Boulder are hiring for a CG Feature …..

Boulder Media are hitting the road this February and March, visiting 7 European cities on the hunt for some talented people to come and join our new Feature Studio in Dublin 2.

The recruitment roadshow will have a hometown kick off on the 8th February in Tramline, D’Olier Street.

If you are interested in a role on the feature and want to come along please register your interest at events@bouldermedia.tv

Environments Concept Designer – CG Feature

As part of Hasbro Entertainment, Boulder Media is building a new feature animation division. We are excited to offer a talented  Concept Designer for Environments the opportunity to join our very successful and established animation studio as we expand into a new area. We will be producing the first CG theatrical feature film made entirely in Ireland. The movie is based on a very well-known Hasbro property and we can’t wait to bring it to the big screen for the first time.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the AD and PD to help establish a consistent visual direction.
  • Develop inspiring concept designs for locations, props and effects.
  • Establish Light-Keys for the Lighting team.
  • Understand and interpret colour scripts.
  • Provide information to storyboards and 3D department.
  • Create technical line drawings and turnarounds when necessary.
  • Assemble influential research & reference material for the 3D team.
  • Work effectively with the AD and PD so that they are aware of production concerns and issues dealing with creating concept art.
  • Produce work in an efficient and timely manner, on schedule.

Person Specification:

  • Must have at least 2 years experience working as a Concept Designer.
  • Extensive knowledge of PHOTOSHOP.
  • Strong knowledge of colour, lighting & overall composition.
  • Knowledge of 3D modelling is a PLUS.
  • An excellent understanding of the whole animation production process.
  • Exceptional drawing skills.
  • Good communication, visual storytelling and written skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills-able to interact with team members of different disciplines.
  • Task driven, self-motivated, and proactive.
  • Must be open to direction and can visually interpret other people’s ideas
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast-paced production.

To Apply:

If you think you fit the description above please apply using the application form or alternatively forward your CV, cover letter and links to your demo reel/portfolio/website to moviejobs@bouldermedia.tv remembering to put “Concept Designer for Environments – 3D Feature” in the subject line.

Boulder are looking for Props Designers

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Boulder Media are recruiting for the position of PROPS DESIGNER.

Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new high profile series which is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Props Designer will work to a brief provided by Production Management.
  • They will report to the Art Director and take feedback/notes from the Art Director as required.
  • The brief will be provided on a per episode basis and will comprise both the content necessary to be designed and also a reasonable time allowance to complete the work.
  • Any difficulties in understanding the requirements of the brief must be reported as soon as possible and all work must be submitted to Production Management for approval from the show’s director.
  • Amendments or revisions may be required which will be factored into subsequent work briefings.
  • Boulder Media Limited’s opinion will be final in all matters of artistic judgement and the Props Designer acknowledges this and agrees to follow all artistic instructions.
  • The Prop Designer is responsible for ensuring all naming conventions are followed and proper file management is followed.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Comfortable in working to tight deadlines
  • You must have excellent drawing skills with a great sense of colour, design, perspective, staging, camera placement and composition
  • Strong communication skills
  • A good working knowledge of Toonboom Harmony is not necessary but would be a distinct advantage when applying

To Apply: If you think you fit the description above please forward your CV, cover letter and links to your demo reel/portfolio/website to ali@bouldermedia.tv remembering to put “Props Designer” in the subject line.

This role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland if required and all applicants must be eligible to work within EEA.

This company is an equal opportunities employer.

Boulder are looking for experienced 3D Lighters

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We are looking for experienced 3D Lighters to work on our exciting new 3D show.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and characteristics:

  • A solid level of experience with 3ds Max and 3D software in general
  • A good understanding of lighting and shading in Corona Renderer and Mental Ray
  • Have a good understanding of multi-pass rendering and ensuring shots are delivered to a high standard to the compositors
  • Have a good artistic eye for lighting, cinematography and composition. Photography experience is a plus here
  • Be able to troubleshoot problems and have the desire to learn from other members on the team
  • Be able to consistently hit the daily required number of shots and keep on top of deadlines

If you think you fit the description above please forward your CV, cover letter and links to your demo reel/portfolio/website to ali@bouldermedia.tv remembering to put “3D Lighter” in the subject line.
This role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland if required and all applicants must be eligible to work within EEA.

Ever thought of taking a Wander Over Yonder?

Boulder Media are looking for experienced Harmony animators to work on the fantastic Second Season of Wander Over Yonder!

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The ideal candidate will have the skills and characteristics listed below:

  • Proven Harmony software skills, preferably on a long form animation series
  • A strong understanding of the Harmony animation package
  • A strong grasp of the basic animation fundamentals and a great work ethic
  • Must be able to work to a weekly quota
  • Must have good creative vision and be detail orientated
  • Must be flexible, willing to learn and self-motivated
  • Be able to work within a Production Schedule
  • Must have good interpersonal skills

If you think you have the necessary skills and are interested in applying please forward your cv and cover letter to ali@bouldermedia.tv

Don’t forget to include links to your harmony specific work examples, your portfolio/reel and/or website and please remember to write “Harmony Animator” in the email subject line.

Positions Available

Boulder currently have positions available for talented 3D Lighters, 3D Animators, 3D Compositors and Harmony Animators so if you think you fit the bill and fancy a career at one of Irelands biggest and fastest growing animation companies please send your job specific applications to ali@bouldermedia.tv

Don’t forget to include links to your showreel, portfolio and/or website and write the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and good luck!

 

Experienced 3D Lighters Needed

Boulder Media are looking for experienced 3D Lighters to work on our exciting new 3D show. The successful candidate will have the following skills and characteristics:

  • Mid through to senior level experience with lighting and shading in 3D software required (Particularly 3DSmax).
  • 3D Rendering experience a strong plus (Particularly Mental Ray).
  • Comp experience is a plus, specifically Fusion.
  • Ability to perform well under tight episodic television deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to take direction and perform well as part of a team.

If you think you fit the description above please forward your cv, cover letter and links to your reel/portfolio/website to ali@bouldermedia.tv

Experienced Harmony Animators Wanted

Boulder Media are looking for experienced Harmony animators to work on one of our exciting new 2D shows.

The ideal candidate will have the skills and characteristics listed below:

  • Proven Harmony software skills, preferably on a long form animation series
  • A strong understanding of the Harmony animation package
  • A strong grasp of the basic animation fundamentals and a great work ethic
  • Must be able to work to a weekly quota
  • Must have good creative vision and be detail orientated
  • Must be flexible, willing to learn and self-motivated
  • Be able to work within a Production Schedule
  • Must have good interpersonal skills

If you think you have the necessary skills and are interested in applying please forward your cv and cover letter to ali@bouldermedia.tv

Don’t forget to include links to your harmony specific work examples, your portfolio/reel and/or website

Boulder are Hiring Experienced 2D and 3D Compositors

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Experienced Compositor Required

We are currently looking for experienced compositors to work on our upcoming 2D and 3D shows.

2D Duties:

Compositing 2D animation and other elements with Photoshop BG artwork. Must be able to adapt to style of the show and deliver to the required standards while still meeting deadlines.

Required Skills:

Must be proficient user of Adobe After Effects. Must have good knowledge of Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop. Experience with Adobe Premiere preferred but not a requirement. Knowledge of Adobe Extend Script or Java script a distinct advantage.

3D Duties:

The successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of Nuke / Fusion (Equivalent software experience will be taken into account). Must have a comprehensive understanding of 3D concepts and workflows. Must have a good knowledge of shading and lighting techniques in 3D.

Showreel must show ability to accurately integrate characters and VFX into their environment and must contain detailed breakdowns of scenes from raw source materials to final composite. Showreels must be available to view online or be provided as playable DVDs. DVDs should not contain menus and should just autoplay the showreel.

Candidates must have at least 2 years experience in animation compositing. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Compositing Test.

please send your applications to ali@bouldermedia.tv

Experienced 3D Animators Wanted

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Boulder are looking for 3D Animators to work on our exciting new 3D series.

The successful candidate will have all of the skills and characteristics listed below:

  • Proven 3DS Max / Maya software skills, preferably on a long form animation series
  • A strong grasp of the basic animation fundamentals and a great work ethic
  • Must be able to work to a weekly quota
  • Must have good creative vision and be detail orientated
  • Must be flexible, willing to learn and self-motivated
  • Be able to work within a Production Schedule
  • Must have good interpersonal skills

If you think you have the necessary skills and are interested in applying please forward your cv and cover letter to ali@bouldermedia.tv

Don’t forget to include links to your 3D specific showreel, your portfolio and/or website