Rocket Science VFX - Graphic Designer

Posted 4-12-2015, offered

Pay / Salary Hourly : $35.00 - $45.00
Experience Required:2+ Years
Education Required: Certified

Job Description

Rocket Science VFX is a multimedia and visual effects company, looking for talented artists for our upcoming slate of projects. Successful candidates will have a firm understanding of film and television and experience integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements in a photo-realistic way.

Specific Skills:
•Coordinate all aspects of production for print, audio-visual or electronic materials.
•Develop the graphic elements that meet client objectives.
•Establish guidelines for illustrators or photographers.
•Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements of the subjects to be rendered using traditional tools, multimedia software and image processing, layout and design software.
•Determine the best medium (computer application) best suited to produce the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication.
•Consult with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials.
•Use existing photo and illustration banks and typography guides.
•Consult with clients to determine the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet their communication needs.
•Produce 2-D and 3-D animated drawings or computer illustrations.
•Develop and produce realistic or representational sketches and final illustrations.
•Assist in developing storyboards for electronic productions.
•Responsible for integrate 2D, 3D and live action elements in a photo-realistic way.
•Firm understanding of film and television with a strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting.

Additional Skills/ Job Requirements:
•Supervise other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians.
•Estimate costs of materials and time to complete graphic designs and illustrations.
•Work in a multidisciplinary environment.
•Adapt existing illustrations.
•Computer graphics or technical special effects.
•Experience in television, film or video production.
•3D Graphic Software.

Computer Applications;
•Knowledge of 3D Graphic Software (eg. Autodesk Maya; Adobe Suite).
•Knowledge of Nuke; Mental Ray; Vray Houdini, MEL, RSL, or Python a plus

Ability to Supervise:
•3 to 4 people

We are looking for someone who shows;
•effective interpersonal skills
•excellent written communication
•client focus
•and is a team player looking to join a great team!

•College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years.

•2 years to less than 3 years.

Work Samples:
•portfolio, example of completed work

Work Conditions: Ability to distinguish between colours, tight deadlines, attention to detail, large workload, work under pressure, sitting for long periods, and a fast-paced environment.

To apply to Rocket Science VFX’s Toronto Studio, send us your online reel and resume to

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