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3D ARTIST, SENIOR 

JOB SUMMARY

Working closely with the VFX Supervisor, the 3D Generalist displays a high proficiency in varied skills across areas of lighting, modelling, texture, shading, look development, hard surface animation, rendering with the ability to composite their own work.

As a seasoned VFX professional working on feature films, commercials or tv-series the Generalist is able to break down complex VFX shot work for workflow/schedules and support mentoring/training of others.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Ability to execute a broad range of VFX tasks including look development, lighting objects, modeling, texturing, animation and rendering

Basic knowledge of how to execute fx simulation (dust, smoke, etc)

Experience with Maya or Houdini software preferred.

Basic understanding of Python Scripting

Must be able to work under the guidance of a CG Supervisor or VFX Supervisor to achieve desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy.

Strong sense of compositions, light and color

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

At least 5+ years live action photoreal visual effects experience

Excellent working knowledge: Maya/VRay or Houdini/Mantra

Working experience and knowledge of tools development

Working knowledge of Nuke/Fusion

Possess strong technical skills and ability to learn new software quickly

Must have the ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned VFX Tasks

Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team. Take direction positively, work well within a team.

Matchmove experience a plus

 

FX ARTIST, SENIOR 

JOB SUMMARY

Working closely with the VFX Supervisor, the FX Artist shows a high proficiency in varied skills across areas of FX asset authoring.

The FX Artist is able to break down complex VFX shot work for workflow/schedules and support mentoring/training of others.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Ability to execute a broad range of FX tasks including FX look development, FX lighting,

Strong sense of compositions, light and color

Guide and help other FX artists to improve their skills

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

At least 5+ years production experience using  Houdini in film/commercials

Thorough knowledge of particles, fluids (smoke, dust, water), fracturing

Thorough knowledge of Mantra (Vray a plus)

Experience and knowledge of tools development

Follow creative & technical briefs with regard to the production schedule and set milestones

Work with animation, lighting & compositing as necessary in order to meet FX animation objectives

Strong sense of compositions, light and color

Excellent communication skills and technical knowledge