Framestore Melbourne is recruiting an experienced Senior FX Artist for our upcoming 2023 shows. Reporting to the Head of FX, the artist will work within the team to provide high-quality animation for a variety of projects.
Senior FX Artists create CG renditions of naturalistic physical or magical phenomena such as fire, water, clouds, smoke, physical destruction and particulate.
This job is for you if:
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role;
An excellent knowledge of Houdini and/or Maya
A thorough understanding of the techniques and technologies relating to FX simulation and procedural animation
Previous experience producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions in addition to simulation techniques for rigid-bodies, cloth and hair
A good understanding of animation and an eye for motion
A working knowledge of Renderman or Arnold
A good understanding of the entire visual effects process
A familiarity with pipeline issues, especially working between multiple packages
A working knowledge of at least one compositing application (e.g. Nuke) and a solid understanding of the compositing process
Strong Vex, hscript and/or Mel scripting skills
A good eye for speed, weight and dynamic properties of moving objects, as well as proficiency in collecting and applying reference when needed;
Demonstrable ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas;
Ability to take directions and adapt to changes;
Excellence at improvising and problem-solving.
If this sounds like a fit, we'd love to hear from you!
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