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Character FX Artist

Renee Pirieby on Feb 19, 2018
Cinesite Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
3D : 3D Animation
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $80,000.00 - $100,000.00
Experience Required
3+ Years
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Description
Cinesite Vancouver Inc is hiring Character FX Artists to join us on an exciting new animated feature film, The Addams Family!

• Responsible for one or more of the following areas:
o rigging dynamic simulation in Maya,
o groom fur/hair,
o run cloth, hair, fur shots.
• Execute cloth, hair and fur shot works with artisticity and within scheduled time frame.
• Proactively looking for ways to improve current practices and efficiency.
• Troubleshoot CFX related issues
• May help mentor junior artists

• 3+ year of work experience in Cloth and Hair/Fur in a high-end 3D animation/VFX productions as a Character FX or Creature artist.
• Proficiency with nCloth and/or XGen in Maya.
• Works well under pressure and deadlines and deliver requests with quick turn-around.
• Take direction well.
• Can handle shots independently.
• Have artistic eyes for cloth and hair dynamics and the look of fur.
• A broad understanding of rigging terminologies and geometry topology and deformations.
• Problem solver, capable to find solutions for wide range of technical challenges.
• Good communication skills.
• Positive attitude and team player.
• Open to new ideas and new practices.
• Worked with Katana and/or RenderMan is a plus.
• Yeti experience is a plus.
• Houdini experience is a plus.
• Scripting in Mel and Python is a plus.

Location: 708 Powell, Vancouver, BC
Full time, contract position
$80,000 – $100,000 CAD per year
(2) positions available
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