Location: Montreal

We’re looking for a CFX lead to guide and develop our team and act as a mentor to our artists. You will need to assess the skills and the level of each member of your team and be able to allocate workloads accordingly. You’ll also work closely with the supervisor to determine the best methods and workflow for each of your projects.

Key Responsibilities

Creation of photo-realistic creatures’ setup; including cloth, fur, hair, feathers, muscle and skin
Act like a mentor to inspire and motivate the artists
Assist the CFX supervisor in developing the talent and culture of the team
Work closely with the visual effect’s supervisor, and the CG supervisor to determine the best creative approaches and techniques for all the different steps in a 3D production pipeline
Deliver work within established project targets
Ensure that the CFX output is clean and tech checked when handed over to downstream depts
Create project specific guidelines if needed, and communicates them to the team in a clear, well documented way (prerolls, tool guidelines, specific assets…)
Filter only the necessary production information to the team and defuses stress
Ensure that Rodeo quality standards are met

Qualifications & Experience

5+ years of experience in a VFX studio
Expertise with the following types of dynamic simulation: cloth, hair/fur, feathers, skin and muscle
Strong Houdini background
Experience with shot modeling
Experience with groom

Profile & Skills

Able to multi-task, set priorities and find solutions
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Open to direction and able to embrace change
Great team-player


Knowledge in Python and VEX
Knowledge in Katana

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