Fin Design + Effects is currently seeking a Senior Houdini FX Artist to work on a range of exciting projects. Fin Design is one of the region’s most highly regarded VFX studios with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Shanghai, Los Angeles and Singapore.

From our studio on Club Street, you will collaborate with our global teams on complex shots for international feature films and commercials. This is a senior position and only applicants with high artistic and technical expertise will be considered. Experience in Unreal Engine is a definite bonus but not required.

Contract: Full-time
Duration: Permanent

Due to Covid travel restrictions we are, first and foremost, looking for applicants currently residing in Singapore or applicants with valid Singapore working Visas.


  • Design and create high quality, photo-real effects (fire, smoke, explosions, debris, clouds, etc) that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project.
  • Work within the show structure and production deadlines to complete all tasks.
  • Work closely with Lighting Artist and Compositors to ensure all effects will work smoothly within the global pipeline.
  • Produce look dev tests based on Creative Director / VFX Supervisor brief.
  • Take direction from the VFX Supervisor, Producer and Creative Director.


  • Experience as a Senior Houdini Artist creating photo-real effects elements for feature films, television series or high-end commercials.
  • Strong understanding of physical dynamics and natural phenomena.
  • Experience developing real-time FX in Unreal is considered a bonus.
  • Firm understanding of VFX production pipeline integration.

Software Experience Required:
Primary Software: Houdini
Secondary Software: Redshift, Unreal
Other Software: Nuke, After Effects, C4D
Programming Language: Python

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in being considered for the role, please submit your application to: johan@findesign.com.au

Please ensure you advise the following:

  • Your availability and location
  • Showreel/portfolio link
  • Previous employment details
  • Visa Status and any relevant information

We will contact you if your application is shortlisted.

No phone calls or agencies please.