Lead FX Artist

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Creative - 3D

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Mid Level

At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our winning team!

We are searching for an experienced Lead FX Artist to join our Vancouver studio team. The ideal candidate will have experience working with 2D FX in Harmony and 3D FX. 


What you will be doing:

  • Supervise and review the efforts of the assigned FX team, ensuring deadlines are met and creative goals are achieved according to production deadlines
  • Create natural and supernatural effects (ie, water, smoke, dust, lightning, bubbles, fire, storms, shadows, blurs, explosions, etc) to contribute to the character, location, or atmosphere
  • Provide suggestions and recommendations on technique and elements in the context of the scene
  • Actively promote and communicate sound solutions to technical and creative issues
  • Maintain and communicate a strong knowledge of innovative FX animation technologies
  • Assist in creating an “FX Production Style Guide” as-needed.
     

What you bring with you:

  • 3 to 5 years experience in animation or VFX required
  • Diploma or relevant post-secondary education required
  • Production experience to create FX in a TV series context (fluid sims, dynamics, particles, etc.)
  • Strong written / verbal communication skills (English)
  • Previous exposure to 2D FX in Harmony an asset

Why work at Bardel?

We've got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers a generous benefit package, regular social events and ongoing development opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on prominent and exciting industry projects. You will collaborate with other influential, career-minded creative professionals from around the world, and have the opportunity to grow in your career.
 

Pay: $32.50 - $42.50 / hour (based on experience)

Benefits: 

  • Extended health benefits available upon completion of probationary period (3 months)  
  • Salary increases based on performance

Number of positions available: 2


What we want to see in your application:   

Tell us why YOU are the person for the position and how you meet the position’s criteria. Forward us your current resume and samples of your work (eg. a link to your website or reel – don’t hesitate to show off a little!). 

How to apply:

Please visit our website at http://www.bardel.ca/now-hiring/ to apply.   

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we will only be in touch with those that are a compelling match for one of our current openings.

 

Position: Lead FX Artist   
Location: Vancouver, BC

Company: Bardel Entertainment Inc.   
Address: 1523 West 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1J8

Terms of employment: Full-time (contract)   
Language of work: English

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