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Cinesite Recruiting Lead FX Artist

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Lead FX Artist

Cinesite Vancouver Inc is hiring a Lead FX Artist to join us on our creepy and kooky animated theatrical feature film, The Addams Family!
The Lead FX Artist will assist in managing the daily activities of the FX team. The ideal candidate is an excellent problem solver, with a strong technical background in Houdini and a keen artistic eye. He or she should have a solid understanding of the animation production pipeline.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate in the development of department procedures: workflows, toolsets, best practices
Participate in the overall strategy of the FX Pipeline
Delegate work, provide technical and artistic feedback to team members
Participate in the review process, quality control
Collaborate with multiple Departments to develop various FX and assets, ensure deliverables meet requirements
R&D and implement FX, run shots: particles, rigid body, fluids and liquids, destruction
Help ensure production milestones and deadlines are met
Mentor junior artists

Required Skills and Experience:

4+ years of industry experience
Advanced Houdini FX knowledge
Experience with Houdini Mantra
Nuke proficiency
Scripting proficiency (Python, HScript, Vex, etc)
Able to multitask and manage time efficiently
Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
Self motivated and have a strong desire to produce the highest possible quality effects
Strong communication skills
Knowledge of good composition and artistic timing
Katana and Renderman experience is an asset
Maya experience is an asset
Experience with Shotgun Software is a plus
Experience with traditional/2D animation/principles is a plus
Experience with cloth, fur & hair and crowds is a plus
Please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly. If it is not retained for this position it will stay on file for future opportunities.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2DdBjrr
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