Creature FX TD

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • 31/03/2023


Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

We’re looking for creative, talented CFX Artists to join our team working across Episodic, Advertising and Immersive projects. This is a varied field and we are interested in speaking to experienced CG Creature Artists who have experience using Houdini. We are looking for a Junior/Mid artist who is interested in growing with the team.


  • Working on all aspects of CFX predominantly using Houdini
  • The creation of simulation setups for cloth, hair and muscle for creatures using Houdini and additional proprietary tools
  • Shot execution using simulation setups/rigs and the delivery of finished assets to the Lighting department
  • Liaison with Creature FX TDs and other departments involved in the creature workflow – Modelling, Rigging, Animation and Lighting
  • Involvement in the development of departmental tools and techniques
  • Meeting set schedules and deadlines while maintaining the highest standards
  • Regularly communicating with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines

Job requirements

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience on high end CG creature projects
  • A thorough knowledge of Houdini (preferable) or Maya
  • Experience liaising with other departments involved in the creature workflow – Modelling, Rigging, Animation and Lighting
  • Thorough knowledge of your area of creature specialisation and a broad understanding of the other areas
  • Good problem solving skills
  • An appreciation of both the aesthetic and technical requirements of the role
  • A good eye for detail
  • A strong work ethic, and a willingness to be involved in both development and shot execution
  • The ability to work as part of a team in a challenging and deadline orientated environment
  • A good understanding of pipeline and workflow issues
  • Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to liaise across departments

Desirable Skills:

  • Programming/scripting experience (e.g. VEX,, Python and/or C++)
  • Experience of developing tools, scripts and plug-ins to help streamline workflow
  • Experience of working under a Unix/Linux systems environment
  • Grooming knowledge is a plus

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.

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