Posted on June 20, 2022

Houdini Artist

Coffee & TV are looking for a Senior FX Artist to join our thriving collective. You will have a minimum of 8 years’ experience, producing exceptional quality effects in Houdini and a sound understanding of other related packages. 

Our studio is where creativity is practiced. You will be a ‘thinker’ and not just a ‘doer’, creative as well as technical, keen to further hone your skills and develop the collective capabilities of the department. 

Working primarily in Houdini you will be responsible for: 

  • Creating high-end effects in Houdini 
  • Creating tools and scripts to facilitate workflows 
  • Collaborating with 3D and 2D artists to deliver heroes, skins, maps, mounts and other supporting assets that meet the highest visual quality 
  • Developing techniques to implement and optimize approved looks 
  • Assisting / mentoring junior team member with any technical / artistic challenges they may have 
  • Maintaining Coffee & TV’s best working practices 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that C&TV is always at the forefront of technological developments 
  • Supporting the next generation of talent through inspiring training and 121 mentoring.
  • Supporting the Production department to lead creative development of projects from pitch to delivery. 

General Attributes

  • Exceptionally creative. A genuine love for the craft. Calm in the face of contention.
  • Understanding of clients’ pressures, commercial awareness, an entrepreneurial mindset. 
  • Great communication with production and project teams. 
  • A thirst to continue to learn and grow. A willingness to teach and support others. 
  • Energy and confidence to pitch to clients and lead projects with clear creative vision. 
  • Alignment with the company values of LOVE, TRUST, COLLABORATION, BELIEF AND EXCEPTIONAL
  • Effective home-working set up. 

To apply please email [email protected]