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FX Artist – LEGO® 2 (Vancouver)

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  • FX Artist – LEGO® 2 (Vancouver)

    Are you an FX Artist interested in working with us on our first Animated Feature?!

    What you’ll get to do:
    • Understand the visual requirements for the film and in consultation with your Lead and Supervisor on procedures and techniques that will enable these to be met
    • Contribute creative feedback in reviews
    • Understand department pipeline including all assets and tools, and their purpose
    • Take direction from Supervisor and/or Lead to develop particle and fluid simulations
    • Take direction from Supervisor and/or Lead to develop techniques and rigs to achieve and optimize approved looks
    • Understand the processes of adjoining departments (e.g. Lighting and Compositing) and communicate with these departments as needed
    • Become proficient with the departments propriety tools
    What you bring:
    • 3+ years’ experience on feature films, TV and/or animated feature
    • Experience in working on FX and simulations
    • Proven ability and experience in Houdini FX tools (Maya experience a Bonus)
    • Ability to craft Non Photoreal FX, from a creative brief
    • General understanding of traditional animation techniques, i.e. squash and stretch, anticipation, and key framing
    • Houdini: SOPs/DOPs/POPs essential
    • Houdini: Vex and Python knowledge desirable
    • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to meet deadlines with high quality output
    • Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize assigned tasks
    • Attention to design and artistic detail
    • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
    • Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with long term quality.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to efficiently organise and prioritise work across multiple areas

    Please include in your reel examples of:
    • Complex and problem solving FX shot work
    • Houdini simulations
    • Any digital assets and setups you've contributed to, created or developed yourself
    • Any macro FX or miniature FX work a bonus!

    What do you value?

    Family culture – we produce amazing award winning films in a culture that is passionate, fun, friendly and family oriented
    Benefits - we've got you covered from day one! Massage, dental, and an on-site gym, to name a few
    Work/Life balance - we understand that people have families and activities outside of work, so we work hard to create a balance between work and life
    Social animals – join your co-workers in various social activities such as after work drinks, bake-offs, creative competitions and sporting events

    Interested? Check out our online application form via the following link:

    Animal Logic recently completed production on The LEGO® Batman Movie, The Great Wall and The LEGO® Ninjago Movie. Animal Logic is currently in production on Peter Rabbit (2018) and The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). See our new and improved website for more:!

    If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic, Vancouver.