The Foundry

The Foundry

Careers at The Foundry

Foundry develops award-winning computer graphics and visual effects (VFX) software used globally by leading artists, designers and creative professionals. The portfolio lets users create inspiring and technical high-end visuals across a wide range of industries including product and concept design, marketing & advertising, media & entertainment and game development.

In September 2012, Foundry added Modo, a 3D software package that combines modeling, painting, animation and rendering, to its portfolio. In addition to Modo, the product line includes Nuke (industry standard compositing), Hiero (shot conform and review), Mari (3D digital painting), Katana (a look development and lighting framework), Flix (collaborative visual story development), Ocula (a stereoscopic correction toolset) as well as a range of plug-ins.

All of the company’s products, including Modo, are used to create breathtaking visual effects sequences on a wide range of features, television projects and commercials. High profile examples include Gravity, Pacific Rim, World War Z, The Hobbit and the 2013 Oscar® winner, Life of Pi (Best Visual Effects). In television examples include Once Upon A Time, Falling Skies, Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones.

Clients include major feature film studios and post production houses such as Pixar, ILM, Double Negative, The Moving Picture Company, Walt Disney Animation, Weta Digital, Framestore and Sony Pictures Imageworks.

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