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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Desired:

  • 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

Or shoot it to us at [email protected]

What's next?

Resume
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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
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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
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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.
Interview
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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
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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
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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
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You will start working with us. Welcome!
Second chance
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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.