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Type: Contract

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 :

Under the supervision of the FX Supervisor, the FX TD will be working closely with the Pipeline Department in the development of tools and solutions for the FX department.



  • Create testable, efficient and reusable tools by using best in class software development practices;
  • Develop FX and simulation pipeline tools to meet production requests, ensuring it is consistent with department standards as requested by the project and supervisors;
  • Help to maintain a wide array of existing workflows and scripts;
  • Provide front-line production support to FX artists, troubleshooting assets and shots, helping artists with general problem-solving;
  • Be able to work with the FX Supervisor and the CTO to determine the best possible technical and creative approaches;
  • Complete tasks within the timeframe given by the FX Supervisor;
  • Create and communicate documentation about developed tools and train other users to use the developed tools.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Graphics or equivalent work experience;
  • 3 to 5 years’ production experience as an FX TD;
  • Expert in Houdini, Maya, Real Flow, Nuke and Arnold;
  • Good knowledge and experience in Python/Mel;
  • Strong knowledge of effects techniques such as particle systems, scattering tools, smoke, fire, dust, explosions and fluids;
  • Proficient skills in technical problem solving;
  • Experience in full CG feature films is a strong asset;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal);
  • Work ethic focused on the dynamism and collaboration;
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, set priorities and problem solving;
  • 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: FX TD

Status: Contractual / Full-time

Location: Montreal

Annual salary: To be discussed

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