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Senior FX TD

Framestore

London, United Kingdom 06-24-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
With a curated roster of Creative Directors, our talented advertising, design, creative technology, immersive and visual effects teams produce captivating content across multiple platforms for global clients.

This includes creating visually striking content from crafting unforgettable theme park attractions, partnering with global brands through our advertising and Design teams, creating stunning VFX for episodic work, and executing pioneering captivating experiences.

Who We Are

Framestore combines talent and technology to bring life to everything we create, whether in film, TV, advertising or immersive experiences. Driven by creativity and inspired by the future, we set out every day to reframe the possible.

The Role
As senior FX Artists, the job involves creating realistic simulations for particles, rigid bodies, fluids, cloth, fur, and hair using tools like Houdini and Maya. We focus on applying lighting and shaders to enhance these effects, collaborating closely with Lighting Technical Directors to refine the final look. Our work requires constant coordination with other departments to ensure that every shot fits seamlessly into the broader project. We regularly discuss and strategize within our team to solve creative challenges, aiming to deliver effects that exceed expectations.

For this role we are specifically looking for a super-creative senior FX artist with strong design skills who can swiftly develop visually abstract ideas and take these through to practical setups to be used by other FX artists. A strong art background and ability to visualise ideas with minimal reference is essential. The role starts mid July so you will need to be available very soon. This also means there isn't time to obtain visa's and to relocate to the UK, so please bear this in mind.

This is a rewarding role which will allow you to make a big creative impact on a major upcoming episodic production
• Designing and creating images, elements, effects, pipelines, tools and techniques
• Helping to design solutions involving a more procedural approach in order to create the effects required
• Producing reviewable composites of all FX elements for a shot. Sometimes FX TDs will be expected to produce final renders too
• An excellent knowledge of Houdini
• Previous experience working at a Senior level
• Previous experience producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions in addition to simulation techniques for rigid-bodies, cloth and hair
• A good understanding of animation and an eye for motion

Desirable Experience
• A familiarity with pipeline issues, especially working between multiple packages
• Knowledge of the Houdini HDK and Strong Vex, hscript, python and/or Mel scripting skills
• Experience with other render packages and Nuke
Our Commitment

Application Process

To apply, please complete the linked application form or submit your resume and portfolio to recruiters@framestore.com with the subject line: Senior FX TD - London.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp2by0-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.