Full Time Job

FX Artist

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 07-08-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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
• Previous experience in live action FX work
• 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 at different scales
• Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a hunger to stay on the leading edge
• Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
• Ability to independently and proactively solve technical issues
• Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive in the face of deadlines
• Excellent communication skills and an open mind
• Team player able to work in a cooperative, fast-paced environment
• Compositing and scripting experience a plus
• Flowline experience a big plus


TOOLS &SOFTWARE REQUIRED
• 3DS Max
• Houdini
• Flowline
• Thinking Particle
• FumeFX
• Krakatoa
• Maxscript
• Realflow


BENEFITS

We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

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