- VFX Trainer

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VFX Trainer


VFX Trainer

• Intermediate Level


This role would be well suited to a 3D generalist with a robust knowledge of the upstream pipeline and shot production. A passion for both teaching and learning is essential.

Category Animation  Special Effects 
Location London, United Kingdom
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Dec 21, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Delivery of inductions, covering our pipeline, tools & technical environment
  • Working with experts in each discipline to deliver core training programmes
  • Support experts to deliver specialist training when required
  • Supporting crew with internal ‘user-group’ and knowledge share type presentations
  • Delivery of our entry-level ‘Greenlight’ training programmes
  • Contributing to maintenance and development of training materials & documentation
  • Supporting each department in identifying and evaluating training needs
  • Working globally with the training team to address training needs
Must Have
  • Degree or diploma 3D Animation, Multimedia or an equivalent subject
  • At least 3 years experience educating in the VFX industry
  • Extensive experience working with software such as Maya, Nuke & renderers
  • Background as a VFX artist with proven experience in training and mentoring
  • Ability to pick up new software quickly
  • Exceptional communicator, facilitator and trainer
  • Team player but able to motivate self and work independently on own initiative
  • Ability to liaise confidently and credibly with people at all levels
  • Proven ability to influence and build strong working relations within an organisation
  • Flexible, can-do attitude with the ability to react calmly in a pressurised situation 
Nice to Have
  • Previous experience working with Houdini/Solaris
  • Experience working with LMS authoring/staging environments (e.g. EasyGenerator/Saba Cloud)
  • Experience developing VFX training curricula
  • Experience with procedural workflows in Houdini
  • Scripting/coding experience (python, mel, vex, etc.)
  • Experience developing VFX training curricula
  • Experience in supporting global training over multiple sites
About You
  • Commercially focused with strong internal stakeholder relationships
  • Advanced facilitator with impeccable relationship management skills
  • An effective people coach and strong leadership qualities 
  • Collaborative, creative and technical with strong organisational skills 
  • Composed and adaptable to change, with the ability to deal with ambiguity

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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