FX Artist – LEGO® 2 (Vancouver) (27 views)

Vancouver, BC
January 13, 2018

Are you an FX Artist interested in working with us on our first Animated Feature?!

What you’ll get to do:

  • Understand the visual requirements for the film and in consultation with your Lead and Supervisor on procedures and techniques that will enable these to be met
  • Contribute creative feedback in reviews
  • Understand department pipeline including all assets and tools, and their purpose
  • Take direction from Supervisor and/or Lead to develop particle and fluid simulations
  • Take direction from Supervisor and/or Lead to develop techniques and rigs to achieve and optimize approved looks
  • Understand the processes of adjoining departments (e.g. Lighting and Compositing) and communicate with these departments as needed
  • Become proficient with the departments propriety tools

What you bring:

  • 3+ years’ experience on feature films, TV and/or animated feature
  • Experience in working on FX and simulations
  • Proven ability and experience in Houdini FX tools (Maya experience a Bonus)
  • Ability to craft Non Photoreal FX, from a creative brief
  • General understanding of traditional animation techniques, i.e. squash and stretch, anticipation, and key framing
  • Houdini: SOPs/DOPs/POPs essential
  • Houdini: Vex and Python knowledge desirable
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to meet deadlines with high quality output
  • Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Attention to design and artistic detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with long term quality.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to efficiently organise and prioritise work across multiple areas

Please include in your reel examples of:

  • Complex and problem solving FX shot work
  • Houdini simulations
  • Any digital assets and setups you’ve contributed to, created or developed yourself
  • Any macro FX or miniature FX work a bonus!

What do you value?

  • Family culture – we produce amazing award winning films in a culture that is passionate, fun, friendly and family oriented
  • Benefits – we’ve got you covered from day one! Massage, dental, and an on-site gym, to name a few
  • Work/Life balance – we understand that people have families and activities outside of work, so we work hard to create a balance between work and life
  • Social animals – join your co-workers in various social activities such as after work drinks, bake-offs, creative competitions and sporting events

Interested? Check out our online application form via the following link: http://grnh.se/tbs0j81


Animal Logic recently completed production on The LEGO® Batman Movie, The Great Wall and The LEGO® Ninjago Movie. Animal Logic is currently in production on Peter Rabbit (2018) and The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). See our new and improved website for more: https://www.animallogic.com/portfolio/projects/!

If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic, Vancouver.

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