• FX Artist, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2019 3:41 PM)
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  • Overview

    WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced FX Artist to join our team!  This role will be starting on January 4, 2020! You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!


    The role:


    As an FX Artist you will work in conjunction with the FX Lead and CG Supervisor to create high-caliber FX simulations for one of our exciting 3D TV Series. You will be a part of our fun and creative studio atmosphere, and will have an opportunity to grow your skill set and progress in your career.


    You will get to:

    • Create and deliver FX for the series and each episode within scheduled timelines
    • Ensure that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
    • Construct creative solutions for recurring FX in the production
    • Revise shots based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
    • Coordinate with Lighting to ensure smooth integration of FX elements
    • Work within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
    • Help develop and explore new ways to enhance results
    • Help teammates debug issues and learn new methods


    You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

    • 2+ years of experience in animation or film industry
    • Proficiency in Maya’s particle and fluid systems is a must
    • Proficiency in Nuke is a must
    • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Knowledge in Python is an asset

    Why work at WildBrain Studios?


    At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?


    For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.


    WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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