The Walt Disney Company

  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jan 30, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Senior Creature Technical Director - Expression of Interest Req ID: 10000295 Job Description: This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter. Position Summary Industrial Light & Magic (Vancouver) Inc., located in Vancouver, BC, the Senior Creature Technical Director handles rigging and enveloping hero to background creature, vehicles and props in Maya as well as setting up and running flesh-surface, hair, rigid, crowd, and cloth simulations. The Senior Creature Technical Director is able to wrangle rigging and creature pipeline issues proficiently under the direction of their supervisors. What You'll Do...
Jan 30, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Creature Technical Director - Expression of Interest Req ID: 10000184 Job Description: This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter. Position Summary The Creature Technical Director is responsible for rigging and enveloping hero to background creature, vehicles, and props in Maya. They are able to wrangle rigging and creature pipeline issues proficiently under the direction and support of their supervisors; and have the ability to run flesh-surface, hair, rigid sim, crowd, and/or cloth simulations. What You'll Do Provide rigging and enveloping in Maya for various vehicles, characters, and creatures Run cloth,...
Jan 27, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Production Supervisor Req ID: 10015703 Job Description: The Production Supervisor (PS) is responsible for managing the day to day production within a specific department(s). In all duties below, the PS must work in collaboration with the artistic department supervisor(s). The success of their partnership will be a primary factor in the department's success on the film. In addition, the PS is a leadership role in the studio and, as such, must accept the responsibility of supporting and representing the directives of the studio and the production leadership. Role Specifics Works with the Production Manager (PM) and/or the Associate Producer (AP) to meet department production goals; strategizing, planning and overseeing resources on a departmental level. Partners with artistic department leadership to establish achievable and attainable short and long term goals; ensuring the delivery of work on time and within budget, while keeping team morale as high as...
Jan 27, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Production Coordinator Req ID: 10032363 Job Description: The Production Coordinator (PC) works in the Production Management department on Animated feature length films, short films, long form series titles, and/or special projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The PC works within and among production departments to lead projects by facilitating discussions, communicating the strategy, coordinating deadlines and tracking project progress. This position reports to the Production Supervisor and is a regular, full time, staff position that will be located at our Vancouver, BC studio. Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia. Role Specifics & Responsibilities Under the leadership of the Production Supervisor, this position collaborates with creative department leaders to identify scope of work, maintain schedules and flag leadership when project expectations may...
Jan 27, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Production Coordinator (VFX) - Expression of Interest Req ID: 10000289 Job Description: This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter. Position Summary Primary emphasis is on scheduling, communication and coordination for a specific group (discipline) of artists (or multiple groups) on any given project. Reports to Project ("Show") Producer and Production Manager, while also working with other Coordinators on the project in keeping the show operating in an organized and efficient manner. Coordinators are also responsible for working with and delegating to the project Production Assistants. Each Coordinator usually...
Jan 25, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Production Workflow Manager (LFL, ILMxLAB, Stagecraft) Req ID: 10039554 Job Description: Position Summary The Production Workflow Manager (LFL, ILMxLAB, Stagecraft) will be the primary point of contact for Lucasfilm VFX, ILMxLAB and Stagecraft users with regard to Production tracking workflows. The Production Workflow Manager will act as the single point of contact to production for those user bases regarding production workflow best practices, schedule and targets for production customization, internal tools, configuration and implementation, responsible for prioritizing requirements and working with other Workflow PMs, Engineering team, Technology Project Manager and Shotgrid Product Manager to implement changes according to the priorities they set. The Production Workflow Manager (LFL, ILMxLAB, Stagecraft) reports to the Manager, Shotgrid Product Management for larger career development, compensation, etc. What You'll Do Scheduling and Configuration...
Jan 24, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Animator Req ID: 10014209 Job Description: Walt Disney Animation Studios has an exciting opportunity for Animators to join the team at our Vancouver, BC studio. Be part of the longest running animation team in history. Work alongside legends. Use your animation powers for good and touch the hearts of millions of people around the globe. We want talented CG Character Animators who show exceptional understanding of acting, appeal, entertainment, weight, locomotion, anatomy, and dialogue. We want artists with a strong point of view who put a personal spin on their work. Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia. Please note that relocation eligibility may be determined based on role and individual circumstance. Responsibilities Effectively tell the story in a meaningful way through vivid and compelling character acting and movement Create quality animation using digital...
Jan 24, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Environment Look Development Artist Req ID: 10030983 Job Description: Walt Disney Animation Studios has an exciting opportunity for Environment Look Development Artists to join the team at our Vancouver, BC studio. Our Environment Look Development Artists are responsible for creating the materials, textures, and geometric instances that define the look of our environments, sets, and props. We value self-motivated artists who thrive in a collaborative environment. This is a regular, full time, staff position. Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia. Please note that relocation eligibility may be determined based on role and individual circumstance. Responsibilities: Work closely with asset supervisors and production designers to develop the look of the environments of our animated films Author materials, textures, procedural instancing and organic vegetation Bring assets...
Jan 24, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Senior Layout / Matchmove Artist - Expression of Interest Req ID: 10036380 Job Description: This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter. Position Summary Senior Matchmove/Layout Artists independently create camera moves and rough blocking animation within a digital environment. Senior MM/Layout Artists work closely with the Animation Director and Visual Effects Supervisor to establish composition, timing, and continuity for each shot. May be required to work with live-action plates or in a CG layout environment. Senior MM/Layout Artists act as a central hub for all shot preparation to ensure continuity and camera...
Jan 20, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: Production Assistant Req ID: 10032356 Job Description: The Production Assistant (PA) works in the Production Management department on Animated feature length films, short films, long form series titles, and/or special projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The PA works within and among production departments to provide day-to-day administrative and project support including, but not limited to, note taking, meeting scheduling, meeting preparation, and meeting assistance. In addition, PAs assist in communicating artist assignment progress through artistic rounds and reviews. This position reports to the Production Supervisor and is a regular, full time, staff position that will be located at our Vancouver, BC studio. Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia Role Specifics & Responsibilities The PA ensures the accuracy of information by communicating in a timely and...
Jan 20, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Posting Title: CFX Artist (Tech Anim) Req ID: 10035320 Job Description: Walt Disney Animation Studios has an exciting opportunity for experienced Character FX Technical Directors / Technical Animators to join the team at our Vancouver, BC studio. The Character FX TD has strong artistic skills built on top of a solid technical foundation. The Character FX TD is responsible for character effects for shot production. You will work closely with the industry's top talent in fields to create the most appealing character simulation performances and bring our characters to life. This is a regular, full-time, staff position. Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia. Responsibilities: Character effects for shot production, including cloth and hair simulation, and final character polishing Actively engage in and potentially be cast to other tasks that the department supports (Simulation setup, and...
Jan 15, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Position Summary As a crucial component of the Talent Management group, the Talent Manager manages a number of artists and/or production staff across a portfolio of disciplines, including casting, career development, performance management and resource scheduling. ILM is looking for an exceptionally talented, committed and seasoned Talent Manager with a passion for delivering unparalleled client service. What You'll Do Manage a portfolio of artists, and as needed, provides support / back-up for other Talent Managers Develop and maintain current and future resource need models as required based on input from show project teams and other sources Communicate pro-actively with show project leaders and creative supervision regarding overall project requirements, crewing needs (start / end dates) and project milestones, anticipating and flagging challenges as required Maintain overview of crew utilization using proprietary resource management system Facilitate continuous...
Jan 11, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Walt Disney Animation Studios has an exciting opportunity for Layout Finaling Artists to join the team at our Vancouver, BC studio. A Final Layout Artist is responsible for the integrity of their shot files and for adjusting the file's camera, sets and props (as needed), before publishing the file for consumption by downstream departments. A Layout Finaling Artist is also responsible for checking continuity prior to delivering to Sweatbox. This is a regular, full time, staff position that will be located at our Vancouver, BC studio. Please note that relocation eligibility may be determined based on role and individual circumstance. Requirements Strong knowledge of the Layout process Must demonstrate the ability to animate and polish camera animation Must have and demonstrate strong cinematic training and knowledge Must have an understanding of animation and animation pipeline Must have solid Maya skills and training (proprietary tools will be taught) Linux OS...
Jan 11, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter. Position Summary Primary emphasis is on scheduling, communication and coordination for a specific group (discipline) of artists (or multiple groups) on any given project. Reports to Project ("Show") Producer and Production Manager, while also working with other Coordinators on the project in keeping the show operating in an organized and efficient manner. Coordinators are significant points of information on the show and need to be able to balance multiple needs, projects, and tasks at one time. Senior Coordinators are also responsible for working with and delegating to the project Production...
Jan 11, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Position Summary The Senior Effects TD operates independently to generate FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, particle and fluid systems for feature film visual effects. The Senior Effects TD also completes lighting, rendering and moderate-level compositing of complex shots with guidance from their supervisors. What You'll Do Design and create FX animation, procedural simulation, dynamic simulation, particle and fluid systems Light complex/multiple elements; communicates status of shots to supervisors and Production Provide accurate time estimates for shotwork Hand off elements to other departments i.e. comp and rendering teams Present shot work in dailies; attend dailies and other department meetings Mentor junior effects artists Data management of shots including clean up Special projects as needed What We're Looking For At least 5 years relevant professional VFX experience and at least a college level diploma in computer graphics, fine...
Jan 07, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter. Position Summary The Senior Lighting TDs can independently light, render, and do moderate-level compositing of very complex shots, needing only initial direction and guidance from their supervisors. What You'll Do Design and implement direct and reflected lighting and shadows for assigned shots that meet art and tone direction Ensure that assigned shots fit the continuity of the sequence and be able to create sequence-based lighting setups that can be completed by less experienced Lighting TD Develop solutions and techniques that meet art/technical direction. Trouble-shoots asset and...
Jan 04, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Position Summary The Senior Software Engineer - Platform is responsible for architecting and developing aspects of the VFX production pipeline, creating and deploying core services for use by other engineering teams and throughout the VFX pipeline. They will be active in both leading development projects and mentoring staff and Associate Software Engineers. Software Engineering is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining core pipeline applications and services used by all departments throughout the company, at all our locations around the world. This includes, but is not limited to: media creation, review and communication tools, data synchronization services, core asset publishing services and the render farm tools and services. Our systems provide the core foundation of pipeline services that are essential for the smooth operation of our multi-site, award winning, visual effects company. What You'll Do Responsible for leading development projects for new...
Jan 04, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Position Summary Production Managers "PM's" work in tandem with a VFX Producer on a project and are the owners of the show schedule. The PM functions as the Producer's "right hand", stepping up to support Producer duties as required and keeping a direct line of communication with the production team and VFX Producer (and/or Executive in Charge of Production) on all aspects of the show. The PM reports to the VFX Show Producer on a daily basis for show specific tasks and reports to the Senior Talent Manager for larger career development, compensation, etc. What You'll Do Under direction of VFX Producer, work closely with CG Talent managers on day-to-day crew needs as required In collaboration with Producer and Supervisors, create overall show asset and shot schedule across all disciplines and capitalizing on external vendors, using ILM's best practices for scheduling. Oversee implementation of schedule by guiding and directing coordinators, Supervisors and leads as needed....
Jan 04, 2023
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter. Position Summary The Production Engineering Supervisor will oversee the building of new systems and maintenance of current systems, with an end goal of streamlining the CG pipeline for artist efficiency. Adhering closely to the technology roadmap for global ILM, this person will use hands-on visual effects production experience to maximize our internal pipeline development by creating powerful systems that are easy to use, as well as by selecting tools and workflows that combine the best of off-the-shelf options with our internally developed systems. What You'll Do Direct team of...
Dec 23, 2022
The Walt Disney Company Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Our Lighting artists are an integral part of the storytelling process, using their keen eye to manipulate color and light to emphasize shifts of mood both subtle and dynamic. We are looking for artists who thrive in a team environment. This includes the ability to share ideas and also to be open to ideas within the team. Responsibilities Light, render and composite shots to bring together various elements of a shot; for example, characters, props, environments, FX and crowds, into beautiful images that meet the vision of the Directors, Production Designers, the Director of Cinematography-Lighting and Lighting Supervisors Present shots in dailies, effectively communicate issues regarding shots, and deliver top-notch work within production deadlines Basic Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Art, Animation, Digital Media, Computer Science, related field or equivalent industry experience Thorough understanding of composition, color, contrast, and lighting design Notable...