We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.
About the Position
You have an excellent working knowledge of Nuke, good artistic and design skills and an excellent eye for composition, colour space as well as technical knowledge of lighting interactions and photography. You are responsible for creation, revision, maintenance and support of the layered elements of rendered shots. You possess the ability to work through challenging shots with solutions for final delivery. You have a great eye for colour and timing.
Identifies problems that could potentially present with respect to timelines and delivery schedules and flags these to the senior team
Follows Goldtooth data storage/data naming and retrieval processes outlined in studio
Makes sure that all work done is accounted for and entered into Shotgun daily
Acts as a resource to Animators for layout/lighting/background questions
Helps watch for render errors/missing composite elements and advises the senior team
Balances the creative needs, technical resources and time available
Composite shots for the show in a timely manner
Make sure the schedule is being followed and advises if there is downtime
Performs Blue/green screen extractions
Seamless integration of live action, miniature and CGI sources
Takes part as a leader in Comp Dailies
Follows production methodologies in the studio and develops creative approaches and problem-solving where needed to get work completed to the highest standard and as efficiently as possible
Constantly delivers excellent results with minimal supervision
Performs comp setup tasks for junior compositors, where needed
Advanced knowledge of NUKE demonstrated in your portfolio
3-5 years of compositing experience in the VFX and or film industry
Knowledge of keying, 3D integration, camera projection, colour correction and rotoscope
Knowledge of 2D and 3D tracking and stabilization
Excellent attention to detail
Experience with live action and photo-real CG projects
Eye for photo-realism
Thrive in a deadline-driven environment
Enthusiastic, with an excellent work ethic
Ability to complete entire shots alone or working within a team
Must be a team player and able to take direction positively
The following would be considered an asset:
Proficiency with Python
On-set supervision experience
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and a link to your demo reel to recruiting @ goldtoothcreative .com
About Goldtooth Creative Agency Inc.
A boutique studio in the lush and beautiful Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2008, Goldtooth is one of the first rare hybrid studios of its kind : an all-in-one creative agency and full-service production studio, with a complete visual effects and post facility. Housing a multi-award winning advertising, cinematics, and visual effects team gathered under one roof. Artists with feature film backgrounds, specializing in bringing a cinematic quality to video game trailers, commercials, marketing media and in-game story content. Each member of the team is a master of their craft, who bring stories to the screen from concept to completion.
Goldtooth is fortunate to collaborate with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. We attack our diverse range of projects with passion and precision, delivering award-winning results. Our content ranges with material from Live Action, CGI, to In-Game. We handle pre-rendered, real-time, 2D, 3D, visual effects, motion graphics, and live action projects to suit the needs of major video game clients and feature film studios around the world.
Our team has delivered successful 10-60 second commercials under impossible circumstances, worked on Oscar nominated VFX films, delivered 100+ vfx shots on major Feature Films, and produced over 2 hours of story cinematics on a single production. We’ve completed the impossible with the most successful Webisode Series of its time, groundbreaking Marketing Stunts resulting in Trailer of the year awards, Best Trailer of All time, Best online video, Gold for copywriting, a Grammy nomination, including entire Marketing Campaigns for AAA best-selling titles, and the marketing campaign for the Best Game of the Year in 2014.
Goldtooth knows how to be unique, take chances, and be cutting edge. We have the talent and pipeline to deal with any project, and the chomps to take a bite out of the competition, launching your product forward as you’ve always imagined.