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Sr. Designer, Visual Effects (FX Networks)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10019880 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business ABC Date posted Sep. 07, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

FX is seeking a Senior Designer of Visual Effects to support the team with high-end CG design and animation for FX Original Series and the FX Brand including conceptual launch teasers and promos, main title sequences, XR, motion design packaging and cross-platform design. This position will be responsible for conceiving and visualizing forward-thinking ideas that push the creative boundaries of a project.


  • Establish looks and/or follow set style direction; Review and implement feedback
  • Create high quality digital composites and visual effects; Composite shots from start to finish including roto, tracking, paint, animation, matte extractions and creation of elements
  • Collaborate and strategize with SVP and Creative Directors to develop concepts, design previs, and style frames and creative problem solve for a variety of content
  • Assist with optimizing tools and workflow to improve efficiency of production
  • Experiment with new programs and techniques
  • Support and guide artists

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in design and animation for VFX required and 2 years of experience as a lead CG artist, lighter, FX artist or compositor strongly preferred
  • Experience at a VFX company strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong mathematical skills and understanding of physics required
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Maya, C4D, and Nuke. Knowledge of Houdini, Redshift, and Unreal, a major plus
  • Must have thorough understanding of 3D modeling, animation, and motion design
  • Ability to work within a CG pipeline
  • An understanding of programming theory (python, vex, mel), a plus
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies in VFX and XR
  • Must have ability to multitask, work effectively under changing priorities, heavy deadlines, and daily time constraints
  • Knowledge of multiple disciplinaries of post-production (editorial, motion design), a plus

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, animation or related field highly preferred

About ABC:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with FX Networks, LLC PAY SVC, which is part of a business we call ABC.

FX Networks, LLC PAY SVC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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