Careers

SENIOR SIMULATION FX ARTISTS –

AIC Movie / AIC Studios is looking for talented Simulation FX Artists to join our team in Toronto to work on feature films. We are looking for artists who are expert level users of Houdini, Maya and Nuke. Must have a minimum 3 years of feature film experience, be a team player and have an eye for detail creating feature quality effects.Qualifications

YOU MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 3 TO 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN FEATURE FILMS;

EXPERT KNOWLEDGE OF MAYA, HOUDINI,AND NUKE AND THE USE OF FLUIDS, CLOTH, PARTICLES AND/OR RBD’S;

EXPERIENCE IN CREATING PHOTO-REALISTIC EFFECTS SUCH AS FIRE, SMOKE, DESTRUCTION, CLOTHING, WATER AND DUST

THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF SIMULATION TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGIES RELATING TO EFFECTS

GOOD WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF VRAY,AND EXPERIENCED WITH LIGHTING AND RENDERING EFFECTS IS AN ADVANTAGE

KNOWLEDGE OF AN ASSET MANAGER SUCH AS SHOTGUN IS AN ASSET;

MUST BE A CANADIAN CITIZEN OR A PERMANENT RESIDENT IN CANADAPlease apply with your CV and portfolio to the email provided. No phone calls please!

MATTE PAINTERS –

The Matte Painting Artist works under the supervision of the Lighting Supervisor. They are responsible for the technical planning of the work and creates missing objects and visuals that are necessary to the production.The Matte Painting Artist uses Mari, Maya and Photoshop. They use Nuke to finalize their work. The position requires a solid understanding of Matte Painting techniques and strong artistic skills.Responsibilities

CREATE MEDIA OR OBJECTS NECESSARY FOR PROJECTING IMAGES

COLLABORATE WITH THE 3D DEPARTMENT IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF MATTE PAINTINGS

DEVELOP A DEGREE OF REALISM ADAPTED TO THE ARTISTIC DIRECTION OF THE SHOW

MAINTAIN TIMING AND PRODUCTION QUOTAS GIVEN BY THE PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

ORGANIZE WORK AND PREPARE PRESENTATION ELEMENTS FOR APPROVAL

COMMUNICATE AND SEEK INFORMATION, IF NECESSARY

MAINTAIN GOOD TEAM DYNAMICSQualifications

YOU MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 2 TO 4 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN MATTE PAINTING

GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF MAYA, MARI, PHOTOSHOP AND NUKE

KNOWLEDGE OF AN ASSET MANAGER SUCH AS SHOTGUN IS AN ASSET

KNOWLEDGE OF UVLAYOUT IS AN ASSET

KNOWLEDGE IN 2.5D PROJECTION WITH NUKE IS A PLUS

POSSESS TRADITIONAL PAINTING / DRAWING TECHNIQUES IS A PLUS

MUST BE A CANADIAN CITIZEN OR A PERMANENT RESIDENT IN CANADAPlease apply with your CV and portfolio to the email provided. No phone calls please!

NUKE COMPOSITORS –

The Matte Painting Artist works under the supervision of the Lighting Supervisor. They are responsible for the technical planning of the work and creates missing objects and visuals that are necessary to the production.The Matte Painting Artist uses Mari, Maya and Photoshop. They use Nuke to finalize their work. The position requires a solid understanding of Matte Painting techniques and strong artistic skills.Responsibilities

GREEN SCREEN EXTRACTIONS

SEAMLESS INTEGRATION OF LIVE ACTION, AND CGI SOURCES

TAKE PART IN CLIENT REVIEWS

FOLLOW PRODUCTION METHODOLOGIES AND DEVELOP CREATIVE APPROACHES AND PROBLEM-SOLVING

PERFORMING ALL ASPECTS OF COMPOSITE FX DESIGNQualifications

YOU MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 2 YEARS VFX INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE IN USING NUKE

CRITICAL EYE FOR DETAIL, AND STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS

MUST BE A CANADIAN CITIZEN OR A PERMANENT RESIDENT IN CANADAPlease apply with your CV and portfolio to the email provided. No phone calls please!

Join the AIC Studios Dream Team!

Are you looking for a promising career in animation, visual effects, and creative directing? AIC Studios is the place for you! We are a group of talented and driven professionals who aim to innovate the future of cinema. 

Technology has always been a catalyst for many successful projects in film and animation. With a plethora of ideas waiting to be manifested, our team strives to bring highly experienced artists and technicians to the spotlight. 

Does our mission sound appealing to you? Come and join our growing family and begin a wonderful journey in a dynamic industry. 

Career opportunities

The AIC Studios team is looking for dedicated individuals with a thirst for knowledge and innovation in the field of film, TV, and animation. Our career opportunities are as follows:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Creative Director 
  • Production Manager
  • VFX Assistant
  • Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer

Requirements:

  • The applicant must have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in the field of film production, TV, and animation. 
  • The applicant must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in the same field mentioned above. 
  • The applicant must have the ability to stay in tune with the latest creative trends worldwide. 
  • Experience in professional or storyboard writing is not a requirement but a great advantage. 
  • Art portfolios for those who are applying for the Graphic Designer or Video Editor position must be submitted through a PDF. 

These positions are open to those who are interested in working in a fast-paced environment. While your applications will be accepted, we cannot guarantee that you will be shortlisted. We do not condone any form of fraud or false information in our application process. 

As we receive hundreds of resumes, the recruitment process may take up to at least one to two weeks. The submission portal will be open on our website or through the proper channels listed on our Contact Us page. 

We aim to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants regardless of race, orientation, age or any other classification stated by the law. Should your application be shortlisted, we request that you provide us with the proper communication channels in order for us to reach you.

Why AIC Studios?

As we mentioned earlier, our team consists of highly qualified professionals who seek to innovate the future of cinema. There are many ways skilled artists can express themselves and the advent of technology has provided thousands of creative opportunities around the world. 

AIC Studios doesn’t intend on stopping just at the bare minimum. We aim to manifest ideas from storyboards to the actual premiere. We wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for the genius of our team. We are proud of our work in the industry and if you believe you are fit for the job, don’t hesitate to jumpstart your career with us! 

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