Visual FX Artist

Job Description:

Tangent is seeking talented 3D Visual Effects Artists with experience and knowledge of the principles of 3D Visual Effects, lighting and compositing to join our growing team. Working knowledge of Maya, 3dsMax and/or Blender and Fusion or Toxic (Composite) is required, and knowledge of Afterworks FumeFX is very beneficial. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high-quality animation. Candidates should thrive as part of a team and take direction well.


*Work from 2D thumbnails and colour guides to develop and create visual effects, lighting setups and compositing setups that are compatible with Tangent Animation's production pipeline.

*Must be able to work collaboratively to ensure the look of the visual effects, lighting and compositing adheres to the style and vision and the rendering performance goals set out by the VFX Supervisor, and CG Supervisor.

*Attend visual effects reviews and adjust/refine the visual effects, lighting setup and compositing as indicated by the VFX Supervisor, Director and CG Supervisor.

*Deliver work in a timely manner, following standards and practices defined by Tangent Animation.


*We prefer artists that have 2 or more years of professional experience working with 3dsMax, Maya or other professional animation and lighting software.

*Online demo reel or portfolio that demonstrates your expertise in 3D visual effects, lighting and compositing is essential.

*Prefer artists with experience using Afterworks FumeFX volumetric simulation software.

*Must possess the ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Director(s) as necessary.

*Knowledge of 3D animation production pipeline is beneficial.


Reports To:
Lead Visual FX Artist
Visual Effects


Start Date:
Jan 09 2017
End Date:
Jan 01 2018

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