FX ARTIST (EUROPE)

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Creates real time visual effects of the highest quality, both in appearance and performance while adhering to the project’s artistic vision
  • Maintains best FX working practices for the department and possesses a solid understanding of math and physics
  • Instrumental in various aspects of real time FX production from creation & simulation all the way through optimization and quality assurance

RESPONSIBILITIES

Will include but are not limited to;

  • Apply strong technical knowledge to solve design challenges
  • Execute FX tasks using Houdini
  • Assist with developing the look of a sequence with the supervision team
  • Explore and recommend new FX techniques and software

EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years experience in creating visual effects using Houdini software or relevant
  • Experience generating high end, photo-realistic effects such as explosions, water, dust, clouds, fire and smoke
  • Experience creating particle effects and dynamics
  • Understanding of cloth simulation
  • A general working understanding of animation/modeling/texturing and instancing pipelines

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Expert with Houdini
  • Knowledge of Nuke, Cinema 4D and/or Maya a plus
  • Familiar with Shotgun software
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Must be able to work well within a team environment and take direction

Psyop is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace. We offer flexible working practices and welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.