3D Generalist

Location: Bristol

Specialism: Visual Effects


Contract: Freelance

Axis Studios are looking for experienced 3D GENERALISTS to work on a variety of TV projects including acclaimed drama series’ and specialist factual as well as feature film projects.

If you’re a proactive, self-starter with a proven track record in turning out great looking work using Maya, Houdini,  Arnold and can demonstrate a strong sense of lighting, we want to hear from you.

Candidates will work onsite/remote in our Bristol based VFX studio. Immediate vacancies are for shorter freelance contracts, with the possibility of on-going work in the future.


  • Asset creation, including modelling, texturing and look dev.

  • Match moving & Layout.

  • 3D scene assembly.

  • Lighting and basic compositing.

  • Working closely with leads and Supervisors to achieve desired look and quality.

  • Working to schedule and delivering work to agreed timelines.


  • Demonstrable experience of using 3D software within a production environment.

  • Experience of using Houdini.

  • A good knowledge of PF track required though familiarity with any tracking software would be useful.

  • Strong understanding of composition, light and colour.

  • Knowledge of rendering techniques and optimization processes to minimise render times.

  • Ability to take direction positively and working within a team.

  • Experience with Nuke desirable.

  • Programming or scripting skills useful, but not essential.

  • Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks.

  • Strong communication skills are critical as is high attention to detail.

  • Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations.

  • Strong time management and organization skills.

  • Minimum of 3 years production experience.

  • If candidates do not possess a degree, 5 years production experience required.

  • Degree and work experience requirements may be waived if candidates can show exceptional skills


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