TV FX TD

Performance (Animation, Creature, and FX) Los Angeles, United States


Description

FX TDs at Double Negative 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, pyro, rigid body, fluid, cloth, fur and hair simulations.

 

Must Have

  • Minimum 3 years of high-end episodic TV or feature film VFX experience
  • Proven experience in producing photoreal 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 (Games, Commercials) will also be taken into account
  • A good general TD background
  • Maya, Python, Hscript 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, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.