Careers

apply to soho vfx via email

Email jobs@sohovfx.com with your cover letter and resume in PDF format as well as a link to your online demo reel.

Please include a fully detailed breakdown of your contribution to each shot on your demo reel.

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Openings

We have quite a few resumes to review at any given time, so please be patient and know that if we’re interested, we’ll get in touch.

Asset Artist

Posted: May 31 2021

Duties

- Create and modify photorealistic models and textures by utilizing reference photography, and concept art.

- Optimize pre-existing models and textures.

- Take direction from Supervisors and Leads to create desired look for production assets.

- Design or modify shader parameters and apply texture maps to production assets.

- Work closely with other asset artists and departments to ensure assets are being modelled and textured in a way that fits with our pipeline.

- Keep production staff and supervisors informed of progress, changes, and/or critical issues.

Qualifications:

- Must be an Ontario resident.

- Should have a minimum of 2 years feature film or television visual effects experience

- Must have a keen eye for detail with the ability to match various reference.

- Must have strong skills in modelling and UV layout in Maya.

- Must be proficient in Mari, with knowledge of Photoshop.

- Must have experience in creating and working with procedural shaders.

- Must have ability to work individually and as a team and solve problems and take initiative.

- Must be able to take direction positively, work in an organized way and be able to multitask.

- Experience with 3Delight or Renderman a plus.

- Proficiency with Substance, ZBrush, Mudbox, Houdini a plus.

Senior Rigger

Posted: June 07 2021

Duties

- Implement animation control rigging systems for complex characters and props using Maya.

- Set up rigs for low and high-res characters.

- Set up and rig character models.

- Work with animators to design, create, modify and maintain animation rigs for characters that are clean, efficient and animation friendly.

- Design user interfaces and controls for characters an facial animation systems (bone and blend shape driven)

- Maintain and improve current animation pipeline.

- Knowing of animation sharing and motion capture transfer between character rigs.

- Main a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.

- Troubleshoot and wrangle character rigging issues for artists.

- Work closely with Leads, Supervisors to ensure work is being done in an efficient way that aligns with our pipeline.

Qualifications:

- Must be an Ontario resident.

- Should have a minimum of 3 years feature film or television visual effects experience in a similar role.

- Must have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills.

- Experience in setting up crowd, skin and muscle simulation rigs.

- Experience with Maya.

- Experience with MEL, CSH, Python, TCL, PERL or other scripting languages required.

- Skilled knowledge of anatomy for animals/quadrapeds and humans/bipeds

- Experience as a modeller or animator is an asset.

- Ability to stay calm under pressure of deadlines.

- Must be able to take direction and work well in a fast paced environment as well as show strong troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently when required.

- Must be able to work individually and as a team to solve problems and take initiative.

- Experience with procedural workflow using Houdini or Blending is a plus.

Senior Lighting Artist

Posted: June 08 2021

Duties

- Light and render CG scenes, characters and effects in Maya.

- Work closely with leads and supervisors to ensure work is being done in an efficient way that aligns with our pipeline.

- Work with other lighters as well as dynamics, lookdev and compositing departments to ensure continuity for the project.

- Keep production staff and supervisors informed of progress, changes, and/or critical issues.

- Work with the compositors to ensure CG layers and elements can be integrated into live action plates.

Qualifications:

- Must be an Ontario resident.

- Should have a minimum of 3 years feature film or television visual effects experience in a similar role.

- Must have a keen eye for detail, composition, light and colour.

- Must have a strong understanding of MEL scripting and the technical aspects of lighting/rendering.

- Python experience beneficial but not required

- Experience with 3Delight and Nuke beneficial but not required.

- Ability to stay calm under pressure of deadlines.

- Must be able to take direction positively, work in an organized way and be able to multitask.

- Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with all members of our team. Must have ability to work individually and with a team and solve problems and take initiative.

VFX Producer

Posted: June 15 2021

Duties

- Work alongside Supervisors, Leads, Production to manage projects in a positive, timely and efficient manner.

- Oversee client communication and act as a liaison between production and internal supervisors and departments.

- Effectively plan and schedule resource needs for a project.

- Monitor changes to the scope of work and communicate when tasks have been approved to start work.

- Attend shot and asset review sessions and be involved in the day to day operations of projects.

- Keep production staff and supervisors informed of progress, changes, and/or critical issues.

Qualifications:

- Must be an Ontario resident.

- Should have a minimum of 3 years feature film or television visual effects experience in a similar role.

- Must be detail oriented, proactive and organized

- Ability to stay calm under pressure of deadlines.

- Excellent communication skills and able to collaborate with all members of our team.

- Must have ability to work individually and as a team and solve problems and take initiative.

- Must be able to take direction positively, work in an organized way and be able to multitask.

VFX Coordinator

Posted: June 15 2021

Duties

• Assisting VFX Production Managers and VFX Supervisors

• Track shot progress and maintain organized and clear notes from shot reviews and meetings

• Coordinate and track all deliveries, including uploads and downloads, as well as all physical shipping and receiving

Qualifications:

• Must be proactive, detail-oriented and highly organized

• Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Must have good understanding of the postproduction process, as well as a clear understanding of all aspects of visual effects and production.

• Must be a team player and have a friendly and positive attitude

Compositors

Posted: June 15 2021

Qualifications:

Must have solid fundamental skills including keying, roto, tracking, and paint

Must be comfortable integrating photoreal cg into live action plates and/or full 3D environments

Must have a keen eye for detail, composition, light and color

Must be able to take direction and work well in a fast paced environment

Must be Ontario resident.

Linux / MacOS Systems Administrator

Posted: July 23 2021

Duties

Respond to support calls from staff.

Escalate issues to senior systems team members when necessary.

Ensure all data in our inventory system is kept updated and current.

Develop and maintain effective documentation, related to the tasks you will perform.

Assist in the rollout of new hardware - wiring desks, calibrating monitors, imaging computers.

Ensure the hardware inventory system is kept up to date.

Research, test, implement and document new technology initiatives.

Qualifications:

A good understanding of both the Mac OS X and Linux operating system infrastructures.

1 or more years previous experience working in Information Technology.

Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

Basic TCP/IP networking knowledge.

Basic shell scripting knowledge.

Experience with Python is beneficial but not required

Experience with Ansible and/or JAMF is beneficial but not required.

Experience in the visual effects industry is beneficial but not required. 

Must be able to lift 40lbs (20kg).

Must be an Ontario resident.

Must be able to work in the Toronto office.