Full Time Job

Houdini FX Artist

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 05-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
• 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

• 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

• Houdini (required)
• Nuke
• Flowline (a plus)


We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx3824-3-236-170-171-42 in your application.

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