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3D FX Artist | Toronto
3D FX Artist | Toronto
  Part-Time @ Jam Filled

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary:
TBD

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The 3D FX Artist creates effects for assigned shots using Maya and/or Houdini and works with the Lead Effects Artist to ensure that all individually assigned Effects deliverables are completed fully and in line with the production schedule and the Director’s overall vision. This role attends Effects reviews for assigned sequences, troubleshoots and debugs shot problems and escalates technical issues as required, and maintains a convention of file naming structures for all shots that are compatible within the Jam Filled pipeline. The Effects Artist is required to remain current and up-to-date in effects techniques through industry research and training, and perform additional duties as required.

Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

  • Create effects for assigned shots using Maya and /or Houdini, ensuring continuity and flow within and between shots and sequences.
  • Work with Lead Effects Artist to ensure that all individually assigned Effects deliverables are completed fully and in line with the production schedule and Director’s overall vision.
  • Attend Effects reviews for assigned sequences.
  • Troubleshoot and debug shot problems and escalate technical issues as required.
  • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within Jam Filled pipeline.
  • Remain current and up-to-date in effects techniques through industry research and training.
  • Perform additional duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year CG effects experience in a Maya production environment
  • Completed post-secondary education classical or 3D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant areas of study
  • CG effects experience in a Maya production environment
  • Feature film experience an asset
  • Good working knowledge of Maya FX tools, Houdini
  • Experience with Maya particles/dynamics and particle expressions
  • Background in traditional art an asset
  • Basic understanding of animation styles and techniques and the animation production pipeline as a whole
  • Good creative and technical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools

Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D FX Artist” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

This job posting was last updated on Oct. 5, 2017
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