…

YOUR PROFILE

We’re looking for someone who is full of charisma and charm, who is proactive and has a positive "can-do" attitude with a lot of attention to detail.

  • You have a superior HR degree.
  • You are skilled or you have a previous experience in HR.
  • You have the ability to multi-task, you are rigorous and like challenges.
  • You have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Maturity / discretion in handling sensitive/confidential issues.
  • You are autonomous, rigorous and demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset with a high sense of responsibility. Knowledge of the VFX and European film industry is an asset.

BUSINESS ASSISTANT (BRUSSELS)

BUSINESS ASSISTANT (BRUSSELS)

Umedia est un studio belge qui emploie plus de 100 personnes dans des bureaux situés à Bruxelles, Los Angeles, Paris, Londres et Vancouver et qui offre ses services à des projets cinématographiques internationaux dansledéveloppement, la production, le financement, les effets visuels et le finishing.

Umedia a déjà investi plus de 500 millions d’euros via le Tax Shelter et a collaboré à la production de plus de 300 films et séries.

Afin de poursuivre le développement de nos équipes VFX, Umedia est à la recherche d’un Business Assistantdans nos bureaux de Bruxelles.

En nous rejoignant, vous intégrerez une société qui recherche sans cesse l’excellence grâce à uneculture d’entreprise forte reposant sur des valeurs mises en pratique au quotidien.

TYPE

Stage conventionné

DEBUT

Novembre 2016 - 6 mois

VOS MISSIONS

Vous faites partie du département Visual Effects et accompagnez la division dans le cadre de sondéveloppement

• Vous êtes en charge d’analyses commerciales et stratégiquespour proposer dessolutions optimales

• Vous assistez le manager dans lerecrutementdes artistes

• Vous êtes en charge de lacoordinationentre les arrivées et les départsdes artistes

• Vous êtes le contact principal de la société pour lepaiement et le suivi de la facturation

• Vous êtes en charge de l’organisation, de la préparation et du suivides réunions avec l’équipe et desréunions de production

• Vous assistez le manager dans l’élaboration d’outils opérationnelsd’optimisation de la performance et contribuez également à ladocumentation de ces outils.

• Vous apportez vos idées et êtesforce de proposition.

• Voussecondez le managerdans la création de processus, ainsi que dans l’ensemble des projets à long terme et les tâches quotidiennes

VOTRE PROFIL

• Vous avez suivi une formation supérieure de niveaubac+4/+5idéalement issu d’une formation généraliste en commerce, management ou sciences de gestion.

• Vous recherchez unstage variévous permettant d’aborder desfonctions transverses de l’entreprise: l’aspect RH, commercial, marketing, financier.

• Vous êtes unbon communicateur, votrerigueuret votreorganisationsont des qualités qui vous sont reconnues.

• Vous faites preuve d’une grandeflexibilitéet savez gérer votre stress. Vous êtescurieuxetdébrouillard.

• Vous parlez unanglaiscourant.

• Vous maitrisez les différents logiciels de la suite Office.

NOUS OFFRONS

700€ net/mois

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