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  • VFX Trainer - Shot Finishing - Montreal

    Posted : 15 May 2018

    Expires : 17 May 2019

    Company Name : Double Negative Visual Effects

    Company Address :

    - 755 Rue Berri, Montreal, QC, H2Y 3E5
    - 810 Rue St-Antoine Est, Montreal, QC, H2Y 1A6

    Job Title : VFX Trainer - Shot Finishing

    NOC Group : 4021 - College and other vocational instructors

    Positions Available : 1

    Terms of Employment : Full-time, contract based

    Contract Start Date : As soon as possible

    Contract Length : 1 year fixed term contract

    Language of Work : English

    Minimum Education : Diploma

    Benefits : 20 days vacation, extended medical coverage (e.g.: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, etc.)

    Extra Information : Eligible for incremental raises in accordance with company policy on an annual basis. Relocation expenses offered.

    VFX Trainer - Shot Finishing

    Salary: $80,000.00 - $115,000.00 per annum

    Job Description:

    Training is vital for the continuous success of Double Negative as a leader in the VFX industry and we truly understand the importance of developing our artists so they are able to reach their full potential and quickly adapt to new and changing VFX software and methodologies.

    Reporting to our Global Head of Training and Head of CG in Vancouver, this VFX Trainer role will support crew in the following teams –
    • Compositing
    • Lighting
    • Environment Generalist
    This role would be well suited to a 3D generalist skillset and knowledge with further expertise in one or more of the areas listed. A passion for both teaching and learning is essential.

    Key responsibilities in the Montreal studio -
    • Delivery of inductions, covering the Dneg pipeline, tools & technical environment
    • Working with experts in each discipline to deliver core training programmes
    • Support experts to deliver specialist training when required
    • Supporting crew with internal ‘user-group’ type presentations
    • Delivery of Dneg’s entry-level ‘Greenlight’ training programmes
    • Contributing to maintenance and development of training materials & documentation
    • Supporting each department in identifying and evaluating training needs
    • Working globally with the training team to address training needs
    Must Have
    • Degree or diploma 3D Animation, Multimedia or an equivalent subject
    • At least a minimum of 3 years experience educating in the VFX industry
    • Extensive experience working with software such as Maya & Houdini (minimum 3 years)
    • Background as a VFX artist with proven experience in training and mentoring (minimum 3 years)
    • Ability to pick up new software quickly
    • Exceptional communicator, facilitator and trainer
    • Team player but able to motivate self and work independently on own initiative
    • Ability to liaise confidently and credibly with people at all levels
    • Proven ability to influence and build strong working relations within an organisation
    • Flexible, can-do attitude with the ability to react calmly in a pressurised situation
    Nice to Have
    • Previous experience working with Clarisse
    • Experience developing VFX training curriculums
    About You
    • Strong communicator
    • Engaging
    • Multi tasker
    • Proactive
    • Strong communicator
    About Us

    Double Negative is one of the world’s leading providers of visual effects and animation for feature film and television, with facilities in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai and Montréal.

    Apply here:

    For any inquiries please visit our website for contact information :
    Last edited by Dneg; 07-27-2018, 03:22 PM.