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Company:
Boulder Media
Position:
Lead FX Artist - 3D
Location:
Dublin 2
Contact:
Marianne McSharry
Address:
14 Hawkins St, Dublin 2
Phone:
n/a
Date Posted:
March 7th 2017
Email:
marianne.mcsharry @ bouldermedia.tv

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Boulder Media requires a Lead FX Artist - 3D

Role: Lead FX Artist - 3D
Reporting to: CG Supervisor 

Summary of the Role
Boulder Media are recruiting for the position of Lead FX Artist. This role requires someone with a strong knowledge of 3D software and its application of 3D effects such as Particles, Fracturing, Fluids, and Dynamic Collisions.

They will be creatively and technically skilled with a strong working knowledge of effects design for animation as well as a solid foundation in Maya.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish key FX set-ups, liaising with the Art Director and the CG Supervisor to set the required creative style of the production.
  • Create re-usable FX Assets that meet the Art Director’s creative and technical requirements.
  • Collaborate with the CG Supervisor and pipeline team to ensure the project’s FX pipeline is effective and economical.
  • Provide regular progress updates to the Production Manager and CG Supervisor.
  • Manage the technical and visual quality control of the department.
  • Provide creative and technical leadership and support for the FX team.

Person Specification:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working as a VFX artist in either TV or feature film work.
  • Must have an excellent working knowledge of FX in Maya and/or Houdini and ideally Maya Dynamics and particle systems.
  • Knowledge of other programs such as Realflow, Nuke X particles, Fume and After Effects.
  • Must have a strong creative style and a thorough understanding of light, colour, shading, and FX design.
  • Knowledge of Python (and/or Mel) is considered a bonus.
  • Experience with Shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a bonus.
  • Experience in CG effects pipeline development.

The idea candidate will be/have:

  • A strong leader.
  • A team player.
  • Technically skilled.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Open to direction.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Apply Now / Email: marianne.mcsharry @ bouldermedia.tv

Deadline: April 4th 2017





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