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Axis Animation Recruiting Mid and Senior Lighting/compositing Artists & Mid/Senior and Lead Houdini Fx Artists

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Mid & Senior Lighting/compositing Artists


Currently Axis are expanding their lighting team and are seeking experienced MID & SENIOR LIGHTING/COMPOSITING ARTISTS to join them onsite in Glasgow to work across a variety of projects. From October onwards we are hiring a team of Look development artists for a large Netflix TV series and from January 2017 we’ll be in shot production, so will be hiring for an extensive, experienced lighting team later this year.
The Lighting and Compositing artist will join our team working on 3D Projects and will contribute their technical and artistic skills to the next generation game cinematics and commercial animation projects.
Candidates are required, and must be eligible at time of application, to work on-site in Glasgow and have the relevant visa or citizenship permitting work within the UK.


Become familiar with the tools, techniques and pipeline within the facility
Receive and act on direction given by the sequence CG Supervisor or lighting lead.
Be expected to meet the level of quality required.
Create both the exterior and interior lighting within environments and cut scenes.
Composite rendered cg layers and deliver final shot.


Proven experience of Lighting/Compositing on CG/VFX productions. Degree level qualification in relevant subject.
Strong working knowledge or of 3D software, preferably including Maya, Houdini and Fusion.
Be willing to adapt to Houdini Mantra and Fusion.
A strong creative portfolio and showreel.
A strong, measurable track record in delivering against project goals.

Deadline driven.

Good communicator.

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Mid/Senior & Lead Houdini Fx Artists


Axis Animation is looking to hire experienced MID, SENIOR, & LEAD HOUDINI FX ARTISTS to work across a variety of high profile CG projects on an ongoing basis from late Autumn onward
The FX artist’s primary function is to create high quality FX assets and shots across a variety of projects onsite in Glasgow.
Tasks will include building FX assets to create a variety of realistic and stylised FX elements, and implementing these on specific shots, providing the lighting and comp team with both test and final renders of these elements.
Please note all applicants at time of application must have full working rights for the UK and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.


Design and create realistic and stylised FX using sprite/volumetric rendering techniques and Houdini/Maya particle systems
Create dynamic or rigid body simulations
Create tools, utility scripts, expressions and other digital assets to streamline the set-up process and achieve the desired look
Take responsibility for producing the final looks of FX sequences, including integration with other CG elements
Provide slap and final comps (as required)
Work with production management to prioritize tasks
Keep CG Supervisor and Head of FX informed of progress, changes and other critical issues


In depth knowledge of Houdini FX experience is essential
Experience rendering with Houdini/MANTRA preferred
2 + years production experience is required.
Having an animation or commercials background is beneficial
Some experience with MEL or Houdini scripting
Some compositing experience, preferably Fusion or similar
Ability to integrate into existing pipeline infrastructure
Ability to support himself and take initiative
Ability to understand and implement feedback

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