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How Will Growth Affect Our Culture?

Something we always get asked is how we plan to keep our culture alive as we continue to grow

Current Vacancies
  • 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]

  • Systems Support Engineer

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    There is currently a vacancy for a mid-level Systems Administrator in the Systems team. The role offers the successful candidate potential to advance their technical skills, plus hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technology and an opportunity to learn from experienced colleagues. If you have a sharp technical mind, enjoy computing, Windows and Linux especially, and want to be a part of some amazing high-end productions, then this is the place for you.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Provide friendly face to face and phone and online support for VFX Artists using Windows
    • Help troubleshoot application issues, OS issues, networking problems and other complex systems issues.
    • Maintain Microsoft deployment and automation tools
    • Perform software installs and manage software licences
    • Co-ordinate with other members of the Systems team to resolve issues
    • Provide late cover on a rotational shift pattern.
    • Various ad-hoc project work.

    Essential Requirements
    • Professional experience in a Systems/IT Support position desirable
    • Knowledge of Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise including installation and configuration
    • Knowledge of Windows Server 2008/2012 R2 including installation and configuration
    • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM, WSUS and Group Policy
    • Experience with Microsoft DFS
    • Knowledge of Linux including command line would be helpful
    • Experience with physical and virtual server environments
    • Understanding of networking protocols, network switching, VLANs, Routers, IP subnets, DNS and DHCP

    Education/Qualifications
    • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related area

    Bonus Points
    • Programming or scripting experience
    • Experience of troubleshooting creative programs such as Maya, Nuke or Photoshop

    About You
    • Excellent people skills and a desire to be part of a team
    • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work under pressure
    • An ability to prioritise workload and respond quickly to important issues

  • Technical Assistant

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    There is currently a vacancy for a Technical Assistant in the Systems team. The role offers the successful candidate potential to advance their technical skills, plus experience with state-of-the-art technology and an opportunity to learn from experienced colleagues. If you have a sharp technical mind, enjoy computing and want to be a part of some very high-profile productions, then this is the place for you.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Provide friendly face to face and phone support for VFX Artists using Windows
    • Set up, move and install workstations to meet production requirements
    • Troubleshoot, repair and RMA workstation hardware
    • Calibrate artist monitors
    • Look after data and back-up systems
    • Co-ordinate with and help other members of the Systems team
    • Various ad-hoc project work

    Essential Requirements
    • A keen interest in computer hardware and systems
    • Friendly, excellent people skills and a desire to be part of a team
    • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work under pressure
    • An ability to prioritise workload and respond quickly to important issues
    • Enthusiastic with a commitment to learn

    Bonus Points
    • A degree in a technology related field
    • Linux experience
    • Programming or scripting experience
    • This is an exciting opportunity to work in the dynamic world of visual effects. If you are interested, please apply.

    About You
    • Excellent people skills and a desire to be part of a team
    • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work under pressure
    • An ability to prioritise workload and respond quickly to important issues

  • 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.

  • VFX Editor

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    Are you an experienced Editor in the VFX industry looking for your next step? Outpost VFX are looking for a VFX Editor to be involved in some of the 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
    • 1-2 years of relevant experience in a VFX environment as an Editor
    • Thorough understanding of the VFX pipeline, terminology, colour space and LUT’s
    • Experience using Hiero and experience in either Adobe Premiere, Avid or Final Cut Pro, plus knowledge of industry tracking and review tools such as 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

    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!