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The Image Finaling department is an integral part of the Dreamworks pipeline, using their keen eye to correct and/or enhance every shot to completion. The team provides a unique opportunity to finesse every shot in a feature film in both mono and stereo. Our ideal candidate has the passion and technical know-how to make every shot really shine!
The Image Finaling artist "polishes" each shot that leaves the Lighting department by digitally altering frames using compositing techniques in Nuke. The Image Finaling Artist is responsible for diagnosing rendering issues within pre-setup Nuke scripts received from upstream departments. Image Finaling works closely with other departments, especially Lighting and Stereo, to ensure any visual or technical issues are resolved. In addition, Image Finaling artists utilize Photoshop to fix and enhance large resolution still images for various Marketing/Advertisement needs.
Correct stereo artifacts introduced in the Lighting and Compositing of shots.
Develop and implement compositing solutions for sequence-specific challenges.
Perform all tasks associated within the Compositing process, including 2D and 3D tracking, 3D projection, color grading, articulate roto/paint work.
Use software such as Photoshop to address any requests for Marketing/Advertisement in a timely manner.
Work in a collaborative environment, taking direction from the IMF Supervisor and Lead, CG Supervisor, and feedback from the Director as necessary.
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently for quick turn-arounds.
Bachelor's degree in Art, Film, Visual Effects, Animation, Computer Graphics or other related field and/or equivalent experience desired
Proficient and a strong understanding on the latest versions of software such as Nuke and Photoshop
Strong conceptual understanding of compositing, and general knowledge compositing sofware (such as Nuke's) 3D environment and tools
Must be comfortable with exploring large Nuke scripts to troubleshoot and resolve issues
Familiarity with working with AOVs and different passes within an EXR file
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through Company website to be considered
Must be willing to work in Glendale, CA
Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume
From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.
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DreamWorks is a division of Company. At Company, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
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