DHX Media Recruiting Senior FX Artist – Maya
Senior FX Artist – Maya
About the Position
As a senior FX artist you create high-calibre dynamic and riveting visual effects while meeting production deadlines. You provide guidance and mentorship to the FX team and report regularly to the VFX supervisor informing them of any concerns or new developments.
In collaboration with the VFX supervisor, construct creative solutions for recurring visual effects in the production
Create and compose effects elements as assigned by the supervisor/director
Create and deliver effects for the series in a timely manner
Identify to the VFX supervisor problems that could potentially affect timelines and delivery schedules
Adhere to the studio’s pipeline way of working.
Ensure that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level that meets production requirements
Participate in VFX meetings and adjust/refine effects as indicated by VFX supervisor or VFX department head
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Assist with and complete production-related assignments
Keep current on effects techniques and technology
Ensure the VFX supervisor/VFX department head’s instructions are carried through
Recommend any team training needs to VFX supervisor
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team
3+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Proficiency in Maya’s particle and fluid systems is a must
Proficiency in Nuke and/or Fusion is a must.
Knowledge in Python or MEL is a benefit
Able to take direction, collaborate and be a team player
Able to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Able to adapt to multiple show styles
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.
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