Overview

HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst. ca/

JOB SUMMARY
Reporting to the FX Supervisor, the FX artist receives creative direction to create high-caliber dynamic and riveting visual 3D FX. This role requires trouble shooting skills to be able to solve technical and artistic issues while meeting client requirements and production deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and produce a wide variety of realistic visual effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, water and the supernatural
Work under the guidance multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy, often exploring different approaches and looks
Work with the FX Leads to produce various elements using presets and templates, and to expand and improve upon these templates
Revise simulations based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
Coordinate with the Lighting Dept. to ensure smooth integration of FX elements
Work within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
Help develop and explore new ways to enhance results
Help teammates debug issues and learn new methods
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
3+ years live action VFX experience using FLOWLINE.
Creative ability and artistic talent, demonstrated by previous work
Strong experience in creating a wide variety of simulations (destruction, atmospheric, fluid, supernatural, etc.)
Understanding of physics, realistic motion, and assorted natural phenomena at different scales
Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a hunger to stay on the leading edge
Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
Ability to independently and proactively solve technical issues
Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive in the face of deadlines
Excellent communication skills and an open mind
Team player able to work in a cooperative, fast-paced environment
Compositing and scripting experience a plus
TOOLS AND SOFTWARE REQUIRED

3DS Max
Thinking Particles
Flowline
FumeFX
Krakatoa
Maxscript
Maya
nCloth
Realflow
BENEFITS INCLUDED
+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst. ca/

About Scanline VFX

COMPANY SUMMARY

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.