Senior Houdini Artist

Location
Tampere, Remote
Date
February 8, 2024

We are looking for a Senior Houdini Artist to join our awesome team in Tampere, Finland to work with us on our upcoming TV-series and feature film projects. 

The Senior Houdini Artist will work alongside our other Artists and make sure that all 3D and FX elements will work smoothly within the VFX pipeline. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional troubleshooting skills and be able to solve technical/artistic problems in a fast-paced and creative team environment.

Responsibilities

  • Efficiently create and render exceptionally realistic 3D and FX elements under the direction of the VFX Supervisor and CG Supervisor
  • Final Houdini 3D scene assembly and output, including Digital Asset creation, setting up lighting and rendering final outputs on our render farm
  • Working closely with Animators and Compositors to ensure your renders will work smoothly within pipeline
  • Ability to work on animation as necessary in order to meet FX animation objectives
  • As a Senior Houdini Artist you offer your advice and help whenever the team needs it. You are a team player who can work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Extensive Houdini experience (5+ years) creating realistic effects and animation for feature films
  • Ability to produce photoreal work using Mantra, Arnold and/or V-ray  
  • Experience in shading, lighting and rendering
  • A strong eye for composition, light, and color
  • Prior experience creating photo-real FX elements for a feature film
  • A positive 'can-do' attitude and ability to think on your feet
  • Willingness to grow, learn new methods, and share knowledge with others
  • High level of demonstrated experience and proficiency in Houdini
  • Good technical knowledge and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills are a must

Bonus skills

  • Experience with fluid dynamics and destruction VFX
  • Experience with Maya / V-ray
  • Experience in Unreal Engine
  • Pipeline development for Houdini

Software Requirements

  • Houdini (required)
  • Mantra, Arnold and/or V-ray
  • Nuke (compositing and scripting experience is a plus)

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