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Mr. X Inc.

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Houdini FX Artist

Description

Mr. X is looking for talented FX Artists to join our award winning FX team. Apply today to join our amazing crew!

Job Description
  • Work closely with VFX Supervisors and Leads to determine best approach to solve effects challenges and develop final look in shot development
  • Work with other TDs, art directors and designers to create photo-real effects and physically accurate simulations
  • Accurately interpret concept art and design from the Art Department
  • Use and understand 3D / 2D applications such as Houdini, RealFlow, Maya, and Nuke
  • Provide input regarding tools and interfaces to improve throughput
  • Producing a final overall look that far exceeds client expectations.

Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of feature film production experience working with Houdini, RealFlow and/or Maya
  • Experience with FumeFX, and Naiad a plus
  • Experience lighting and rendering with Mantra, Renderman, and V-Ray a plus
  • Ability to script in Python and Hscript. C++ and HDK and plus
  • Ability to quickly master proprietary effects tools and pipeline tools
  • Ability to design, self-direct, and organize your work
  • Strong communication skills and must be able to work well within a team
  • Exercise a high level of focus and skill in a fast-paced production environment
  • Ability to perform visual and analytical problem-solving
  • Strong demo reel and/or portfolio in realistic effects animation, lighting, arts or engineering.

Position Location

720 King Street W, 10th Floor

Toronto, ON M5V 2T3

Canada


How to Apply

To apply please visit our website at 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
  • 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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