Website Rising Sun Pictures

Production Company

Rising Sun Pictures is currently seeking the following:.Employment period: This is a long-term position with an immediate start.
Location: Adelaide, Australia. This position is open to Australian and international applicants. Visa and relocation assistance provided where applicable.

1. Texture Artists
Texture Artists will be required to quickly create photo-realistic textures and materials for a wide range of assets including props, characters and environments, for a number of live action projects. Applicants presenting photo realistic work will be reviewed with priority.

Your previously held positions are likely to have included texture artist, look development artist, 3d generalist etc. You have previously textured an extensive range of models from props, characters, urban and city environments through to complex terrain, all with great speed and accuracy.

Your excellent communication and collaboration skills are highly regarded by your previous supervisors. You provide confidence to production because you have absolute clarity in what is expected of you in terms of consistency and quality.

Responsibilities

  • Create and deliver textures that meet the artistic brief.
  • Ensure every asset you create meets the requirements of those downstream.
  • Work with shader writers, modellers, lighters and other texture artists to produce consistent and accurate work.
  • Regularly demonstrate your work in progress.
  • Review your work prior to submission, ensuring it hits creative and technical notes, adjusting where necessary.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of shading principles and shader language.
  • Strong understanding of colour/bit depth/resolution and how they affect the texturing process.
  • Actively mentor and develop less experienced team members.
  • Promote a collaborative and enjoyable workplace influencing morale, fostering purposeful discussion and positive work ethic.

Required skills and experience

  • Minimum 3 years professional VFX experience in the areas of texturing & shading.
  • Expert user of production ready software including Maya, Mari, Z-Brush & Mudbox. RSP operates in a Linux system environment.
  • Some exposure to Nuke & Houdini is desirable, but not essential.
  • Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a delivery focused work environment.
  • Real world understanding of proportion, depth, scale, and physical space.
  • Expert organisational and time-management skills.
  • Technical and creative problem solving with a can-do mindset.

Application
Our preference is for you to submit your application by click the Apply button on our jobs page: https://rsp.com.au/lookdev-texture-artists/
You can communicate with us regarding this position by sending an email with your resume, reel and breakdown to employment@rsp.com.au with the words “LookDev / Texture Artist” in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and visa options.
All applications will initially receive an automatic reply. Those closely matching this position description will be contacted for further information.

2. Character FX TD

Position Overview
In this role you will be required to create hero and secondary cloth simulations across a range of 3d assets including digi-doubles, sails, flags, hero vehicles, etc. Your strong understanding of physical movement and the effect of natural environmental forces, ensure your simulations hit the creative brief.As an accomplished and professional artist, you have excellent animation sensibilities and well developed creative eye. You will have achieved previous success at a number of high profile VFX studios in roles such as Cloth Technical, Character TD, Effects Animator, etc. You are adaptable, in that you can work varying in-house rigging systems. You may be currently creating high-end game cinematics and be looking to extend your career into visual effects.Demonstrated experience with Maya rigging & animation tools and high end cloth systems is a fundamental pre-requisite for successful applicants.Responsibilities

  • Deliver dynamic cloth simulations across a wide range of CG assets required for live action footage augmentation & transition.
  • Create & adjust highly adjustable cloth rigs, that allow for the creation of plausible animation.
  • Work closely with other Riggers, Modellers and Animators to hit delivery targets.
  • Demonstrate progress through the regular submission of work in progress and daily updates.
  • Clearly communicate with production any delays or obstacles that may impact your delivery.
  • Provide thorough QA and sanity checks of rigs before they reach your internal client.

Required skills and experience

  • Minimum 4 years high-end cloth simulation within a Maya working environment.
  • Experience using nCloth & MarvelousDesigner, advantageous.
  • Experience with simulating digital hair advantageous, but not essential in this role.
  • Strong experience scripting in Mel & Python.
  • Artistic and real-world understanding of dynamics, proportion, depth, scale, and physical space.
  • Expert people management/leadership and organisational skills.
  • Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a deadline focused work environment.
  • Technical and creative problem solving with a service oriented mindset.
  • Visual Effects, Fine Art, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics or related tertiary qualification may be required for international applicants.

Application
Our preference is for you to submit your application by click the Apply button on our jobs page: https://rsp.com.au/creature-fx-td/
You can communicate with us regarding this position by sending an email with your resume, reel and breakdown to employment@rsp.com.au with the words “Character FX TD” in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and visa options.
All applications will initially receive an automatic reply. Those closely matching this position description will be contacted for further information.

3. Mid-Senior Animators
Position Overview
Successful applicants will be experienced in a wide range of animation, including animating mechanics, biped and quadruped creatures. Your previous experience will include creating realistic movement and performance.As an accomplished and professional animator, you will have achieved success while working at a number of high profile VFX studios. Working closely with a variety of departments including modelling, and rigging; the strength of your creative eye, excellent communication & collaboration, together with a strong technical background is essential.Demonstrated experience with Maya is a fundamental pre-requisite for the successful applicant.Responsibilities

  • Create/animate and deliver realistic movement and performance.
  • Work with other animators, modellers, and riggers to produce consistent and accurate work.
  • Regularly demonstrate your work in progress.
  • Review your work prior to submission, ensuring it hits creative and technical notes, adjusting where necessary.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of animation principles.
  • Actively mentor and develop less experienced team members.
  • Promote a collaborative and enjoyable workplace influencing morale, fostering purposeful discussion and positive work ethic.

Required skills and experience

  • Minimum 5+ years animating experience for high-end feature films.
  • Ability to animate biped and quadruped character performance, as well as mechanics.
  • Expert user of Maya.
  • Ability to create realistic movement and performance [not cartoon-style animation].
  • Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a deadline focused work environment.
  • Real world understanding of proportion, depth, scale, and physical space.
  • Expert organisational and time-management skills.
  • Technical and creative problem solving skills with a can-do mindset.

Application
Our preference is for you to submit your application by click the Apply button on our jobs page: https://rsp.com.au/animators/
You can communicate with us regarding this position by sending an email with your resume, reel and breakdown to employment@rsp.com.au with the words “Animator” in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and visa options.
All applications will initially receive an automatic reply. Those closely matching this position description will be contacted for further information.

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To apply for this job email your details to employment@rsp.com.au.