Plastic Wax Animation Studio looking for Jnr-Mid and Senior Generalists (UE4) ASAP start


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Plastic Wax is an award winning animation and production studio specialising in the creation of premium digital content for the global video games and film industry.

We pride ourselves on our amazing slate of projects and we need passionate, creative, smart, driven people with kickass talent to join us and be a part of making them.

We currently seek a Jnr-Mid-Level Generalist (Unreal 4) to join us onsite at our waterfront studio in Rhodes, Sydney.

Contract: Fixed Term
Commence: ASAP
Current Full working Right In Australia
Onsite Only

Responsibilities:

  • Use artistic and technical skills to work within the art pipeline
  • Create high quality work using the Unreal engine
  • Import assets and work with FX in a clean, structured pipeline
  • Assemble shots and integrate FX within Sequencer
  • Show initiative, push ideas and innovate within your duties
  • Ability to work unassisted and relied upon to finish tasks
  • Be aware of the project/task schedules and be capable of delivering work to deadlines
  • Use Shotgun
  • Engage with our Producers and our Unreal Team Lead

Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Unreal

  • Experience with composition, layout, scene set up

  • Strong creative and technical abilities

  • Good sense of scale and spatial awareness

  • Sharp eye for detail

  • Must be able to work within a team, independently, and take direction well

  • Strong work ethic

  • Efficient time management

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Positive, pro-active and excellent communication skills

  • Must have the right to work in Australia

  • Pluses:

  • Ability to light and/or shade in Unreal

  • Ability to create visual effects (FX) in Unreal

  • 3ds Max skills

If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, we’d love to hear from you. Please note no sponsorship is available, you will need full working rights in Australia to work onsite.

Please submit your resume with link/s to your showreel (please include a shot breakdown) in an email using the relevant subject line:

Subject: Jnr-Mid Unreal Generalist– [YOUR NAME]

Email to: recruitment@plasticwax.com

Please include in the body of your email:

  • your next available date, and
  • where you were referred to this job post in the body of your email.

We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist.


Plastic wax is looking for Senior Generalist (Unreal Engine 4) experienced in Lighting, to join us onsite at our waterfront studio in Rhodes, Sydney.

Contract: Fixed Term
Commence: ASAP
Onsite only
Current full working rights in Australia

Responsibilities:

  • Create blockout assets and layout to faithfully match 2D storyboards and animatics.
  • Work with a team of set and prop artists to create final Layouts.
  • Work with shader artists and the art director to set the look and feel of environments.
  • Complete scene lighting on a shot by shot basis.
  • Show initiative, push ideas and innovate within your duties.
  • Be aware of project/task schedules and be capable of delivering work to deadlines.
  • Engage with our Unreal Lighting Lead, Creative Director, Art Director and Producers.

Job requirements:

  • Professional experience with Unreal4
  • Unreal Scene Lighting
  • Material Editor
  • Nested Sequence setups
  • Nested Unreal levels setup
  • Experience with Maya or 3ds Max:
  • Basic modelling skills for blocking out simple environments
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to solve problems under short deadlines
  • Must be able to work within a team, independently, and take direction well
  • A flexible approach while maintaining consistently high standards
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Proactive and have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to communicate creative and technical thoughts
  • Must have the right to work in Australia

Pluses:

  • Experience with Blueprint
  • Experience with Cascade
  • Experience with Shotgun

If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, we’d love to hear from you. Please note no sponsorship is available, you will need full working rights in Australia to work onsite.

Please submit your resume with link/s to your portfolio or showreel (please include a shot breakdown) in an email using the relevant subject line:

Subject: SeniorGeneralist– [YOUR NAME]
Email to: recruitment@plasticwax.com

Please include in the body of your email:

  • your next available date, and
  • where you saw this job post in the body of your email.

We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist.

No phone calls or agencies please.

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