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Mr. X Inc Recruiting VFX Production Manager, Training Coordinator, Rigging TD & Nuke TD

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VFX Production Manager

Job Description

Work as part of the VFX production team to implement viable VFX solutions
Communicate with producers, coordinators, creative and technical leads regarding directives and production requirements of specific projects
Develop project plans and schedules for the production team.
Work with production coordinators to ensure deadlines are met.
Support/work with the VFX Producer to create master and delivery schedules for the production.
Oversee the coordination of dailies and reviews, ensuring accurate notes are taken and production priorities are distributed and followed through
Act as client liaison to facilitate VFX turnovers with editorial and communicate progress and deliveries of the VFX work
Oversee outputs and client deliveries
Create and maintain weekly status reports to track costs and shot progress.
Forecast and communicate any delays or overages, escalating any issues to the VFX producer and/or management where required.
Propose new and efficient ways to improve production workflow at Mr. X

Skills Required

A passion for film – a keen interest in the business of film making and working within a team;
Exceptional people skills;
Strong attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, willingness and ability to learn new skills & Technologies;
Strong time-management skills, the ability to prioritize workload combined with a sense of urgency, work well under pressure and meet multiple critical deadlines daily;
Must have strong planning and organizational skills; be confident and enthusiastic when communicating in person and/or over the phone; and enjoys working in a fast-paced creative team environment;
Must have exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal), as well as active listening skills
A pro-active nature with a strong display of “Can do”, and “No job is too small or too big” attitude;
Technical proficiency in Windows operating system

Qualifications

Must have at least 3-5 Years of VFX Production experience
Must have thorough knowledge and ability to use MS Office, Shotgun, FileMaker and to learn proprietary studio tools quickly and effectively.
The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are critical
Candidate must be able to lead and work within a team environment
3D and/or on-set production experience is a must.

Details

Starting salary $80,000 – commensurate to the level of experience
Group Benefits Coverage included
Terms of employment – 1 year contract

Studio Location
Mr. X Inc.
720 King Street West, 10th Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 2T3
Canada

Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=58
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Training Coordinator

Job Description

Work as part of the film production team to capture, document, and implement viable training solutions
Communicate with department managers, production, creative and technical leads to determine training requirements and best practices
Organize and schedule courses and training sessions
Prepare and acclimatize new hires to the pipeline
Oversee the coordination of training
Act as a liaison between trainees and training staff
Support and manage Internship programs
Propose new and efficient ways to improve production workflow at Mr. X

Skills Required

A passion for film
Exceptional people skills;
Strong attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, willingness and ability to learn new skills & Technologies;
Strong time-management skills, the ability to prioritize workload combined with a sense of urgency, work well under pressure and meet multiple critical deadlines daily;
Must have strong planning and organizational skills; be confident and enthusiastic when communicating in person and/or over the phone; and enjoys working in a fast-paced creative team environment;
Must have exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal), as well as active listening skills
A pro-active nature with a strong display of “Can do”, and “No job is too small or too big” attitude;
Technical proficiency in Windows operating system

Qualifications

Must have at least 3-5 Years of VFX Production experience
Must have thorough knowledge and ability to use MS Office, Shotgun, FileMaker and to learn proprietary studio tools quickly and effectively.
The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are critical
Candidate must be able to lead and work within a team environment

Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=104
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Rigging TD

Responsibilities and Duties:

-Works with supervisors and peers to come up with advanced but technically sound Rigging solutions to enhance character technology and creation processes.
-The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of rigging, software design, graphics, and production work flow.
-Candidates will be required to contribute to rigging, and overall back end, development.
-Create and develop scripts and plugins for the Rigging department.
-Candidates will be required to rig advanced characters in Maya
-Research and develop new deformation approaches, advanced methods to create rigs, and enhance existing Maya toolsets using python and Maya API.
-Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise

Qualifications:

-Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience.
-Proficiency in with Python, C++, Maya API, and creating plugins.
-Strong Math skills, ie: Linear Algebra, thorough understanding of matrices, vectors and transformations in 3D.
-Experience with MEL, Maya Production, Motion builder or Mocap experience is a plus.
-Experience working with Facial Action Coding System based facial rigging system is a plus.
-Minimum of 3 years work experience in visual effects production experienced required.
-Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
-Must have good tools design logic – keeping things as simple as possible while creating complex projects.
-Must be a self-starter with a willingness learn and grow, and take direction well.
-Possess strong time and project management, be a good team player, and have good work ethics.

Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=103
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Nuke TD

Job Description

-Works with supervisors and peers to build and support the compositing tools, techniques and procedures to support current projects and advance the capabilities of the facility.
– The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of compositing, colour theory, software design, graphics, and production workflow.
-Candidates will be required to contribute to compositing, and overall back end, development.
– Design, create and maintain tools using a combination of custom libraries and Nuke’s Python API.
-Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise

Qualifications

-Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience
-Proficiency with Nuke, Shotgun, Python and PySide, Nuke’s Python interface, Nuke SDK experience a plus Proficiency with C++ is a plus.
-Experience with pipeline integration, rendering, asset systems and databases
-Minimum 3 years visual effects production experience required
-Ability to quickly master proprietary tools and development processes.
-Creative problem solving skills
-Must be detail oriented, organized, have good communication skills, and be able to independently handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner

Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=22
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