Glasgow, G3, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract
axisVFX is looking for experienced MAYA GENERALISTS to work on a variety of TV projects including acclaimed drama series’ and specialist factual as well as feature film projects.
If you’re a proactive, self-starter with a proven track record in turning out great looking work using Maya, Arnold and Redshift and can demonstrate a strong sense of lighting, we want to hear from you.
Candidates will work onsite in our Bristol based VFX studio. Immediate vacancies are for shorter freelance contracts, with the possibility of on-going work in the future.
All applicants at the time of application must have full working rights for the UK and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.
Asset creation, including modelling, texturing and look dev
Match moving & Layout
Maya 3D scene assembly
Lighting and basic compositing
Working closely with CG/VFX Supervisors to achieve desired look and quality
Working to schedule and delivering work to agreed timelines
Demonstrable experience of using Maya within a production environment
A good knowledge of PF track required though familiarity with any tracking software would be useful
Strong understanding of composition, light and colour
Knowledge of rendering techniques and optimization processes to minimise render times
Ability to take direction positively and working within a team
Experience with Nuke desireable
Programming or scripting skills useful, but not essential
Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
Strong communication skills are critical as is high attention to detail
Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations
Strong time management and organization skills
Minimum of 3 years production experience
If candidates do not possess a degree, 5 years production experience required.
Degree and work experience requirements may be waived if candidates can show exceptional skills.
Founded in 2000, Axis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.
As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.
No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.
Accordingly Axis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.
In 2014, Axis were proud to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.