FX Senior Artist

Madrid, Spain

Animation - Madrid

Fx Senior helps to develop effects, pipelines and digital assets in Houdini. 


  • Artistic:
  • Ability to work on different artistic styles.
  • Generates pre-comps of the effects to integrate them in the environment.
  • Strong artistic skills to be able to add dramatic flair to environments, characters, etc, through the creative use of effects
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Strong sense for timing in animation
  • Technical:
  • Deep knowledge of CG effects with Houdini. Knowledge of Maya and Arnold are a big plus
  • Will help to develop complex effects, Houdini Digital Assets and pipelines to be used by the Fx team
  • Management:
  • Works together with the Fx Lead to contribute towards their artistic and professional growth.
  • Follows supervisor’s and lead's guidance
  • Keep up on current artistic methodologies and on technology trends and tools that best suit the production and the company, in the development of a stronger creative and technical environment


  • Professional experience:
  • Over 4 years of professional experience in VFX or animation industries
  • At least 3 year of experience in the animation industry
  • Artistic and or Technical qualifications:
  • VEX/Python scripting abilities, are a big plus
  • Language qualifications:
  • High English level desirable

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.

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