FX Lead

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Job Description

FX Lead creates high-caliber dynamic and riveting visual 3D effects. They troubleshoot and solve technical and artistic issues to meet client requirements and production deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates a wide variety of realistic effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, and water
  • Works under the guidance of multiple supervisors to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy, often exploring different approaches and looks
  • Works with the FX leads to produce various elements using presets and templates, and to expand and improve upon these templates
  • Revises simulations based on client and supervisor feedback in a timely manner
  • Coordinates with the lighting department to ensure seamless integration of FX elements
  • Works within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
  • Helps develop and explore new ways to enhance results
  • Helps team debug issues and learn new methods


  • Previous experience in live action visual effects for feature films or high level television
  • Creative ability and artistic talent, demonstrated by previous work
  • Knowledge of¬† Maya and/or Houdini
  • Strong experience in creating a wide variety of simulations (destruction, atmospheric, fluid, supernatural, etc.)
  • Understanding of physics, realistic motion, and assorted natural phenomena on different scales
  • Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a keenness to stay on the leading edge
  • Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
  • Ability to work and solve technical issues independently
  • Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrives under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and an open mind
  • Team player able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Compositing and scripting experience is a plus
  • Flowline experience is highly desirable


  • Flowline
  • Thinking Particle
  • FumeFX
  • Krakatoa
  • MAXScript




Job Type

Full Time

Software Knowledge

maya, houdini

Skills Requirement

Visual Effects,

Closing Date


How to Apply

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