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Scanline VFX Montréal

Montréal, Quebec - Canada
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Reporting to the FX Supervisor, the FX artist receives creative direction to create high-caliber dynamic and riveting visual 3D FX. This role requires trouble shooting skills to be able to solve technical and artistic issues while meeting client requirements and production deadlines.


  • Develop and produce a wide variety of realistic visual effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, water and the supernatural
  • Work under the guidance of multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy, often exploring different approaches and looks
  • Work with the FX Leads to produce various elements using presets and templates, and to expand and improve upon these templates
  • Revise simulations based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with the Lighting Dept. to ensure smooth integration of FX elements
  • Work within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
  • Help develop and explore new ways to enhance results
  • Help teammates debug issues and learn new methods


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 
  • 4+ years live action VFX experience
  • Creative ability and artistic talent, demonstrated by previous work
  • Strong experience in creating a wide variety of simulations (destruction, atmospheric, fluid, supernatural, etc.)
  • Understanding of physics, realistic motion, and assorted natural phenomena at different scales
  • Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a hunger to stay on the leading edge
  • Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
  • Ability to independently and proactively solve technical issues
  • Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive in the face of deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and an open mind
  • Team player able to work in a cooperative, fast-paced environment
  • Compositing and scripting experience a plus
  • Flowline experience a big plus


  • 3DS Max
  • Thinking Particles
  • Flowline
  • FumeFX
  • Krakatoa
  • Maxscript
  • Maya
  • nCloth
  • Realflow

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