Groom Artist
Encore VFX
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 8 August 202210am - 3pm PDT

Encore VFX is looking for a Groom Artist to join its team! As a Groom Artist, you will be responsible for creating realistic natural looking long hair, fur, or feathers for digi-doubles, animals, and creatures. There may also be a need for foliage or other natural elements that require a groom setup. Grooms need to look realistic as well as being set up technically for proper motion.   


The Groom Artist will have knowledge in creating long hair / short fur / feathers / foliage using Houdini or other equivalent toolsets. They will display the ability to closely collaborate with multiple departments including: Modeling, Look dev / Lighting, and CFX. They will also be proactive and self-motivated. The Groom Artist will keep an open communication with Show Leads, Supervisors, and Production and be able to show progress with the tasks assigned. You will be expected to meet with agreed upon schedules and deadlines while maintaining the expected results set forth by the show leads, and production. 


The Groom Artist will bring previous experience in a similar role. They will bring experience on CG creature project and a fully technical knowledge of groom tool sets in Houdini. They will also bring thorough understanding and deep knowledge of Maya along with good problem-solving skills. They will bring an appreciation of both the aesthetic and technical requirements of the role. They’’ bring a strong work ethic. The Groom Artist will bring the drive to collaborate and work as part of a team in a challenging and deadline orientated environment and excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills. 

About the Company:

Company 3 provides a full range of Creative Services for content creators, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, ideation and rapid prototyping, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics/designers, matte painting, compositing, dailies and production services, color grading, post-production finishing, marketing/trailers, live-action production, experiences, and more.

Diversity and Inclusion at Company 3:

Creativity has diversity at its core. We celebrate the value of each unique experience by being dedicated to fostering the most diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where every employee feels empowered and safe to show up to work as their full self.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.