MID-SENIOR FX ARTIST

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We are looking for FX artists join our talented team. The successful applicants will work on an exciting range of upcoming high-profile original Netflix films and series.

Get in touch today at talent@frontiervfx.com!

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Handle high-complexity bespoke FX for shots and show an ability to find and match to reference.

Author tools and setups that are stable, tidy and as simple as possible. Be able to provide documentation and support to the artists using them.

Have an exceptional understanding of physics and cameras to replicate real-world phenomena to a high level as well as the ability to create stylized FX.

Ensure any tools or setups you’ve made are allowing the team to hit their own deadlines.

Assist in the development of any given project’s FX, through technical workflows and artistic refinement.

Work closely with Supervisors, Production and the 2D team to achieve the Director or Showrunner’s vision.

Be present and vocal in all relevant dailies sessions, setting an example within the team and representing Frontier in terms of professionalism and culture.

You are self-motivated and self-reliant while able to work well with other people.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Excellent knowledge of Houdini and the use of fluids, cloth, fur, particles and/or rbd’s.

A thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects.

A solid understanding of the requirements of other areas of visual effects, from modelling and lighting, to rigging and animation.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

Experience using Shotgun on productions.

Programming skills with Mel and Python is ideal.

A good working knowledge of Arnold and experience with lighting and rendering effects is an advantage.

ABOUT YOU

Strong problem-solving skills and an ability to troubleshoot pipeline issues as well as being able to resolve shot-specific technical challenges independently.

Able to share knowledge and techniques with other artists.

Participate in creative and technical discussions.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

2+ years 3D industry experience working on high end film, TV or commercials.

LOCATION

Work from home, based in QC

CONTRACT TYPE

Various contract durations are available

START DATE

Immediate

SALARY

Depending on experience

HOW DO I APPLY?

Send a short cover email to: talent@frontiervfx.com

Include your Demo Reel, Portfolio and CV.

Add the position you are applying for in the subject of the email.

All applicants must maintain a residence in the region of Quebec.

Please note – Frontier operates 100% remotely. In order to be considered for this job, you will need to be able to work from home. If shortlisted for an interview, you will be asked some questions to assess your homeworking capability. All candidates must be located in Quebec.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

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At Frontier we believe that our strength lies in our differences. These help us to take different perspectives, challenge norms and create a special environment based on mutual respect. Frontier is an equal opportunities employer. Employment with us is based on a person’s extraordinary talent and potential. No candidate will receive any less favourable treatment based on their age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual preference or any other factor that has no bearing on an individual’s ability to perform their job.