FX TD (149 views)

Stockholm
February 14, 2017

The FX Artist works closely with the Supervisors to create high quality effects including rigid body and particle dynamics, volume modeling and rendering, procedural geometry generation and fluid dynamics.


Essential Responsibilities:
• Design and animate high quality, photo-real effects (fire, smoke, explosions, debris, clouds, etc) that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project
• Work within the production deadlines to complete all tasks
• Work closely with Lighting Artist and Compositors to ensure all effects will work smoothly within the pipeline
• Produce look tests based on provided reference materials
• Take direction from Supervisors as well as provide guidance and mentorship to other FX Artists 

Qualifications: 
Experience, and Skills Required:
• 3+ years experience as an FX Artist creating photo-real effects elements for commercials
• Expert knowledge of any/all of the following: rigid body and particle dynamics, volume modeling and rendering, procedural geometry generation and fluid dynamics
• Strong understanding of physical dynamics and natural phenomena  
• Production experience working in Houdini and Maya is required
• Experience with one or more other professional software packages such as Nuke is a plus  
• Requires strong technical and communication skills
• Firm understanding of effects production pipelines  
• Python scripting is a plus  

 

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