Unreal FX Artist, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/11/2020 4:46 PM)
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WildBrain is looking for FX Artists experienced in Unreal for an undisclosed 3D project!  This project is being done using the Unreal Engine pipeline.  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.


These roles are set to begin Winter 2020.


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!


  • 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
  • Unreal experience. You'll need to know basics of Unreal such as creating fx assets, creating sequences, adding props, and VFX
  • Developing Unreal shaders and Blueprints 


  • 2+ years of experience in VFX or Games FX
  • Proficiency in Unreal Engine Effects is a must
  • Proficiency in Maya’s particle and fluid systems
  • Proficiency in Nuke
  • 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


  • Experience in Niagara system, Chaos Destruction is a plus point
  • 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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