April 22-2019
Digital Domain

Digital Domain, one of the world’s largest and most innovative providers of visual effects and immersive experiences, has set up its state-of-the-art VFX studio in Hyderabad, India.

Digital Domain’s ground-breaking visual effects appear in films such as “Titanic,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” and recent blockbusters “Avengers: Infinity War”, “Ready Player One”, “Ant-Man and the Wasp” and “Thor: Rognarok”. Our artists have won more than 100 major awards, including Oscars, Clios, BAFTAs, and Cannes Lions.

We invite applications from candidates with relevant Visual Effects experience in live action movies, across all levels & functions. We welcome candidates who believe in their ability to craft an impactful leap in the Digital Domain’s VFX Production Pipeline. While believing in nurturing and investing in everyone’s potential, we want to strengthen our team with candidates from relevant Visual Effects/CG experience, across the following profiles:

System Administrator:

Job Location: Hyderabad

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Support all day-to-day aspects of the IT infrastructure.
  • Administration and troubleshooting of network, servers, workstations, storage, backups and render farm.
  • Monitor and maintain systems to ensure maximum efficiency and uptime.
  • Collaborate with the DD Technology team on technical requirements and standard practices.
  • Interface with technology vendors and service providers.
  • Provide general technical support to the Studio.
  • Document and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends with little or no advanced notice.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience and Skills Required:
  • 3+ years experience in a large scale Linux computing environment, preferably in visual effects or animation.
  • Experience with Microsoft and Apple operating systems in a networked environment.
  • Experience supporting a large NFS/NAS environment
  • Experience with 10Gb/s and 1Gb/s Foundry and Cisco networking hardware and configuration
  • Familiar with information security practices and procedures.
  • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter who works well in a distributed team environment.
  • Ability to quickly assess complex problems and make critical decisions while under deadline.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Linux and Microsoft Certifications a plus
  • MySQL and Python experience a plus

Production Coordinator:

Job Location: Hyderabad

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Under the guidance of the Production Management Team, schedules and tracks progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in the production tracking system
  • Maintains production tracking system and show board with revisions, omits, and shot length changes; notifies the affected crew as needed
  • Partners with other Production personnel to ensure shots are scheduled and delivered in a timely manner
  • Follows up with artists on a daily basis to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule; communicates any schedule changes to appropriate artists, Supervisors and Production team as needed
  • Coordinates all client deliveries, both physical deliveries and digital deliveries via FTP, with Production Services department; maintains log of all deliveries
  • Manages meeting schedule and walkthroughs for Supervisors; publishes notes as needed
  • Responsible for setup of dailies and all client reviews in the Screening Room and view stations; publishes notes for all review sessions
  • Leads daily production update for assigned area of responsibility
  • Completes reference research for elements for Supervisors and area leads
Qualifications:  Education and/or Experience Required:
  • 3+ years work production experience in visual effects or feature animation required.
  • College degree in film, art, communications or a related field and/or a combination of education and experience that would be equivalent to that level of professionalism, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Shotgun work experience is preferred
  • Demonstrable experience in highly technical, dynamic departments is a must
  • Experience with heavy schedule management in a very time sensitive atmosphere
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required; experience with Shotgun or similar production tracking software and asset management software a plus
  • Highly developed communication skills to facilitate interdepartmental needs and schedules required
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a high pressure environment

Sr Compositor/Compositor:

Job Location: Hyderabad

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Integrate CG elements and matte paintings into live action plates
  • Match color, lighting, and exposure of stock elements to rendered or photographed elements
  • Matte extractions from blue/green screen photography
  • Look Development
  • Clean and efficient script organization
  • Present work clearly in dailies and walkthroughs
  • Address notes from Leads and Supervisors in a timely fashion
  • Transform and warp elements as needed
  • 2D/3D camera tracking and stabilization
  • Grain and de-grain as necessary
  • Plate speed up/slow down manipulation
  • Matte edge processing and integration
  • QC black levels, grain, color, and mattes
  • Paint fixes and Rotoscoping
  • Composites shots of any complexity level
Education, Experience and Skills Required:
  • 5-7 years of work experience on International VFX projects
  • Node based compositing software experience (Nuke) is a must
  • Experience with Keylight, Primatte, or Ultimatte
  • Knowledge of projection mapping
  • Maya knowledge a plus
  • Sound aesthetic with good understanding of color, contrast, and lighting design
  • Knowledge of film resolution and aspect ratios
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player with great attitude
  • Dependable and flexible
  • Takes direction well
  • Exercises close attention to detail

Sr Roto/Prep Artist:

Job Location: Hyderabad

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Green Screen/Blue Screen cleanup.
  • Marker removals. Rig removal.
  • BG/Character recreation.Plate restoration
  • Sophisticated shape creation and editing
  • Shape compositing, fill modes, opacity settings
  • Compositing roto, plate, and color correction nodes to create, render, and review color-overlay, Roto check
Education and/or Experience Required :
  • 6+ years industry VFX Roto/Prep experience on International projects.
Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate: 
  • Experience with hand paint and “procedural” or “comp” paint a plus
  • Experience in Nuke is must
  • Handle difficult to extremely difficult paint tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player with great attitude
  • Dependable and flexible
  • Takes direction well,Exercises close attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn new techniques.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Proactive.

Interested candidates can send their resumes & show reel links at ddindia_recruit@d2.com.