Lead FX/SIM Artist
Rodeo FX
Montreal, Québec, Canada
19h ago

Job Description

The Lead FX establish, in cohesion with the FX Supervisor, working methods for the team, taking into account the technical requirements of the pipeline, present and future.

The Lead FX supervises, guides and develops the team and acts as a mentor.


  • Create high quality, visually stunning, hyper realistic simulation on feature film projects (organic, destruction, pyrotechnic...);
  • Act as an FX consultant, working closely with the CG and FX Supervisors to find the best approaches to technical and artistic challenges;
  • Act as a mentor and inspire, motivate and develop the talent of FX Artists;
  • Assist the FX Supervisor in developing the talent and culture of the team;
  • Ensures that Rodeo quality standards are met;
  • Ongoing communication with Production regarding the teams' schedules and deadlines.
  • Qualifications


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a VFX Studio;
  • Minimum 1 year as a lead;
  • Excellent knowledge of Houdini (Vellum, Pyro and Solaris);
  • Good knowledge of FX Lookdev and render;
  • Previous experience with Linux;
  • Knowledge of Python;
  • An understanding of an overall pipeline;
  • Having a nice artistic sense.

  • Enthusiastic with a creative mind ;
  • Autonomous with a good sense of initiative ;
  • Diligent and rigorous with strong attention to details ;
  • Comfortable in a changing environment and under pressure ;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills ;
  • Dynamic work ethic focused on dynamism and collaboration ;
  • Ability to solve problems ;
  • Excellent management of priorities and deadlines.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Additional Information

  • Permanent Contract
  • Full Time
  • Collective Insurance ; Dialogue ; Optima
  • At Rodeo, we strongly believe that diversity brings crucial value to us, our clients and our work. We are committed to hiring the best talent and not discriminate based upon race, gender identities, abilities, age, religion, sexual preference, national and ethnic origins, or any other characteristics that make you who you are! In our hiring processes and at the company, we have a zero tolerance policy towards any type of less favourable treatment or discrimination in any form.

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