CoSA VFX Recruiting FX Artists
CoSA VFX, Inc. seeks Mid-level and Senior FX Artists for its Los Angeles studio. Our company is a fast-paced and highly collaborative production environment. Recent projects include Swamp Thing, Pennyworth, Lucifer, and Westworld as well as a full slate of prominent television and film projects. Applicants must be Los Angeles-based and available for in-person interview at our office in North Hollywood, CA.
Artist will report to the Global Head of 3D, CG Supervisors and FX Supervisor in which the artist receives creative direction to create high-caliber dynamic and riveting visual 3D FX.
This role requires troubleshooting skills to be able to solve technical and artistic issues while meeting client requirements and production deadlines.
Work under the guidance of multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy. Often exploring different approaches and looks.
Develop scalable FX Systems that can be used in a variety of shots by a variety of artists
4+ years’ experience in creating visual effects using Houdini software for broadcast television and/or feature films.
Experience in creating some or all of the following:
Rigid and dynamic effects like splash, waves, fire, smoke, destruction, explosions, mist, dust or similar.
Volume modeling and rendering
Thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects.
Working knowledge of professional software packages such as Maya, Houdini and/or Fume as well as rendering techniques/software.
Able to solve creative problems using simple, efficient techniques, share ideas with teammates, and iterate rapidly based on client notes.
Knowledge of Ftrack or other production shot tracking software.
Knowledge of one or more renderer commonly used in production; Vray, Redshift, Mantra
Scripting in Python, CG Pipeline Development a plus
Please submit a cover letter and reel as part of your application. Applications without reel will not be considered.