FX Artist | Ingenuity Studios | $70k-$110k | Remote (CA)

FX Artist | Ingenuity Studios | $70k-$110k | Remote (CA)

70,000 - 110,000 / year
Remote Canada
Application ends: July 5, 2024
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Job Description

Highlights of the Job Offer

  • Position and Company: FX Artist at Ingenuity Studios.
  • Salary Range: $70,000 – $110,000.
  • Location: Remote, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Key Responsibilities: Work on particle and dynamics-based FX work, including rigid bodies, smoke, fire, liquids, and lightning.
  • Technical Requirements: Excellent knowledge of Houdini, strong problem-solving skills, and a robust understanding of physics and natural phenomena.
  • Experience Requirement: Extensive experience building digital assets and balancing technical and creative needs in visual effects production.
  • Work Environment: Ability to multitask in a high-pressure environment and take direction well, implementing feedback positively.
  • Testing Requirement: All qualified candidates must take and pass the FX Artists Test.
  • Benefits: Includes 401(k), vision, dental, and medical insurance, unlimited vacation, paid time off, 4-day workweek, profit sharing, equity compensation, free gym membership, learning and coworking budgets, and more.
  • Additional Features: Option for pay in crypto, no whiteboard interview, no monitoring system, and no politics at work.

Job Offer Details

Ingenuity Studios is seeking experienced FX Houdini Artists to work alongside members of the CG Department and work collaboratively with our Compositing Department on a variety of traditional and complex particle and dynamics based fx work. This work is including but not limited to rigid bodies, smoke, fire, liquids, and lightning. We are looking for those who will balance both technical and creative needs to creating compelling, realistic visual effects.


  • Excellent knowledge of Houdini
  • Strong problem solving and math skills
  • Extensive experience building digital assets
  • A strong understanding of physics and natural phenomena
  • Multitask and work productively in a high-pressure environment
  • Take direction well and implement feedback with a positive attitude
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems proactively and resourcefully
  • Create well organized tools, scripts, and set-ups to facilitate efficient or automated workflows that can be used by other members of the crew

*All qualified candidates are required to take and pass our FX Artists Test.


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

🎅 We hire old (and young)


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada