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Senior Houdini Effects Artist

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Scanline VFX

Senior Houdini Effects Artist

  • Full Time
  • Vancouver
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Description

Please apply directly on our career page. We will not consider applications submitted via VCGA.

ROLE
Reporting to the FX Supervisor, the FX artist receives creative direction to create high-caliber dynamic and riveting visual 3D FX. This role requires trouble shooting skills to be able to solve technical and artistic issues while meeting client requirements and production deadlines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Creates a wide variety of realistic effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, and water
Works under the guidance of multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy, often exploring different approaches and looks
Works with the FX leads to produce various elements using presets and templates, and to expand and improve upon these templates
Revises simulations based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
Coordinates with the lighting department to ensure seamless integration of FX elements
Works within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
Helps develop and explore new ways to enhance results
Helps team debug issues and learn new methods

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Minimum four (4) years of live action visual effects experience
Creative ability and artistic talent, demonstrated by previous work
Able to build systems that can create complex FX yet simple, intuitive, and easy to control
Demonstrated knowledge of Houdini
Demonstrated knowledge of Python, The Houdini Object Model (HOM) , and VEX
Knowledge of one or more renderer commonly used in production such as Vray, Arnold, Prman, and Mantra
C++ and Houdini SDK experience is a plus

REQUIRED SOFTWARE
Houdini
Nuke
Python
Houdini HOM
VEC

DESIRED SOFTWARE
3ds Max
Thinking Particles
FumeFX
Krakatoa
Flowline
Maya
Realflow

BENEFITS
We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

APPLICATION
Please only apply once. We keep your application details on file for both current and future job opportunities. If you are applying to more than one position, use the same email address on all applications. Only re-apply if your details have recently changed.

Please apply directly on our career page. We will not consider applications submitted via VCGA.


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