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Andrew Morley Appointed Head Of VFX

The veteran VFX Supervisor joins as we enter another period of expansion

Outpost Jumps Nine Places In Televisual Facilities 50

Televisual have released their annual list of the UK's top 50 post-production facilities

Current Vacancies
  • CG Supervisor

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    Essential Requirements
    • Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills
    • Thorough understanding of the visual effects process and the ability to interpret an artistic brief from the VFX Supervisor
    • Technical understanding of the CG pipelines and the ability to develop efficient workflows and identify additional tools required
    • Excellent Maya skills and a strong understanding of modelling, texturing, look development, lighting, particles, fluids and dynamics
    • Previous film industry experience, including experience with team management and task assignment
    • Proven ability to ensure artists’ work is of a high standard on both technical and creative levels
    • Excellent working knowledge of Arnold. Basic Mel and Python programming skills (advantageous)
    • Previous experience in training, mentoring, and recruiting CG artists (advantageous)

    Please apply by sending your demo reel and CV to [email protected] clearly stating the position you are applying for.

    All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application and for the duration of the contract.

  • Pipeline TD

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    Become an important part of the pipeline team at a growing VFX studio.

    As a Pipeline TD you will be part of a team responsible for developing and maintaining tools to assist artists and manage the data flow across projects.

    Responsibilities
    Developing and maintaining software (predominantly Python)
    Building on existing systems such as Shotgun to finesse pipeline workflow
    Collaboration with developers and senior production supervisors to develop new systems

    Essential requirements
    Previous experience in Visual Effects or related industry
    Excellent Python development skills
    Solid understanding of the Visual Effects pipeline
    Shotgun and Digital Asset Management
    Experience in developing tools for DCC packages such as Maya, Houdini and Nuke
    A proactive attitude and great team spirit are essential

    Desirables
    A degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics or other related field
    Experience with source control systems and team development
    A good handle on software development best practices, such as TDD, continuous integration and agile methodologies
    Experience with global pipelines across multiple sites

  • Pipeline Assistant

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    Responsibilities
    Frontline artist support
    Testing and documenting new tools
    Providing technical support for artists
    Help with show setup
    Collaboration with developers and senior production supervisors to develop new systems
    Liaising with external software vendors

    Essential requirements
    Good Python and Maya skills
    Solid understanding of the Visual Effects pipeline
    Knowledgeable in debugging, testing and problem solving
    Able to complete tasks without direct management
    Flexible and able to work in a frequently changing environment
    Detail oriented with strong ability to multi-task
    General understanding of networking and performance issues
    Able to work flexible hours to provide occasional weekend / evening support

    Desirables
    A degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics or other related field
    Shotgun development experience
    Experience with version control (git and/or SVN)

  • VFX Producer

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    Are you currently in a production role in the VFX industry looking for your next step? Outpost VFX are looking for a VFX producer to lead some of the industries most anticipated projects of 2019.

    Why Outpost VFX? We are a leading VFX studio based in Bournemouth, UK. Outpost is a VFX team built on a foundation of getting the right people and offering them a totally different environment to work in, empowering us to deliver astonishing visual effects for film, broadcast and commercials.

    Essential Requirements
    • 2+ years of relevant experience in a VFX environment
    • Thorough understanding of the VFX pipeline and production process
    • Experience of bidding on new VFX jobs
    • Ability to plan and schedule resources effectively with VFX Supervisors
    • Excellent client liaison and relationship skills
    • Daily planning and foresight essential
    • Previous exposure to and/or proficient knowledge of:
    Microsoft Office applications, Clearcast, Adstream/IMD, FTP software (Filezilla/CyberDuck), Mac and Windows literate, Basic Linux, Shotgun, 7Zip and Aspera/Mediashuttle/SohoNet/MediaSilo etc

    About You
    • Excellent organisational, communication and negotiation skills
    • Clear confident communicator
    • Adept in skilfully juggling tasks
    • Able to perform in a client-driven deadline environment

    Please apply by sending your CV to [email protected] clearly stating the position you are applying for.

    All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application and for the duration of the contract.

  • VFX Production Coordinator

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    Our Production team are responsible for managing the artists, schedules and client expectations of all our film, TV and commercial VFX work. If you have a passion for supporting and organising creative projects, then this could be the role for you. Our VFX Production Coordinators are fundamental to our studio’s process.

    Essential Requirements
    • 1+ years of relevant experience in a VFX environment
    • Experience in VFX scheduling and high level of organisation/maintenance of databases pertaining to shots or assets
    • Previous exposure to and/or proficient knowledge of:
    Microsoft Office applications, Clearcast, Adstream/IMD, FTP software (Filezilla/CyberDuck), Mac and Windows literate, Basic Linux, ShotGun, 7Zip and Aspera/Mediashuttle/SohoNet/MediaSilo etc
    • Proficient client communication

    The Role
    • Provide support to and organisation for VFX Supervisors and Producers
    • Participate in client cineSync/blue jeans or Skype calls, note taking during these sessions and providing relevant information and setup support
    • Organising, running and proficient note taking during department and show dailies sessions
    • Liaising with overseas vendors and experience in a global multi-site studio
    • Client sends, submission forms and collating material to be sent by our data IO team

    About You
    • Organised and focused
    • Clear, confident communicator
    • Adept in skilfully juggling tasks
    • Engaged and strong desire to learn
    • Able to perform in a client driven deadline environment

  • VFX Production Assistant

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    Our Production team is responsible for managing artists, schedules and client expectations for all of our film, TV and commercial VFX work.

    If you have a passion for supporting and organising creative projects, then this could be the role for you. Our VFX Production Assistants are fundamental to the smooth operation of our studio.

    Key attributes that make for a strong and dependable VFX Production Assistant: organised, strong communicator, proactive and cohesive teamwork. You'll need to have a personable nature and the ability to motivate teams during deliveries.

    Essential requirements:
    Clear confident communicator
    Adept at skilfully juggling tasks
    Organised and focused
    Engaged with a strong desire to learn

    Desirables:
    Experience in a VFX environment
    Ability to provide support to and organisation for VFX and Production team
    Capable note-taking during meetings, daillies sessions and client sessions, providing relevant information and setup support
    Relevant degree indicating interest in Film, TV, Media, VFX or Animation
    Previous experience – including internships and work experience – at creative production companies or post production facilities.

    Ideally, you'll have had previous exposure to and/or proficient knowledge of:
    Microsoft Office applications, Mac and Windows literate, and strong ability to pick up new software or applications.

  • VFX Editor

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    Are you currently in a junior Editor role in the VFX industry looking for your next step? Outpost VFX are looking for a VFX Editor be involved in some of the industry’s most anticipated projects of 2019.

    Why Outpost VFX? We are a leading VFX studio based in Bournemouth, UK. Outpost is a VFX team built on a foundation of getting the right people and offering them a totally different environment to work in, empowering us to deliver astonishing visual effects for film, broadcast and commercials.

    Essential Requirements
    • 2+ years of relevant experience in a VFX environment as an Editor
    • Thorough understanding of the VFX pipeline, terminology, colour space and LUT’s
    • Experience using Nuke Studio and Adobe Premiere, plus knowledge of industry tracking and review tools
    • A working knowledge with a variety of film and video formats, files, frame rates, codecs and resolutions
    • Strong technical background and experience

    Please apply by sending your demo reel and CV to [email protected] clearly stating the position you are applying for.

    All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application and for the duration of the contract.

  • Freelance Positions

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    We currently have positions open for fantastic freelancers across multiple disciplines, including:

    • Animators
    • Riggers
    • CG Generalists
    • Lighting TDs
    • Modellers
    • Houdini Groom TDs
    • FX TDs
    • Compositors

    Long and short-term contracts available. Please send your reel / portfolio to [email protected]

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