We are looking for a Houdini FX Artists with some experience in creating high-end 3D effects. This is a full-time 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.

Beneficial skills:
· 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: $18-25.00  based on experience

This position would start March 2018

E-mail: admin@lostboys-studios.com

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Lost Boys is one of the world's leading visual effects Schools and one of the only school offering a dedicated FX TD program