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Mikros Image Canada

Montreal, Quebec - Canada
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 After “Mune, The Moon Guardian”, “Astérix : le domaine des Dieux”, “The Little Prince” and "Captain Underpants", Mikros Image Canada is now working on “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero” a new animation film in collaboration with Fun Academy. 

Job description

Under the supervision of the Line Producer and the CG Supervisor, the Texture & Surfacing Supervisor is responsible for the direction and management of his department. The supervisor gives the necessary coaching and training to its team to reach its objectives. He is responsible for the entire process of textures, surfacing, shading, grooming, Look Dev and UV’s until the end of production. The Texture & Surfacing Supervisor brings his expertise to both the technical and artistic aspects of the project. 



? Develop, manage and maintain timing and production quotas in accordance with the coordination team; 

? Assign, supervise and review the work of the texturing & surfacing team; 

? Organize and conduct team meetings; 

? Inform the team about the changes and news related to the projects; 

? Train and supervise the team throughout the production; 

? Give feedback to each artist about their performance; 

? Actively participate in the selection of new artists; 

? Support and facilitate the integration of new employees; 

? Attend and actively participate to supervisors meetings; 

? Perform other tasks as assigned by the company’s management. 


? Before and during production, develop the department’s pipeline in collaboration with the R&D Director, the CG Supervisor and others department Supervisors; 

? Write the necessary documentation about the pipeline development; 

? Develop and improve procedures and tools to facilitate production; 

? Work closely with the Modeling/Rigging/Render/Animation Supervisors in order to ensure a good pipeline implementation of the texturing & surfacing work; 

 ? Prepare guidelines and instructions to be followed by the texturing & surfacing team; 

? Anticipate, analyze and find solutions to potential and actual technical problems; 

? Develop and manage the Texturing work process (nomenclature, references, resources needed, methodologies, tools, schedules, work assignments, etc.); 

? Check the consistency of the work done by the texturing & surfacing team; 

? Keep the documentation for the team and others supervisors updated; 

? Act as the main spokesperson for exchanges between departments; 

? Be available to answer questions from its team and other teams. 


?  College or Bachelor Diploma or equivalent in 2D or 3D computer graphics, graphics or visual arts; 

? Minimum 5-7 years Texturing & Surfacing experience, preferably on a full CG feature film; 

? 3+ years experience as Texturing Supervisor; 


? Knowledge of ARNOLD, KATANA; 

? Good knowledge of 3D sculptures and UV mapping tool; 

? Be comfortable with a LINUX / UNIX /Windows environment; 

? Ability to manage a team; 

? Interest for R&D; 

? Have an eye for detail, composition, colors, scales and forms; 

? Thorough understanding of techniques required for the interpretation of design and materials; 

? Familiar with matte digital projection techniques; 

? Be able to train and guide a team; 

? Knowledge of an asset manager as SHOTGUN is a plus; 

? Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident in Canada and be available to work in Montreal, Quebec. 

If you are interested in this position or you would like to recommend a candidate, please apply.

Only the selected candidate will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references. 

Mikros Image Canada is an equal opportunity employer. 

Title: Texture & Surfacing Supervisor 

Status: Contractual / full time 

Location: Montreal 

Annual salary: To be discussed  

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