Senior Flame Artist

September 23, 2022
Santa Monica, CA
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The Senior Flame Artist position requires an expert level knowledge of Autodesk Flame. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in the field of high-end VFX and beauty retouch with a focus on Advertising work. This position requires a comfort level with client-supervised sessions and unsupervised work on tight deadlines. The artist will have a mastery of VFX techniques, motion picture camera formats, resolutions, frame-rates and codecs. He/she will be responsible for supervising junior artists performing all levels of visual effects work. Feature Film/Television experience and an existing client-base in New York are preferred, but not required.

Job Description

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* Design and execute best-in-class VFX work using Autodesk Flame as the primary software platform
* Collaborate with clients and offer solutions to achieve their creative visions
* Design and implement visual effects workflows
* Advise and train less experienced artists on visual effects techniques
* Assume responsibility for the completion of advanced visual effects work through delegation (remote + local) and active participation as needed
* Manage and task outsourcing companies
* Work with project managers and salespeople to accurately bid and execute visual effects work
* Conduct client-facing meetings in the service of obtaining and completing work to client satisfaction
* Proven experience with high-end advertising clients
* Feature Film and Television credits at the studio/network level a plus
* Other duties as assigned


Required qualifications and background:

* 4-5 years of experience as a VFX artist working with Autodesk Flame + related VFX software
* Advanced understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Shotgun, Nuke, Avid, Resolve
* Advanced knowledge of post-production workflows
* Advanced knowledge VFX pipelines for advertising, feature film and television workflows
* Advanced visual effects and titling capabilities
* Advanced understanding of digital compression and conversion techniques
* Proficient knowledge of Mac, Linux and Windows OS

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