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Massive TD - Toronto

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply creative and technical skills to create realistic-looking crowds
  • Design crowd character behavior from scratch within Massive, Maya, V-Ray/RenderMan, and Python
  • Create crowd versions of character geometry, materials, and rigs with an eye toward variation and efficiency
  • Identify and breakdown behaviors into cycles for artists to animate
  • Work with the larger production to populate shots with crowds from early layout to final rendering
  • Troubleshoot creative/technical issues as they arise
  • Ensure on-time delivery of Crowd elements within established production schedule.


  • At least 2 years of experience with crowd software packages (e.g. Massive, Maya, V-Ray/RenderMan)
  • Broad working knowledge of 3D and 2D generalist skills
  • Programming/scripting experience (e.g. Mel, Python and/or C++)
  • Previous CG production experience in feature films and/or high end television
  • Good eye for realistic movement in animals, individuals and crowds.
  • Previous experience working with motion capture data
  • The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines,
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, have good communication skills, and be able to independently handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner.

Salary: $58,000 - $100,000 commensurate to the level of experience
Group Benefits Coverage included
Terms of employment - 1 year contract

Mr. X Inc.
720 King Street West, 10th Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 2T3

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