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Mr. X Inc.

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Character/Creature Artist

Description

Mr. X is looking for a talented Character/Creature Artist to join our award winning team. Apply today to join our crew! 

Job Description 

  • Perform tasks such as 3D modeling, texturing and lookdev using reference material as it pertains to character development.
  • Work closely with the animators and riggers to develop a characters look.
  • Engage at every stage of production including generating original concepts and designs, pre-visualization of complicated sequences and research and development.
  • Working closely with CG Supervisors to determine best approach to solve technical challenges and develop final look.·          

 

Requirements

  • A strong understanding of artistic anatomy and form, both human and creature.
  • An understanding, and knowledge of, tool sets available for digital character creation. ie: Cloth Systems, Muscle Systems, Hair Systems, Subsurface Shading, FACT Blendshapes, etc.
  • Strong artistic aptitude with a discipline in hyperrealism as opposed to perceptual representationalism.
  • A full working knowledge of modeling in Maya is required.
  • Ability to deliver a model with clean topology and strong UV layout skills for texturing.
  • Ability to work with Z-brush and/or Mudbox.
  • Ability to work with 3D scan data.
  • A full working knowledge of Photoshop basics.
  • Mari Experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Houdini would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Linux would be an advantage.
  • 3+ years of experience Modeling for Feature Films is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of lighting techniques is an advantage. 

Studio Location

720 King Street W, 10th Floor

Toronto, ON

M5V 2T3


How to Apply

To apply please visit www.mrxfx.com/careers/

We thank all applicants but we will only contact those candidates who will be moving forward in the recruitment process.


Why work at Mr. X?

  • Benefits after 3 months! (contracts must be 6 months or longer to be eligible)
  • Studio is located in a great area
  • Breakfast Mondays
  • Yoga Thursdays
  • Bike racks available in the studio
  • Good Life fitness gym discounts
  • Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) visits to the studio
  • Fun place to work! We have a “Fun Committee”!
  • We pay overtime!
  • Amazing artists and production team

 

 

 


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