Added by on 2016-08-17

Houdini FX TD (Mackevision, Stuttgart, Germany) – Game of Thrones

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Starting November 2016, we‘re looking for a Senior Houdini FX TD to add to our team for the next season of Game of Thrones and other projects at our office in Stuttgart for 6 to 12 months.
Mackevision is one of the global leaders in computer generated imagery (CGI). The company has been a VFX provider for Game of Thrones since Season 4.

Here is the link to the latest VFX Breakdown reel for Season 6:

Responsibilities:

-Responsible for creating the necessary look as designed by the Director(s), VFX & CG Supervisor for a particular sequence
-Responsible for the creation of photorealistic water effects, destructions and fire/explosion effects
-Ensure the on-time delivery of effects elements within the set production schedule
-Ability to work independently
-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
-Work with production management to prioritize tasks
-Keep CG Supervisor and Head of FX informed of progress, changes and other critical issues

Requirements:

-Excellent skills in Houdini required
-Scripting skills and knowledge of FX pipeline required
-Skills in 3ds Max and experience with different FX-systems (for example fumeFX, Thinking Particles) a plus
-2+ years’ production experience as FX artist; Proven experience in producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions
-Ability to generate stock, reusable FX and FX style guides for use by the FX team
-Strong attention to detail
-Strong understanding of a CG pipeline
-Scripting and shading experience are an additional advantage
-Good command of the English language
-Command of the German language a plus
-Ability to work in a team, and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
-Knowledge of an asset manager like SHOTGUN is a plus

If you’re interested, please send us an informative application via email, including a link to your reel or homepage:

Sarah Mutterer
Human Resources
T + 49 (0) 711 933048 0

recruiting@mackevision.com
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