Freelance: Senior Houdini TD (Realtime) - Los Angeles

  • Immersive
  • Los Angeles, United States

Freelance: Senior Houdini TD (Realtime) - Los Angeles

Job description

Framestore is interested in hearing from Freelance Senior level Houdini TDs with generalist skills to work with our LA Studio predominantly across Realtime & Immersive projects.


Projects to be worked upon will involve procedural modeling, procedural UVs, texturing, lighting and lookdev. Understanding the process and implications for delivery and QC of assets for Realtime execution in Unity is greatly desired

This would be for a project based temporary employment agreement and is open to remote applicants.

Job requirements

  • A thorough working knowledge of Houdini & Unity

  • An excellent working knowledge of Arnold

  • Knowledge & understanding of CG related mathematics & rendering implementation/optimization

  • Solid understanding of geometry/UV manipulation in Houdini

  • Ability to manage complex scenes and large data sets

  • Scripting experience - VEX and Python. Knowledge of C++, C# and the HDK a plus

  • Familiarity with pipeline issues and Linux

  • High level ability to produce great looking imagery across a range of styles, but especially how to achieve a high level of realism within Realtime engines

  • Working knowledge of at least one compositing application (ideally Nuke) and a solid understanding of the compositing process

  • Basic knowledge of Maya (advanced knowledge considered a plus)

  • Strong communication skills are critical. Must be able to work within a team, taking direction and exercising attention to detail in a fast-paced production environment

  • Must be self-motivated, a team player and organized

  • Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks

  • Able and willing to follow direction and openly collaborate with others


California Employees: Pay Range: $600 - $900 per day


The posted range describes the minimum to maximum range for this job description in the state of California. The range is posted in accordance with the California Pay Transparency Law. The range for this same position may be lower or higher in markets outside of California. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.


Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.