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Mr. X Inc Recruiting VFX Artist

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VFX Artist

Category: FX Artist
Company: Mr. X FX
Location: Toronto (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

We are currently looking for VFX FX Artists.


Work closely with VFX Supervisors and Leads to determine best approach to solve effects challenges and develop final look in shot development
Work with other TDs, art directors and designers to create photo-real effects and physically accurate simulations
Accurately interpret concept art and design from the Art Department
Use and understand 3D / 2D applications such as Houdini, Maya, and Nuke
Provide input regarding tools and interfaces to improve throughput
Producing a final overall look that far exceeds client expectations.


2 – 4 years of feature film production experience working with Houdini and/or Maya
Experience with RealFlow, FumeFX, and Naiad a plus
Experience lighting and rendering with Mantra, Renderman, and V-Ray a plus
Ability to script in Python and Hscript. C++ and HDK and plus
Ability to quickly master proprietary effects tools and pipeline tools
Ability to design, self-direct, and organize your work
Strong communication skills and must be able to work well within a team
Exercise a high level of focus and skill in a fast-paced production environment
Ability to perform visual and analytical problem-solving
Strong demo reel and/or portfolio in realistic effects animation, lighting, arts or engineering.

Please submit your resume and link to your online demo reel to with the title “FX Artist”.

Please include the address of your web portfolio in your resume and send your demo reel to:

Attention: Recruiting/FX artist

Mr. X Inc.

35 McCaul Street, Suite 100
Toronto, ON
M5T 1V7

Demo materials will not be returned. No phone calls please.
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