Houdini Artist

Role Summary:

Coffee & TV are looking for a Senior FX Artist to join our thriving collective. You will have a minimum of 8 years’ experience, producing exceptional quality effects in Houdini and a sound understanding of other related packages.

Our studio is where creativity is practiced. You will be a ‘thinker’ and not just a ‘doer’, creative as well as technical, keen to further hone your skills and develop the collective capabilities of the department.

Working primarily in Houdini you will be responsible for:

  • Creating high-end effects in Houdini
  • Creating tools and scripts to facilitate workflows
  • Collaborating with 3D and 2D artists to deliver heroes, skins, maps, mounts and other supporting assets that meet the highest visual quality
  • Developing techniques to implement and optimize approved looks
  • Assisting / mentoring junior team member with any technical / artistic challenges they may have
  • Maintaining Coffee & TV’s best working practices

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that C&TV is always at the forefront of technological developments
  • Supporting the next generation of talent through inspiring training and 121 mentoring.
  • Supporting the Production department to lead creative development of projects from pitch to delivery.

General Attributes

  • Exceptionally creative. A genuine love for the craft. Calm in the face of contention.
  • Understanding of clients’ pressures, commercial awareness, an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Great communication with production and project teams.
  • A thirst to continue to learn and grow. A willingness to teach and support others.
  • Energy and confidence to pitch to clients and lead projects with clear creative vision.
  • Alignment with the company values of LOVE, TRUST, COLLABORATION, BELIEF AND EXCEPTIONAL
  • Effective home-working set up.

Please send your CV, reel and cover letter to jobs@coffeeand.tv