Lead Houdini FX TD

For Trixter in Munich, Germany

  • Permanent

TRIXTER Munich is currently looking to hire an experienced Lead Houdini FX TD. The ideal candidate will show strong attention to detail backed up with excellent technical understanding and ability to achieve optimum results.


  • Execute FX technique tasks using Houdini software.
  • Deliver all elements in a structured way that allows efficient integration into the pipeline.
  • Produce the final looks of FX sequences, including integration with other CG elements.
  • Work with production management to prioritize tasks.
  • Take responsibility, lead and support junior Artists.
  • Creatively solve problems and achieve art direction for a shot.
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems independently.


  • Minimum 4+ years’ experiencein developing Special Effects in future film industry.
  • Expert knowledge of Houdini Software.
  • Proficient knowledge of FX techniques, workflow and software (FumeFX, RealFlow, Maya Particles, Studio Max) and/or 3D software package.
  • Proficiency with liquid simulations,destructions, explosions, trails, smoke and dust.
  • Strong understanding of motion, forces, fluid behaviours and particle dynamics.
  • Experience with live action/photo real a major plus.
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop and After Effects.
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • English language skills.

Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de

How to Apply

Please send your CV and your earliest commencement date by email to jobs@trixter.de

Founded two decades ago by Simone Kraus and Michael Coldewey, TRIXTER is one of Germany`s leading VFX studios, creating stunning high end VFX work and character animation for film and television. At the leading edge of the industry, employing computer scientists, film aficionados and incredibly talented artists, TRIXTER is always pushing the boundaries and is currently developing content and technical solutions for VR and 360°.

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