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Posted on November 8, 2021

Senior FX Artist

SENIOR FX ARTIST

Absolute is looking for Houdini FX artists to join our vibrant and fun-loving team. We are a tightly knit and effective studio who are passionate about creative work and the people that create it. Working closely and creatively with our Head of CG, VFX supervisors, CG supervisors and producers based in our Soho premises and remotely, we are looking for artists to create smoke, water, destruction fx, fire, clouds for both short form and Film and Episodic work.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
• Produce advanced FX solutions for a wide variety of shots
• Find ingenious and innovative solutions to creative problems
• Proactively contribute to the creative look along with the supervisor and team
• Create tools and scripts to facilitate workflow
• Maintain best working practice within the pipeline
• Support our future junior artists

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

• Excellent knowledge of Houdini and Arnold with some knowledge of Maya
• 5+ years experience in either commercial and/or Film and Episodic realms
• problem solving – not just being creative or technical but thinking laterally to find solutions to client problems and enhancing the visual output of our work
• Striving to continually improve systems and workflows
• Organised and efficient, communicating progress effectively
• Linux OS environment
• A good understanding of CG techniques and technologies
• Ability to pick up bespoke in-house tools
• Good communication skills and team working ability

SALARY AND BENEFITS
• Salary negotiable based on experience
• Fun
• Dog-friendly office

Please send your showreel and CV to [email protected]