Monday, February 13, 2017

International Jobs-Method Studios

Method Studios is an award-winning international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, London, Sydney and Melbourne. 

Currently we are looking for

LOS ANGELES1. Senior VFX Flame Supervisor
2. Senior Houdini FX Artist
3. Systems Engineer
4. Senior Matte Painter
5. Marketing Manager
6. Linux Systems Engineer
7. Assistant Technical Director
8. Commercials Executive Producer
9. Texture Artist
10. Rigging Artist
11. Shader Writer
12. Pipeline Coordinator
13. Application Pipeline Developer
14. Tracking/Layout Artist
15. Commercials Producer
16. Recruiting Coordinator
17. Senior Look Dev. Lighter
18. Render Wrangler

1. Lighting Artist
2. FXTD - Senior
3. Producer
4. DFX Supervisor
5. Technical Animators (cloth, hair, fur)
6. Animator - Senior
7. Texture Artist - Senior
8. CG Supervisor
9. Pipeline TD
10. Production Manager - VFX
11. ATD (Assistant Technical Director) - Junior
12. Pipeline Supervisor - Senior
13. Production Coordinator - VFX
14. Senior Post and Media Technician
15. Rigger
16. Look Development Artist
17. Help Desk Administrator
18. Modelling & Texture Lead
1. Production Coordinator
2. Features VFX Producer
3. Digital Matte Painter
4. Assistant Technical Director
5. Pipeline Developer

Apply online

These Artists on ‘Sing’ and ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Are Sharing Their Artwork Online

Among the things that Illumination Entertainment does differently from other major animation studios is they don’t produce art-of/making-of books for each of their films.

From a business perspective, it makes sense. Most art-of books don’t make their money back, have limited reach, and add unnecessary costs to a film’s marketing budget. But they do have intangible benefits, like boosting morale among studio employees and helping build stronger relationships with the studio’s most passionate fans. I might agree that it doesn’t make sense to create an art-of book for every film, but perhaps Illumination could publish an anniversary art-of book at some point. Their tenth film is coming up in 2019, while 2020 will mark ten years since the release of their first film. Both of those dates seem like ideal milestones.

Until that happens, here’s a little secret: a number of Illumination artists share their work online, including Illumination’s key production/character designer Eric Guillon. His elegant and appealing designs are, in our estimation, a major reason for why the studio’s films have been so successful. Guillon recently did an art dump for Secret Life of Pets on his blog, and promises another one for Sing.Here’s a few of the pieces:

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