- FX Artist

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FX Artist


FX Artist

• Emerging Level
Skills: N/A


The Mill: We are looking for an FX Artist to join our CG team in London.

Category Art Department  Special Effects 
Location London, United Kingdom
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 10, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We are looking for artists who can create natural phenomena such as smoke, fire, water, clouds and physical destruction as well as simulated versions of character specific FX such as hair, muscles, cloth and skin as well as simulations to mimic crowd-like behaviour. As an FX Artist at you would be responsible for simulating, lighting, rendering and basic compositing of complex shots. 

  • Creating realistic fluid, particle, rigid-body, cloth, fur and crowd simulations. 
  • Lighting and shading your work to produce the final rendered image or passing the caches on to a Lighting Technical Director. 
  • Use various commercial and proprietary tools including Houdini & Maya. 
  • Working within a team to create the best solutions for the required effects.
  • Designing procedural solutions to create FX.
  • Compositing reviewable versions of FX elements in a shot. 
What you'll need
  • A good understanding of the entire visual effects process.
  • An excellent understanding of FX simulation and procedural animation.
  • Previous experience producing FX such as smoke, fire, water, clouds, destruction, cloth, hair/fur and crowds.
  • A good understanding of composition.
Technical Skills
  • Very strong knowledge of Houdini.
  • A good level of knowledge of Arnold and Mantra.
  • Working knowledge of Nuke and an understanding of the compositing process.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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