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  1. Mr. X Inc. is seeking a Senior/Intermediate Matchmove/Tracking Artist for upcoming feature film projects. Responsibilities include: 3D Camera tracking - recreating the movement of a stereo live-action camera in 3D, set extensions - ensuring 3d objects placed in a 3D virtual environment are accurately tracked. Using the measurements and pictures of the live-action set, camera information, distortion grids, and scaling reference of characters and objects to recreate a virtual set in 3D. Matchmoving rigid and non-rigid objects on moving elements in the plate. Removing lens distortion from the plates to aid in the solving of tracks. Qualifications: Expert knowledge of PFTrack or 3Dequalizer (knowledge of Boujou a plus). Thorough knowledge and experience with Maya. On set production experience is desirable. Previous stereoscopic film production experience a plus Knowledge of a tracking software's scripting language is desirable. Meticulous attention to detail with a great eye for camera, blocking plus composition and must work well under pressure for potentially short turnaround deadines. Able to take direction and feedback well from supervisor. A minimum of two years of feature film experience required. All interested applicants should email their resumes to recruiting@mrxfx.com with the subject reading “Matchmover". Please include the address of your web portfolio in your cover letter and/or resume or send a DVD of your demo reel to: Attn: Recruiting/Matchmover Mr X Inc. 35 McCaul Street, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V7 We invite you to visit our website @ www.mrxfx.com. No phone calls please.
  2. We are currently looking for a Modeling/Texture Artist for both our Toronto & New York City locations Responsibilities: 3D Modeling and Texturing for feature films, using a wide range of reference material, Work very closely with the shader writers, look development artists and the riggers to generate organic or rigid object models that are suitable for feature film work, Creating textures for CG Assets With guidance from CG Supervisors, helping to determine the best approach to solve 3D challenges and develop final look. Qualifications: Strong spatial awareness and a good sense of form, scale and proportion, and a keen eye for detail, A full working knowledge of modeling in Maya is required, Ability to deliver a model with clean topology and strong UV layout skills for texturing, Ability to work with Z-brush and/or Mudbox A full working knowledge of Photoshop basics Mari Experience preferred Knowledge of Houdini would be an advantage, Knowledge of Linux would be an advantage, 3+ years of experience Modeling for Feature Films is required. Comprehensive knowledge of lighting techniques is an advantage All interested applicants should email their resumes with the subject reading “Model/Texture Artist". Please include the address of your web portfolio in your cover letter and/or resume or send a DVD of your demo reel to: Attn: Recruiting- Model/Texture Artist Mr X Inc. 35 McCaul Street, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V7 Please note: demo reels will not be returned. This is a contract position. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
  3. Sr. Lighting Artist Responsibilities include: Responsible for final 3D scene assembly and rendering of elements required to complete visual effects shots, Engaging at every stage of production including pre-visualization of complicated sequences and research and development, Optimize and troubleshoot lighting and rendering problems in a fast paced environment, Working closely with CG Supervisors to determine best approach to solve 3D challenges and develop final look, Will work closely with compositors to finish selected shots so that computer generated elements are seamlessly integrated with live-action plates. Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge and experience with V-RAY and Maya, as well as a general understanding of film production / post production techniques in a production environment Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks, 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, Experience with Renderman and Houdini a plus. Experience with compositing software, (Nuke) a plus, Experience with 3D modeling/texturing a plus, At least 3 years of experience Lighting for Feature Films. All interested applicants should email their resumes to recruiting@mrxfx.com with the subject reading “Lighting". Please include the address of your web portfolio in your cover letter and/or resume or send a DVD of your demo reel to: Attn: Recruiting/Lighting Mr X Inc. 35 McCaul Street, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V7 Please note: Demo materials will not be returned. This is a contract position. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
  4. Digital Matte Painter - NYC Specializing in feature film visual effects and animation for international and local producers, Toronto & New York 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 Digital Matte Painter. Job Responsibilities: Create photorealistic backgrounds and environments to match the overall look and feel of the film, Combine skills in painting and 3D animation with knowledge of design, photography, and digital modeling to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images for film, Contribute to the visual and technical attributes of the production. Requirements: Skilled in painting photo-real images using photo reference to create the highest quality digital set extensions, skies, elements, and environments, Strong traditional art skills including knowledge of color, lighting, perspective, and composition, Advanced 2D skills in Photoshop with 3D experience, preferably in Maya, Ability to complete work within the bid timeframe, while maintaining constant communication with production teams and other CG artists, A Bachelor's degree in illustration, industrial design, or fine art preferred, 2.5D / 3D projecting experience is a plus, Strong knowledge of photography is a bonus, especially in relation to lenses, Demonstrable skills in Concept design desirable but not essential, Vue experience would be an asset. All interested applicants should email their resumes to recruiting@mrxfx.com with the subject reading “Matte Painter". Please include the address of your web portfolio in your resume or send your demo reel to: Attn: Recruiting/Matte Painter Mr X Inc. 35 McCaul Street, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V7 We invite you to visit our website at www.mrxfx.com. No phone calls please.
  5. Mr. X Inc. is seeking Animators for upcoming feature film projects. Responsibilities include: Creating photo-real animation of characters and inanimate objects indistinguishable from live-action. Previz - animating the principal actions of a sequence in advance of shooting. Qualifications: Strong understanding of animation timing, acting and storytelling techniques Thorough knowledge and experience with Maya. Ability to multi-task on multiple shots, work autonomously and meet deadlines. Ability to follow creative direction is a must. Strong communication skills are critical. Must be able to work within a team environment. 3+ years experience required. Please send your demo reel on DVD with shot breakdown, cover letter and resume to: Attention: Recruiting/3D Animator Mr. X Inc. 35 McCaul Street, Suite 100 Toronto, ON M5T 1V7 Or email materials to recruiting@mrxfx.com. Please include "3D Animator" in the subject line. Demo materials will not be returned. No phone calls please.
  6. Senior Compositor - Toronto & New York Location Job Description Working closely with Visual Effects Supervisors, Producers and the Compositing Supervisor, the Senior Compositor will design, develop and produce large and/or small-scale digital composites for use in feature films, Will determine best approach to solve compositing challenges and develop final overall look that far exceeds client expectations, Candidate will perform tasks such as tracking, matte extraction, colour correction, paint fixes, roto and assembly of live action and 3D elements. Qualifications: Must have 5+ years experience in compositing digital visual effects for feature film, Must have thorough knowledge and ability to use the tools that produce Digital Composites such as NUKE, Shake, Combustion, Flame and Photoshop, Must present a show reel highlighting candidate’s eye for colour, lighting, attention to detail and composition, The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines Strong communication skills are critical, Candidate must be able to work within a team environment, 3D and/or on-set production experience is desirable. All interested applicants should email their resumes to recruiting@mrxfx.com with the subject reading “Sr. Compositor". Please include the address of your web portfolio in your cover letter and/or resume or send a DVD of your demo reel to: Attention: Recruiting/ Sr. Compositor Mr. X Inc. 35 McCaul Street, Suite 100 Toronto, ON M5T 1V7 Demo materials will not be returned. No phone calls please.
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