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.

SENIOR COMPOSITOR

Duties and Responsibilities

  •   Take direction from Compositing Supervisor and determine the best approach to solve compositing challenges in order to develop final look
  •   Perform tasks such as matte extraction, paint fixes, clean up, rotoscoping, integration of live action and multi-pass CG elements
  •   Produce photo-realistic look that meets or exceeds industry standards

Qualifications

  •   Must have 8+ years experience compositing for live action feature film   and/or television
  •   Basic knowledge of filmmaking, including: cinematography, cameras and lenses
  •   Must have thorough knowledge of NUKE software, colour theory, perspective, lighting and composition
  •   Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
  •   Exceptional organization,  leadership and communication skills
  •   A high attention to details
  •   Candidate must be able to work within a small team environment
  •   Must be a resident of Ontario

** Lead experience required  

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

Houdini FX Artist

Requirements:

  • 3+ years production experience using Houdini in film/commercials (knowledge of Autodesk Maya 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 color
  • 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 would be Toronto- based and legally allowed to work in Canada

 

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

 

VFX Coordinator

VFX Coordinator

 

DESCRIPTION

The VFX Coordinator works with producers and artists to ensure shots are being tracked and delivered according to established targets, milestones and deadlines.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Scheduling, prioritizing and tracking internal technical assignments and project details.
  • Organize dailies, rounds and project meetings.
  • Organize and setup media for cinesync / client review sessions.
  • Ensure Shotgun (project management tool) statuses and task assignments are kept up to date.
  • Coordinate and package shot deliveries including submission documentation.
  • Ensure teams are clear on daily delivery objectives.
  • Record all shot notes from clients, dailies, rounds and cinesyncs.
  • Ensuring effective communication and continual team updates.
  • Coordinating and monitoring multiple projects effectively.
  • Ensuring project scope, status and completion information up to date (in Shotgun).
  • Documenting decisions and requests, and ensuring items are tracked and managed appropriately.
  • Monitoring and controlling progress, issues and preparing reports.
  • Ensuring work is being approved and completed on time and to specification.
  • Establishing quality control and project closure processes.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Highly organized with excellent scheduling and task management skills.
  • Demonstrated project management experience with the ability to problem solve effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience within the VFX or film production industry.
  • Conversant with visual effects terminologies and processes.
  • Ability to liaise and collaborate with clients, artists and producers.
  • Established software knowledge
  • Understanding of visual effects processes including asset development, layout, matte painting, animation, fx, lighting and compositing is considered an asset.
  • Working experience with Shotgun (project software)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office package (including word, excel)
  • Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills critical
  • Candidate must be able to work within a team environment
  • Candidate should be Toronto- based and legally allowed to work in Canada

Please send your resume via email to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com  with the subject line: VFX Coordinator 

3D Generalist

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficiency in Maya and Vray Rendering System
  • Diverse capabilities of the principles of 3D, such as; animation, modelling, rigging, texturing, shading, lighting, rendering, effects, scripting, tracking and compositing photo-real shader development using the latest HDRI, GI, and normal mapping techniques
  • Strong understanding of lighting principles and color theory
  • Knowledge of: ShotGun, Mari, Zbrush or Mudbox software would be beneficial

 

SKILLS / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 2+ years experience in a production environment
  • Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines
  •  Strong communication skills critical
  • Candidate must be able to work within a team environment
  • Candidate should be Toronto- based and legally allowed to work in Canada

Please send your resume and showreel with breakdown via email to jobs@mavericks-vfx.com with the subject line: 3D Generalist