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Rhythm & Hues

Los Angeles, California - United States
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Houdini FX artists

Description

Rhythm & Hues is looking for talented Houdini FX artists to join our award-winning team for a variety of exciting projects. We are interested in all levels of experience from junior and intermediate to total rock star.


Responsibilities:

·      Produce high quality effects elements both from scratch and using existing setups.

·      Take on substantial tasks in deadline-intensive situations.

·      Create and execute concepts based on client and supervisor input, and then carry these through all the way to final.

·      Work closely with lighters, animators and compositors. Troubleshoot shots and take ownership of effects-related issues.

·      Contribute creatively to best achieve the client vision.



Qualifications:

·      2+ years of experience working in TV, cinematics, or film.

·      Demonstrated artistic talent, with a keen eye for movement and aesthetic detail.

·      Excellent knowledge of all aspects of Houdini.

·      High level expertise in one or more of the following areas: particles, pyro, rigid bodies, FLIP, procedural effects, VEX, wires/cloth, position-based dynamics, FEM, Mantra shader writing and look development.

·      Must be able to create shaders and to light shots.

·      At least basic compositing skills, preferably with Nuke.

·      Ability to solve problems quickly and meet challenges with enthusiasm and creativity.

·      Work well alone and as part of a team.

·      Strong communication and organizational skills. Must be able to effectively absorb direction from supervisors and provide updates on progress of work.