Full Time Job

FX TD

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 03-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop and produce a wide variety of realistic visual effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, water and the supernatural
• Work under the guidance of multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy, often exploring different approaches and looks
• Work with the FX Leads to produce various elements using presets and templates, and to expand and improve upon these templates
• Revise simulations based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
• Coordinate with the Lighting Dept. to ensure smooth integration of FX elements
• Work within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
• Help develop and explore new ways to enhance results
• Help teammates debug issues and learn new methods

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum five (5) years of live action visual effects experience building, debugging, and supporting complex effects setups
• Minimum five (5) years of experience in scripted tools development
• Knowledge of Houdini and/or 3ds Max (required)
• Knowledge of C++ and Python
• 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

BONUS SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE
• Flowline
• Thinking Particle
• FumeFX
• Krakatoa
• MAXScript

BENEFITS

We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.
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