Penrose Studios crafts ground-breaking immersive stories, and needs your help building a platform for this new artistic medium. We need animators to create awe-inspiring visual effects for our virtual reality experiences. You’ll create real time effects such as fire, water, smoke, clouds, and a variety of other phenomena.
Build effects systems for real time animation
Design particle and fluid simulations to create stunning effects
Collaborate with graphics engineers to utilize proprietary effects systems
Collaborate with creative leadership to design effects elements
- Design, implement, and maintain tools for a new VR production pipeline
3+ years experience as an animator in film, commercials or game effects.
Strong eye for motion and lighting for effects elements
Knowledge of Python or other scripting languages
Knowledge of Houdini effects tools
Demo reel that demonstrates previous effects work
Knowledge of C++
Experience creating effects in Unreal Engine
Experience with virtual reality
Knowledge of real time effects techniques
Ability to profile and optimize effects systems
Knowledge of Maya, FumeFX, or other effects packages
Penrose is based in San Francisco.