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CURRENT OPENINGS

We are looking for a talented Senior Digital Compositor to join our great creative team. Ideal candidates are able to seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot, including live-action and computer graphics elements. They work closely with the Visual Effects Supervisor and CG Supervisor to composite the numerous elements that complete a visual effects shot. Depending on the ongoing projects’ needs, professional interests and experience, Senior Digital Compositors can take lead responsibilities, taking in average 20 to 30% of their production time guide jobs, have insane attention to detail and triumph in turning ordinary shots into art-directed masterpieces.  

This is a fast-paced work environment, so attentiveness and the ability to handle multiple projects with ease are a must.

Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS: Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Art Director and art team to develop and create photorealistic compositions for each project.
  • Tracking, rotoscoping, match move, particles, stereoscope, color correction upper-intermediate level.
  • Work in collaboration with the Comp Supervisor and VFX Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots.
  • Take briefs/instructions from the Lead Compositor and VFX Supervisor to execute assigned shots.
  • Seamlessly integrate 2D, 3D and live action elements.
  • Work on shots/sequences assigned to a strict deadline.
  • Specs out art tasks and generates time estimates when needed.
  • Anticipates issues and is proactive in developing solutions.
  • Utilizes internal tools and procedures and works with engineering to meet technical requirements.
  • Has the flexibility to work on multiple projects and platforms simultaneously.  
Required Skills/Personal Requirements:
  • Excellent working knowledge and production experience with Nuke. 
  • Advanced knowledge of CGI passes vs live action compositing.
  • At least 4 years of progressively complex compositing experience in advertising and feature film in a high-tech environment.
  • Ability to determine filming sequences, camera movements and picture composition.
  • Ability to give concise and constructive critiques of other Artists’ work.
  • Proactive and collaborative work ethic.
  • Challenges one’s self to raise the bar on his/her own work and that of the company.
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas visually and in writing.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong eye for detail, composition, color and lighting.
  • Has a positive attitude and enjoys working on a team.
Bonus skills
  • Experience in:
    • After effects.
    • Photoshop.
    • Mocha.
    • Syntheyes.
    • Python scripting.
*Adjustments will be made to enable duties & responsibilities to be met working remotely considering the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.

 


We are looking for a talented Lead Animator to join our great creative team. The right candidate who will manage an animator’s team as well as animate his own shots, needs a strong sense of design in their poses and an aptitude for facial animation and lip sync while maintaining strong fundamentals in weight and body mechanics. great understanding of camera animation and has an acute attention to detail. 

This is a fast-paced work environment, so attentiveness and the ability to handle multiple projects with ease are a must.

Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS: Responsibilities:

  • Develops, and leads the creation of storyboards, animation, visual effects and artwork to meet design goals and support the animation style.
  • Works with the Art Director and art team to develop and communicate the animation style for each project.
  • Manages Artists - including training, keeping track of tasks, creating guidelines and ensuring that Artists have what they need to get their work done.
  • Specs out art tasks and generates time estimates when needed.
  • Mentors individuals to guide them to better practices and methods
  • Anticipates issues and is proactive in developing solutions.
  • Utilizes internal tools and procedures and works with engineering to meet technical requirements.
  • Has the flexibility to work on multiple projects and platforms simultaneously.
Required Skills/Personal Requirements:
  • At least 5 years experience as an Animator in a high-tech environment, including some experience in advertising.
  • At least 1 year experience in a leadership role.
  • Experienced with all aspects of 3D animation: modeling, rigging, lighting, texturing, animation.
  • Ability to give concise and constructive critiques of other Artists’ work.
  • Ability to receive and respond appropriately to critiques from all members of the development team.
  • Challenges one’s self to raise the bar on his/her own work and that of the company.
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas visually and in writing.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • A deep understanding of character and mechanical rigging.
Bonus skills
  • Has a positive attitude and enjoys working on a team.
  • Experience in 2D animation/motion design preferred.
  • Must be a strong artist/illustrator.
  • Passion for making things better for animators.
  • Vision for the future of rigging and animation.
  • Have good teaching skills, be a mentor and technically and artistically develop the team.

*Adjustments will be made to enable duties & responsibilities to be met working remotely considering the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.

 


We are looking for a talented Senior Art Director to join our great creative team in Guadalajara. The right candidate has a background in conceptual and digital design, is comfortable working directly with clients, has an acute attention to detail, and is passionate about beautiful, functional, innovative design and art pieces. A strong background on Art Direction for advertising,VFX, Animation Motion Design is a must.

This is a fast-paced work environment, so attentiveness and the ability to handle multiple projects with ease are a must. 




REQUIREMENTS: Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Produce high-quality visual designs, from concept to execution, for digital campaigns, TV spots, Motion Graphics, Keynote presentations, Video, 3D animation and more.
  • Communicate effectively in a cross-functional team, presenting ideas and designs
  • Work directly with directors, writers, project managers and clients
  • Maintain consistent creative quality 
  • Be proactive
  • Be a standard-bearer for our culture and values
  • Create with diversity and inclusivity in mind
  • Design and create design proposals
  • Read and analyze briefs or scripts.


Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

Requirements

  • A solid online portfolio of digital work (Advertise, 3D animation, VFX, Motion graphics art direction background)
  • Thorough understanding and competency with digital design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch) with 4-6 years in creative design
  • Rockstar illustration skills
  • Motion design experience is a huge plus 
  • Solid understanding of typography, layout and composition.
  • Rigorous attention to detail (we believe Every detail matters)
  • Ability to work through multiple iterations within given timeline
  • Ability to work independently, but also be an excellent collaborator with the team and leads
  • Ability to work within brand style guides to produce work that is both original and on brand
  • Impeccable communication skills


Ploop VFX Studios seeks a VFX Sales/Producer for the Post Production Services. VFX Sales/Producer is responsible for generating VFX opportunities for internal and external work for the studio, also will be responsible for contacting new productions of feature films and Episodic Television shooting in and out of Los Angeles, targeting VFX and post productions services. 

  • Make presentations to new and existing clients to sell VFX and Post services.
  • Create action plans and schedules to identify potential clients. Solicit new business by identifying sales prospects utilizing cold calling and relationship building.
  • Prepare and create presentations, proposals and bids for new and existing clients.
  • Develop revenue models for new business, create materials and demonstrations for new clients and lines of business.
  • Prepare appropriate credit reporting and status reports, maintain contact lists, and report on sales efforts.
  • If needed to ensure the customers needs are being met, sometimes will be necesary to go on the facilities of the different companies or Studios, in order to have meetings about the projects.

REQUIREMENTS: Previous experience in sales preferably in areas like advertising, films or animated series. 

  • College preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Advertise, VFX / Post Production Sales prefered in Los Angeles market.
  • Contacts in the Feature Film and Episodic Television market.
  • Proven track record in sales and pricing experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical strength.
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel as needed.


REQUIREMENTS:


Senior compositior and VFX artist (AE, Nuke or Fusion) Advanced knowledge of CG passes vs live action compositing, tracking, rotoscoping, match move, particles, stereoscope, color correction upper-intermediate level. Previous experience in commercials, films or animated series.
Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS: NUKE, AE, FUSION, MOCHA (OPTIONAL MAYA / 3DMAX), Advanced knowledge of composition CG passes, tracking, rotoscoping, particles, stereoscopy, color correction upper-intermediate level. Previous experience in commercials, films or animated series.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in advertise, movies or TV series.
  • High level of experience in Nuke, After Effects, Mocha, PF Track. 
  • Desired experience but not essential - Photoshop and AE Elements.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience of working within an active CG production team.
  • An understanding of 3D in general enabling you to understand the requirements and level of finish
  • Lead and motivate a team of mixed skill levels.
  • Ability to work from a varied complexity of brief.
  • Ability to express ideas within short time constraints.
  • Be receptive to constructive criticism and learn from it.
  • Have the ability to organize and time control your own assignments throughout shifting deadlines.


We are looking for talented animators artists who show exceptional understanding of motion graphics / 2D and graphic designer that is a plus! We want artists with a strong point of view in graphic designer in dynamics and also in others ways.

The Motion Graphic Artist will work within the Creative Services department to implement visuals for screen. An eye for quality, contemporary design is a must.

Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS:


We are looking for talented animators artists who show exceptional understanding of timing, weight, locomotion, anatomy, dialogue, acting, appeal and entertainment. If you are funny too, that is a plus! We want artists with a strong point of view who put a personal spin on their work. It doesnt matter the software because animation basics are the same in every software. 

Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS:


We are looking for a motivated CG Senior Generalist artist who are willing to develope skills in the VFX field, mainly at TV commercials, movies, animated series and create high quality projects to join our VFX team.

Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS: Extensive knowledge in 3dsmax, Maya, Vray and Mental Ray to supply a range of 2D and 3D skills to the production pipeline including, particles, modeling, lighting, compositing and finishing.

  • High level of experience in 3D Studio Max and VRay
  • Desired experience but not essential - Zbrush, Photoshop and PFlow
  • Possess exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience of working within an active CG production team.
  • An understanding of 3D in general enabling you to understand the requirements and level of finish
  • Lead and motivate a team of mixed skill levels.
  • Ability to work from a varied complexity of brief.
  • Ability to express ideas within short time constraints.
  • Be receptive to constructive criticism and learn from it.
  • Have the ability to organise and time control your own assignments throughout shifting deadlines.


Senior compositior and VFX artist (AE, Nuke or Fusion) Advanced knowledge of CG passes vs live action compositing, tracking, rotoscoping, match move, particles, stereoscope, color correction upper-intermediate level. Previous experience in commercials, films or animated series.
Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS: NUKE, AE, FUSION, MOCHA (OPTIONAL MAYA / 3DMAX), Advanced knowledge of composition CG passes, tracking, rotoscoping, particles, stereoscopy, color correction upper-intermediate level. Previous experience in commercials, films or animated series.

  • High level of experience in Nuke, After Effects, Mocha, PF Track. 
  • Desired experience but not essential - Photoshop and AE Elements.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience of working within an active CG production team.
  • An understanding of 3D in general enabling you to understand the requirements and level of finish
  • Lead and motivate a team of mixed skill levels.
  • Ability to work from a varied complexity of brief.
  • Ability to express ideas within short time constraints.
  • Be receptive to constructive criticism and learn from it.
  • Have the ability to organize and time control your own assignments throughout shifting deadlines.


We are looking an senior TD lighting & rendering artist to create advanced materials and photorealistic renders, Capability to composite complex scenes. knowledge of VFX and animation, hope you to join us at the Look and Development Ploop art team. The vacancy may be full time or part time (freelance)

Apply here, attach resume and Demo Reel link or you can apply by mail at talento@ploop.mx

REQUIREMENTS: Extensive knowledge in Vray and Mental Ray, Creating photorealistic materials, Advance lighting techniques (product shot, fluids, environments, characters ...) Advanced photography skills, perfect control of Vray physical camera. Scene Optimization. Preferably to have knowledge of advanced composition (NUKE, FUSION, VFX, PS)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in advertise, movies or TV series.
  • High level of experience in 3D Studio Max - Maya and VRay
  • Desired experience but not essential - Zbrush, Photoshop and PFlow
  • Possess exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience of working within an active CG production team.
  • An understanding of 3D in general enabling you to understand the requirements and level of finish
  • Lead and motivate a team of mixed skill levels.
  • Ability to work from a varied complexity of brief.
  • Ability to express ideas within short time constraints.
  • Be receptive to constructive criticism and learn from it.
  • Have the ability to organize and time control your own assignments throughout shifting deadlines.





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