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Mr. X Inc.

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Graphics Technician (3D Artist)

13 February 2012 - 09:49 PM

Specializing in feature film visual effects and animation for international and local producers, Toronto based digital studio, Mr. X Inc. is comprised of a unique and gifted team of artists, filmmakers and programmers devoted to the art, craft and technology of visual story-telling.

We are currently looking for a 3D Artist.

Responsibilities include:

•Performing tasks such as 3D modeling (hard surface and organic), photorealistic lighting, texturing, shading and rendering, to achieve the highest quality visual effects
•Engaging at every stage of production including generating original concepts and designs, pre-visualization of complicated sequences and research and development
•Working closely with CG Supervisors to determine best approach to solve 3D challenges and develop final look

Qualifications:

•2+ years experience with digital visual effects for feature film
•Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Maya, Renderman and Photoshop is required
•Strong communication skills are critical. Candidate must be able to work within a team, taking direction and exercising attention to detail in a fast-paced production environment.
•A general understanding of film production/post production techniques
•Knowledge of compositing software packages such as Shake or Nuke is desirable, as well as ZBrush and Deep Paint
•An ability to script in MEL and Python is a definite asset

Please send your demo reel on DVD with shot breakdown, cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Recruiting/3D Artist
Mr. X Inc.
35 McCaul Street, Suite 100
Toronto, ON
M5T 1V7

Please note: Demo materials will not be returned. This is a contract position.
No phone calls please.

3D Modeler Artist

27 September 2011 - 04:10 PM

Specializing in feature film visual effects and animation for international and local producers, Toronto based digital studio, Mr. X Inc. is comprised of a unique and gifted team of artists, filmmakers and programmers devoted to the art, craft and technology of visual story-telling.

We are currently looking for a Modeling Artist.


Responsibilities include:
  • Performing 3D Modelling for feature films, using a wide range of reference material
  • work very closely with the texture painters, shader writers, look development artists and the riggers to generate organic or rigid object models that are suitable for feature film work
  • work closely with the riggers to produce models that meet their work flow requirements, and with texture painters to determine the optimal UV layout for a model
  • Working closely with CG Supervisors to determine best approach to solve 3D challenges and develop final look
Qualifications:
  • Strong spatial awareness and a good sense of form, scale and proportion.
  • A very keen eye for detail.
  • A full working knowledge of modeling in Maya is required.
  • Ability to work with Z-brush is an advantage.
  • Polygon and sub-division surface modeling. Knowledge of NURBS modeling is an advantage.
  • Ability to deliver a "clean" model with tidy polygon/sub-d placement and good basic UV layout for texturing
  • A good knowledge of Linux would be an advantage. Familiarity with Windows useful but not essential.
  • Knowledge of when to model detail or have the detail added through the shading, by liaising with the shader writers and look development artists
  • Knowledge of Houdini would be an advantage
  • At least 1 years experience Modeling for feature films.

Please send your demo reel on DVD with shot breakdown, cover letter and resume to:

Attention: Recruiting/Modeller
Mr. X Inc.
35 McCaul Street, Suite 100
Toronto, ON
M5T 1V7

Or email materials to recruiting@mrxfx.com. Demo materials will not be returned. No phone calls please.