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India, Tamil Nādu, Chennai₹30,000 - ₹50,000 per monthVFX

Job description


FutureWorks is currently looking for Roto artists to join our growing VFX teams in Chennai to work on upcoming features and episodic work. 

The role will be to work alongside experienced VFX Supervisors and other VFX Artists creating all types of Visual Effects for high-end Commercials and feature film projects. Digitally trace areas within live-action frames where CG characters, backgrounds, or effects will be integrated with the live-action footage.  Roto Artists work closely with Compositors to help them integrate all elements of an image, including CG and live action, to create film visual effects shots.

Come and join an innovative and collaborative team and be challenged to do the best work of your career alongside some of the best talent from around the globe.

Reporting to the Roto/Paint Supervisor, the Roto/Paint Artist supports and partners with compositors to integrate seamlessly all elements of a shot to the highest level of VFX realism for major feature films.

Job requirements

  • Generates accurate articulate roto mattes in Nuke or Silhouette
  • Matches motion blur using procedural/calculated approaches
  • Tracks plates using 2D trackers or Planar tracking methods
  • Uses 3D cameras to generate 2D tracking data or for projection techniques
  • De-grains plates to a high standard and matches grain to the plate
  • Uses frame by frame painting techniques in conjunction with procedural cleanup techniques
  • QC’s work to a high standard using RV (or similar)
  • Attend production meetings; complete corrections/revisions based on feedback and partner with compositors to complete shots
  • Provide estimates for workflow and schedules; deliver high quality of work under tight deadlines
  • Train, mentor and support Junior staff

Essential Skills:

  • Degree/Diploma in Digital Media Arts (preferred)
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in major live action feature films
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge/experience with Nuke, Silhouette, Mocha (required), and Maya (preferred)
  • Ability to receive and implement feedback quickly and effectively; takes direction well
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, team player, and time management skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability; escalates issues as needed
  • Knowledge of Photography + Traditional are background and asset