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Senior FX Artist

Company: Company3/Method Studios
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Los Angeles, CA
POSITION SUMMARY:
Company 3 -currently has freelance openings for a Senior - FX Artist - to work on projects within our VFX department. -The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable, team player with a great attitude, and be flexible with our fast turnarounds. They will work closely with the VFX Supervisor and VFX Producer in achieving the highest creative and technical standards of work.
MAIN DUTIES:
Manage software and tools development;
Critique artists' work;
Use tools and software developed in-house, proprietary tools, or off-the-shelf software, render photo-realistic FX for film;
Be adept at balancing the creation of final renders for shots with building/maintaining systems for creating shots
Work within the Company 3/Method Inc pipeline and publish tools and scripts as prescribed;
Manage disc space to fit within quota;
Create systems that minimize render times;
Follow the creative direction of the production communicated by your supervisors;
Be adept at balancing creative requests with the resources available;
Have the ability to work in a team environment under tight deadlines.
WHAT YOU BRING:
Minimum 4 years experience as a TD;
Expert knowledge of Houdini;
Experience working in complex pipelines;
Good artistic skills;
Demonstrable ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas;
Ability to take directions and adapt to changes;
Excellence at improvising and problem-solving.
BONUS IF YOU HAD:
Houdini Lighting/Look Dev experience;
Tool building and scripting knowledge;
Knowledge of Nuke and Katana;
Some scripting skills: Python, hscript, vex, bash;
Linux experience;
Computer science degree or some other advanced training.
About the Company:
Company 3 -provides a full range of Creative Services for content creators, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, ideation and rapid prototyping, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics/designers, matte painting, compositing, dailies and production services, color grading, post-production finishing, marketing/trailers, live-action production, experiences, and more.
Diversity and Inclusion at Company 3:
Creativity has diversity at its core. We celebrate the value of each unique experience by being dedicated to fostering the most diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where every employee feels empowered and safe to show up to work as their full self.
It is our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.
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