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WORKING AT CAUSE AND FX

We foster a close-knit, inclusive workplace where everyone is comfortable contributing ideas and pitching in as a team to tame VFX challenges. We embrace our individual diversities and our unfiltered selves are always in attendance. Our culture of camaraderie and warmth is as important to us as sending the next generation of kick-ass VFX out into the world.

OPEN POSITIONS

Our Studio is located in Auckland, Zealand. We embrace a hybrid work environment and would love to hear from candidates in New Zealand and Australia. Long and short term contracts available.

We are always on the lookout for collaborative, talented people to join our team and help create incredible VFX while having the time of our lives doing it.

Apply for a role from the current open positions below or register your interest for future positions via recruitment@causeandfx.nz.

HOUDINI FX ARTIST

Houdini FX Artist
Term: 6-12 months

Cause and FX are looking for positions starting immediately.

We are currently accepting applications from FX TDs residing & legal to work in New Zealand but open to consider remote artists.

 

  • You have 3-5 years of FX experience in both the TV and Feature work arena.
  • You have a solid working knowledge / Understanding of Houdini and Redshift.
  • You have experience taking pyro, vellum, and fluids from concept through to sim and final render.
  • You have a great creative eye and enjoy collaborating with your team to produce the best results.
  • You have understanding of all aspects of VFX production, and enjoy working in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • You are self-motivated, a team player, and organise.
  • communicate constantly with other departments about schedules and deadlines and work to these efficiently.
  • Experience using Karma is a bonus.

If you would love to work at Cause & FX and fit this role, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

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LIGHTING TD

Lighting Artist
Term: 6-12 months

Cause and FX are looking for positions starting immediately.

We are currently accepting applications from LIGHTING TDs residing & legal to work in New Zealand but open to consider remote artists.

 

  • You have 3-5 years of experience in both the TV and Feature work arena.
  • you have experience with photoreal surfacing, lighting and rendering in Houdini using Redshift
  • A strong knowledge / understanding of colour space and the scientific principles behind creating realistic lighting and knowledge of lighting techniques
  • able to overcome obstacles, use the most cutting-edge technology to find new ways to achieve a creative vision
  • communicate constantly with other departments about schedules and deadlines and work to these efficiently
  • You are self-motivated, a team player, and organised.

If you would love to work at Cause & FX and fit this role, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

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LEAD ROTO AND PREP ARTIST

Lead Roto and Prep Artist
Term: 6-12 months

Cause and FX are looking for positions starting immediately.

We are currently accepting applications from Lead Roto and Prep Artists residing & legal to work in New Zealand but open to consider remote artists.

 

  • 5+ years experience in Roto, Prep, Paint in VFX and expert technical skills in this area.
  • A working knowledge of Nuke.
  • A critical eye for detail and strong communication skills.
  • A good artist with knowledge of composition and colour.
  • A strong eye for detail and precision.
  • Able to work under pressure amongst a large team.
  • A resilient and positive attitude and a proactive communication style.
  • Able to take direction and feedback well from Compositors and Supervisors.
  • A knowledge and interest in photography and digital manipulation is helpful.
  • Previous experience leading a show or team is a plus.
  • Knowledge of checking outsourced work is a plus.

If you would love to work at Cause & FX and fit this role, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

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SENIOR NUKE COMPOSITOR

Senior Nuke Artists
Term: 6-12 months

Cause and FX are looking for positions starting immediately.

We are currently accepting applications from Senior Nuke Artist residing & legal to work in New Zealand but open to consider remote artists.

 

  • You will have a minimum of 5+ years photo real experience in live action episodic and feature work backed up by current show reel able to demonstrate the following.
  • Expert knowledge of compositing as well as integration 2d and 3d multi pass cg elements into plates.
  • Strong artistic skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve with excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills, able to meet schedules and project deadlines.
  • Taking briefs and direction from Compositing Supervisors to execute assigned shots
  • Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot
  • An understanding in colour space principles
  • A proactive and collaborative work ethic with a willingness to mentor those around you currently at many stages of their careers

If you would love to work at Cause & FX and fit this role, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

Apply Now

NUKE COMPOSITORS

Nuke Artists
Term: 6-12 months

Cause and FX are looking for positions starting immediately.

We are currently accepting applications from Nuke Artist residing & legal to work in New Zealand but open to consider remote artists.

 

  • You will have a minimum of 3+ years photo real experience in live action episodic and feature work backed up by current show reel able to demonstrate the following.
  • Solid knowledge of compositing as well as integration 2d and 3d multi pass cg elements into plates.
  • You will have strong artistic skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve with excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills, able to meet schedules and project deadlines.
  • Taking briefs and direction from Compositing Supervisors to execute assigned shots
  • Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot
  • An understanding in colour space principles
  • A proactive and collaborative work ethic with a willingness to mentor those around you currently at many stages of their careers

If you would love to work at Cause & FX and fit this role, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

Apply Now

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Cause and FX are open to hearing from candidates that are expressing interest in positions not currently advertised. If you can’t see your preferred position here, please drop us a line to let us know what you are interested in and tell us about your experience.

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