Crowd FX Artist

Crowd FX Artist

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Type: Full Time
Activities:
CROWD
Place:
Montréal (Mile End)
Montreal
Description

Squeeze have an exciting opportunity for a Crowd FX Artist to join our FX team. The Crowd FX Artist will apply their creative and technical skills to populate our world-class projects with crowds. They will be part of the film-making process from asset creation through early shot layout to final rendering.

Responsibilities

  • Apply creative and technical skills to create great-looking crowds ;
  • Design crowd character behavior from scratch within the crowd simulation software ;
  • Create crowd versions of character geometry, materials, and rigs with an eye towards variation and efficiency ;
  • Identify and breakdown behaviors into cycles for artists to animate ;
  • Work with the larger production to populate shots with crowds from early layout to final rendering ;
  • Be a strong collaborator during brainstorming and problem-solving sessions ;
  • Identify opportunities to share knowledge and educate others on the production process ;
  • Participate in the development of the tooling and pipeline with the pipeline TDs.

Profile

  • Artistic ;
  • Detail-oriented ;
  • Good communication ;
  • Team spirit ;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills ;
  • Open to constructive criticism ;
  • Autonomous ;
  • Rigorous ;
  • Able to deal with tight deadlines.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience in the animated movie industry ;
  • Relevant background related to 3D animation ;
  • Mastery of Houdini, MASSIVE, MiArmy or Golaem experience needed.
  • Good knowledge of MAYA, Python, MEL, Linux.
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