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Mr. X Inc Recruiting Lighting TD & Matchmover/Tracking Artists

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Lighting TD – Toronto, ON

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 Lighting TD.

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, look development, 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:

Expert-level experience with Maya and/or Houdini as well as a firm understanding of film production / post production techniques in a production environment,
Intermediate to advanced-level compositing experience (Nuke),
Scripting experience with MEL or Python strongly desired,
Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks,
Ability to manage personal as well as team milestones and deadlines,
Strong communication skills,
Strong leadership skills,
Experience with V-Ray and/or Mantra a plus,
Experience with Texture Painting or Look Development a plus,
Experience with 3D modeling/texturing a plus,
At least 5 years of experience Lighting for Feature Films.

All interested applicants should email their resumes to recruiting@mrxfx.com with the subject reading “Lighting TD”. 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

Demo materials will not be returned.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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Matchmover/Tracking Artists – Toronto, ON

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.

Mr. X Inc. is seeking a Senior/Intermediate 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 3Dequalizer (knowledge of PFTrack 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 / Tracking 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/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.
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