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.