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Animation - Madrid

FX Trainee

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
 
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
As an FX trainee, you will be supporting the FX team in creating all kinds of simple effects based on volumes, particle systems, and rigid bodies… with in-house tools in Houdini.  

Responsibilities

  • Generates pre-comps of the effects for review with the Tutor.
  • Be able to create simple effects and go through already built rigs. 
  • Creativity solving technical challenges. 
  • Requirements

  • A good level of English is required. 
  • Knowledge of Houdini.
  • Knowledge of Nuke, Arnold, VEX/Python, and Maya (optional & must).
  • Predisposition to respond positively to the duties assigned and deadlines.
  • Attitude of collaboration with others, inside and outside their team.
  • Able to effectively express, transmit and present ideas.
  • Deliver on time and in full basic results complying with the duties demanded.
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Quickly assimilates basic information.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • #Animation

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