Character FX Lead | Stockholm

Character FX Lead | Stockholm

About the position 

We are looking for a Character FX Lead to join our brilliant team in Stockholm.

The Character FX Lead is responsible for creating simulation rigs to produce realistic motion and deformation in Clothing, Muscle & Tissue, Hair, Fur, Feathers as well as shot execution of the same. 

 What we offer:

  • A fun, creative, international and inclusive environment.
  • Opportunities for personal growth, a wide variety of projects and experienced co-workers that collaborate and share knowledge.
  • Flexible working hours encouraging work-life balance.
  • Pension (tjänstepension) and Promotion of Health & Fitness allowance (friskvårdsbidrag).
  • A modern and newly built office in Hammarby Sjöstad that is sustainable - designed for Goodbye Kansas and the environment.


  • Create simulation rigs, systems and templates for Clothing, Muscle & Tissue, Hair, Fur and Feathers.
  • Shot execution of Character FX including Shot sculpting and post simulation clean up;
  • Execute the corrections requested by the Supervisor and the Animation Director by showing an analytic mind;
  • Organize work and prepare presentation elements for approval;
  • Good communication and seek information if necessary;
  • Excellent problem solving skills including the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Must have a willingness to learn new tools, proven ability to be detail-oriented and to work efficiently within a production environment.


Requirements and personal qualities:

  • Minimum 3 years Character FX Artist experience in a film production environment / TV productions, visual effects or game cinematics;
  • Have a good eye for anatomy, deformations, material characteristics and physical properties;
  • Advanced knowledge of working with solvers for Cloth, Muscle and Hair in Houdini(Vellum).
  • Scripting capabilities to automate and package simulation setups.
  • Be comfortable within a LINUX / UNIX environment;
  • Advanced English level



The Goodbye Kansas group consists of Goodbye Kansas Studios, Infinite Entertainment and Goodbye Kansas Holding, with a staff of 200+ in Sweden, London, Hamburg and Los Angeles. We offer award-winning and uniquely integrated services for feature films, TV series, commercials, games and game trailers. Expertise includes VFX, FX, CGI, 3D Face & Body Scanning, Digital Humans, Creature & Character design, Motion Capture, Animation and RealTime expertise. We also create, develop and manage original IPs.




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Hammarbyterrassen 3
120 30 Stockholm Directions +46855699000 View page

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