FX TD

FX TD

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Type: Full Time
Activities:
FX TD
Place:
Montreal
Description

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ROLE
Reporting to the FX leadership, the FX TD creates high-caliber dynamic and riveting visual 3D effects as well as designs and integrates custom pipeline tools.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Creates a wide variety of realistic effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, and water
    • Works under the guidance of multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy, often exploring different approaches and looks
    • Works with the FX leads to produce various elements using presets and templates, and to expand and improve upon these templates
    • Revises simulations based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
    • Coordinates with the lighting department to ensure seamless integration of FX elements
    • Works within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
    • Helps develop and explore new ways to enhance results
    • Helps team debug issues and learn new methods

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • Minimum five (5) years of live action visual effects experience building, debugging, and supporting complex effects setups
    • Minimum five (5) years of experience in scripted tools development
    • 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 on different scales
    • Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a keenness to stay on the leading edge
    • Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
    • Ability to work and solve technical issues independently
    • Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrives under the pressure of tight deadlines
    • Excellent communication skills and an open mind
    • Team player able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
    • Compositing and scripting experience is a plus
    • Flowline experience is highly desirable

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

    • 3ds Max
    • Houdini
    • Flowline
    • C++
    • Python
    • MAXScript
    • HScript
    • Thinking Particles
    • FumeFX
    • Krakatoa
    • Realflow
    • VEX
BENEFITS
We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.
APPLICATION
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