Tata Elxsi

Tata Elxsi’s Visual Computing Labs (VCL) is one of the most prestigious animation and visual effects studios in India. We have expanded our operations by recently opening a studio in LA. To augment our operations, we are looking for a team of talented and dedicated artists with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience for it’s domestic and International projects, for both Visual Effects and 3D.
1. Compositors -
-Minimum 2 years of experience in high-end film based and 3D based compositing systems
-Should have experience in working on complex Green/Blue screen shots using multiple techniques /Plug ins
-Software Expertise: Fusion and Shake for VFX , Nuke and Shake for 3D
-Expertise in setting up the final color grading and Motion graphics experience is an added bonus.
-Should have experience in all aspects ie. Roto, Paint, Tracking, Green/Blue screen Keying, Grain management, Color correction Light wrap/ Edge blend.
-Should have technical knowledge of Film Di pipeline and experience in Log-Linear compositing using the proper pipeline.Strong demo reel showing experience in Wire/Rig Removal, and Compositing for feature films and/or commercials
2. Roto Artist
-Minimum 2-3 years of experience in all the aspects of Rotoscoping such as Keyframing

- Tracking & working with motion blur.
-Software Expertise- Silhouette.
-Should know Able to Interact with Supervisor and Client.
-Take the Job Brief from client / Supervisor and explain the same to Artist to get the work done to required quality specs
-Able to Anticipate and Predict resource requirement for a given job
-Able to give efforts and help in bidding for roto tasks.
3. Dynamics Artists
-Knowledge of Dynamics / Particles / Fluid Effects / Real Flow is a must. Knowledge of Massive will be a plus.
-Understanding of technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics.
-Proven experience in a production environment( experience in producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions)
-Strong knowledge of any scripting language
-Knowledge of 3D Studio Max, Real Flow, Particle Flow, Fume FX and Ray file is an added advantage
-Software expertise: MayaDesirable: Traditional art background
-Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skill.
4. Tracking/Matchmoving Artist
-Working Knowledge of 3D software
-Knowledge of Boujou, matchmover and/or other tracking packages
-Should be able to setup a scene with correct real world placement and 3d Proxy Geometry
-Basic knowledge of film cameras and camera lenses
-Exposure to real world or mock setup shoots
-Should have ability to resolve shots with heavy blur, little track mark info, no parallax and heavy foreground movement
5. Paint Artist
-Minimum 2-4 years of experience and should have in depth knowledge of Photoshop &

-Combustion, Boujou.
-Should be experienced in complex Cleanup tasks.
-Should know all aspects of cleanup such as Paint, Clean Plate, Track
-Should have knowledge of Tracking software like Boujou and plug ins Like Furnace and should know about grain management

6. Modeling Artist
-Working Knowledge of 3D software along with emphasis on efficient clean modeling, optimization and work flow
-Knowledge of Z brush is an advantage
-Basic Photoshop Knowledge
-Should have knowledge of Sculpting and / or drawing
-Knowledge of human anatomy esp for Char Modelers
7. Lighting Artist
-Minimum 2-3 years of experience in Live Action and 3D Lighting with good grasp of Color concepts
-Good knowledge of shading in Maya and Mental Ray
-Software expertise-Maya
-Knowledge of Renderman for Maya is a plus.
-Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
8. Programmer
-Assists artists with troubleshooting and debugging of production issues.
-Support and develop tools and procedures, which maintain and enhance the production pipeline.
-Develops and implements new techniques.
-Assist in envisioning studio goals. Can work on goals with supervision.
-Support and work with multiple departments, including Modeling, Rigging, Animation, Lighting, -Rendering, FX, and Research and Development.
-Work closely with other Technical Directors, Production Supervisors, and VFX Supervisors, to maintain and further the production pipeline.
-Assist in training and mentoring of other TDs as required and appropriate.
-Proficiency in C++, Python, Perl, MEL, Maya API, Dot Net ,MS-SQL and System Side Programming
-Sound knowledge in OS like Linux, Windows and Mac.
-Strong math and programming skills.
-Good understanding on 3d packages like Maya, Max, Houdini, and compositing packages like Nuke and Shake
-Excellent problem-solving skills involvement in small teams tackling big multi-discipline projects.
-Ability to take direction and work in a team environment.
-Good verbal and written communication skills.
Education
-B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
9. Producer
-Minimum 10-15years of experience in the same field
-Monitors the budget and deployment
-Would be responsible for monitoring the activities on the floor
-Scheduling Jobs to ensure delivery as planned
-Managing the overall pipeline for inventories
-Manage the Production Coordinators
-Collect and assimilate Department Data into MIS
-Tracking Production and Creative Retakes
-Schedule Dept meetings for Milestone Tracking
-Client Interface
-Monitor and Follow up with Outsource Vendors.
-Work with HR department for staffing talent and providing requisite training on performance related issues.
-Contact the HR with a hard copy of your CV and Show reel at the below address or apply on our website - http://www.tataelxsi.com/htmls/careers.htm.
Address:
Tata Elxsi Ltd.,
2nd Floor, Boston House,
Suren Road, Off Andheri-Kurla Road,
Andheri-E, Mumbai-400093.
Tel: 26822142/3/4

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