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Mikros Image Canada

Montreal, Quebec - Canada
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After “Mune, The Moon Guardian”, “Astérix : le domaine des Dieux”, “The Little Prince” and "Captain Underpants", Mikros Image Canada is now working on “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero” a new animation film in collaboration with Fun Academy. 


 Job Description :


Within an amazing full CG feature film, Mikros image Canada is looking for Hair Artists to be in charge of the creation of Hair effects for 3D animated characters and the simulation of animated effects. He must also make sure that his work meets the artistic vision of the director and the technical guidance given CG & simulation Supervisor.


Responsibilities :

·        Create and simulate Hair effects on 3D animated characters and animals by referring to the artistic direction of the project;

·         Be involved in the development of tools used to create Hair effects;

·         Solve problems creatively;

·         Collaborate with animators to create Hair effects suitable for animation;

·         Keep the timing and production quotas given by the production coordinator;

·         Execute the corrections requested by the Supervisor and the Director with an analytical mindset;

·         Work with the Supervisor and team lead to ensure the integration and maintenance of configurations;

·         Organize the workload and prepare presentations elements for approval;

·         Communicate and seek information when necessary;

·         Maintain a good team dynamic;



Qualifications :

·         College diploma in 3D graphic arts/3D animation;

·         Minimum 3 years of work experience as a Hair Artist in a film production environment, animated TV series or visual effects;

·         Skills in animation, rigging and/or surfacing is a plus;

·         Extensive knowledge of MAYA;

·         Experience with MEL or PYTHON is a plus;

·         Mastery of the Hair tools in MAYA;

·         Comfortable with a LINUX/UNIX environment;

·         Knowledge of an asset manager such as SHOTGUN is a plus;

·         Bilingual (English and French);

·         Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada and available to work in Montreal, Quebec;



If you are interested in this position or if you want to submit a nomination, please send your resume by email at the following address: hr_montreal@mikrosimage.eu.


Only selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

Mikros Image Canada is an equal opportunity employer.


Title: Hair Artist

Status: Contractual / Full-time

Location: Montreal

Annual salary: To be discussed


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