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FX Artist requirement at DreamWorks Dedicated Unit India

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DreamWorks Dedicated Unit, Technicolor India (DDU) is currently looking to hire FX artists to work on various theatrical features in-production including ‘Penguins of Madagascar’.


An FX Artist designs and produces visual effects images and elements for feature films


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and produce visually stunning images and effects elements for feature animation projects
  • Bring a strong sense of composition, motion, scale, and timing to effects assignments
  • Achieve the visual goals sought by directors, production designers, and supervisors
  • Offer effective creative and efficient technical solutions to problems
  • Implement FX systems developed by FX Developers and Artists into production shots
  • Stay current on department technologies and offer ideas to improve the FX pipeline
  • Demonstrate professionalism at all times within the workplace


Essential Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-5 years production experience on high-end animation or live action visual effects projects
  • Solid understanding of Houdini or similar 3D effects software, and its application to particle systems, fluid simulation, rigid body dynamics, volumetrics, and procedural geometry generation
  • Solid understanding of Nuke or similar compositing package
  • Solid understanding of the physical dynamics of natural phenomena
  • Solid understanding of computer graphics and vector mathematics principles
  • Ability to multitask and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability and desire to collaborate with other artists
  • Strong visual and problem-solving skills a must
  • Scripting/programming experience (python, C++, etc.) a plus


Job Location: Bangalore, India


Duration of contract: 12-18 months


Contact: If you are interested, please email your application to careers.ddu@technicolor.com


DDU Sizzle reel (life at DDU):



DDU 2012 Studio reel:


Edited by DreamWorks Animation India
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