CFX Junior Artist


Skydance Interactive

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 the CFX Junior Artist, you will receive support and guidance from the CFX team to create the highest quality grooms, hair shading lookdev for characters of the production, develop dynamic rigs for characters and execute CFX work in shots including character simulations, geometry correctives and groom correctives.


    • Create high quality cloth, hair, fur and skin simulations & correctives for shot work in production.
    • Work within the established pipeline.
    • Assist other team members, when necessary.
    • Follow the Supervisor’s and Lead´s guidance to deliver the highest quality work, matching the style of the film.


    • At least one of the following areas of expertise, and interest in learning the others: fur, hair, shading/lookdev and hair simulation rigs; cloth simulation rigs; or muscle, flesh, skin and fat simulation rigs.
    • Having worked on at least one animated feature film.
    • Strong artistic or/and technical aptitude related to 3D animation.
    • Good knowledge of Maya.
    • Pluses: experience with grooming tools, xGen, yeti, proprietary, Ncloth, nHair, proprietary, Houdini, Marvelous Designer, Python, Maya API.
    • High English level desirable.
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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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Location: Madrid, Spain

Date posted: 2022-01-20