FX ARTIST (FREELANCE)

Psyop is currently in search of a Houdini FX Artist.

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

Apply