Depth Artist

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 02-13-2017
About Stereo D
Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. Formed in 2009 and acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011, the company works with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as JURASSIC WORLD, ANT MAN, THE AVENGERS, JURASSIC PARK and TITANIC in 3D to name a few.  The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials.
 
Stereo D is a business run by filmmakers, valuing artistic excellence and speaking the language of film. Our production teams and artists are among the best in the business, driven by an innate passion for all things film. Our unique artist-centric environment enables our people the creative freedom to conceptually support the creative visions of directors, delivering the finest, most dynamic 3D imagery in entertainment.
 
Overview:
As a company focused on stereoscopic conversion, the 3D Depth Artist is at the center of it all. Working with a team, including a lead artist and supervisors, the Depth Artist must creatively interpret and apply stereo concepts. We’re looking for individuals with a good “stereo eye,” a strong understanding of 3-dimensional space (be it from previous stereo experience or from an artistic background), a working knowledge of Nuke, and a healthy dose of team spirit. Taking direction/critiques, interpreting notes and learning/applying new skills are key parts of everyday life in our studio.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Consistently work on shots assigned utilizing depth maps in Nuke to create stereo.
  • Break down a shot creatively and technically including volume, specs and animation.
  • Remain up to speed on the pipeline and the latest tools.
  • Consistently adhere to proper protocol and procedures.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge Nuke and the pipeline of the studio.
  • Troubleshoot issues in shots.
 
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and Experience with Nuke – Required
  • Knowledge of Practical Filmmaking Techniques – Required
  • Excellent Artistic Ability/Aptitude – Required
  • Knowledge of Stereo-related Terminology – Preferred (but we’ll teach you OUR lingo!)
  • Previous Professional Experience in Stereoscopy or VFX – Preferred
  • Accredited Post-Secondary Degree or Related Coursework – Preferred
 
We’re looking for the best in the business. If this sounds like you, please apply!
 
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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