FuseFX Recruiting FX Artist
FuseFX has an opening in New York! We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented FX Artist with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team.
A FuseFX FX Artist is expected to work within Houdini to create a wide range of photo-realistic VFX, including oceans, fire, smoke, destruction, and more as part of a fast-moving team.
FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.
Required to balance multiple shows.
Build and maintain photo-real FX rigs of varying complexity, pushing the capabilities of FX at FuseFX.
Responsible for achieving high quality of work within the time constraints given.
Responsible for providing clear communication of work processes and progress between team members.
Thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects.
Keep pipeline aware of any non-standard FX techniques in use, so Pipeline supervisor can enforce established techniques or aid the requested innovation.
Accountable for on time, on budget execution and delivery, as well as quality, of required FX technical direction work.
Keep up-to date on current industry technologies and techniques.
Traits of a successful FuseFX FX Artist:
Must have 3 years experience in simulated effects
Excellent 3dsmax, Thinking Particles, PFlow/Tyflow, PhoenixFD effects skills
Previous experience with PhoenixFD solvers, Storm solver, and/or Thinking Particle Flow solver.
We are creating a wide range of VFX including oceans, splashes, destruction, and much more.
Thinking Particles, PhoenixFD, Pflow, Krakatoa, Tyflow, PFlow within 3ds Max environment
Good working knowledge of Vray and PhoenixFD preferred
Experience in creating effects such as fire, smoke, destruction, explosions, mist, dust, or similar
Thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects
Understanding of physics, realistic motion, and assorted natural phenomena at different scales
You must be able to work well within a team to develop new tools for ongoing productions while also being able to solve shot-specific issues independently
Previous film industry and/or television experience is preferred
Coordinate with the Lighting Dept. to ensure smooth integration of FX elements
Work within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
Must work well in an environment of peers who are passionate about making great pictures
Must be able to perform under tight deadlines
Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.