Mikros Image Recruiting Production Coordinator & Animation Technical director
Production Coordinator – Animation
With its 30 years of existence, Mikros Image is a French pioneer in post-production and digital imaging as it addresses various fields such as: advertising, film, TV, music videos, video games and institutional communications.
In 2011, Mikros Image moved to Montreal and continues its development by engaging in the production of 3D animated movies via three animated feature films: Astérix et le Domaine des Dieux, Mune: The Guardian of the Moon and The Little Prince.
Mikros Image Canada is now working on 2 amazing full CG feature films and is looking for a production coordinator.
Reporting directly to the production director and in direct contact with the supervision team, the coordinator is a key resource person for the production as he/she acts as a link between all the artists and the production:
Follow-up and update shot statuses and artist targets in addition to being able to produce show status at all times.
Maintain, update and follow up the shit list and activities of her/his department.
Evaluate with the Line producer, Supervisor and the artists’ targets, quotas and objectives.
Organize, attend, and manage dailies and review meetings, take notes of all relevant information and distribute them to the concerned crew and artists.
Manage flow of information and transfer of information/work between departments.
Ensures that the artists have all the necessary information and warn production management in case of work overload;
Keep artists and supervisors up to date with information – client notes, shot changes, modifications – and evaluate impact on current work.
Anticipate potential problems and production delays ;
Prepare detailed reports dedicated to the Production and client: client notes, shot and schedule changes, or any important modifications
• Minimum of 4 years of experience as a production coordinator ideally in animation;
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, energetic, outgoing and involved;
• Rigorous, thorough and must have very strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and to manage conflicting interests;
• Being able to work well in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, team-player;
• Resourceful, proactive and reactive;
• Advance knowledge of Shogun Software and Excel
• French-English Bilingual
Start date: ASAP
Canadian resident are invited to apply: firstname.lastname@example.org
Animation Technical director
Mikros image is starting a brand new full CG feature film and we are actively looking for an Animation TD.
The Animation Technical Director is responsible for improving the overall efficiency of the Animation pipeline. He works with the Animation team in coordination with other departments to create tools, techniques, and procedures and support the Animators in finding technical problems with rigs, models, tools or data flow
• Designs, develops, implements and manages specific tools to assist Animators to work efficiently
• Help artists find in-shot solutions to achieve the required performances and fix problems
• Ensure the character rigs are working and properly used by the animators
• Work closely with Pipeline Team to maintain and improve the entire production process
• Create and update documentation for tools, techniques and work flows
• 5+ years’ experience as a Technical Director with a focus on Animation or Rigging pipelines
• Expert knowledge of Maya required
• Proficiency in Python APIs, QT and PySide
• Good knowledge of Mel scripting language
• Must have written and supported animation and/or rigging tools used significantly in production
• Experience with tool integration into existing or new pipelines
• Strong technical and excellent communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of software design, graphics, and production work flow.
Start date: ASAP
Please note Canadian residents are preferred: email@example.com
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