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Rainmaker Recruiting FX Artist

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FX Artist – Next Installment of Open Season

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

Job Description

We are working with Sony Pictures Animation on the next installment of their OPEN SEASON franchise. Rainmaker is recruiting for FX Artists to work on this direct-to-video animated adventure comedy.


Applies, completes and works on shots to be used by the FX department.
Interprets and implements notes and feedback from the Supervisor or Lead in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
Collaborates with Lighting and Compositing artists to test efficacy of the special effects, modifying the design/application as necessary.
Delivers assignments per project’s schedule.
Adheres to digital file management protocols.
Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.
Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker that being a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
Interacts respectfully with colleagues, staff members and clients.
Additional duties as requested.



Degree or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience is preferred.

TV/DVD Production

2-3+ years of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline is preferred however not required.


Ability to hone in on crafting a variety of FX designs as necessitated by shot/sequences in a given project.
Strong artistic vision, sense of design and composition.
Intermediate understanding of 3D animation, texturing, modeling, lighting and compositing.
Proficiency in using Maya and Nuke for particle simulations, expressions, soft body, rigid body & cloth dynamics.
Experience with Houdini, Real Flow is an asset.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the areas of rendering, lighting, shading and compositing.
Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely. Practices attentive and active listening. Shares information, methodologies and ideas with others. Incorporates feedback and direction received from the Director/Supervisor.
Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self-motivated and pro-active. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
Efficient and detail oriented.
Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts accountability for own actions.
Encourages open communication between the team and other departments.
Ability to deliver FX assignments per agreed upon specs and schedule.

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