CG FX Artist (Houdini) – Atomic Vancouver

CG FX Artist (Houdini) – Atomic Vancouver

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated FX Artist to join our next exciting action CG production.


  • Design and animate effects utilizing Houdini for smoke, clouds, fires, lava and water that meet the technical and aesthetic standards of the project.
  • Work with DFX supervisor, lighting team and CG Supervisor to determine the best possible technical and creative approaches to be able to work smoothly within the pipeline.
  • Take direction from FX Leads and FX TDs as well as provide guidance and some mentorship to other FX Artists
  • Produce look tests based on provided concepts
  • Work within show structure and production deadlines to complete tasks
  • Meet deadlines as assigned by production management


  • 3+ years of experience in the CG animation industry
  • Excellent knowledge of Houdini Dynamic tools
  • Experience rendering with Mantra
  • Basic knowledge with Nuke, an asset
  • Basic knowledge of Renderman and/or Katana an asset
  • Requires understanding of physical dynamics and natural phenomena
  • Self-driven, good communicator, and a great-team player
  • Strong technical and communication skills within a show structure
  • Ability to perform multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident preferred.
  • Must be able to work in the studio; BC resident preferred.

START DATE: January 2019 & March 2019