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Character FX Artist - Trixter Munich

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TRIXTER Munich is currently looking to hire an experienced Character FX TD

Booking time: From As soon As Possible. 6-12 months contract.

Location: Munich



Under the supervision of the CG Supervisor, the Creature FX TD is responsible for providing a wide variety of dynamic simulations and rigs for photo-realistic creatures; including clothing, fur, hair, muscle and skin.



  • ·       Creation of fur, feathers and grooming for photo-realistic creatures

  • ·       Develop simulation setups for photo-realistic creatures; including clothing, fur, hair, muscle and skin.

  • ·       Involvement in the development of departmental tools and techniques

  • ·       Regularly communicating with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines

  • ·       To be able to work with the visual effects supervisor, and the lead CG artist to determine the best creative approaches and techniques for all the different steps in a 3D production pipeline.

  • ·       Be able to deliver work within established project targets and the high quality standards of the company.


  • ·       Minimum 5 years of experience in a CFX/FX role in a VFX studio

  • ·       Previous experience on CG creature projects

  • ·       Excellent knowledge of Maya

  • ·       Excellent knowledge of Houdini

  • ·       Experience in the following dynamic simulation: cloth, hair/fur, feathers, skin and muscle

  • ·       Programming experience with Python, PySide, PyQt, VEX

  • ·       Programming experience with C++ for Maya and Houdini plug-ins, an asset

  • ·       Knowledge of 3D-related mathematics, an asset

  • ·       Experience in creating rig simulations

  • ·       Rigging skills and experience

  • ·       Self-driven, good communicator, and a great-team player

  • ·       Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • ·       Work ethic focused on the dynamism and collaboration

  • ·       Ability to perform multiple tasks set priorities and problem solving

  • ·       Good communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.

  • ·       English language skills


If your experience matches above description we are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please send your CV and demo reel by email to jobs@trixter.de.

Trixter | Recruitment Team

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