Added by on 2017-02-14

Method Studios Recruiting Senior Houdini FX Artist

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Senior Houdini FX Artist


Method Studios is currently in search of a Senior Houdini FX Artist to join the 3D animation team.
The senior-level Houdini FX artist will design and animate high quality, photo-real effects (dust, fire, smoke, explosions, debris, clouds, etc.) that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the assigned project.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated team player who is looking to advance his/her career in Feature and Commercial VFX.

Responsibilities and Duties

working within the show structure and production deadlines to complete all tasks
integrating created elements into scenes with lighting, shadows, reflections, etc.
working closely with Lighting Artist and Compositors to ensure all effects will work smoothly within the show pipeline
producing look-tests based on provided reference materials


minimum 5 years proficiency in using Houdini
bachelor’s degree in Animation, Arts, Fine Arts, or equivalent production experience
decent experience using Nuke

knowledge of any and/or all of the following:

rigid body and particle dynamics
volume modeling and rendering
procedural geometry generation
fluid dynamics
strong understanding of physical dynamics and natural phenomena
experience with one or more other professional software packages, such as Maya, a plus
proficiency in shading and rendering techniques, ideally both Mantra and Renderman
scripting proficiency using Python, a plus
strong technical knowledge and organizational skills
good communication skills and able to take exact direction from show leads and FX TDs

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