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16
Nov

Ghost Productions is Hiring! Senior 3D Unity Modeler

Job Title: Senior 3D Unity

– Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create anatomy / props / architecture models, textures and materials
  • Work closely with Product Owners to groom artistic vision
  • Ensure that assets meet performance and memory requirements of game engine and hardware
  • Mentor junior artists on advanced techniques and processes
  • Assist in scoping work for on time milestone deliverables
  • Help set and maintain the high quality for the product

What you need for this position

  • Proficiency in the following software packages:
    • Maya
    • Photoshop
    • ZBrush
    • Substance painter
    • Substance designer
    Proficiency in authoring shaders Unity is preferred 1+ shipped title

    Essential Functions & Responsibilities

    • Effectively communicating client ideas through a visual medium
    • Coordinate asset delivery
    • Coordinate project status, client revisions and technical revisions
    • Promote a positive work environment and contribute to the  positive workplace morale
    • Update project management software on a daily basis and accurately log time on projects utilizing SOP (Standard Operation Procedures) to coordinate projects with other team members.
    • Incorporating client feedback into projects
    • Discover new techniques for the 3D production process that makes for a more visually stunning product and a stronger, more efficient production pipeline.
    • Fulfill objectives and directives of directors and managers.

    Job Requirements & Qualifications

    Education:

    – Associate Degree, or proven artistic talent.

    Knowledge Requirements (licenses, programs, or certifications):

    – Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Basic Compression and Authoring Software.

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23
Oct

Ghost Productions is Hiring! Medical & Creative Director

Ghost Productions is hiring! We are looking for a creative and hard working Medical Director to join our studio.

Job Title

Medical & Creative Director
Primary Responsibilities
– Communicate with clients to discover desires/needs for the anatomy and medical accuracy of their projects
– Address client’s needs for projects
– Work directly with Clients to create project outlines
– Create Outlines/Storyboards to direct production staff
– Create or direct creation of anatomical assets from storyboard and concepts
– Research anatomy reference for projects
– Handle medical accuracy
– Direct anatomy models and accuracy to ensure highest quality possible considering project restraints
– Fully understand anatomic accuracy and relevant anatomy for projects
– Create concepts and styles guides for projects
– Create and Direct Ghost marketing pieces (postcards, sales sheet, sourcebook ad, etc)
– Fully understand client branding and ensure proper utilization throughout production process
– Create content to help Ghost influence decision making and speculative concepts to clients
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
– Create/Direct medically accurate content for pre-production assets.
– Effectively communicate client ideas through a visual medium.
– Meet production deadlines.
– Teamwork and leadership
– Accurately turn ideas into visual concepts
– Communicate with management about deadlines, availability, overages, technology and staff requirements
– Incorporate client feedback.
– Lead, direct and challenge other producers at the company to create new and innovative visual styles
– Fulfill objectives and directives of directors and managers.
Education

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23
Oct

Ghost Productions is Hiring! Junior Project Manager

Ghost Productions is hiring! We are looking to add a Jr. Project Manager to our creative studio.

Job Summary – Junior AGILE Project Manager
Primary Responsibilities:
– Client Communication on project status
– Deliver assets to clients and manage media feedback and approvals.
– Schedule projects using AGILE and waterfalls planning methods
– Ensure proper procedures followed for proposing, billing, invoicing, change orders, etc.
– Ensure that client requests are being implemented on time and meeting or exceeding expectations of quality
– Enter client contacts in database, ensure database is up to date and functional
– Ensure that all projects are completed on time.
– Complete Manager tasks (as related to job description) on time and as described

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23
Oct

Ghost Productions is Hiring! 3D Rigging & Dynamics

Ghost Productions is hiring! We are looking for a creative and hard working 3D rigging specialist.

Job Title

3D Rigger and Dynamics Specialist
Primary Responsibilities
– Create, rig and animate content for clients to utilize for training, education, entertainment, and product marketing.
– Learn and bring new ideas/solutions to improve the look of ghOst.
– Improve production pipeline by developing, maintaining, and implementing native scripted software tools for animation/production software.
– Create and develop dynamic particle and fluid simulations.
– Maintain clean and well organized rigged files that have understandable, unique naming convention.
Secondary Responsibilities
– Collaborate with other members of the team to best plan productions and facilitate storytelling.
– Increase skills and usefulness of both yourself and your fellow co-workers.
BONUS Responsibilities
The capacity to build, maintain and upgrade workstations and servers.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
– Creating and animating visually engaging content from pre-production assets.
– Effectively communicating client ideas through a visual medium.
– Support 3D production staff with general rigging tasks and scripting in Maya.
– Meeting production deadlines.
– Teamwork.
– Updating project management software on a daily basis utilizing SOP (Standard Operation Procedures) to coordinate projects with other team members.
– Incorporating client feedback into projects
– Discovering new techniques for the 3D production process that makes for a more visually stunning product and a stronger, more efficient production pipeline.
– Fulfilling objectives and directives of directors and managers.
Job Requirements & Qualifications
Education:
– Associate Degree, or proven artistic talent.
– Knowledge Requirements (licenses, programs, or certifications):
– Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Basic Compression and Authoring Software
Experience
– Knowledge and competency with 3D software, scripting, modeling, animation, and rendering.
Physical Requirements:
– The ability to operate computer equipment.
Other Information
Special Information (Travel required, on-call schedule, etc):
– Occasional need to put in greater than 50 hours per week during heavy production and/or short deadlines.
– Continuing education opportunities may require travel to other cities, SIGGRAPH etc.

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27
Jun

Ghost Productions is hiring! We are looking for a Rigging/Dynamics Specialist to join our creative studio

Job Summary

– Primary Responsibilities:

•   Create, rig and animate content for clients to utilize for training, education, entertainment, and product marketing.

•  Learn and bring new ideas/solutions to improve the look of ghOst.

•  Improve production pipeline by developing, maintaining, and implementing native scripted software tools for animation/production software.

•  Create and develop dynamic particle and fluid simulations.

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17
May

Ghost Productions is Hiring! Virtual Reality Developer

Hiring: Virtual Reality Developer

Ghost Productions, Inc. has been explaining medicine and its benefit to humanity since for the world’s most innovative surgical development companies since 1994. Our primary goal is to create a surgical simulation training platform in fully immersive virtual reality to radically improve medical training and eliminate medical errors which is currently the 3rd leading cause of preventable death in the U.S.

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2
May

Your Guide to Starting a Career in Virtual Reality

We live in a wondrous time for technology. Several innovations are poised to change the world as we know it forever, including big data and analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, the Internet of Things and, of course, virtual reality.

In fact, many believe virtual reality is going to make more of an impact than the smartphone did. It seems like a lofty claim until you consider the true potential of the technology and the many ways in which it can be used. Devices like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR can (and do) immerse users in an encompassing virtual environment, some of which look incredibly real. With VR, you don’t just dream of being a race car driver or astronaut — you become them. You can explore entirely new worlds, careers and experiences.

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1
Feb

Attention Interns! Ghost Productions is Hiring!!

Ghost Productions is seeking a motivated and positive individual to support our creative studio as an intern. This paid position will focus on assisting the Ghost Studio with the creation of a new visual content library.

Duties:

Catalog/Data entry. Position will focus primarily on cataloging previously created content for use within visual content library.

Skills:

Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills.

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7
Nov

Ghost Productions is Hiring!

Job Description

Job Title: Lighting and Texture Artist
Department: 3D
Hire Date: TBD
Compensation: Annual Base TBD + Benefits: 50% Employer Paid Premiums with Medica, 50% Employer Paid Premiums with Principal Dental Group (eligible for medical and dental after 90 days of employment), 401k with 4% Match (eligible after 6 months employment), ~3 Weeks Accrual-Based Paid Time Off Annually + 1 day per year employed.
Probationary Length: 90 Days

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24
Feb

Ghost Productions is Hiring! – Software Developer

Ghost Productions is hiring! We are looking for a software developer that is highly skilled in Filemaker Pro to join our team.

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE
Custom Software Developer

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