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Houdini Artist
Technical ArtKrasnodar
Office / Remote

About the department:

Plarium is an international company developing mobile, browser, and social games. Over a thousand employees of our studios create unique projects that challenge gamers from all over the globe.

We are looking for a creative Houdini Artist, who will be creating procedural worlds for game levels, work with lighting, and reduce the amount of manual labor in the production of art content.


  • Процедурный моделинг (hard-surface и органика); создание внутриигровых ассетов, оптимизированных под требования текущих проектов; создание инструментов для производства контента для других художников; детализация, обработка и оптимизация существующих ассетов.

  • Рендеринг окружения (здания, объекты); настройка материалов, шейдеров, освещения и рендеринг внутриигровых персонажей; запекание освещения.

  • Исследовательская деятельность, имплементация новых технологий и подходов в производство.

What we expect:

  • 3+ years of working experience in the film industry, motion design, or game development

  • Houdini (SOP, VOP contexts) mastery

  • Skills of procedural modeling, ability to work with instances, packed primitives

  • Knowledge of VEX, HScript, Python (basic level)

  • Understanding of principles of Houdini assets performance speed optimization

  • Understanding of 3D and 2D graphics optimization processes

  • Good communication and teamwork skills

  • Proven ability to complete tasks in the estimated time and take responsibility for the result

  • Positive attitude to feedback as a means for improvement and ability to give constructive feedback

  • Self-motivation, striving for professional and personal growth and development

  • Portfolio


  • Knowledge of Houdini Engine working principles (Unity)

  • Compositing skills (Nuke)

  • Experience with particle systems, physics, fluids, grooming, shaders, etc.

  • Knowledge of visualization techniques (rendering, shading, lightning)

  • Knowledge of C#

  • Ability to work with PDG (TOP context)

What we offer our Employees:

  • Participation in developing successful projects for an audience of millions

  • A close-knit team of young and talented like-minded fellows

  • An opportunity to make a dazzling career

  • Personal and professional growth

  • Conferences, training, and seminars to improve your professional skills

  • A workplace in a really cool office

  • Official employment in accordance with the local legislation

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What's next?

Send us your CV including examples of your published works and links to them (if the position requires a portfolio). The HR manager and department lead will need 3 working days for consideration.
Test task
If the resume and portfolio meet all the requirements, the HR manager will ask you to complete a test task so that you can get acquainted with the work specifics and we can evaluate your skills.
Waiting for feedback
After we have received your completed task, we will need up to 5 working days to check it. If it meets all the requirements, the HR manager will invite you to an interview.
During the interview, you will have a chance to tell us about your experience and we will tell you about the workflow. If you live in another city or country, we will have a Skype interview. After the interview, we will need from 3 to 5 working days to make a decision.
Job offer
If the decision is made in your favor, the HR manager will send you a job offer. If you live in another city or country, you will receive a relocation compensation (if the offered position is Middle or higher).
Collecting documents
If you accept our offer, the HR manager will send you an appointment card for passing a free medical examination and a list of documents required for joining the company.
First working day
You will start working with us. Welcome!
Second chance
If you didn't get a job at our company on the first try, keep your chin up! We will contact you as soon as we have a suitable position.