Full Time Job

Senior Artist - FX

Moving Picture Company

Bengaluru, India 02-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We are looking for a talented Senior FX Artist with expert level Houdini problem solving skills to join our team to develop and produce high quality FX work that meets the challenges of productions deadlines.
• The ideal candidate should be able to problem solve and work within a given framework, while creating efficient technical workflow and troubleshoot solutions that meet the guidelines of a given production.
• Most importantly, one should engage as an enthusiastic team player and follow creative direction to assure all FX efforts achieve their visual target.
• Work closely with Lighting Artist and Compositors to ensure all effects will work smoothly within the show pipeline.


• Expert level proficiency with Houdini.
• Proficiency with Nuke.
• Advanced understanding of mathematical and physical concepts related to Computer Graphics.
• A strong aesthetic eye for effects performance as it relates to storytelling.
• A solid work ethic and a positive mindset.
• Production experience in any 5 or all the following:
• Rigid body and Particle dynamics
• Volume modeling, animation and rendering.
• Procedural geometry/Environment generation
• Fluid dynamics
• Cloth/vellum simulation
• Crowd/murmuration/flocking simulation
• Fur/hair grooming and simulation.
• Work autonomously to create realistic, directable simulations of any real-world phenomena and subjective (''magical'') effects based on reference and brief. Interpret and transform abstract ideas into compelling effects.
• Multitask and work productively in a high-pressure environment.
• Troubleshoot and solve problems proactively and resourcefully.
• Take direction from the VFX Supervisor, Producer and FX Lead well and implement feedback with a positive attitude.
• Use VEX and/or Python with high proficiency to script custom tools and workflows.
• Create well-organized tools, scripts, and set-ups to facilitate efficient or automated workflows that can be used by other members of the crew.

Any of the following is a bonus:
• Basic / Intermediate proficiency in maya to publish and create custom assets needed for simulation.
• Ambitious desire for self-growth, ownership, and collaboration.