Mr. X Inc Recruiting Studio PA, Senior Compositor, Senior Lighting Artist & Senior Matchmover/Tracking Artist
Provide reception/front desk coverage for breaks and lunch;
Reception and front desk duties include: receiving & directing incoming phone calls, accepting & sending courier packages, ordering office supplies, photocopying and faxing;
Assist Production department by providing data entry support to the visual effects shots databases and any other requests;
Preparing for client meetings which include ordering and picking up food, carrying out occasional coffee runs;
Travel Coordination including; booking flights, hotels, long stay accommodations, preparing travel itineraries, arranging taxis, and so on;
Liaise with external vendors (e.g. building management, caters, etc.);
Assist with Recruitment by maintaining online job postings and scheduling interviews;
Hands-on construction (e.g. Hanging posters and art, changing light bulbs);
Ordering food for artists and production staff;
Unloading of clean dishes in the morning before Artists start the day and loading of dirty dishes throughout the day;
Fridge cleaning on a monthly basis;
Stocking of kitchen supplies (e.g. milk, cream, sugars, tea, etc.);
General kitchen cleaning (e.g. counter cleaning, microwave, toasters etc.);
Other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager and Director.
1+ year previous administrative experience required
Professional and friendly phone manner
Good time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and stay organized
Ability to work effectively with regular to frequent interruptions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to exhibit a strong sense of confidentiality, professionalism and discretion
Ability to exercise sound independent judgment and to analyze and resolve problems
Please provide both a cover letter and resume when applying.
Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=100
Mr. X is looking for talented compositors to work on upcoming high-end feature film and television projects.
Working closely with Visual Effects Supervisors, Producers and the Compositing Supervisor, the Senior Compositor will design, develop and produce large and/or small-scale digital composites for use in feature films and high-end television series,
Will determine best approach to solve compositing challenges and develop final overall look which meets client expectations,
Will perform tasks such as tracking, matte extraction, colour correction, paint fixes, roto, projection of elements and assembly of live action and 3D components
Will provide leadership and guidance to other members of the compositing team
Must have 5+ years experience in compositing digital visual effects for feature film,
Must have thorough knowledge and ability to use the tools that produce Digital Composites such as NUKE, Fusion, Flame and Photoshop,
Must present a show reel demonstrating the candidate’s eye for colour, lighting, attention to detail and composition,
The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines,
Strong communication skills are critical,
Candidate must be able to work well within a team environment,
Stereo and/or on-set production experience is desirable.
Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=10
Senior Lighting Artist
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.
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.
Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=14
Senior Matchmover/Tracking Artist
Senior/Intermediate Trackers Wanted…
Mr. X is on the lookout for enthusiastic Trackers that are passionate about producing hyper-realistic VFX animation. We love the work we do and always strive to exceed client expectations.
From previs to camera extensions, our tracking and layout work on feature film and high concept TV spans the spectrum from design through final camera and layouts.
Leveraging our production workflow and working as or under a Lead, this artist will create, solve or extend camera motion, assist in pre- and post- visualization, and perform complex layout and matchmoving tasks in live action film and high concept television productions.
-Camera tasks – recreating (solving) or creating the movement of a mono or stereo live-action camera in 3D.
-Using lidar or 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 (Maya).
-Scene layout in Maya.
-Matchmoving rigid and non-rigid objects on moving elements in the plate.
-Show set-up including removing lens distortion from the plates to aid in the solving of tracks.
-Expert knowledge of 3Dequalizer (knowledge of PFTrack a plus).
-Thorough knowledge and experience with Maya.
-Working knowledge of Nuke.
-On set production experience is desirable.
-Previous stereoscopic film production experience a plus
-Knowledge of a tracking software’s scripting language is a plus.
-Meticulous attention to detail with a great eye for camera motion and composition.
-Must work well under pressure for potentially short turnaround deadlines.
-Able to take direction and feedback well from a lead or supervisor.
-A minimum of two years of feature film experience required.
Apply here:- www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=35
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