jobby: FX Lead, The Little Prince (feature), Montreal

TLP LOGOAugust 20, 2013

FX Lead

 

The Little Prince is looking for a FX Lead to join its team in Montreal.

 

The Little Prince, based on the beloved book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is an Animated Feature Film directed by Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter De Sève (Ice Age). It is being produced by Onyx Films and animated at Mikros Image Canada in Montreal.

 

 

The FX Lead, under the supervision of the CG Supervisor, is responsible for creating visual effects, specifically fluids such as water, rain, wet clothes, etc.

 

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

·       Design, create and animate digital effects (Water, Rain, etc).

 

·       Ensure artistic consistency of FX within the given Art Direction.

 

·       Troubleshoot and problem solve.

 

·       Complete tasks with minimal supervision.

 

·       Understand Studio Pipelines.

 

·       Communicate with other departments.

 

·       Ensure integration of assets in to the pipeline and that assets are delivered on time and on budget.

 

Requirements:


 

·       Experience in Fluid Dynamics.

 

·       Possess an excellent working knowledge of Maya, Realflow, Massive/Goalem, Houdini.


 

·       Is detail-oriented.


 

·       Able to work in a team environment.


 

·       Able to Communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas.

 

·       Able to multi-task and prioritize.


 

·       Strong artistic skills.


 

·       Able to meet deadlines and follow directions.


 

5+ years production experience on theatrical feature films.

 

Start: September

 

Canadian Resident Preferred.

 

To apply please send a resume to rh_montreal@mikrosimage.ca or visit http://www.mikrosimage.eu/CA/english/category/careers/