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FX Artist, 3D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced FX Artist to join our team!

Are you a skilled FX artist with good particle and fluid experience? Are you passionate about animation and looking for growth in your career?

 

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.

 

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

  • 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
  • Create Anim FX rigs to be used by animation teams across productions
  • 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

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • 1-3 years of experience in animation or film industry
  • Proven ability to use Phoenix FD, Maya particles, fluids, and Bifrost in a production environment is required
  • Thorough knowledge and ability compositing in Nuke is essential
  • Ability to create animation FX rigs for use in a multi production environment
  • Successfully delivered all FX assets for an episodic series on time and on budget
  • 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
  • Knowledge in Python is an asset

BONUS POINTS IF YOU…

Have worked on shows like Thomas the Tank or Bob the Builder.

Have experience with fire.

Tell awesome jokes!

 

SALARY RANGE: $800-$925 per week

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Full Time

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

APPLY at: https://www.dhxmedia.com/careers/

 

WHY WORK AT DHX MEDIA:

DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits (including medical, dental, vision, and RRSP matching), perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

 

 

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX 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.

 

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