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Munich

TRIXTER is currently looking for Mid / Senior Lighting & Look dev Artists to start as soon as possible.

Location: Trixter Munich

 

Responsibilities

  • Lighting and rendering a broad range of high-class shots, from photo realistic visual effects to full CG animation
  • Look Development of CG characters, props, sets and VFX elements
  • Additional tasks include preparation of on-set captured data (HDRIs) and creating pre-comps in Nuke
  • Develop visual solutions for specific effects
  • Realizing the artistic vision of the VFX Supervisor with possible guidance from the CG Supervisor and Lighting Lead
  • Consistently delivering shots that are creatively and technically excellent

Requirements

  • Strong Artistic background
  • Minimum of 3 years feature film or equivalent high-res (2K) experience
  • Expert knowledge in Katana, Maya and Arnold
  • Proven in-depth experience in lighting, shading and rendering within a physically based renderer
  • Basic Nuke knowledge
  • Solid Linux / Terminal knowledge
  • Great communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Good English language skills

 

Please send your CV, daily rate and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de

We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

www.trixter.de

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Munich

TRIXTER Munich is currently looking for a Senior Hair & Fur Groomer to join our team as soon as possible.

Location: Munich, Germany

Groom TD’s are responsible for delivering high quality hair, fur, feathers and organic elements for our 3D characters and environments.

Description:

  • Grooming Hair/Fur styles for CG characters in Yeti to a photorealistic level of finish.
  • Ability to light hair/fur assets in Arnold a major plus.
  • Organic Modeling skills a major plus

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years feature film or equivalent high-res (2K) experience
  • Extensive production experience using Yeti for grooming
  • Strong artistic and technical background
  • Great communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Good English language skills
  • EU citizenship or an existing German work permit.

 

Please send your application by email to jobs@trixter.de

We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

www.trixter.de

 

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Munich

TRIXTER is currently looking for a talented Matchmove artist to join our team as soon as possible.

Type of contract: Full-time, long-term position (minimum 1 year).

Location: Munich, Germany

 

Responsibilities:

  • Use relevant 3D software to work out the co-ordinates and movement of the physical camera and/or objects in a live action shot.
  • Work with other departments to ensure accurate camera tracks meet their needs.
  • Manage shot and sequence continuity as it relates to matchmove.
  • Handling camera distortion/undistortion workflow.
  • Deliver shots in the time and quality standards of the company and show.
  • Support and advise other artists with their tracking tasks.

 

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of production experience working in a photo-real/live-action VFX pipeline.
  • A thorough understanding of 3D camera principles such as lenses, distortion, parallax, etc
  • Excellent understanding of cameras, camera techniques and working with LIDAR data.
  • Thorough knowledge of object tracking and 3D rotoscoping.
  • A good eye for detail and precision with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Expert 3D Equalizer and Maya user.
  • Good communication and English language skills.
  • EU citizenship or an existing German work permit.

Please send your application by email to jobs@trixter.de.

We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

www.trixter.de

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Munich

TRIXTER is currently looking for a talented Layout TD to join our team as soon as possible.

Type of contract: Full-time, long-term position (minimum 1 year).

Location: Munich, Germany

Responsibilities:

  • Produce pre-vis and post-vis CG cameras used by subsequent departments.
  • Position and compose digital assets for the rest of the pipeline.
  • Maintain shot continuity across a sequence.
  • Serve as a bridge between asset production and animation.
  • Model set geometry used during the matchmove process.
  • Improve shots and asset workflows with effective visual and technical solutions.
  • Provide a clean final shot for the next department.

Requirements:

  • 2-3+ years of industry experience creating layout for feature film environment.
  • Demonstrable experience in sequence and shot composition.
  • Excellent understanding of practical cameras and camera techniques.
  • Experience of character and creature animation blocking is desirable.
  • Artistic, creative and technical background.
  • Good knowledge of the principles of cinematic staging, cameras and blocking.
  • Expert Maya user.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Great communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Good English language skills.
  • EU citizenship or an existing German work permit.

 

Please send your application by email to jobs@trixter.de.

We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

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Munich

TRIXTER Munich is currently looking to hire an experienced Character FX TD.Booking time: From As soon As Possible. 6-12 months contract.

Location: Munich

Description:
Under the supervision of the CG Supervisor, the Creature FX TD is responsible for providing a wide variety of dynamic simulations and rigs for photo-realistic creatures; including clothing, fur, hair, muscle and skin.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of fur, feathers and grooming for photo-realistic creatures
  • Develop simulation setups for photo-realistic creatures; including clothing, fur, hair, muscle and skin.
  • Involvement in the development of departmental tools and techniques
  • Regularly communicating with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines
  • To be able to work with the visual effects supervisor, and the lead CG artist to determine the best creative approaches and techniques for all the different steps in a 3D production pipeline.
  • Be able to deliver work within established project targets and the high quality standards of the company.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a CFX/FX role in a VFX studio
  • Previous experience on CG creature projects
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya
  • Excellent knowledge of Houdini
  • Experience in the following dynamic simulation: cloth, hair/fur, feathers, skin and muscle
  • Programming experience with Python, PySide, PyQt, VEX
  • Programming experience with C++ for Maya and Houdini plug-ins, an asset
  • Knowledge of 3D-related mathematics, an asset
  • Experience in creating rig simulations
  • Rigging skills and experience
  • Self-driven, good communicator, and a great-team player
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Work ethic focused on the dynamism and collaboration
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks set priorities and problem solving
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • English language skills

 

If your experience matches above description we are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please send your CV, link to your demoreel/portfolio, availability and salary expectations  by email to jobs@trixter.de.

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Munich

TRIXTER Munich is currently looking to hire Houdini FX TDs (Junior, Mid and Seniors) to start in March 2018. Long-term project.

Location: Munich, Germany

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with VFX Supervisors to creatively solve effects challenges and develop final shot look
  • Deliver all elements in a structured way that allows efficient integration into the pipeline.
  • Working with other TD’s and artists to create photo-real effects and physically accurate simulations
  • Working with production management to prioritize tasks.
  • Creatively solve problems and achieve art direction for a shot.
  • Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any creative and/or technical problems

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2+ years experience in the feature movie and/or television industry.
  • Expert working knowledge of Houdini Software.
  • Experience with rigid body and particle dynamics, volume modelling and rendering, procedural geometry generation and fluid dynamics
  • Proficient knowledge of FX techniques and workflows.
  • Understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems.
  • Familiarity with one or more coding /scripting languages (Python/Mel/etc)
  • Good knowledge of NUKE and/or other compositing package.
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • English language skills

If your experience matches above description we are looking forward to hearing from you!

 

Please send your CV, link to your demo reel, availability and daily rate by email to jobs@trixter.de.

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Berlin, Munich, Munich - Berlin
TRIXTER is currently looking for a Junior Pipeline TD to complete our Pipeline team. Long-term contract. Location: Berlin/Munich, Germany.

Responsibilities:
  • Respond to incoming support issues and clearly document solutions
  • Maintain and support custom tools across the whole Visual Effects process
  • Troubleshoot and analyze software/process failures
  • Design and implement solutions for on-going production needs

Requirements:
  • EU Citizenship or valid German work visaProficiency in Python
  • Understanding of Linux operating system
  • Experience with version control systems like Git, Subversion, Mercurial.
  • Exposure to VFX software like Maya, Houdini, Nuke or Katana is a must.
  • Good English language skills.

Desirable Skills:
  • Capable in other languages; C/C++, TCL, Javascript
  • Experience with GUI programming (Qt, Tk, wxWidgets)
  • Strong math skills (mostly linear algebra and trigonometry)
  • Understanding of computer graphics languages; (OpenGL, Cuda, WebGL, …)

To apply please send you CV, availability and salary requirements to jobs@trixter.de.

 

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Munich
A Facilities Manager is the ultimate organizer that makes sure the Company buildings and grounds are maintained. Facilities Manager is accountable for services such as cleaning, repairs and renovation projects, waste reduction improvements and safety inspections. A ‘Handy Man’ that can fix things himself and not afraid of getting hands dirty to make sure the surrounding environment is in a suitable condition to work.

Part-time job: 3 days per week, 20h/wek
Location: Munich

Responsibilities:
• Maintain an order of company building and grounds.
• Be first point of contact for central services such as reception, maintenance, mail, cleaning, waste disposal and recycling.
• Duties will include practical and hands-on tasks: Fixing, repairing, hanging, cleaning.
• Take care of construction and renovation works onsite.
• Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services.
• Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily.
• Space management and basement organization.
• Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences
• Managing all above services to ensure minimum disruption to core activities.

Requirements:
• Contraction, Engineering, Maintenance background.
• Should come in 3 times a week, or more if necessary.
• Willingness to get hands dirty when needed / sometimes carry heavy things.
• Ability to make small or big repairs.
• Poses a Car with valid driving license.
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
• Available in evening when production is working late, to help with food orders etc
• Flexible with can do attitude.
• Native German with good English skills.
• Eligible to work in Germany

Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de We are very much looking forward to meeting you!
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Munich

TRIXTER is seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced Senior Pipeline Engineer to support and develop workflow in our Munich studio. The ideal candidate will have a passion for attention to detail in diverse areas of engineering and pipeline development, also who is self-driven problem solver with a passion for enabling others to succeed.

Location: Munich
Type of contract: Full-time. Long-term.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Collaborate in the design, development and support of our production pipeline
  • Applies principles of computer science, engineering and mathematics to maintain and troubleshoot new and existing tools, software and systems
  • Performs code reviews and maintains coding standards.
  • Manage installed software and git source code repositories
  • Mentors and motivates new and existing engineers and Department TDs
  • Maintains documentation workflow.
  • Refactor existing pipeline tools

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent 3D math skills (linear algebra, vector math)
  • 5 years’ experience in vfx pipeline programming or in the role of Graphics Engineer
  • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of the VFX pipeline and workflow
  • Excellent working knowledge of Python, Qt, C/C++.
  • Clear working knowledge VFX software Api’s and data-formats (Maya, Nuke, Katana, Arnold, Alembic, OpenVDB, etc.)
  • Proficiency in developing under Linux
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills under pressure
  • Good English language skills
  • EU citizenship or an existing German work permit

 

Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de.

We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

www.trixter.de

 

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Munich

TRIXTER is currently looking for a Render Wrangler.

Description:

The After Hours Render Wrangler & IT Support position is a part-time but mission critical role to offer both after hours IT support and assist in the effective use of the computing resources (renderfarm) utilized in rendering computer generated images for our active projects.

To start as soon as possible. Long-term contract.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • –  Monitor, manage and keep the renderfarm running at maximum capacity
  • –  Monitor jobs on the “Pixar Tractor” render manager: identify stalling jobs, follow up

    and report failed jobs to artists/Production.

  • –  Check and re-start failed render tasks.
  • –  Update and maintain Render Manager job priorities according to instructions from

    Production.

  • –  Monitor disk space usage and flag high disk or network usage over-night.
  • –  Restart unreliable blades and report them to the IT as necessary for later diagnosis.
  • –  Provide first level technical support to artists and production team members working

    after

  • –  Provide additional information to, and where required, liaise with the IT team to assist

    in trouble-shooting larger technical issues.

    Required Skills & Experience:

  • –  A focus in Computer Science/Engineering as an undergraduate is a major plus.
  • –  Experience with Linux/UNIX, in particular the shell environment and navigating through

    the file system is a requirement.

  • –  Experience and/or interests in any of thefollowing IT technologies is a benefit: ZFS,

    Layer 2 Networking, esxi, vsphere, pfsense, RHEL, iSCSI, git, rpm, Bacula, NFS, SMB,

    python, Asterisk, Ansible, Graphite, Nagios, Observium, Cacti, Solaris, bash, csh.

  • –  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • –  Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • –  Ability to handle a fast paced, occasionally high pressure environment
  • –  Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • –  Willingness to work very flexible hours, including weekends and/or evenings.

    Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de. We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

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Munich

TRIXTER is currently looking to hire experienced Compositing TD. To start as soon as possible.
Location: Munich, Germany


Responsibilities:

  • Support the compositing department and the rest of the company in their daily use of nuke and other compositing relevant tools.
  • Maintain and develop nuke templates, gizmos, plugins and tools.
  • Maintain and develop pipeline tools.
  • Maintain and create documentation of tools and workflows.
  • Create short video tutorials.
  • Help out on shots and stereo elements packaging.
  • Work closely with the department lead to meet the department requirements and projects.

Requirements:

  • Strong Nuke knowledge.
  • Strong knowledge of Python, C++, qt/pyside, opengl.
  • Knowledge of xml, linux, gcc, git, phabricator, ftrack, rv, openfx, gmic, opencv are a plus.
  • Interest in imaging algorithms and 3d graphics.
  • Thorough knowledge of colorspace and image and video file formats.
  • Knowledge of OCIO and OIIO are a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of cg multipass compositing.
  • Basic knowledge of general 2k feature film compositing.
  • Basic knowledge of VFX workflows and pipelines.
  • Structured and clean worker.
  • Good team player.
  • Great communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Good English language skills.

Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de.



We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

www.trixter.de

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Munich

TRIXTER is one of Germany’s leading animation projects and visual effects studios, offering a wide range of high quality services in digital production for motion pictures and TV. We are proud to have worked on international feature films and series such as Marvel’s The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Iron Man 3, Captain America, Ant-Man, White House Down, Cloud Atlas and Wolfblood.


We are currently looking for a Lead Animator to start as soon as possible

Location: Munich, Germany
Type of contract: Full-time. Long-term position.


Description:

  • Demonstrate a broad range of character animation skills. This includes a deep understanding of the principles of animation, and how to best employ those principles to create performance that supports both the characters and story goals of the show.
  • Demonstrate total mastery of animation skills within a specific genre
  • Consistently delivering shots on a high quality level
  • A deep understanding of character rigging
  • Mentor and lead by example less experienced artists, providing them with support, guidance and instruction in areas that provide for their artistic an professional growth.
  • Meet projects deadlines/milestones, as set by the production department
  • Actively participate in team/department meetings


Requirements:

  • Strong artistic and technical background
  • Minimum of 3 years feature film or equivalent high-res (2K) experience
  • Expert Maya user
  • Great communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Good English language skills
  • EU citizenship or an existing German work permit.


Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de.

We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

www.trixter.de

 

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Munich

TRIXTER is one of Germany’s leading animation projects and visual effects studios, offering a wide range of high quality services in digital production for motion pictures and TV. We are proud to have worked on international feature films and series such as Marvel’s The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Iron Man 3, Captain America, Ant-Man, White House Down, Cloud Atlas and Wolfblood.


We are currently looking for an experienced Animation Supervisor. In collaboration with the VFX Producer and VFX Supervisor, you will be responsible for directing and maintaining the continuity of performance of all digital characters or creatures on a project. This role requires in deep knowledge of the relevant technologies in the field of CG animation.


Location: Munich.
Type of contract: Full-time. Long-term.


Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of an animation team at a project level, providing artistic leadership
  • Collaboration with Producers and VFX Supervisors in creating high quality animation
  • Directing and maintaining the continuity of performance of all digital characters or creatures on a project
  • Monitor the project progress to ensure delivering results
  • Work closely with Modelling and Rigging departments


Requirements:

  • 5 + years proven experience in a Supervisory role in Animation / VFX film industry
  • Understanding of the principles of animation, both character acting and full body.
  • In deep knowledge of the relevant technologies in the field of CG animation.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to confidently supervise a team.
  • Previous experience mentoring and recruiting animation artists.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills.
  • Fluent English language skills.

 

Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de.

We are very much looking forward to meeting you!

www.trixter.de

 

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