Glasgow, G3, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract
Axis Animation is looking for talented HOUDINI GENERALISTS and VFX ARTISTS to work on both next generation game cinematics and commercial projects.
The Role requires a broad knowledge and experience of the entire 3D Pipeline, with a focus on producing sophisticated visual effects and/or CG look development. Tasks may include lighting, shading, rendering, dynamics, and particle based VFX. While We appreciate that potential candidates may have varying levels of experience within these specific areas, we are primarily looking for people who have a proven track record in turning out great looking work using Houdini and Mantra and who can demonstrate a strong sense of cinematic aesthetics.
Generalists will be expected to have a high degree of familiarity with using Houdini and Mantra within a production environment and be able to master all relevant internal Houdini based production tools and to be able to develop new digital assets as required by production.
Candidates will work onsite in our Glasgow based studio. Immediate vacancies are for short-term contracts, with the possibility of on-going work in the future. However longer-term contracts may be offered for the right candidate.
Please note all applicants at time of application must have full working rights for the UK and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.
Founded in 2000, Axis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.
As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.
No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.
Accordingly Axis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.
In 2014, Axis were proud to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.