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FX Technical Director

FX Technical Director

Brazen Animation is seeking an FX TD with strong technical ability in-house for various upcoming projects. We are looking for someone with great communication skills and a passion for creating visual effects for cinematics.

Responsibilities
  • Designs and creates effects animation and simulations to meet art-directed and aesthetic requirements of animation and visual effects production.
  • Shades, lights, renders and creates basic composites to demonstrate the usability of FX elements.
  • Scripts and writes expressions that allow reusability and efficiency of FX setups
Qualifications
  • Proven experience in using particle systems, RBD, soft body, cloth, hair and pyro and fluid solvers to create smoke, fire, destruction, water, hair and cloth FX
  • An eye for details, good sense of timing and aesthetics.
  • A thorough understanding of techniques and technologies as they relate to computer graphics physical simulation.
  • Familiar with at least one renderer (preferably V-Ray and Mantra)
  • Proficiency in Nuke demonstrate viable of FX elements through slapcomps.
  • Ability to create procedural setups that can be re-used in production.  
  • VFX, feature animation or episodic production experience.
  • Strong background in linear algebra math.
  • Knowledge of VEX, python, hscript, maya or mel preferred.
  • Knowledge of FX in game engines such as Unreal Engine or Unity preferred.

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.