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  • TD – ASSET (M/F) ** urgent **

    Project : Multifilms

    Position overview

      Mikros Animation Montréal is looking for a Technical Director who is motivated to join the team on an exciting new animation project.  

    Job Description

      We are looking for an artist with advanced technical knowledge of Maya who wants to gain experience working in a sophisticated pipeline. Responsibilities include maintenance and evolution of the layout pipeline according to production constraints.   Your main tasks will be:  
    • Develop Maya tools to accelerate the daily work of artists
    • Automate tasks to improve production speed
    • Check that tools are functioning properly
    • Help artists solve technical problems
    • Define specifications for development
    • Write the tools and code documentation
    • Create and update templates
     

    Qualifications  

     
    • Good knowledge of Maya software
    • Good knowledge of Python and PySide/PyQt
    • Experience as a Layout artist is a big asset
    • Experience in solving scenes issues
    • Knowledge of Katana, Mari and Substance is an asset
    • Knowledge of Shotgun is recommended
    • Motivated, adaptable and resourceful
    • Rigorous, autonomous and organized
    • Basic English skills
     

    Salary & Contract 

    Status: Contractual / full time   Location: Montreal   Start date: beginning of 2020 Annual Salary: To be discussed

    → Apply for this position

    N-B. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.    Canadian residents will be given priority consideration // Please note that you may be asked to provide references.
  • TD – LAYOUT (M/F) ** urgent **

    Project : Multifilms

    Position overview

      Mikros Animation Montréal is looking for a Technical Director who is motivated to join the team on an exciting new animation project.  

    Job Description

      We are looking for an artist with advanced technical knowledge of Maya who wants to gain experience working in a sophisticated pipeline. Responsibilities include maintenance and evolution of the layout pipeline according to production constraints.   Your main tasks will be:  
    • Develop Maya tools to accelerate the daily work of artists
    • Automate tasks to improve production speed
    • Check that tools are functioning properly
    • Help artists solve technical problems
    • Define specifications for development
    • Write the tools and code documentation
    • Create and update templates
     

    Qualifications  

     
    • Good knowledge of Maya software
    • Good knowledge of Python and PySide/PyQt
    • Experience as a Layout artist is a big asset
    • Experience in solving scenes issues
    • Knowledge of Katana is an asset
    • Knowledge of Shotgun is recommended
    • Motivated, adaptable and resourceful
    • Rigorous, autonomous and organized
    • Basic English skills
     

    Salary & Contract 

    Status: Contractual / full time   Location: Montreal   Start date: beginning of 2020 Annual Salary: To be discussed

    → Apply for this position

    N-B. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.    Canadian residents will be given priority consideration // Please note that you may be asked to provide references.
  • TD – CFX (M/F) ** urgent **

    Project : Multifilms

    Position overview

      Mikros Animation Montréal is looking for a CFX Technical Director who is motivated to join the team on an exciting new animation project.  

    Job Description

      We are looking for an artist with advanced technical knowledge of CFX who wants to gain experience working in a sophisticated pipeline. Responsibilities include maintenance and evolution of the pipeline according to production constraints.   Your main tasks will be:  
    • Develop Maya tools to accelerate the daily work of artists
    • Automate tasks to improve production speed
    • Check that tools are functioning properly
    • Help artists solve technical problems
    • Define specifications for development
    • Write the tools and code documentation
    • Create and update templates
    • Maintain good communication with the Paris development team
     

    Qualifications  

     
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in an animation studio or in VFX.
    • Good knowledge of Maya software
    • Good knowledge of Python and PySide/PyQt
    • Experience as a CFX artist and knowledge in Katana is a big asset
    • Experience in solving pipeline problems
    • Knowledge of Shotgun is recommended
    • Motivated, adaptable and resourceful
    • Rigorous, autonomous and organized
    • Basic English skills
     

    Salary & Contract 

    Status: Contractual / full time   Location: Montreal   Start date: beginning of 2020 Annual Salary: To be discussed

    → Apply for this position

    N-B. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.    Canadian residents will be given priority consideration // Please note that you may be asked to provide references.
  • TD – LIGHTING & COMPOSITING PIPELINE (M/F) ** urgent **

    Project : Multifilms

    Position overview

      Mikros Animation Montréal is looking for a Lighting/Compositing artist who is motivated to join the team on an exciting new animation project.  

    Job Description

      We are looking for an artist with advanced technical knowledge of Lighting/Compositing who wants to gain experience working in a sophisticated pipeline.    

    Responsibilities 

        Responsibilities include maintenance and evolution of the pipeline according to production constraints.  
    • Manage and improve the workflow with the supervisor
    • Create and update templates
    • Develop tools/gyzmos to accelerate the daily work of artists
    • Automate tasks to improve production speed
    • Check that tools are functioning properly
    • Help artists solve technical problems
    • Define specifications for development
     

    Qualifications  

     
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in VFX or in an animation studio
    • Good knowledge of Katana and Nuke software
    • Good knowledge of Python and gyzmo creation
    • Knowledge of LUA and PySide/PyQt is an asset
    • Experience in solving pipeline problems
    • Experience with a rendering engine such as Arnold and PRMan
    • Knowledge of Shotgun is recommended
    • Motivated, adaptable and resourceful
    • Rigorous, autonomous and organized
    • Basic English skills
     

    Salary & Contract 

    Status: Contractual / full time   Location: Montreal   Start date: beginning of 2020 Annual Salary: To be discussed

    → Apply for this position

    N-B. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.    Canadian residents will be given priority consideration // Please note that you may be asked to provide references.
  • PRODUCTION MANAGER (M/F) ** urgent **

    Project : Multifilms

    Overview

      In the context of the development of its animation projects, Mikros Animation Paris and Montreal are looking for a Production Manager.   Reporting to the Head of Production, the Production Manager has an essential role in production.   He/She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the production activities. He/She guarantees the respect of the schedules, the quality of the deliverables to reach the objectives defined by the production.   He/She works closely with the Head of Production, Producer, CG Supervisor and Departments Supervisors to manage changes in planning.  

    Responsibilities

     
    • Assist the Head of Production in the development of production strategy.
    • Maintain overall production schedule and manage departmental quotas.
    • Make recommendations for improvements to production workflow, particularly with-respect-to scheduling, flow of information and resource management.
    • Send weekly report to the Head of Production with Production Updates.
    • Maintain production crew lists updated.
    • Approve artistes time sheets.
    • Daily interaction with the client on production related needs and deliveries.
     

    Profile

     
    • More than 3 years of experience as production manager or production coordinator.
    • Experience in the production of 3D animation.
    • In-depth knowledge of the production and animation workflow.
    • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, especially with Excel.
    • Good knowledge of Shotgun software or similar is required.
    • Bilingual French / English is required.
     

    Further information

      Please note that you may be asked to provide references. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer. Status: Contractual / full time Location: Paris or Montreal Annual Salary: To be discussed
  • CG SUPERVISOR (M/F) ** urgent **

    Project : Multifilms

    Overview

      In the context of the development of its animation projects, Mikros Animation Paris and Montreal are looking for a CG Supervisor.   The CG Supervisor, in collaboration with the Director & Producer (as well as with the Art, Lookdev, Asset Creation/Completion and other Production Departments), develops the technical approach needed to achieve the desired Look and behavior of the assets in a Fully Computer Animated Feature Film.

    Responsibilities

     
    • Identify, define, prioritize, and implement a specific creative workflow process which will enhance the productions creative tools.
    • Create, develop, and build consensus between the Technology, Artists, and Production Management department to assist the Director(s) in realizing their vision(s).
    • Work closely with HR department, Line Producer and producer to define recruiting goals to achieve the appropriate balance of qualified talents.
    • Work with Technology, Lookdev, and Production Management to define and produce R&D goals for the production. These goals should be based on the look, the pipeline, and workflow of all the departments.

    Profile

     
    • Serious knowledge in Maya, ShotGun, Katana, Arnold , Nuke  (Essential)
    • Excellent interdepartmental communication skills ( CG Producer, the artistic department and with the “floor team”)
    • High sense of communication especially with the directors, Line producer , the Art Department and with the  “ floor team”
    • Completely bilingual (French/English)
    • Should have completed one CGI animation movie as a CG sup.
    • Capacity to respect tight deadlines
    • A good knowledge and experience in all areas of 3D (modeling, rigging, texturing, look development, environments, creature FX, lighting and FX)

    Salary & Contract 

      Please note that you may be asked to provide references. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.   Status: Contractual / full time   Annual Salary: To be discussed  → Apply for this position
  • LINE PRODUCER (M/F) ** urgent **

    Project : Multifilms

    Position Overview

      In the context of the development of its animation projects, Mikros Animation Paris and Montreal are looking for a Line Producer.   The Line Producer is a key member of the production team.   He/She manages the production budget, hires and manages key members of the team, while negotiating with the HR, agreements with the artists.   He/She works closely with the Directors, Executive Producer, Artistic Director, CG Supervisor and Heads of Department to manage changes in planning and budget along the way.   During production, he/she is ultimately responsible for the smooth running of the activities and ensures the respect of deliverables, deadlines and costs.   The Line Producer reports to the Head of production of Mikros Animation and directly supervises a team of production managers and coordinators in charge of the manufacturing departments.  

    Responsabilities

     
    • Provide and adapt frequently a detailed project delivery plan to the executive producer and supervisors
    • Provide weekly and monthly progress reports on the outstanding amount and the balance to be produced
    • Plan studio resources to create an effective approach to CG work
    • Build and operate in cooperation with the relevant head of departments a production strategy to guarantee delivery and quality (quota plan / approval charts and reports / …).
    • Ensure that the team understands the objectives and delivery dates of the sequences, research and development projects, etc.
    • Work closely with supervisors to ensure the work schedule is on track and meet quality standards.
     

    Competencies

     
    • A minimum of 5+ years of experience as project manager in CG Animation or VFX.
    • Experience as a producer within a production-oriented environment.
    • Experience in project management with Shotgun software or similar is considered as a great asset.
    • Good understanding of CG processes.
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills.
    • Experience in team management, negotiation and budget management.
    • Experience on an animated feature film is a strong asset
    • A good knowledge of Excel and project management software are valuable for this position
     

    Salary & Contract 

      Please note that you may be asked to provide references. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.   Status: Contractual / full time   Location: Montreal   Annual Salary: To be discussed  → Apply for this position