Senior/Mid 3D FX Artist – Madrid

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El Ranchito is a VFX company within Madrid, Spain. Over the years we have worked on several Films, TV series and Commercials, including Game of Thrones, Lost in Space or Jurassic World.

We are currently looking for the Madrid facility, talented Senior or Mid 3D FX Artist with a strong background in Houdini, creating high-end 3D work to join our creative team in Madrid.


  • Designing and maintaining FX systems that will be used in multiple shots of throughout production.
  • Ability to build clean and efficient FX setups making sure Digital Assets are production friendly and efficient
  • Working on shots
  • Complete tasks within the schedule while maintaining communication with the production team and other team members.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Hits given notes on time but also offers suggestions and alternative approaches
  • Works close with FX Department Lead and FX TD´s where possible to develop the FX Department to become efficient and smooth


  • Demoreel required.
  • Proficient in Houdini and Arnold
  • 4+/8+ years of experience in feature film/TV visual effects.
  • Understanding of FX pipeline to be able to maintain the highest standards
  • Ability to time shots and sequences.
  • Ability to deal with multiple complex shots at the same time.
  • Ability to mentor junior level artists is a plus
  • Experience working with a reduced team and tight schedules.
  • Time management, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Python & VEX experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with using Windows systems.
  • English (B2 and over) a plus.

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