13 Jul 2018

Temporary FX TD at Blue Zoo

Blue Zoo Animation – Posted by Blue ZooLondon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic FX TD to work on a wide variety of dynamic simulations. We need someone who is creative, a great collaborator and an excellent problem solver. The successful applicant will demonstrate thorough attention to detail, be super pro-active and able to quickly integrate and communicate well in a small team.

Key Responsibilities:
– Create physical Dynamic simulation like Water, Fire, Smoke, etc or craft a brand new abstract effect
– Give and receive feedback from other Departments
Working in a fast-paced environment and within tight schedules.

Required Skills:
– Good Knowledge of Maya: Maya Fluid – Nparticle – NCloth – Rigid Body (3D generalist knowledge is a plus)
– General knowledge and good understanding of Houdini, possibly experienced with dynamic simulations such as Flip Fluid and Pyro
– Good understanding of animation and an eye for motion
– Good understanding of the entire visual effects process
– Familiarity with pipeline issues, especially working between multiple packages
– A working knowledge of at least one compositing application (e.g. Nuke) and a solid understanding of the compositing process.

Personal Skills:
– Excellent communication skills
– Exceptional eye for detail
– Super pro-active and able to work autonomously as well as collaboratively
– Ability to quickly integrate & communicate well in a small team
– Willingness to take and act on feedback
– Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work within tight schedules

Required Experience:
– Educated to degree standard OR possess at least one year’s experience of working in a professional studio

Benefits & perks:
– Subsidised local gym membership
– Unlimited tea, coffee & breakfast
– Opportunity to participate in our short film programme
– Opportunity to internally pitch TV series concepts
– Profit participation (After 2 years)
– Free beer every Friday!

– Role is in our central London studio (Fitzrovia)
– Next to Regents Park (lovely for lunchtime in Summer!)
– Next to 3 tube stations (Regents Park, Great Portland St & Warren St)
– 5 mins from Euston & Marylebone stations
– 10 min walk from Soho

Contract type: fixed term for 6 weeks
Salary: Depending on experience



Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: TD. Job expires in 20 days.

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