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Falcon’s Treehouse Senior Maya FX Artist

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Senior Maya FX Artist (Dynamics/Particles)

The Senior Maya FX Artist will work closely with FX department and VFX Supervisor to establish project FX requirements, develop FX assets, maximize FX rendering techniques, and set up the composite of FX elements to accomplish the vision of the Director for several unique and high-profile 3D animated stereoscopic projects.

Responsibilities include:

1. Develop and update FX breakdowns for project FX requirements.
2. Gather creative and technical references for project FX requirements.
3. Organize and track FX assets throughout the development process.
4. Determine the most efficient and effective techniques to fulfill project FX requirements
5. Develop fluid dynamics and particle simulations for project FX requirements.
6. Debug and troubleshoot FX technical issues.
7. Output FX render layers/passes for compositing.
8. Quality Check (QC) FX outputs to ensure assets are ready for compositing.
9. Compile rendered FX in a preliminary composite for compositing team to progress.
10. Work within an existing FX pipeline and folder structure.

Qualifications:

1. Advanced/Expert in MAYA fluid dynamics and particles.
2. Firm understanding of rendering and render layers/passes.
3. Intermediate/Advanced in NUKE compositing software.
4. Experience in AFTER EFFECTS and/or TRAPCODE PARTICULAR a plus.
5. Experience in KRAKATOA and/or FUME-FX a plus.
6. Stereoscopic film production experience is a plus.
7. MEL and/or PYTHON scripting experience a plus.
8. Experience with studio project management systems such as SHOTGUN.
9. Experience with working with a team in a mixed software environment.
10. Organized, Self-motivated, problem solver, communicative, and team player.

Send your impressive resume with work history and demo reel link to:

Jason Ambler
Media Producer

jambler@falconstreehouse.com

Falcon’s Treehouse, LLC

www.falconstreehouse.com

Falcon’s Treehouse, LLC is a drug-free workplace and employment is contingent upon passing a drug screen.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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