Full Time Job

FX Artist

Scanline VFX

Munich, Germany 01-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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
• Previous experience in live action visual effects for feature films or high level television
• Creative ability and artistic talent, demonstrated by previous work
• Strong experience in creating a wide variety of simulations (destruction, atmospheric, fluid, supernatural, etc.)
• Understanding of physics, realistic motion, and assorted natural phenomena on different scales
• Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a keenness to stay on the leading edge
• Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
• Ability to work and solve technical issues independently
• Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrives under the pressure of tight deadlines
• Excellent communication skills and an open mind
• Team player able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
• Compositing and scripting experience is a plus
• Flowline experience is highly desirable

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
• 3ds Max
• Houdini
• Flowline
• Thinking Particle
• FumeFX
• Krakatoa
• MAXScript
• Realflow

WHAT WE OFFER

Collaboration on elaborate feature film productions (national & international)

Innovative environment and excellent opportunities to further develop your skills

APPLICATION

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