FX TD

Job

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    DNEG  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    23 January 2022  
    Posted on
    23 November 2021  

FX TDs at DNEG gather a variety of 3D assets produced by our Build, Layout and Animation departments and use off the shelf software – primarily Houdini but also Maya - and custom pipeline tools to create particle, rigid body, fluid, cloth, fur and hair simulations.

Must Have:

  • Proven production experience on multiple high-end VFX feature films.
  • Proven experience in producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions, plus experience with particle and voxel based rendering.
  • An eye for details, good sense of timing, and thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics.
  • Experience in live action FX work.
  • Extensive knowledge of Houdini.
  • Familiarity with pipeline issues and problem solving.
  • Familiarity with at least one node based compositing application (Nuke preferred), and a solid understanding of the compositing process.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in other areas of visual effects (TV, Games) will also be taken into account.
  • A good general TD background.
  • Maya, Python, Hscript VEX or Mel knowledge.
  • Strong understanding of Linux/Unix based operating systems.

About You:

  • Organised, pro-active and a self-starter.
  • A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration.
  • Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques – including proprietary software.
  • Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines.
  • A positive, can-do attitude.

About Us:
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation studios for the creation of feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).

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