Opportunities

Current Openings

We’d love to hear from you if you’ve got what it takes to join our team! Take a look at the postings below to find out if one of the positions available at Mavericks VFX might be the right fit for you.

Visual Effects

VFX Supervisor

Toronto, Ontario

Key Purpose of the Job

  • The Visual Effects Supervisor is responsible for achieving the creative aims of the Director and/or Producers through the use of visual effects. Responsible for the VFX Post Production process, creatively leading the artists throughout the show ensuring that good and clear communication occurs at all times between the artists, editor and client.

Responsibilities

• Requires understanding of production process, as approves work of all crew on a show.
• Verifies technical solutions proposed by other crew members.
• Works closely with film director to develop and interpret their creative vision.
• Briefs entire crew on director’s creative vision to enable artists to produce desired results.
• Communicates with external production companies.
• Management responsibility – to coordinate management of show, project schedules to ensure work is delivered to deadlines, managing crew.

Requirements

• Creative eye and aesthetic judgement – knowing composition, cinematic design and animation timing.
• Needs to have an understanding of Directing/Lighting/Camera work/Practical Effects/Camera Gripping/Art Department/Production Design and Props.
• Innate sense of composition, light, colour and excellent attention to detail.
• On-set supervision experience.
• Ability to work to and meet strict deadlines often under pressure.
• Excellent communication, organization skills and financial and budget management skills.
• Expert in industry standard software packages such as Maya, Houdini. A thorough understanding of the CG & 2D principles and pipeline is essential.

Needs to be

• Proven team leader with strong motivational qualities.
• Technically and creatively astute.
• Highly organised.
• Able to effectively communicate with people at all levels.

How to apply

Please email your application to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com.

Visual Effects

Houdini FX Artist

Toronto, Ontario

Requirements

• 3+ years production experience using Houdini in film/commercials (knowledge of 3D Studio Max is a plus).
• Knowledge of particles, fluids (smoke, dust, water), fracturing, MEL/Python.
• Thorough knowledge of VRay (Mantra a plus).
• Follow creative & technical briefs with regard to the production schedule and set milestones.
• Work with animation, lighting & compositing as necessary in order to meet FX animation objectives.
• A demo reel showing a strong sense of composition, light and colour.
• Excellent communication skills and technical knowledge.
• Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines.
• Strong communication skills are critical.
• Candidate must be able to work within a team environment.
• Candidate must be Toronto- based and legally allowed to work in Canada.

How to apply

Please email your application to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com.

Visual Effects

Intermediate/Senior Compositor

Toronto, Ontario

Job Description

  • Working closely with Compositing Supervisor to determine best approach to solve compositing challenges and develop final look.
  • Performing tasks such as tracking, matte extraction, colour correction, paint fixes, roto and assembly of live action and 3D elements.
  • Producing a final overall look that exceeds client expectations.

Job Details

  • Must have at least two years experience in compositing digital visual effects for feature film.
  • Knowledge of basic concepts of filmmaking, including: cinematography, lighting, camera movement, editing.
  • 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 highlighting eye for colour, lighting, attention to detail and composition.
  • Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills are critical.
  • Candidate must be able to work within a team environment.
  • Must be Toronto-based and legally allowed to work in Canada.

How to apply

Please email your application to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com.

Visual Effects

INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR 3D Modeller/Texture Artist

Toronto, Ontario

Responsibilities:
• Communicate and interact with other departments including animation, lighting and compositing.
• Must be able to translate 2D artwork to 3D Geometry.
• Work seamlessly with other departments to ensure elements work in the sequence and provide continuity.

Essential Skills:

• 5+ years CG Modelling experience.
• Strong Zbrush, Photoshop and Maya skills are mandatory.
• Character/organic modelling skills.
• Hard surface modeling skills.
• Mari and Substance Painter skills a big plus.
• Shotgun experience an asset.
• Strong UV skills and understanding are mandatory.
• Possess strong technical skills and ability to learn new software quickly.
• Must have the ability to problem solve and predict potential problems.
• Excellent communication skills and technical knowledge.
• Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines.
• Strong communication skills are critical.
• Candidate must be able to work within a team environment.
• Ideally, candidate is Toronto- based and legally allowed to work in Canada.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com. No phone calls please.