Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies (MARZ) is a Toronto-based VFX studio that's delivering feature-film quality on TV timelines. Having worked on series such as The Umbrella Academy, HBO's Watchmen, The Boys and more, MARZ is looking for a Compositing TD to join our growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Further develop and maintain the existing Compositing pipeline
  • Work with the Head of Development, Compositing Supervisor and Lead Compositors to identify areas of improvement and potential automation
  • Submit code for, and participate in, code reviews
  • Communicate technical issues to IT
  • Maintain and support custom tools/templates/scripts
  • Help onboard new projects and identify pipeline changes necessary
  • Develop new tools to support individual shot production and general workflow.
  • Work with other departments, mainly editorial, matte painting and lighting, to find stable and efficient ways of exchanging information and images.
  • Identify issues to prioritize for Systems / Pipeline / Vendor response & support where appropriate.

Skills & Experience:

  • 2-3 years experience as Nuke TD in the Anim/VFX industry
  • Experience in proper color management, ACES, and OCIO
  • 2-3 years of experience with Python
  • Development experience using PySide/PyQt
  • C++ experience is a major plus
  • Excellent overall knowledge of Nuke
  • Strong familiarity with building Nuke Gizmos and tools
  • Experience with Linux
  • Strong familiarity with Git and collaborative workflows (code review, standards, etc.)
  • Knowledge of any/all of Maya/Houdini/Katana a plus
  • Good understanding of the entire VFX pipeline from acquisition to the final composite
  • Working Knowledge of Shotgun would be an asset.
  • A strong team player with good communication skills.