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Data Wrangler / VFX Editor

12-12-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 

Responsibilities:

• data transfer between hard drives and data servers
• recreating montage blocks basing on EDL or XML lists
• updating sequences with VFX shots
• preparing presentations and VFX shot overview
• evaluation of technical preparation and convention of VFX shots names
 

Wymagania:
• knowledge of The Foundry Hiero
• knowledge of data formats such as EXR, HDR, JPEG, EDL, XML and CDL
• knowledge of FTP, SFTP, Aspera protocols
• knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• excellent work ethics and the ability of own time management
• the ability of own tasks prioritization
• team spirit and the ability of working under time pressure
• scrupulousness
 

Plus:
• knowledge of montage software (Avid, Premiere, FinalCut)
• knowledge of Nuke, Maya or other compositing and 3D software
• programming skills (Python, C++)
• knowledge of all 3D and VFX aspects, including montage, grading, creating animation components, shading, lighting and rendering
 

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Data Wrangler
 
Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Roto / Prep Artist

12-12-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 

Responsibilities:
• tasks regarding tracking markers and stunt lines removal and cleaning blue / green screen imperfections using various compositing techniques
• rotoscoping, especially character rotoscoping (including hair)
 
Required:
• the ability of evaluating own capabilities appropriately
• min. 1-year experience in the field
• knowledge of Nuke or other compositing software
• knowledge of Mocha or MochaPro
• team spirit and the ability of working under the time pressure
 
Plus:
• knowledge of all 3D and VFX aspects, including montage, grading, creating animation components, shading, lighting and rendering
• portfolio with artistic projects (painting, drawing, photography, film)
 

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Roto / Prep Artist

 
Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Junior Layout Artist

12-12-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 

Role:
Platige Image is seeking layout artists who are talented with camera and who are able to learn cinematic language. We are currently seeking a Junioir Artist to grow-up our layout team for upcoming projects. You are responsible for executing the staging, blocking, and camera work that makes up the foundation of a successful shot and sequence of shots throughout a film.
 

Required:
– working knowledge of Maya basics is essential
– basic knowledge of the character animation, although we will also take talented applicants who don’t match this criteria
– comfortable creating basic assets
– must be able to work iteratively in a fluid and fast-paced environment, take direction easily, and be willing to participate as a member of a highly collaborative team.
 

Plus:
– experience in a relevant field is not required, but any production experience on CG animation field is a plus.
– experience in non-commercial animation, short, indie game art.
– Film/Art School degree in a relevant field experience is desired but not a must.
 

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Junior Layout Artist

 
Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Render Wrangler

11-12-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 

Position: Render Wrangler
Work place: Warsaw/Poland
 

Responsibilities:
• Managing and controlling render farm
• Reporting do Lead Render Wrangler
• Managing and monitoring render job priorities
• Managing software and plugins installations on render nodes
• Debugging basic render jobs errors
• Close cooperation with technical team to maintain and service software and hardware assets
• Cooperation with CG Artists, Supervisors and Production department to keep rendering priorities and schedules
 

Plus:
• You have experience working as render wrangler
• You have ICT Experience
• You have good communication skills
• You’re passionate about CGI or IT
• You’re dispositional and ready to work on weekends and night shifts
• You’re well organized
• You have experience with Linux operating systems
• You know C++ or Python programming languages
• You know one of 3D suites (Maya, 3dsmax, Houdini)
 

We offer:
• fascinating place to work (old fortress, Warsaw, Poland)
• working with team of people with passion
• friendly, committed and unique work environment
• benefits such as medical care and others
 

If you want to join us send your resume here: career@platige.com
In subject please write Render Wrangler position
 

Please also include the following statement with your application: “ I herby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes, in accordance with the Act of August 29, 1997, on the Protection of Personal Information (JoL no. 133, item 883)”.

LAYOUT ARTIST

11-12-2018

LAYOUT ARTIST

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.

Role:
Platige Image is seeking experienced layout artists who are talented with cameras and who have experience with Maya Previs work. We are currently seeking an Artist for upcoming projects. You are responsible for the staging, blocking, and camera work that makes up the foundation of a successful shot and sequence of shots throughout a film; create the previzualization sequences and shots for the movie according to the director’s guidelines, whilst reporting to the lead layout artist. Create a rough layout, including character animation blocking and camera movement, as well as creating or editing existing storyboard.
We offer:
– fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland)
– working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create
– unique, challenging projects
– to become a part of a story

Required:
– A minimum of 3 years’ experience desired in a relevant field or 3 years’ experience as in-game cinematic artist.
– Working knowledge of Maya and Motion Builder is a must. Other software knowledge is not necessary.
– A working knowledge of the principles of staging, blocking and camera work.
– Basic working knowledge of the character animation.
– Must be comfortable working under tight deadlines and having a director looking over your shoulder.

Plus:
– Mocap based character animation experience.
– Artistic skills including a strong sense of composition and perspective, the ability to create atmosphere and good understanding of editing.
– Experience in storyboarding, design, 2D animation.
– Experience in non-commercial animation, short, indie game art.
– Film/Art School degree in a relevant field experience is desired but not a must.

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Layout Artist.

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

FX Artist

22-11-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 

Role:
Work closely with FX Lead, Art Directors and CG Supervisors to determine best approach to effects challenges and develop final look using commercial and property software. Use an array of software tools to produce photorealistic simulations of real-world phenomena. Be able to light, render and precompose your work.

 

Requested:
– At least 3 years production experience with effects simulation work
– Extensive knowledge of Houdini is a must
– Proven experience in producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water and explosions

 

Plus:
– A good 3d general and artistic background is desirable
– 10+ years production experience in any art role
– Familiar with one or more of the following applications: Realflow, Krakatoa, Fume, Thinking Particles
– Experience lighting and rendering with Arnold

 

We offer:
– fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland)
– working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create
– unique, challenging projects
– to become a part of a story
 
Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: FX Artist
 
Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

COMPOSITING ARTIST

22-11-2018

Compositing Artist

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 

We offer:

  • Fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland).
  • Working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create.
  • Unique, challenging projects.
  • To become a part of a story.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performing all the tasks associated with the compositing process, including 2D and 3D tracking, rotoscoping, painting, matte extraction, layering of elements, CG integration and color grading.
  • Providing artistic and technical feedback to Lighting, Mattepainting and FX team.
  • Together with Lead Compositor evaluate the creative and technical approach for assigned shots.
  • Flexibility in work approach to realize the creative and artistic vision of client, director, art director and visual effects supervisor.
  • Ability to work closely in a small team with tight schedules and demonstrate the team-player attitude.

 

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years of digital compositing experience in feature film, animation or commercial production environment.
  • Working knowledge of nuke or other node-based compositing software.

 

Plus:

  • Experience with Maya or other 3D package.
  • Portfolio of traditional arts (painting, drawing, photography, filmmaking).
  • Understanding of all aspects of 3D and VFX pipeline including editorial, grading, prep, assets creation, shading, lighting and rendering.

 

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Compositing Artist.

 

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Matte Painter

15-11-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 

Role:
Create photorealistic paintings and elements that match concept using 2D tools and techniques including camera setup, modeling for projection, camera animation, projection setup, image re-projection, and atmospherics and light passes. Provide or acquire photographic reference materials
You’ll collaborate closely with the Art Directors and Supervisors to define the vision for both the paintings.

 
Required Skills:
– A minimum of 2+ years previous experience as a Digital Matte Painter
– Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is essential
– Advanced knowledge of matte-painting techniques including colour space, digital-paint techniques, photography (including composition), depth, lighting and colour
– Ability to take artistic and technical direction as well as work well within a team environment

 
Plus:
– A understanding and application of perspective in the creation of the 2.5D and 3D digital environments
– Experience with traditional drawing and painting
– A working knowledge of Mari and Maya
– Ability to provide concept treatments is considered an asset
– A working knowledge of Nuke and basic principles of 3D texture projections in Maya.
– 3+ years CG experience

 

We offer:
– fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland)
– working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create
– unique, challenging projects
– to become a part of a story
 

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Matte Painter.

 
Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Environment Artist

15-11-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 
Role:
Candidates need a varied skill level across the areas of model, texture, shading, design and look development. You’ll collaborate closely with the Art Directors and Supervisors to define the vision for both the environment modeling.

 

Required:
– A minimum of 3 years’ experience in game development/VFX/cinematics or tv commercials pipeline modeling and texturing or equal experience in visualization using Maya
– Strong knowledge of Maya and Photoshop
– Experience with Arnold and Mari
– An exceptional understanding of form, shape, and structure in regard to modeling
– A thorough understanding of all aspects of 3D animation pipeline including layout, environment creation, texturing, lighting and rendering
– Eye for light, color, and detail in creating texture maps
– Strong experience with the creation of shaders and materials
– Understanding of lighting and rendering submission materials
– Self-motivation and a great team-player
– Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining high quality results
– A good general 3D background is desirable

 

Plus:
– Experience with Zbrush
– A traditional arts background including environmental drawing or architectural illustration
– Fluent in V-ray or similar ray trace renderer

 

We offer:
– fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland)
– working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create
– unique, challenging projects
– to become a part of a story
 

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Environment Artist.

 

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Character Modeler

15-11-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 
Role:
The candidate should be able to produce photorealistic models from scratch. You’ll collaborate closely with the Art Directors and Supervisors to define the vision for both the characters and organic modeling. Communicating with other departments in order to ensure that the model meets relevant requirements.

 
Required Skills: :
– Minimum 3-year experience in game development/VFX/cinematics pipeline as character artist or character modeler
– An extensive knowledge of of Zbrush and Maya
– Very strong polygonal subdivision modeling skills and uv mapping
– Excellent sense of proportions
– Ability to work with provided concept art
– Ability to take art director feedback in any form
– Ability to create photorealistic models
– Work as part of a team
– Ability to communicate and be organized
 
Plus: :
– Experience with traditional drawing and painting
– Able to paint textures using photoshop or any other 3d paint software i.e. Mari
– Character concept drawing skills
– Experience with photogrammetry scanning
– Rigging skills

 

We offer:
– fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland)
– working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create
– unique, challenging projects
– to become a part of a story
 

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Character Modeler.
 

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

VFX Supervisor

15-11-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
Currently we’re seeking for VFX Supervisor for our team in Warsaw.
 

Responsibilities:
• preparing VFX breakdown basing on script and treatments
• supporting the producer with the knowledge of creating an offer
• monitoring the VFX production process and its budget with the producer
• communicating with special effects department and production department
• supervision over the post-production process and the work of graphics
• providing the suitable conditions for photo sessions
• VFX supervision on the film set
• close collaboration with the director and operator on photo sessions using special effects
• supervision over the efficient mateiral deliveries to the client

 
Requirements:

• min. 2-years experience
• knowledge about VFX production process and CG
• experience in VFX supervising on the film set
• experience in managing the team of several persons
• experience in working with the FLAME/NUKE/MAYA tools

Plus:
• English on the C1 level
• cooperation in creating the evaluations abroad
• good work organization and communication

 

We offer:
• flexible form of employment
• taking part in unique and varied projects carried out for international clients
• friendly work atmosphere in creative company and green surroundings of Fort Mokotów
• fixed renumeration plus project bonuses
• extra benefits
• the possibility of professional development

 
Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: VFX Supervisor
 

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Senior Pipeline TD

12-11-2018

Platige Image is a creative animation studio specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and VFX. Platige, combines film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment. The company attracts and creates revolutionary ideas and innovations.

 

At present we’re looking for Senior Pipeline TDs who are experienced with programming pipeline tools in CGI environments. Candidates need varied skill and knowledge level across the areas of software development (Python/C++), and 3D software (mainly Maya)
 

Requirements:
– a minimum of 3 years experience in programming tools for animation, commercials, VFX environments.
– good knowledge of Python, Qt/PySide and Git and in-depth Maya technical knowledge,
– experience with render farm manager APIs.
– experience in mentoring and support of other TD’s and Graphic Artists.
– good problem-solving abilities
– self-motivation and a great team-player
 

Plus:
– previous experience in working with game cinematics pipeline or CG feature environment
– a general technical/math background including programming, scripting and software development
– it would be great if you know any of: Houdini, VEX, Nuke, TCL, C++, CMake, CI/CD, Shotgun, Shotgun Toolkit, OpenGL, Vulkan, Yeti, Bifröst, Qube!, Deadline.
– technical Degree

 

We offer:
– taking part in interesting and challenging projects
– inspiring and professional work environment
– friendly atmosphere in creative team and in green surroundings of Fort Mokotów
– fixed renumeration plus project bonuses

 

Are you interested? Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Senior Pipeline TD
 

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

Cloth Simulation Artist

12-11-2018

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
 
Role:
Platige Image Cinematics Team is seeking cloth simulation artists who are talented with cloth simulation setups creation for hi-end 3d assets. Candidates need a varied skill level and understanding across the areas of cloth simulation, character rigging and animation using Maya and internal software. Experience in 3D hair creation, grooming and simulation as secondary role is also welcome. We are currently seeking simulation artist for upcoming game cinematics projects at our Warsaw, Poland studio.

 

Required:
– Knowledge of Maya nCloth
– Experience working with some type of dynamic simulations (cloth, hairs, fur)
– Good problem-solving abilities both visual and technical
– Proven production experience in similar role
– Able to collaborate professionally with colleagues
– Good oral and written Polish, English language communication skills

 

Plus:
– Ideal candidate has experience in a feature film or game cinematics production environment as Character FX Artist working in Maya
– Basic knowledge of Marvelous Designer
– Experience in hair tools (Yeti, Maya Hair, Shave and Haircut)
– Experience in other cloth simulation software (Syflex, Qualoth, Houdini) and ability to learn fast is also welcome
– Experience as FX TD and ability to learn fast is also welcome
– Previous working experience in character rigging or animation department
– Basic proficiency in scripting, preferably Python in Maya

 

We offer:
– fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland)
– working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create
– unique, challenging projects
– to become a part of a story

 
Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Cloth Simulation Artist.

 

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

SENIOR CHARACTER ANIMATOR

12-11-2018

SENIOR CHARACTER ANIMATOR

Platige Image is an award winning animation studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation, and digital special effects. At Platige, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education, and entertainment.
Role:

Responsible for the character animation in cinematics team, both keyframed and motion capture. When needed, provide feedback to the junior animation team members to ensure their work is in line with the director’s vision.

We offer:
– fascinating place to work (old fortess, Warsaw, Poland)
– working with team of 3d animation artists with passion to create
– unique, challenging projects
– to become a part of a story

Required:

– A minimum of 5 years’ experience in character animation using Maya or equivalent software.
– Solid knowledge of all animation techniques.
– Ability to take direction from multiple sources.
– Motion capture based animation experience proved in demoreel.
– Keyframed animation experience.
– Working knowledge of Maya is a must. Other software knowledge is not nessesery.
– A thorough understanding of all aspects of 3D animation pipeline including rigging, motion capture and previs work.

Plus:

– Strong fine arts foundation skills, such as storyboarding, figure drawing or 2D animation.
– Ideal candidate has experience in a feature film or game cinematics production environment.
– Experience with face animation using Faceware or smilar software is welcome.
– Extensive knowledge of Motion Builder is a plus.

Please send Your folio here: career@platige.com in a subject please write: Senior Character Animator.

Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’

SENIOR RENDERING ARTIST

12-11-2018

SENIOR RENDERING ARTIST

We are the award winning production and post-production studio for creative endeavors specializing in designing CG imagery, 3D animation and digital special effects. At Platige Image, we combine film and advertising work with a strong passion for art, education and entertainment.
Position: Senior Rendering Artist (Commercial Team)
Work place: Warsaw/Poland

 

Responsibilities:
– working on color script, lighting, shadowing and rendering shots
– executing the corrections under the supervision of Art Director or the Supervisor
– optimizing scenes for rendering

 

We are looking for people with:
– working knowledge of Maya or Cinema4D software and Arnold, Vray, Octane or RedShift rendering engines
– ability to light up the scenes in photorealistic style
– the basic knowledge about one of the compositing tools
– creative and open minds and unlimited imagination

 

We will be happy if you have one of those additional atuts:
– possibility to join us as soon as possible, but we can take some time to find unique people
– your way of thinking is positive and you’re not afraid of taking up new challenge
– you’ve got sense of humor
– you are able to work under the time pressure

 

We offer you:
– flexible form of employment and comfortable working conditions
– friendly atmosphere in a creative circle and green surroundings of Fort Mokotów
– salary adequate to skills
– taking part in various attractive projects and support of experienced team if necessary

 

If you want to join us, please send your resume here: career@platige.com
In the subject please write Senior Rendering Artist position
Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes being performed by Platige Image.’’