FX Supervisor

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Part of the Mikros company and the Technicolor group, Mikros Animation's studios are dedicated to high-end CG Animation for feature films and episodic.

Galvanized by a proven track record, the teams in Paris, Montreal and London are working on their 9th feature film. The diversity, richness and ambition of contents go hand in hand with a collaborative and creative atmosphere where talent can best develop.

Job Description

We are looking for an FX Supervisor to join our incredibly talented team! 

The supervisor is responsible for leading a team of FX Artists in the creation and execution of effects such as particle systems, fluids, dust, destruction, smoke, fire, cloth and simulations.

Competencies required

  • Supervise the Effects team by giving aesthetic, methodological and technical advice 
  • Ensure the effects  respect time and budget constraints, as well quality levels and standards requested by the CG Supervisor, Director and Art Director 
  • Address technical issues, identify best practices and approaches as needed 
  • Work closely with production to ensure the effects are delivered on time 
  • Work closely with the CG Supervisor, Director and Animation Director to meet visual requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Graphics or equivalent work experience 
  • 7+ years’ production experience and 2+ years’ experience in a leadership role 
  • Expert in Houdini, Maya, Real Flow and Arnold 
  • Good knowledge in Python 
  • Strong knowledge of effects techniques such as particle systems, scattering tools, smoke, fire, dust, explosions and fluids  
  • Proficient skills in technical problem solving 
  • Experience in full CG feature films is a strong asset 
  • Leadership and strong communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) 
  • Ability to work from Art direction and have creative input 
  • Knowledge of Katana would be a plus

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