Lead FX Artist (Houdini)

Lead FX Artist (Houdini)

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About ON Animation Studios
Driven by world-class technical and creative talents with offices in Montreal, Paris, and Los Angeles, ON is the independent animation studio of the ON Kids & Family group, a leading European studio specializing in the production of television series and feature films.  Based in Montreal since 2015, ON produced and created the pipeline for Mune: Guardian of the Mune and The Little Prince (the most successful French animated movie in the world)  and Playmobil the movie.  The studio is continuing to expand its compelling portfolio of engaging and unique blockbusters with Ladybug & Cat Noir Awakening (based on the international hit series Miraculous Ladybug).

The greatest stories come from the greatest talents. Join ON Animation Studios Montreal!

Your mission at ON

  • Responsible for assigning tasks and their deadline to the Artists of the department, as well as ensuring technical support to the department;
  • Establish guidelines for department artists;
  • Consult with the Department Supervisor to create various animations for the project – if applicable;
  • Determine the best method for producing the FX for the project;
  • Design and develop FX that meet the Director’s vision;
  • Prepare the FX that will be rendered on the Guerilla rendering software;
  • Respect assigned production quotas;
  • Work in collaboration with the different departments of the studio;
  • Work in the established pipeline.

Your qualifications

  • At least 5 years production experience including high quality feature level animation (required);
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to confidently supervise a team;
  • A desire and ability to motivate and develop team members;
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work interactively with others;
  • In depth knowledge of Houdini FX experience (required).
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