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Mavericks VFX

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Character Rigging/FX TD

Description

ABOUT US

Mavericks VFX is a three-time Emmy-nominated VFX firm Toronto-based - Canada. Working as a collection of filmmakers—drawn from a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives and talents—we create outstanding visual effects for film and TV.

We are proud of our family-vibe, but rely on our strong pipeline and learning from our seasoned artists to produce world class visual effects. An excellent health and dental plan, complimentary gym memberships to Hone Fitness (in our building), beautiful offices, Cocktail Thursdays, a Softball Team, Blue Jays games, and a multitude of (non-mandatory) company outings…these are some of the ways that Mavericks VFX tries to give back to our employees for their stellar work and dedication. If Mavericks’ culture resonates with you and you are seeking to be a part of an exciting team-based environment, we’d love to hear from you.


DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a talented CG Rigging/Character FX TD to join our VFX department and work on 3D feature films and television series. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for character features such as hair, fur, muscle systems cloth and rigging.

  • Able to create efficient character simulations for multiple types of character features including hair/cloth and skin.

  • Collaborate with production, supervisors and colleagues in order to problem solve

  • Work closely with VFX Supervisors and Leads to determine the best approach to solve fx challenges and develop final look in shot development

  • Have a very good knowledge of the following software: Maya, Houdini, Nuke, V-Ray, Linux

BONUS

  • Participates in writing utility scripts (Mel/Python) that streamlines the simulation development process. 

  • Self-driven great team player and be resourceful and innovative


REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidate should have at least five (5) years of experience as Character FX/Rigging TD in a VFX studio

  • Follow creative & technical briefs with regard to the production schedule and set milestones

  • A demo reel showing a strong sense of composition, light and color

  • Excellent communication skills and technical knowledge

  • Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines

  • Maintain positive, supportive and collaborative team dynamics

  • Knowledge of particles, fluids (smoke, dust, water), fracturing, MEL/Python

  • Thorough knowledge of VRay (Mantra a plus)

  • Work with animation, lighting & compositing as necessary in order to meet FX animation objectives


Please send your resume and showreel with breakdown via email to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com  with the subject line: Rigging TD