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RISE is constantly looking for talented visual effects artists and administrative staff. If you are interrested in working for us, please send us your resume and latest demo reel. Should you be wondering what we use to do what we do: RISE was the first feature film visual effects company in Germany to use The Foundry's Nuke as primary compositing application, Combustion and Silhouette are still used for rotoscoping and paint work. Our main 3D packages are Autodesk Maya and SideFX Houdini with MentalRay, V-Ray and Mantra rendering those pretty pixels. And because we tend to be bored quickly we also use Photoshop, Mari, Hiero, Mudbox, ZBrush, Topogun, Geomagic Wrap, PFTrack, SynthEyes and many, many propriatary RISE tools that we developed ourselves over the last years.

PLEASE NOTE: You need a valid working permit for the european union in order to apply. Unfortunately we can't assist you in getting one for the moment being.

Please send your reel and resume to:
RISE FX GmbH
Human Resources Department
Schlesische Strasse 28
Aufgang B
10997 Berlin

If you have questions or if you would like to send your stuff by email, please write to: jobs@risefx.com

System Administrator

Did you already play with 56Gb Ethernet, Infiniband and distributed storage clusters ? Worked on movies seen by millions of people ? To reinforce our team, we are looking for a (Junior) System Administrator to help our artists do their magic.

We expect from you:

  • a really good knowledge of Windows and Linux system administration
  • a good knowldege of IP networks administration
  • good organisational skills
  • ability to work autonomously, without supervision
  • a drive to improve and constantly learn new skills
  • a friendly, always ready to help behaviour toward our staff and clients
  • really good English communication skills, spoken and written
  • the possibility to travel outside of Berlin for short term missions
  • good knowledge of at least one scripting language like bash or python- experience with puppet is a plus

Here is what we can offer to you

  • the opportunity to take on exciting challenges within a friendly team
  • to progress further according to your skills
  • to learn and work a lot with Open Source software
  • to get an insight into the HPC world and other state of the art technologies
  • to show what you can do in a rewarding and pleasant work environment thanks to our flat organization
  • a fair salary

RECRUITER - berlin

required skills:

  • university degree or commercial education- 1-2 years experience in human resources or recruiting
  • basic knowledge of filemaker, word and excel required
  • german and english fluent in speaking and writing
  • previous experience in a media company is a plus
  • distinct advisory skills and good interview skills
  • enthusiastic, persuasive and dynamic personality

responsibilities:

  • independet pre-selection of applicants, both freelance artists and potentiell staff members, for our international team, including leading interviews and maintaining the artist database
  • independent search for applicants via known networking platforms and creation of online ads
  • close collaboration with each department regarding requirements and constant updates of the hiring status
  • consultation of the management concerning contract offers for applicants

COORDINATOR - berlin, stuttgart, cologne

required skills:

  • basic knowledge of the industries terminology
  • the ability to organize yourself and multi-task
  • good team working ability and assertiveness without being bossy
  • good in working with deadlines
  • good problem solving ability
  • positive and proactive attitude to ensure a good atmosphere within the team
  • good english skills
  • experience as a vfx coordinator
  • experience with excel, shotgun, filmemaker, hiero or avid is a plus

responsibilities:

  • project management, in particular the controlling of resources and the reporting to the vfx supervisor and producer
  • transferring, tracking and management of the customers notes
  • preparation of dailies and cinesync sessions
  • preparation and conduction of deliveries
  • data management of received vfx plates and reference material
  • ensure that the team members meet their deadlines
  • managing of render farm priorities
  • communication with the customer

CG SUPERVISOR - berlin, stuttgart

required skills:

  • expert knowledge in lighting / shading / rendering, modeling, texturing
  • minimum 5 years maya experience
  • basic knowledge with houdini and mari
  • the ability to organize yourself and a team / team leading experience
  • very good in working with deadlines
  • strong problem solving ability
  • perfect eye for details and realism / feature film experience
  • very good english skills
  • knowledge in animation, fx, matte painting is a plus
  • knowledge in zbrush, photoshop, nuke, scripting in python, mantra renderer is a plus
  • a great sense of humor is a plus

responsibilities:

  • reviewing the work and give technical and creative guidance to artists
  • organizing the workflow and team and ensure that the team members meet their deadlines
  • help when help is needed and keep a cool head when the office seems to burn
  • project planning and set supervision
  • communication with the customer

COMP SUPERVISOR - berlin, stuttgart, munich

required skills:

  • minimum 5 years nuke experience
  • nuke scripting and customization in python
  • the ability to organize yourself and a team / team leading experience
  • very good in working with deadlines
  • strong problem solving ability
  • advanced knowledge of 3D space compositing and multi channel exr workflow
  • perfect eye for details and realism / feature film experience
  • very good english skills
  • general knowledge of maya and / or houdini

responsibilities:

  • reviewing the work and give technical and creative guidance to artists
  • organizing the workflow and team and ensure that the team members meet their deadlines
  • help when help is needed and keep a cool head when the office seems to burn
  • project planning and set supervision
  • communication with the customer

MODELING / TEXTURING ARTIST - cologne

required skills:

  • perfect eye for detail and realism
  • extensive experience creating photorealistic models
  • good understanding of topology, polymodeling and retopo
  • advanced knowledge of maya, mari, zbrush
  • comfortable in working with deadlines
  • ability to work in a team with creatives
  • basic knowledge of rigging and shading is a plus

INTERNS - berlin, cologne, stuttgart

required skills:

  • motivation to work hard and to learn a lot on your own and in/from/with a very nice team of professionals
  • good eye for details and realism and a sense of making things look cute
  • basic knowledge in maya, houdini or nuke
  • a first showreel or work samples from university projects or private projects
  • studiousness and motivation (yes, again- because that's what matters  most)