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Nitrogen Studios Recruiting VFX Artist & VFX TD

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VFX Artist

Category: FX Artist
Company: Nitrogen Studios
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
Position Overview:

The VFX Artist is responsible for designing and producing high quality animation and simulations of particles, volume fluid FX, liquids, and rigid body dynamics. The ideal candidate has a good understanding of the production pipeline, strong technical and problem solving skills, and a keen artistic eye as well as being a strong team member in a fast paced work environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Work with Supervisors and FX Leads to determine the FX needs of the project
Work with Art, Animation, Texturing, Modeling, and Rigging Departments to develop various FX
Create particle, rigid body dynamics, volume fluids and liquids
Collaborate with Lighting & Compositing to ensure shots are delivered and meet requirements
Responsible for the development of effects and incorporating them into the pipeline
Works within the team for solutions needed to create the effects

Skills & Requirements:

A good understanding of Houdini FX , with production experience.
Knowledge of Maya and production experience with Renderman and/or Mental Ray would be an asset.
Experience rendering with Houdini MANTRA would be an asset.
Understanding of the compositing process using Nuke.
Understanding of natural phenomena and physical dynamics.
Knowledge of good composition and artistic timing. Experience with traditional/2D animation is a plus.
Experience with cloth, fur & hair and crowds is a plus.
Able to multitask and manage time efficiently.
Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player.
Good problem solving skills is a must.

Apply here:- http://www.nitrogenstudios.com/jobs/vfx-artist/
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VFX TD

Category: FX TD
Company: Nitrogen Studios
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description
Position Overview:

The VFX TD is responsible for designing and producing high quality animation and simulations of all manner of effects. The ideal candidate is an excellent problem solver with strong and varying technical knowledge, and a solid understanding of the effects production pipeline. The VFX TD will be involved with building and utilizing digital assets, rigs, and tools for shot production. Team work is key in the support of the department.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Work with Supervisors and FX Leads to determine the FX needs of the project
Work with Art, Animation, Texturing, Modeling, and Rigging Departments to develop various FX and assets
Create particle, rigid body dynamics, volume fluids and liquids
Collaborate with Lighting & Compositing to ensure shots are delivered and meet requirements
Responsible for the development of effects and incorporating them into the pipeline
Work closely with other departments in development of tools and scripts to be integrated into the pipeline
Create tools/scripts in support of VFX artists

Skills & Requirements:

Intermediate to expert Houdini FX knowledge with production experience.
Knowledge of Maya and production experience with Renderman would be an asset.
Experience rendering with Houdini MANTRA
Understanding of the compositing process using Nuke.
Understanding of natural phenomena and physical dynamics.
Knowledge of scripting in MEL, Python, C/C++, VEX is an asset
Knowledge of good composition and artistic timing. Experience with traditional/2D animation is a plus.
Experience with cloth, fur & hair and crowds is a plus.
Able to multitask and manage time efficiently.
Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player. Good problem solving skills is a must.

Apply here:- http://www.nitrogenstudios.com/jobs/vfx-td/
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