Senior FX Artist
Job Details
Other - Any City, CA
Fully Remote
FX Artist

Position:         Senior FX Artist

Location:         Remote

Facility:           Crafty Apes


Crafty Apes is a high-end visual effects boutique with a strong foothold in features and episodic television. We are hiring a Temporary Senior FX Artist with experience in episodic TV and feature film formats. The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable team player with a great attitude and able to make fast turnarounds.   This is a 3-month contract to start.



Work with the Supervisors and Production to create photo real FX for assigned show(s).

Meet all milestones while adhering to the show’s schedules.

Produce look-tests based upon provided reference materials.

Tackle challenging situations in a fast-paced environment.

Take direction and effectively communicate with team and management. Ensure that all work carried out on the show(s) fits within the company’s pipeline where possible.


BA/BS preferred.

Minimum 3 years proficiency in using 3ds Max for FX creation, as well as any FX Plugins such as PhoenixFD, Tyflow, and Thinking Particles.

Proven experience in an episodic TV and feature pipeline.

Knowledge of and and/or all of the following:

o Rigid body and particle dynamics

o Volume modeling and rendering

o Procedural geometry generation

o Fluid dynamics

Strong understanding of physical dynamics and natural phenomena.

Experience with one or more other professional software packages such as Maya or Houdini

Scripting proficiency, a plus.

Good communication skills and ability to take exact direction from show leads and supervisors.


Crafty Apes LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.