Compositing TD (Mikros Animation)

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Contract

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

Who’s ready??? Mikros Animation Montréal is currently in production on the new SpongeBob SquarePants movie. 

Mikros Animation Montreal is looking for a Compositing TD, specializing in Nuke compositing to join the TD Team.  

Under the responsibility of the Head of Pipeline, the Compositing TD creates and maintains a diverse set of tools, with a focus on improving its efficiency for artists and production management. 

He/She also works directly with Compositing Supervisor, artists and production management to assess technical needs and support.

Under the responsibility of the TD Lead, your main missions will be:  

  • Develop / adapt the existing Compositing and Matte-Painting pipeline 
  • Determine, design, document and maintain re-usable code modules 
  • Guide and help team members to master our tools 
  • Submit your own code for code reviews 
  • Communicate technical issues to IT

Qualifications

  • 2-3+ years experience as TD Nuke in the Anim/VFX industry 
  • 2-3+ years experience with Python 
  • Good knowledge of Nuke 
  • Strong familiarity with Nuke's Python API and writing Gizmos 
  • Knowledge of the overall VFX or Animation pipeline 
  • Experience with Linux 
  • UI development using PySide / PyQt 
  • Knowledge of Shotgun and Shotgun Toolkit (Tank) is highly appreciated! 
  • Strong familiarity with Git and collaborative workflows (code review, standards, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of any/all of Mari/Maya/Houdini/Katana/Arnold/RV

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Please note that you may be asked to provide references. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.  

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