[Sidefx-houdini-list] JOB: Houdini TDs : Cutting Edge : Sydney and Brisbane

Rangi Sutton rangi at kanuka.com.au
Mon Jul 23 00:42:47 EDT 2012


Cutting Edge Post is seeking freelance Houdini TDs and TAs for feature film.

You will be working in a VFX team led by experienced and award winning
Houdini artists. We will be creating complex dynamic effects, where
the tools and workflow will be supplied to you. Your contributions to
improving on the tool set will be welcomed. Most of all, your eye to
an interesting piece of choreography and skills in controlling
dynamics will be appreciated.

This is a fun project where the visuals will be more spectacular than
subtle, with plenty of room for creative input.

Roles: Senior and Mid level houdini TD and TAs.
Location: Either of Brisbane or Sydney studios
Project: High profile Feature Film
Commencement: Staged hiring, August through to October.
Duration: Up to 6 months

Responsibilities:
* Taking established visual effects setups and apply to assigned shots
* Running dynamics simulations
* Tweaking shader setups
* Shot lighting
* Multi-layered rendering
* Create temp comps to test your elements
* Contributing to setups and workflow enhancements.

Requirements:
* 3 Years experience in 3D VFX
* Flare for dynamics
* Lighting and rendering in layers
* Elementary compositing
* Either of:
** 2 years houdini experience or/
** Experience with Maya, using advanced proceduralism and an eagerness
to learn houdini.

Desirable skills:
* Feature film experience
* Mantra rendering
* HDA creation
* Python scripting
* Shader creation (VEX, or RSL)
* Nuke compositing.

Application:
Please email Rangi Sutton with your application
To: rsutton at cuttingedge.com.au
Subject: Houdini TD Application
Please include CV, a link to your reel and and shot breakdown.



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