Careers

CG Supervisor

We are looking for a CG Supervisor to lead a team of CG artists to create high quality visual effects and animation.

We would like someone with serious industry experience who can assist and supervise the CG artists in all aspects of production including modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, look dev, lighting, and FX.

You should be able to help get the best out of artists, train/mentor and constantly push for better quality work.

Assist in reviewing work and dallies as well as the feedback and approvals process.

Work with VFX Supervisors to define the best creative and technical approaches to projects and work with Production to ensure that schedules are realistic and the correct artist is picked for the right task.

Keep up to date on new technology and tools (hardware and software)and help develop a creative and technical work environment.

Work within a Shotgun managed pipeline. Help to guide the development of R&D and pipeline.

Requirements:

A minimum of 5 years of CG experience using Maya and Vray (or other Renderer) on live-action commercials and animation productions.

Excellent Maya skills including a good understanding of all aspects of the pipeline. In-depth knowledge of a selection of industry tools ie: Vray, Mari, Substance, Zbrush, Deadline, Maya plugins, Nuke, Houdini etc…. Knowledge of Phyton scripting would be a major bonus.

Experience in leadership and team management.

Knowledge of the entire production process, including working with Compositing, production and the client approval process.

Excellent problem solving skills, an experienced creative eye and the ability to delegate, teach and manage people and projects.

Maintain and contribute to a friendly and pleasent working environment.

If this sounds like you please contact jobs@ambassadors.studio

Office Manager Ambassadors Amsterdam

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, self-driven and personable Office Manager.

Some of your tasks will be keeping the studios and meeting rooms tidy, answering and connecting the phone and let’s not forget the tracking and ordering of office supplies and stock. Because Friday drinks can’t happen without a filled stock. Your colleagues will be a creative mix of national and international talent, so being fluent in Dutch and English is required and can definitely ease up the conversation. Any other language is definitely an added bonus. As an Office Manager at Ambassadors, you are also our ‘director of first impressions.’

Is this you? Then we are excited to get to know you! Please send your motivation and CV to jobs@ambassadors.studio
Responsibilities
– Greet and welcome guests
– Provide and prepare beverages, snacks and food
– Keep the office, meeting areas and studios tidy
– Manage and answer phonecalls
– Manage incoming and outgoing daily mail and deliveries
– Keep track of office supplies and order stock as needed
– Occasional administrative tasks
– Arrange Transportation for clients/visitors
– Prepare lunch for team if on the Herengracht office
Requirements
– Extensive command of Dutch and English language
– Fulltime preferable (we are looking for someone to work 3x days a week at our Herengracht office and 2x days a week at our Lohuizenlaan location, both in Amsterdam)
– Part-time may be an option
We offer
– A fun, dynamic and creative environment
– A competitive salary
– Growth opportunities (if interested in media/advertising/production)
Our ideal candidate
– Is enthusiastic, driven, positive-minded and customer oriented
– Is well organised, and has a hands-on and proactive mentality
– Has a customer service attitude
– Is supportive to others with caretaker mentality

HR intern

Ambassadors is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Human Resource Intern to join our team as of April 2018.

We grow fast and you will work on one of our most important topics: happy people! The main goal will be to develop and improve our HRM policies and  procedures. Topics that need our specific attention are employee development plans and the performance review process.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with day to day operations of the HR department
  • Closely work together with the HR Officer
  • Support in setting clear guidelines and creating workable policies
  • Create an employee development plan
  • Improve our performance review process
  •     Support in the on- and offboarding process
  • Take care of HR administrative tasks

 

Requirements:

  • HBO Graduate Personeel & Arbeid / Human Resources Management
  • Available for a minimum of 5 months
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive team player
  • Flexible and stress resistant
  • You have an eye for detail and are able to multitask
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English spoken and written
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

What we offer:

  • An interesting and exciting internship that offers a real responsibility and opportunity for growth
  • You will work together with a creative, international and enthusiastic team
  • A friendly and informal atmosphere

 

  • Send your resume / portfolio to: jobs@ambassadors.studio
  • We will contact you
  • Deadline for this opening is May 2018

VFX Pipeline TD

We are looking for a Pipeline TD. The candidate will be helping to create and maintain our VFX tools pipeline.
The candidate will be working alongside a team of VFX artists who create awesome visuals for commercials and brands. We want someone who can collaborate and communicate with these artists to understand their problems and find solutions to streamline their workflows.

You will be required to support and enhance existing in-house tools and frameworks. As well as create and seamlessly integrate tools for CG and the Comp teams and develop our asset tracking pipeline.

We are interested in people with any of the following skills:

  • A degree in VFX or Computer Science or relevant practical experience.
  • Developing tools in Python and Qt.
  • Knowledge of Linux and shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with VFX applications and workflows (Shotgun, RV, Maya, Flame, Nuke, Houdini).
  • Familiarity with render farms (specifically Deadline).
  • Knowledge of C++, Maya and Nuke API would be a bonus.
  • Experience using frameworks is a plus such as Flask and SQL databases.

 

If this sounds like you please contact jobs@ambassadors.studio

 

CG Generalist

We are looking for a CG generalist to join our growing team. You should possess all the skills that make up the backbone of CG. Modeling, texturing, shading, lighting and rendering. Animation, Rigging, dynamics and scripting are all huge bonuses.

We want someone who can consistently deliver and wants to push for the highest level of quality in their work. We are a Maya studio rendering with Vray and Arnold. Understanding of Nuke for slap comps and communication with Comp is a bonus.

You will be working as part of a team of artists to create awesome visuals for TVCs, VR, Brands and interactive. We are looking for someone who can bring new skills to the team and is willing to teach and to learn.

If this is you, please contact our HR department through jobs@ambassadors.studio.

Junior CG Artist

We are looking for a Junior 3D Generalist. The candidates will be detail focused and have the ability to deliver high standard work in a creative, fast-paced production environment. The role will be working on various CG projects including TVCs, online, print and Brands.

Requirements

Good general knowledge of Maya with strong fundamental skills in modelling, texturing, shading, lighting and rendering. Skills in rigging, dynamics and scripting are a big plus. Basic compositing skills for slap comps is also a benefit.


We want someone who has a good understand of CG and now wants to use their knowledge in a professional production environment. Collaborate and communicate well with other artists to complete tasks, and ensure deadlines are met efficiently.

If this is you, please contact our HR department through jobs@ambassadors.studio.

Design & Animation Artist

 We are looking for Design & Animation Rockstars, Kings of the Keyframe, Dames of Design, Lords of Layers, Queens of Composition, team players that will fit into our creative-driven, collaborative Design & Animation team. 
Experience + Skills
  • Ability to think conceptually and problem solve on a creative level.
  • Proficient in various design & animation styles from illustrative to highly stylized.
  • Strong design and illustration aesthetic.
  • Collaborate with the creative and production team.
  • Must be able to work within a team, independently, and take directions well.
  • Self-motivated and excellent time management.
  • Must be able to meet tight deadlines.
Qualifications
  • Strong proficiency with After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator required, experience with Maya appreciated.

Mid-Level Visual Effects Producer

In the position of Mid-Level Visual Effects Producer you are responsible of handling VFX heavy and animation projects.

You will work in close collaboration with our other producers and studios to make sure that deadlines and deliveries are attained and feasible. You liaise between our visual effects,  sound and animation departments to make sure resources and workload are in perfect sync.

As a Visual Effects Producer you are on top of scheduling, feedback, estimate requests, project tracking and communications with the team and our clients. In this position you report towards the Head of Production.

Responsibilities

  • You will manage several VFX heavy/ animation projects simultaneously and support the other Producers on the team.
  • You will develop a clear understanding of our processes and systems.
  • You will be responsible for budgets, schedules, project tracking and client/team communications.
  • You will own the details of your projects.
  • You will resolve projects issue with a positive attitude.

Requirements

  • 5 years of previous experience as Visual Effects Producer preferably in an Advertising, Marketing Agency or a Post Production Studio.
  • Experience in managing substantial projects preferably in commercial advertising, digital and post-production.
  • Organised, detailed and solutions oriented.
  • Understanding of the administration of the production department (forecast, reporting).
  • Ability to work under high pressure and strict deadlines.
  • Independent, resourceful and curious.
  • Energetic personality.
  • Flexible and open minded.
  • Full-time available.
  • Fluent in English.
  • To be an Ambassador for the business at all times.

If you’re excited about taking on this role, we’d love to hear from you.

Please send your resume to jobs@ambassadors.studio

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