FX Artist

  • 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

Under the responsibility of the Lead FX and the CG Supervisor, your main tasks will be: 

  • Ensuring effects are achieved on time, on budget andthatthe level of quality required by the CG Supervisor and Lead FX are met; 
  • Address technical issues;
  • Identify good practices and approaches needed;
  • Work closely with the production and ensure the delivery of the goods within the prescribed time;
  • Work in collaboration with Lead FX to achieve the visual requirements.


  • Bachelor of Graphic Design or equivalent experience 
  • 3 to 5 years of experience as a generalist FX artist 
  • Software Expertise Maya, Houdini, (Arnold and Nuke are an asset) 
  • Knowledge of Python / Mel (an asset) 
  • Knowledge of effects techniques such as particles, smoke, fire, dust, explosions and fluids 
  • Skills in solving technical problems 
  • Experience in feature film animation is an asset 
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills 
  • Work ethic focused on dynamism and collaboration 
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, prioritize and solve problems

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