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CG Lighting/Compositing TD

Media | Orlando, FL | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

ITEC Entertainment Corporation is the global industry leader of award-winning, entertainment solutions that ignite the dreams of hundreds of millions of people all over the world.  ITEC’s culture of performance and innovation pushes the frontiers of themed entertainment design, production and technology to new heights.  Founded in 1986, ITEC has delivered over 300 of the most successful and comprehensive guest experiences spanning: theme parks, rides and shows; cultural attractions; resorts and mixed-use; themed dining; entertainment centers; and themed retail. ITEC is headquartered in Orlando, Florida with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.  For more information, visit us at www.ITEC.com.

Summary

The CG Lighting/Comp TD is a senior level diverse multitasker who can work in a variety of areas such as 3D modeling, texturing, animation, look development, lighting, rendering, real time simulation, VR, video editing, and video and audio FX. This multidiscipline individual is experienced in all phases of production and technical direction of pipeline and asset management.

Essential Job Functions

  • Asset Creation – modeling, texturing, shader development, lighting and look dev to support multiple high-end 3D Animation short films and videos
  • Creation of scenes and environments including lighting and atmospheric effects to be composited
  • 3D animation of assets and complex characters (Maya)
  • Compositing of layered elements, including live action plates with CG elements (After Effects/Nuke)
  • Motion graphics creation for marketing and presentation videos
  • Creation of animatic videos during pre-production and production cycles to support multiple media projects
  • CG lighting, shading and compositing pipeline development and support
  • Rendering elements for compositing with V-Ray, or Arnold for MAYA
  • Work closely with CG Art Director and Director of Media to meet all creative and quality goals to deliver world class visuals for the next generation of guest experience based Themed Attractions

Key Competencies

  • Expert knowledge of MAYA
  •  Knowledge of all Microsoft Office products and Adobe products used in production
  • Knowledge of 3DSMAX, Unreal Engine or other 3D production software and terminology
  • Experience with V-Ray, Arnold or similar rendering pipeline in production environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong time and resource management skills

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, computer graphics, 3D or gaming or related field (or equivalent in job experience producing high-end CG films)
  • 8+ years’ experience in CG production for film/broadcast/themed entertainment

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10-15+ years’ experience in CG production for film/broadcast/themed entertainment
  • Mel, Python, C++ and other scripting languages
  • Ability to create tools and scripts for other artists within Maya and Nuke
  • Experience in working on a media-based attraction or ride a huge plus
  • Experience working on confidential projects for extended periods of time
  • Experience with stereoscopic CG production
  • Experience with green screen shoots and compositing requirements
  • Experience with a production tacking system (FTrack, Shotgun)
  • Experience working with Sketchup in multi 3D software environment
  • Knowledge of Special Effects, Particles, Krakatoa, Phoenix FD, etc. a plus
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer/Painter or other 3D Painting tool a plus
  • Knowledge of character animation, rigging and blend shapes a plus
  • Knowledge and demonstrable skills in VR/ 360 Videos and Unreal Engine a huge plus

Availability

  • Ability to work overtime (evenings/weekends), as needed

Travel

  • Travel up to 10% is required for this position
  • Travel could be off-site, out of state, or international
  • A valid passport is required for this position

Physical Requirements

Employee will be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Will also be required to bend, twist, reach, push, pull, and operate office machinery. Must be able to lift up to thirty pounds.  This person will need to be able to travel domestically and internationally.

 

Note: This job description is not intended to cover all activities, duties, or responsibilities.  Other duties may be required by the employee at any time, without notice.