We are looking for a number of CG Generalists for our new Chennai operation in India. The Chennai operation will be a strategically important large-scale production hub that services all of our global hubs.
As a Hogarth CG Generalist, we will look to you for creative input and involvement in the design and development of projects. You will be expected to be highly-skilled in 3D, with a particular focus on modelling, and an interest in producing both photoreal and graphical output. You will sometimes work with our compositing team to provide 3D elements, typically products, with a view to them being integrated into existing commercials.
You will work to tight deadlines on a wide variety of jobs including TV commercials, digital campaigns and in-house productions, building and adapting both live action and motion graphics sequences to fulfill client briefs, as well as matching and amending existing masters.
You will also be involved in the re-versioning of existing work for global markets and will be expected to adhere to workflow processes so that projects can be re-accessed and re-versioned quickly and effectively.
The ideal candidate will take an active interest in staying abreast of changing trends in design, VFX, software and will be committed to producing the highest standard of work at all times.
At least 4 years of professional experience as a CG Generalist in both Maya and Cinema4D
Experience of building CG models to match real-life objects
Experience producing photoreal CG
Knowledge of 3rd party render software, e.g. Arnold & V-Ray
Experience of 2D/3D character animation
Knowledge of tracking software, e.g. PFtrack & Mocha, a plus
Knowledge of any other 3D software (e.g. 3DS) a plus
Knowledge of any modelling software (e.g. Modo & Z-Brush) a plus
Good Working Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Excellent design, typographical and conceptual skills
Positive attitude towards problem solving and strong attention to detail
Ability to take direction and contribute to the creative development of projects
Ability to meet tight deadlines and maintain focus in pressured situations
Ability to critically assess your own work so as to complete VFX and motion graphics jobs to a standard that meets the approval of producers and clients
Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
Methodical approach to work and ability to multi-task
Working knowledge of Premiere
Basic After Effects usage an advantage
Consistent attention to detail essential
Excellent time management skills and multitasking abilities
Positive attitude towards problem solving and tight deadlines
Able to adapt to new working methods and technology advances