FX Artist, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/24/2020 7:29 PM)
Job ID
2020-3282

Overview

WildBrain Studios is looking for a FX Artist to join our team!  In this role, 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.

 

This role is set to begin immediately.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

Bonus:

  • Knowledge in Python is an asset

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios 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. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off

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