Senior FX Artist

slatevfx is recruiting a talented FX Artist with feature experience to work on current projects. The position is based in our Sydney office at Fox Studios.

This role requires a range of FX experience utilizing Houdini in the generation of small scale fluid simulations, smoke, fire and explosion effects, Particle based FX and vellum cloth simulations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute FX simulations working primarily in Houdini with the ability to work efficiently on a variety of tasks.
  • Develop Workflows and tools for efficiently generating effects for sequences
  • Light and render FX passes for shot usage
  • Develop the look of the effects within a sequence context with the supervisionteam
  • Problem solve interoperability of FX caches with Maya
  • Be creative and proactive in executing all shots in a sequence


  • Proven and demonstrable 5+ years experience in high-end CG for feature films
  • In-depth knowledge of FX techniques, workflow within Houdini
  • Lighting and look development for photoreal FX in Mantra or Arnold
  • Thorough understanding of most CG techniques and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills with both clients and colleagues

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