CFX Artist

CFX Artist

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Job Summary

CFX Artists work with the CFX Supervisors and Leads to create and execute the Director’s vision of fur and cloth on the production.

Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain all department documentation of current pipeline and techniques

• Cloth:
◦ Prepares the assets for cloth simulation, including and not limited to creating the cloth simulation rig for the asset.
◦ Run realistic and stylized cloth shot simulations in a production environment
◦ Performs corrective shapes and sculpting fixes for cloth simulation in shot
◦ Rendering and QC of cloth elements

• Fur:
◦ Procedurally groom hair and fur using XGen.
◦ Prepares the approved groom for animation rigging.
◦ Prepares the approved groom for simulation, including and not limited to creating the fur simulation rig for the asset.
◦ Run realistic and stylized fur simulations in a production environment
◦ Rendering and QC of fur elements

Qualifications

Cloth:
◦ Experience with multiple types of cloth solvers such as nCloth, Syflex, or Qualoth.
◦ Knowledge of the physics of motion and timing, cloth and hair motion.
◦ Solid knowledge of nCloth, nHair, deformers, and rigging techniques.

Fur:
◦ Strong understanding of current grooming systems and techniques.
◦ Intermediate understanding with xGen or other grooming packages.
◦ Intermediate to advanced understanding of general grooming toolsets and is able to troubleshoot.
Qualifications:
• 3 years of experience in film/animation/vfx
• Degree/diploma in fine arts/computer science or equivalent experience
• Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Maya
• Knowledge of mel, python, or other scripting language is a plus.
• Able to work independently and advance towards asset/shot approval with minimal daily supervision
• Demo reel demonstrating abilities with shot breakdown

If you are interested in the position, please apply here:

https://jobs.reelfx.com/en/positions/cfx-artist-538

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employees may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Please note that a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of the Candidate will be treated in priority.
Only the selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

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