We are looking for a Houdini FX Artists with some experience in creating high-end 3D effects. This is a full-time (35 hours per week ) position for an enthusiastic person looking to become a part of our team. Someone who is creative and technical, who can assist student working on a variety of projects. Generalist skills are beneficial for this position.
This full-time position would entail:
-One on one helping students during lab time.
-Assistance for reference gathering trips, shoots for group projects and practical FX, VFX studio tours, and general help with on/off site activities.
-Basic lecture/public speaking abilities and the willingness to grow with the position to eventually deliver some classes.
-The adoption and application of our FX and teaching methodologies, and a general helpful/positive outlook for the growth and progress of students.
-Continued self-learning as software and workflows advance.
-Organizing curriculum and archival of work and lectures
-Assisting with project setup (possible match move or tracking)
-Assisting with marketing of student work
-Organize asset libraryThe ideal candidate would be someone who is proficient in Houdini FX. This would not be a short term/contract job, therefore a sincere interest in teaching and FX education is also necessary.
-Teaching experience is a bonus.
Experience and Skills:
· beginner to mid level of Houdini proficiency.
· Basic Nuke/compositing proficiency.
· Linux proficiency
· General 3D Experience in a 3D package such as Maya, Max etc…
· Previous teaching experience in a post-secondary environment.
· Excellent communication skills
· Strong time management / organizational skills.
· Positive attitude and solid work ethic.
· Experience in a studio environment in 3D or FX.
· Experience with other FX software such as Fumefx, Realflow, Bifrost, Massive, or proprietary
· Understanding of Python scripting.
Wage range: $15-21.00 based on experience
This position would start March 2018
About Lost Boys Studios
Lost Boys is one of the world's leading visual effects Schools and one of the only school offering a dedicated FX TD program