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FuseFX

Van Nuys, - United States
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Animator

Description

FuseFX has an opening in Los Angeles! We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented Animator with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team.

FuseFX is an award-winning Visual Effects Studio providing visual effects services for episodic television, feature films, commercials, virtual productions, and VR. Founded in 2006, the company employs 800+ personnel across eight studio locations and three brands. Our flagship studio is in Los Angeles, CA, with locations in New York City, Vancouver, BC., and Atlanta. Our Montreal, Toronto, and Bogota studios are serviced by FOLKS VFX, who joined FuseFX in 2020. The Adelaide, Australia studio is serviced by Rising Sun Pictures, who joined FuseFX in 2021.

  Traits of a successful FuseFX Animator:

  • Proficiency in Maya animation toolset, Thinking Particles, FumeFX, Particle Flow, Krakatoa, V-Ray
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience animating quadrupeds and bipeds
  • Strong understanding of animation principles in traditional and digital techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of FK/IK systems
  • Rigging and Skin weighting skills a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience in a production environment
  • Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
  • Strong creative and technical abilities
  • Serve as an active participant in team discussions, critiques and reviews
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated
  • Must be able to work under the guidance of a CG Supervisor or VFX Supervisor to achieve desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy
  • Proven development skills
  • Develop and produce realistic representations of FX design, i.e. smoke, fire, water, particles, hair, using computer-assisted design (3dsMax) software for feature films, tv, or commercials
 
Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.