CFX Trainee


Skydance Interactive

Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.


As a CFX trainee, you will be supporting the CFX team in creating dynamic rigs for characters and executing CFX work in shots including character simulations, geometry correctives, and groom correctives. 


    • Creating cloth, hair, and skin simulations, correctives & rigs.


    • Artistic or/and technical aptitude related to 3D animation is a must. 
    • Good understanding of the processes of grooming, surfacing, rendering, and simulation. 
    • Knowledge of Houdini and Maya, especially in regards to cloth and hair simulation
    • Knowledge of grooming tools a plus (xGen, Yeti, Shave and Haircut), Python or C/C++ programming, VEX or Houdini (Optional/must) .
    • Fluency in English is a must

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.  

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Date posted: 1970-01-01