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Nice To Meet You... Animator Daisy Summerfield

Daisy tells us all about becoming Outpost's own Doctor Dolittle and helping to lead animation teams

Current Vacancies
  • Internships

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    Outpost is an exciting VFX studio that delivers astonishing visual effects for film, high-end TV and creative projects, all within a supportive, balanced environment that empowers our team to create work they can be proud of.

    We are currently offering internship opportunities across the VFX pipeline and in Production roles at our Bournemouth studio, located just ten minutes from the beach!

    Anyone is welcome to apply, including students, hobbyists and enthusiasts.

    The internships are open throughout the year with flexible start dates and durations, all with a clear focus on helping you develop valuable skills to jumpstart your career!

    Please note that EU citizenship is required.

    To apply, please email [email protected]

  • Freelance Positions

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    We currently have positions open for fantastic freelancers across multiple disciplines, including:

    • Animators
    • Riggers
    • CG Generalists
    • Lighting TDs
    • Modellers
    • Houdini Groom TDs
    • FX TDs
    • Compositors

    Long and short-term contracts available. Please send your reel / portfolio to [email protected]

  • VFX Editor

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    Are you an experienced VFX Editor or a mid-level Editor in the VFX industry looking for your next step? Outpost VFX are looking for a VFX Editor be involved in some of the industry’s most anticipated projects of 2019.

    Why Outpost VFX? We are a leading VFX studio based in Bournemouth, UK. Outpost is a VFX team built on a foundation of getting the right people and offering them a totally different environment to work in, empowering us to deliver astonishing visual effects for film, broadcast and commercials.

    Essential Requirements
    • 2+ years of relevant experience in a VFX environment as an Editor.
    • Thorough understanding of the VFX pipeline, terminology, colour space and LUTs.
    • Experience using Hiero, Nuke Studio and experience in either Adobe Premiere, Avid or Final Cut Pro plus knowledge of industry tracking and review tools including
    Shotgun.
    • A working knowledge with a variety of film and video formats, files, frame rates, codecs and resolutions.
    • Strong technical background and experience.
    • Experience in conforming from EDL, XML, AAF.

    About You
    • Exceptional eye for detail
    • Excellent organisational, communication and negotiation skills
    • Clear confident communicator
    • Adept in skilfully juggling tasks
    • Able to perform in a client-driven deadline environment

    Please apply by sending your demo reel and CV to [email protected] clearly stating the position you are applying for.

  • CG Supervisor

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    Essential Requirements
    • Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills
    • Thorough understanding of the visual effects process and the ability to interpret an artistic brief from the VFX Supervisor
    • Technical understanding of the CG pipelines and the ability to develop efficient workflows and identify additional tools required
    • Excellent Maya skills and a strong understanding of modelling, texturing, look development, lighting, particles, fluids and dynamics
    • Previous film industry experience, including experience with team management and task assignment
    • Proven ability to ensure artists’ work is of a high standard on both technical and creative levels
    • Excellent working knowledge of Arnold. Basic Mel and Python programming skills (advantageous)
    • Previous experience in training, mentoring, and recruiting CG artists (advantageous)

    Please apply by sending your demo reel and CV to [email protected] clearly stating the position you are applying for.

    All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application and for the duration of the contract.

  • Senior Groom Artist

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    We are urgently looking for senior level Groom TDs to join us on a six month fixed-term basis. The position will be based at our Bournemouth studio in an exciting VFX environment servicing feature films, commercials and TV.

    You will be working closely with the Head of 3D and CG Supervisors ensuring fur is delivered to a leading standard for 3D creatures.

    Essential Requirements

    • 4+ years industry experience as a Groom TD working on high-end film, TV or commercials.
    • Expert in creating high quality fur for creatures
    • Fluent in Maya and Houdini

    About You

    • Excellent eye for detail
    • Creative problem solver
    • Share knowledge and techniques with other artists
    • Participate in creative and technical discussions

    Please apply by sending your demo reel and CV to [email protected] clearly stating the position you are applying for.

    All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application and for the duration of the contract.

  • VFX Producer

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    Are you currently in a production role in the VFX industry looking for your next step? Outpost VFX are looking for a VFX producer to lead some of the industries most anticipated projects of 2019.

    Essential Requirements
    • 2+ years of relevant experience in a VFX environment
    • Thorough understanding of the VFX pipeline and production process
    • Experience in bidding on new VFX jobs.
    • Ability to plan and schedule resources effectively with relative VFX Supervisors.
    • Excellent client liaison and relationship skills.
    • Daily planning and foresight essential
    • Previous exposure to and/or proficient knowledge of:
    Microsoft Office applications, Clearcast, Adstream/IMD, FTP software (Filezilla/CyberDuck), Mac and Windows literate, Basic Linux, ShotGun, 7Zip and Aspera/Mediashuttle/SohoNet/MediaSilo etc.

    About You
    • Excellent organisational, communication and negotiation skills
    • Clear confident communicator Adept in skilfully juggling tasks
    • Able to perform in a client driven deadline environment

  • VFX Production Coordinator

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    Our Production team are responsible for managing the artists, schedules and client expectations of all our film, TV and commercial VFX work. If you have a passion for supporting and organising creative projects, then this could be the role for you. Our VFX Production Coordinators are fundamental to our studio’s process.

    Essential Requirements
    • 1+ years of relevant experience in a VFX environment
    • Experience in VFX scheduling and high level of organisation/maintenance of databases pertaining to shots or assets
    • Previous exposure to and/or proficient knowledge of:
    Microsoft Office applications, Clearcast, Adstream/IMD, FTP software (Filezilla/CyberDuck), Mac and Windows literate, Basic Linux, ShotGun, 7Zip and Aspera/Mediashuttle/SohoNet/MediaSilo etc
    • Proficient client communication

    The Role
    • Provide support to and organisation for VFX Supervisors and Producers
    • Participate in client cineSync/blue jeans or Skype calls, note taking during these sessions and providing relevant information and setup support
    • Organising, running and proficient note taking during department and show dailies sessions
    • Liaising with overseas vendors and experience in a global multi-site studio
    • Client sends, submission forms and collating material to be sent by our data IO team

    About You
    • Organised and focused
    • Clear, confident communicator
    • Adept in skilfully juggling tasks
    • Engaged and strong desire to learn
    • Able to perform in a client driven deadline environment

Not found what you're looking for?

If there aren't any vacancies listed here that you'd like to apply for, we'd still love to hear from you in case anything applicable comes up in the future. Please fill in the form below and include a link to your showreel and CV!