Houdini & Maya CG Artist

Fifth Wall VFX

St Albans, United Kingdom

Are you a self-motivated commercially minded Mid-Weight CG Artist who loves creating VFX, Branded Content and Motion Graphics?

Fifth Wall is an award-winning CG & VFX Studio based in St Albans. We rely on talented and enthusiastic artists to help us create amazing content for some of the world’s biggest brands.

We are looking for a Mid-weight CG Artist who will bring energy, ideas, a strong understanding of 2D and 3D design, and a working knowledge of compositing. Your tools of choice are Houdini and Maya.

In our agile team, we work both independently and under direction. Flexibility, creativity and personal responsibility are key.

About you:

  • You have 4 years commercial/ short form experience.
  • You have 2 years + Houdini experience.
  • You understand different delivery formats (TVC, Print, Social Media.)
  • You value creative ownership of the projects you lead.
  • You can adapt your pipeline - we tailor our approach on a project-by-project basis.
  • You have experience working as part of a small team of artists.
  • You are keen to offer the team suggestions or insights which can benefit the company as a whole.
  • You have experience working directly with clients and presenting creative solutions.
  • You can provide accurate time estimates for tasks.
  • You are as happy building an animatic from a storyboard as you are creating procedural effects in Houdini.
  • You like short, fast turnaround projects and get huge satisfaction delivering on schedule and budget for a happy client.

About us:

  • We are a small team – everyone’s voice is heard and new ideas are encouraged.
  • We work on interesting projects with great people.
  • We are creative problem solvers, innovators and are curious about industry developments.
  • We encourage Personal Creative Development in downtime.
  • Generous holiday allowance.

Software Requirements:

  • Our main creative tools are Maya, Houdini, Substance, Z-Brush and Redshift. For this role we are looking for someone who can bring Houdini expertise. You should also have knowledge of After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop.

Other details:

  • Hours of work: 9.30am – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire (Studio based)
  • Salary: Circa £40k Depending on experience.

Please send a cover letter, CV and Portfolio to apply.

Following an initial phone/ zoom interview, selected candidates will be asked to complete a small project test as part of the application process. On review of these, successful candidates will then be invited to a face-to-face interview.

Applications close on 20th March 2023.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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