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why work at Hybride

Continuous Development

- Access / reimbursement of various technical trainings and certifications

- Free language classes 

- Leadership development program for upper management 

- Access to on-demand classes on various topics

- Access to monthly soft skill trainings and workshops

Health & Wellness

- Comprehensive insurance packages, tailored to your needs

- Company paid Life Insurance 

- Free access to Telemedicine services for you and your family 

- Employee and family assistance program 

- Stress management & well-being program 

- Physical activity reimbursement program 

- Fruits and healthy snacks

Perks

- Friendly and vibrant work environment 

- Access to Dialogue telemedicine program for you and your family

- Physiotherapist, massage therapist and nutritionist services 

- Enhanced RRSP program 

- Bixi special rates 

-Thanks to our relationship with UBISOFT, we’re able to offer our partners the brainpower and resources of a major company eager to share knowledge, technologies and opportunities.

 

Flexibility

- Flexible schedules for better work-life balance

- Paid sick leave and personal days

- Competitive vacation package

- Manuvie insurance packages tailored to your needs

- Flexible work from home schedule until 2022

our values

humanity
First and foremost, we are good human beings, who value well-being and solidarity.
inventiveness
For 30 years, the Hybride team has been reinventing the VFX industry, one project at a time.
transparency
Honesty towards our customers and our team is one of our most valuable tools. Because of this, Hybride is more than just an accountable supplier, but a true creative partner.
excellence
It is by surpassing ourselves that we become - and especially, remain - the best.

careers

Technical Solution Architect

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the communications team, the technical solutions architect facilitates the development and implementation of technological solutions for the company.  Working closely with the IT team, he.she helps translate the communications and human resources teams’ needs into technical solutions. The objective is to improve the efficiency of organizational processes through evaluation, analysis, recommendations, and decisions to build a solid technology structure supported, or not, by Ubisoft.


JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Analyze and prioritize the needs of both the communications and human resources teams;

- Make recommendations among the various existing options;

- Collaborate with the Hybride IT department to develop and integrate new technological solutions;

- Act as a bridge with the Ubisoft IT teams to maximize synergies between the various existing tools;

- Develop and maintain the company’s internal and external information system;

- Optimize internal use of existing tools and technologies.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Knowledge of design tools, especially Figma;

- Be familiar with different user research and project management methodologies (card sorting, design sprints, Agile software development);

- Familiarity and interest in management, training and web development under WordPress (architecture, API, plugins, security) and SharePoint online;

- Skills and interest in HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, Python, MySql, Qt;

- Excellent knowledge of LAMP (CentOS7, Apache, MariaDB, PHP7) and its optimization is an asset.


ADDITIONNAL: 

- Ability to translate business needs into technological solutions;

- Stay well informed and on the lookout for the latest advances in terms of business technology solutions;

- Ability to evolve in a complex organizational environment;

- Capacity to work in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams;

- Show diplomacy.


Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately or shortly.
 

Lead Data Wrangler

SUMMARY:

The lead render wrangler will perform various render wrangling tasks, all the while supporting fellow team members. Duties include answering questions, offering guidance and helping to resolve issues in a positive and constructive manner. Reporting to the IT Director, the lead render wrangler ensures the liaison between the tech/IT team and production in regards to monitoring and optimizing rendering operations at Hybride.


JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Monitor, manage and maintain the ability of the render farm to function at its maximum;

- Monitor, manage and audit renders for daily deliveries; Track and maintain rendering priorities;

- Plan and communicate effectively in regards of resources allocations in accordance with project and production team needs;

- Monitor infrastructure (servers) and identify any upcoming issues;

- Analyze render logs, identify render errors and escalate to the appropriate department;

- Liaise with TDs regarding possible render optimisation;

- Monitor disk/data usage outside of regular work hours to ensure disk resources are available;

- Organize work schedules and make sure overtime is distributed fairly throughout the team;

- Manage the team schedule in order to monitor rendering outside of regular office hours.
 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Experience working in Linux / Unix environment;

- Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks and able to work under time constraints;

- Self-motivated, reliable and proactive;

- Excellent communication skills in both English and French;

- Ability to adapt and learn new skills as required;

- Ability to work independently in a team environment;

- Knowledge of a render farm manager, such as Deadline (preferred) Tractor or Qube, is a plus;

- Fundamental understanding of visual effects and computer graphics concepts and terminology.


ADDITIONAL:

Experience with Maya, Renderman, Nuke, Arnold or Houdini;

Python or shell scripting experience.


Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately or shortly.

Junior CFX Artist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Work with CFX supervisors and team leads to create and execute the director’s vision for coat / hair and fabrics / garments on different productions;

- Create high quality realistic simulations.
 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Excellent knowledge of Houdini

- Excellent knowledge of fur and cloth using Vellum

- Respect project deadlines;

- Excellent adaptability to changes;

- Ability to work independently and have a good critical sense of one's work;

- Good at respecting deadlines and ability to prioritize work;

- Knowledge of Maya, Python and Vex, an asset

- Ability to develop tools with Houdini is also an asset.


Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

Junior FX Artist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Design and create realistic simulations of various visual effects such as fire, smoke, water, hair, cloth, fur, etc.
 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Must have a highly creative mind and be able to envision complex SFX scenes for feature films;
- Must be able to use particle systems and dynamics, expressions, soft bodies, rigid bodies, and cloth dynamics;
- Strong sense of design and composition and a strong understanding of animation and of how things should look, “feel” and move;
- Deep Knowledge of Houdini for simulation and other FX.


ADDITIONAL:

- Good knowledge of Maya (nParticles and Mel Scripting), or other experience with simulation of fluids, soft and rigid bodies, hair, cloth, fur, is an asset.

 

Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately or shortly.

Senior Full-Stack Developer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Develop and enhance desktop and web applications;

- Develop pipeline and automation tools;

- Integrate new tools into the existing pipeline;

- Design UX/UI solutions;

- Implement complex backend structures;

- Create tools in an external DCC environment.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Strong knowledge of Python and JavaScript;

- Have advanced Knowledge of QT libraries (PyQT / PySide);

- Have strong familiarity with collaborative workflows (following standards, code reviews, documentation, etc.);

- Strong knowledge of web services (REST);

- Strong investigative and debugging skills;

- General database knowledge (SQL);

- Strong ability to understand and extend existing codes;

- Ability to learn quickly and have a positive team approach.


ADDITIONAL:

- Good technical skills;

- Good knowledge of Agile software development methodology;

- Knowledge of other programming languages (C/C++, Java, C#) is an asset;

- Experience film and VFX industry is also an asset.  


Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

Coordination Assistant

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:


- Good understanding of VFX processes and terminologies;

- Proactive, diligent and meticulous with an eagerness to learn;

- Have a keen interest for the film and visual effects industry;

- Have a professional and friendly attitude;

- Be autonomous and organized;

- Have a good written / verbal communication in both English and French;

- Be a team player, working towards a common goal;

- Be open to flexible work schedules.
 

Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately or shortly.

Junior Tracking Layout and Matchmove

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Work closely with the tracking and modeling departments to ensure accurate camera tracking;

- Recreate set, object and camera movements of a shot based on supplied set data, survey information and cameras from the tracking department;

- Execute camera and character staging and blocking;

- Layout and finalize cameras, projection plates and environments for the other departments;

- Prepare elements produced by external partners (ingest) for publication.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Working knowledge of camera animation skills;

- Knowledge of tracking software (3DE, pftrack, etc.);

- Good knowledge of Maya;

- Autonomy, rigour and attention to detail;

- Ability to follow established techniques and work in a team oriented environment.
 

Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

Mid-Senior Compositing Artist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Create high-quality digital composites and visual effects for live-action feature films;

- Produce high-level photorealistic images and create seamless transitions between filmed footage and composited 2D and 3D elements;

- Establish looks and/or follow set style direction;

- Work with the visual effects supervisor, the compositing supervisor & the CG supervisor to develop creative and technical approaches;

- Collaborate with other compositors to ensure shots are delivered to highest quality standard and on schedule;

- Coach and advise less experienced digital composers, pass on knowledge and techniques;

- Demonstrate a high level of scrutiny for technical checks.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- 5+ years live-action feature film composting experience;

- Excellent knowledge of Nuke software;

- Excellent knowledge of composting workflow; directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies etc.;

- Developed artistic and precision senses, good eye and mastery of photographic shooting including knowledge of colour, light (reflection, refraction, shadows), perspective and composition;

- Outstanding organizational and time management skills;

- Ability to take direction positively.


Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

CG Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Work closely with the different production teams to create high level visual effects;

- Provide clear direction to all CG departments, setting clear objectives and monitoring the process, progress and results;

- Act as a liaison between production and the various technical departments;

- Determine, modify or maintain the most efficient technical approach and workflow possible;

- Design and implement the technical, artistic pipeline and workflow, and made sure the tools for the project are up to the task.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Experience on large-scale projects in the visual effects industry;

- Expertise with creative and technical aspects related to VFX production;

- Excellent organizational, communication and project management skills;

- Proven team leadership, strong motivational skills and willingness to share knowledge;

- Working knowledge of Maya, Houdini and Arnold, an asset;

- Knowledge of Python scripting considered a strong asset.


Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately or shortly.

VFX Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- In collaboration with the VFX producer, manage the technical and creative teams in order to create high level visual effects;

- Provide guidance to all departments, setting clear objectives, monitoring different stages, progress and results;

- Act as the main liaison between clients and internal teams;

- Determine, modify or maintain the most effective technical and creative approaches;

- Participate in the evaluation of current and developing VFX projects.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Experience in VFX, CG or compositing supervision;

- Possess the technical and creative skills to achieve the highest level of realism on VFX projects;

- Be an expert in compositing, lighting and science behind colour science;

- Ability to work within strict deadlines and often under pressure;

- Excellent organizational skills as well as budget and financial management;

- Knowing how to develop trusting relationships with external partners;

- Excellent communication skills in both French and English.


Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

 

Compositing Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Plan, manage and supervise all of the 2D related aspects of a VFX production;

- Provide clear direction to all CG departments, setting clear objectives and monitoring the process, progress and results;

- Ensure precise management of the 2D tasks related to a project in collaboration with production: needs assessment, schedule planning, proper distribution of tasks;

- Provide creative and technical support to the 2D artists working on the project;

- Work closely with the different production teams  to establish the best methodologies required for the project;

- Ensure that deliveries are made according to the project's quality standards;

- Work with the 2D department lead to improve the quality of the pipeline and increase resources for the 2D department.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Minimum 7 years of experience in animation / VFX post-production;

- 2 to 3 years of experience in a supervisor position or head of department of a compositing team;

- Possess a creative mind and sense of aesthetics;

- In-depth understanding of the entire VFX pipeline, with specific skills in digital compositing;

- Excellent communication skills, in both French and English.


Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

FX Artist

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The FX Technical Director is responsible for creating a range of natural and supernatural phenomena such as water, fire, smoke, destruction as well as magical effects. He / she works in conjunction with other departments to ensure that assigned tasks are completed.
 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Excellent knowledge of Houdini and the use of fluids, cloth, particles and/or rbd’s;

- A thorough understanding of simulation techniques and technologies relating to effects;

- A good working knowledge of Mantra and/or Arnold;

- Excellent general knowledge of Houdini. (Pyro, RBD, Flip, Vellum…);

- Good understanding of the lighting and compositing process;

- Good understanding of the other departments (modeling, animation, rigging…);

- Experience in team management is essential;

- Excellent problem solving skills;

- Experience in CFX (clothing and hair simulation) and crowd simulation an asset;

- Experience with Python an asset;

- Previous film industry experience essential.
 

A demo reel demonstrating your artistic ability is required.

Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately or shortly.

Production TD - Animation

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS: 

– Must have at least 3 years work experience in the film and VFX industry;

– Must be a Maya power user;

– Strong knowledge of animation, rigging and CFX workflows;

– Strength in animation tool creation;

– Ability to support the animation team technically;

– Autonomy to run shots in Maya for testing purposes;

– Expertise in: shot based problem solving, optimization and analyzing pipeline issues;

– Excellent scripting knowledge: Python, Mel & Maya API (OpenMaya, OpenMaya2 & Pymel);

– Ability to follow established techniques and work in a team oriented environment;

– 3D Animation or rigging experience a plus;

– Knowledge of Houdini is an asset;

– Knowledge of C++, PyQt and Pycharm, also an asset.


A demo reel demonstrating your artistic ability is required.

Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

Environment TD / Artist - Clarisse

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Must have a minimum of 3 years experience as an Environment artist or TD for live action feature films and / or television series;

- Extensive production experience on Clarisse;

- Proven experience modeling, assembling and managing large photo-real CG environments;

- Have a sharp eye for photo-realism and composition;

- Have the ability to work and solve technical issues independently;

- Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with other team members;

- Team player able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

ADDITIONAL:

- Experience developing simple tools in Clarisse;

- Scripting is as asset;

- Shading & lighting experience is also an asset;

- Experience with procedural city generation and scattering tools, an advantage.
 

A demo reel demonstrating your artistic ability is required.

Permanent position. Must be able to work in Quebec and available immediately.

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