Industrial Brothers Job Board

FX Lead
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Description

Introduction

 
Industrial Brothers is looking for an FX LEAD with experience creating dynamic digital visual effects for our exciting new CG animated production.   
 

Company

 
Industrial Brothers is a full-service animation studio that creates and produces its own children’s content.
 
Driven by the imagination of its artists, led by the dedication of its producers and inspired by the innovation of its tech team, Industrial Brothers has created brands that span across toys, TVs and interactive experiences.
 
 

Position Overview

 
We need someone to step into the role with our team ready-equipped with the experience and tenacity to create, manage, review and optimize high quality FX assets, while continuously seeking opportunities to inspire, realize, and improve visuals. We are looking for both an outstanding FX Artist and a great leader - a veteran who possesses a strong understanding of FX fundamentals, a great production sense and the creative & technical prowess to create beautiful FX. Someone with care and empathy for the team, whose goal is to empower others and support and drive the team to achieve their best work.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Create, manage, review and optimize FX assets 
  • Collaborate with other artists and departments such as Director, Modeling, Rigging, Lighting  and Art to create the aesthetic vision of the production 
  • Work closely with the Tech Team and CG supervisors to define the workflow and pipeline for the FX department
  • Work closely with the IT and tech team to provide technical solutions
  • Take direction from Director, Art Director and CG supervisor
  • Collaborate on research & development, and Look Dev Key FX with the Art Director
  • Provide creative and technical assistance to the team
  • Meet deadlines as assigned by production management

Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the animation or film industry
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in leadership and/or people management
  • Degree in computer animation
  • A strong creative portfolio
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of Houdini FX, Maya and Redshift 
  • Understanding of 3D lighting, particle effects, compositioning, animation principles and techniques
  • Strong knowledge of physical dynamics 
  • Ability to implement feedback and suggestions 
  • Excellent team management skills 
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus
  • Knowledge of 2D FX is a plus
  • Experience working in pre-school or children’s TV is a plus
 
 Ontario residency and Canadian Citizenship required.

Interested candidates to share the link their demo reels, along with their resume.

Industrial Brothers is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
All candidates MUST be a Canadian Citizen or have PR Status or have an Open Work Permit. We are not able to review applications from artist that are non Citizens/PR/Work Permit holders.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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