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Gradient Effects Recruiting 3D Character Animator & Houdini FX Developers/Artist

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3D Character Animator

Gradient Effects, Los Angeles, is looking for experienced 3D Character Animators,
who are not only great at their craft, but are also capable of training,
critiquing, and mentoring other artists.


• Expert knowledge of Maya
• Must understand Deformers and basic knowledge of Rigging techniques
• Exceptional skill in animating the human and creatures
• A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation
• Ability to break a complex task into simpler subtasks
• Team player with strong communication skills desired
• Must be pro-active and able to take direction/criticism
• Must work well with deadlines

Please e-mail to submit your resume.

** Walk-in applications will not be accepted or considered

Houdini FX Developers/Artist


– Light and render FX passes for specific shots using developed FX rigs
– Develop rigs/techniques to implement and optimize approved looks
– Produce look tests based on provided reference materials
– Creation of tools and scripts to facilitate workflow


– Artist should be familiar with more than one of the following applications:
– Maya
– Houdini
– Realflow
– Krakatoa
– Fume
– Python scripting experience is a plus
– Understanding multi pass 3D compositing is a plus
– Artists must be able to take direction and work in a team focused environment, good communication skills are a must
– Strong time management skills and extremely organized.
– Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations.
– Los Angeles Residents Only


Please e-mail to submit your resume.
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