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Character FX Artist


Atomic Fiction is looking for a Character FX Artist to join our growing team! In this role, you'll be working directly with our talented artists to create believable, feature-quality digital character effects, such as cloth, hair and fur simulations.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create high quality, realistic- simulations that have proper weight, speed and desired performance.
  • Collaborate with rigging and animation teams to establish Character FX rigs, settings and workflow.
  • Meet schedules and show deadlines.
  • Work efficiently as part of a team, or independently, to complete assigned shots.
  • Submit shots for review and follow through with notes and feedback if required.

Qualifications include:

  • A good eye for speed, weight and dynamic properties of moving objects, as well as proficiency in collecting and applying reference when needed.
  • Strong knowledge of Maya, Ncloth, Qualoth or similar software.
  • Proven ability to work closely with other artists under tight production deadlines.
  • Ability to share techniques with peers and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to react and respond quickly to the needs of management and clients.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Python programming skills or capacity to create tools and scripts to facilitate workflow (a very strong asset).
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