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Mr. X

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Lighting TD



  •     Works with supervisors and peers to build and support the Lighting tools, techniques and procedures to support current projects and advance the capabilities of the facility.
  •     The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of lighting, shading, compositing, color theory, software design, graphics, and production work flow.
  •     Candidates will be required to contribute to lighting, and overall back end development.
  •     Design, create and maintain tools using APIs provided by the various DCC applications.
  •     Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise


  •     Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience
  •     Proficiency with Houdini, Maya, Nuke, Shotgun, Python and PySide.
  •     General understanding of modern rendering algorithms.
  •     Experience with a variety of pathtracers, including Mantra, RedShift, RenderMan and V-Ray is a plus.
  •     Experience with pipeline integration, rendering, asset management systems and databases
  •     Minimum 3 years visual effects production experience required
  •     Ability to quickly master proprietary tools and development processes.
  •     Creative problem solving skills
  •     Must be detail oriented, organized, have good communication skills, and be able to independently handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner

Why work at Mr. X?

  •     Benefits after 3 months!
  •     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

How to Apply

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

All applicants must include a cover letter and resume with their application.

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