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Mikros Image Recruiting FX Artist, CG Generalist & Cloth Artist

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FX Artist


After “Mune, The Moon Guardian”, “Astérix : le domaine des Dieux” , “The Little Prince” and “Sahara”, Mikros Image Canada is now working on “Captain Underpants” a new animation film by Dreamwork Animation.
The FX Artists is in charge of the creation and execution of effects such as particle systems, fluids, dust, destruction, smoke/fire, cloth and simulations.


• Ensure the desired effects are created on time, on budget and at the level of quality and standards requested by the CG Supervisor and Lead FX;
• Address technical issues, identify best practices and approaches as needed;
• Work closely with production to ensure the desired effects are delivered and that deadlines are met;
• Works closely with the Lead FX to meet visual requirements.


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Graphics or equivalent work experience
• 3 to 5 years’ production experience
• Expert in Houdini, Maya, Real Flow, Nuke and Arnold
• Good knowledge and experience in Python/Mel
• Strong knowledge of effects techniques such as particle systems, scattering tools, smoke, fire, dust, explosions and fluids
• Proficient skills in technical problem solving
• Experience in full CG feature films is a strong asset
• Excellent organizational and communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
• Work ethic focused on the dynamism and collaboration
• Ability to perform multiple tasks, set priorities and problem solving

Start date: ASAP

You are an artist who is keen to take part and develop a stylized feature film, you want to join a talented team, please apply.

Please note Canadian residents are preferred.

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CG Generalist – Vfx & Animation Projects


We are looking for a talented CG Generalist to join our VFX & Animation departments and work on 3D features films.

Responsibilities :

You report directly to the department Supervisor and have the following main tasks:

• Conduct researches in accordance with the project
• Gather, manage and organize references used for modeling
• Create the digital modeling according to the developed concept or according to the references obtained
• Make UVs on selected objects
• Create textures on objects
• Create lighting for scenes
• Prepare layers expected by the compositing team
• Start renders and check the quality of rendered pictures
• Identify, analyze, solve and document problems encountered
• Being able to work with the visual effect supervisor and the lead CG artist to determine the best possible techniques and creative approaches.
• Deliver work within established project targets and the high quality standards of the company.
• Organize and manage his work to be able to function in a VFX production pipeline and be able to receive comments and criticisms and communicate well with members of his team.

Qualifications :

• Have at least five (5) years of experience as CG Generalist in a VFX studio
• Have a very good knowledge of the following software: Maya, Arnold and Photoshop; Houdini knowledge is a plus.
• Must have a good knowledge of English, both spoken and written
• Self-driven
• Excellent communication skills, English and/or French
• Great team player and be resourceful and innovative

Starting : ASAP

Canadian residents are invited to apply.

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Cloth Artist


The Cloth Artist is responsible for the creation of Cloth effects for 3D animated characters and the simulation of animated. He directly reports to the Cloth supervisor.


Create and simulate Cloth effects on 3D animated characters which meets artistic and technical direction of the project;
Collaborate with animators to create Cloth effects suitable for animation;
Meet the schedule and production quotas.


+3 years of work experience as a Cloth Artist in a film production environment, animated TV series or visual effects;
Extensive knowledge of Maya and cloth tools ;
Skills in animation and rigging
Bilingual (English and French);
Thorough, creative sense and technically well-off

Starting : ASAP

You are an artist who is keen to take part and develop a stylized feature film, you want to join a talented team, please apply.

Please note Canadian residents are preferred.

Apply here:-
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