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Senior FX Artist (Brussels)

Senior FX Artist (Brussels)

TYPE OF CONTRACT : Freelance

Umedia is a vertically integrated film group with 100 staff based in London, Brussels, Paris and Los Angeles. It combines activities of production, VFX, international sales and Benelux distribution. Since its inception in 2004, Umedia VFX has been involved in French and international movies including GRACE OF MONACO, GENERATION Z, KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN, LE GRIMOIRE D’ARKANDIAS and PAPA OU MAMAN.


For our upcoming projects, Umedia VFX is looking for an experienced FX Artist (M/F).

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 follow the instructions on our website or send us your CV and reel including a detailed breakdown to jobsvfx@umedia.eu

Lead Compositor Bruxelles

Lead Compositor Bruxelles

Umedia is a Belgian studio of 100 people that offers its services to international film projects in five areas:development,production, film distribution in the Benelux, international sales and VFX.

Umedia VFXis a full service of visual effects for films with two twin-companies – one based in the epicenter of the post-production in London, the other on the Avenue Louise in Brussels – fully equipped to deliver high-end effects. We produced visual effects for over 15 years for feature films. Our filmography includes "Oliver Twist" by Roman Polanski, "Grace of Monaco” by Olivier Dahan, “Mariah Mundi & the Midas Box” by Jonathan Newman and “Mea Culpa” by Fred Cavayé.

For our upcoming projects, Umedia VFX is looking for an experienced Lead Compositor (M/F).

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 Belgian studio of100 peoplethat offers its services to international film projects in five areas: development, production, filmdistribution in the Benelux, international sales and VFX.

Umedia VFX is a full service of visual effects for films with two twin-companies – one based in the epicenter of the post-production in London, the other on the Avenue Louise in Brussels – fully equipped to deliver high-end effects. We produced visual effects for over 15 years for feature films. Our filmography includes "Oliver Twist" by Roman Polanski, "Grace of Monaco” by Olivier Dahan, “Mariah Mundi & the Midas Box” by Jonathan Newman and “Mea Culpa” by Fred Cavayé.

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 Belgian studio of 100 people that offers its services to international film projects in five areas:development,production,filmdistributionin the Benelux, international sales and VFX.

Umedia VFX is a full service of visual effects for films with two twin-companies – one based in the epicenter of the post-production in London, the other on the Avenue Louise in Brussels – fully equipped to deliver high-end effects. We produced visual effects for over 15 years for feature films. Our filmography includes "Oliver Twist" by Roman Polanski, "Grace of Monaco” by Olivier Dahan, “Mariah Mundi & the Midas Box” by Jonathan Newman and “Mea Culpa” by Fred Cavayé.

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.

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