Mid-Senior 3D Generalist (LA)

Mid-Senior 3D Generalist (LA)

Mid-Senior 3D Generalist


Los Angeles


Outpost is opening a new Los Angeles studio to supply high-end visual effects to clients locally, in addition to supporting the company’s global operations.

We are on the lookout for talented 3D Generalists to join our new LA team in 2021 for some exciting projects which we have on the horizon.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Be creative and proactive in executing tasks and assisting on all aspects of the 3D in a project.
• Be present and vocal in all relevant dailies sessions, setting an example of the Outpost culture in terms of professionalism and quality/creative reviews.
• Clear communication within the 3D/2D team in order to understand the design /build or animation brief and create 3D work satisfying this brief, following the direction of leads and Supervisors.
• Collaborative communication with the 2D team in order to ensure AOV’s are correctly passed over to the compositing team.
• You will assist Supervisors and producers during the quoting process by accurately advising on time and technology required to achieve the work.
• Offer advice and knowledge to supervisors on pipeline and workflow improvements and software developments in order to continually improve Outpost’s CG abilities.
• Understand and follow Outpost VFX’s pipeline procedures and conform to and uphold the Outpost workflow pertaining to all aspects of 3D and 2D including color-space.

Required Skills
• Proven and demonstrable experience in high-end VFX using Maya.
• Portfolio /Reel examples of full CG environments including breakdowns.
• Excellent ability in modelling, texturing, shading, lighting.
• Broad knowledge of VFX techniques and workflows.

Additional Desirable Skills
• Experience using Shotgun on productions
• Python
• Houdini
• ZBrush

About you
• Avid interest in all aspects of CGI creation
• Independent problem solver
• Able to share knowledge and techniques with other artists
• Participate in creative and technical discussions

Required Experience
• 2+ years 3D industry experience as a 3D generalist working on high end film, TV or commercials.

• Los Angeles, US

Due to Covid-19 you may need to be able to work from home at the beginning of your appointment. However, if offered a position you must be willing and able to work in our LA studio. If shortlisted for an interview, you will be asked some questions to assess your homeworking capability.

Contract Type
• Permanent

Start Date
• TBC 2021

• Depending on experience

How to apply?
• Send a short cover email to: [email protected]
• Include your Demo Reel, Portfolio and CV
• Specify what role you would like to be considered for in the subject of the email.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the US at the time of applying. Visa candidates are not being considered at this time.

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