SENIOR FX

SENIOR FX

Apply before: 2019-10-31
Type: Permanent
Activities:
FX ARTIST
Place:
Montreal
Description

JOB SUMMARY
Reporting to the FX Supervisor, the FX artist receives creative direction to create high-caliber dynamic and riveting visual 3D FX. This role requires trouble shooting skills to be able to solve technical and artistic issues while meeting client requirements and production deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop and produce a wide variety of realistic visual effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, water and the supernatural
• Work under the guidance of multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy, often exploring different approaches and looks
• Work with the FX Leads to produce various elements using presets and templates, and to expand and improve upon these templates
• Revise simulations based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
• Coordinate with the Lighting Dept. to ensure smooth integration of FX elements
• Work within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
• Help develop and explore new ways to enhance results
• Help teammates debug issues and learn new methods

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 4+ years live action VFX experience
• 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 at different scales
• Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a hunger to stay on the leading edge
• Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
• Ability to independently and proactively solve technical issues
• Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive in the face of deadlines
• Excellent communication skills and an open mind
• Team player able to work in a cooperative, fast-paced environment
• Compositing and scripting experience a plus
• Flowline experience a big plus

TOOLS AND SOFTWARE REQUIRED
• 3DS Max
• Thinking Particles
• Flowline
• FumeFX
• Krakatoa
• Maxscript
• Maya
• nCloth
• Realflow

BENEFITS INCLUDED
+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

APPLICATIONS
• APPLY ONLY ONCE. We keep your resume on file. If your resume/reel has change after 6 months please apply.
• ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
Your email is what we use for correspondence.
• RESUME – Include in your resume company names and dates of employment. Max 2 pages.
• COVER LETTER – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
• REEL BREAKDOWN – describe the tools and what you did on the shot.

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