Tech runner / messager

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Mr.X is an award-winning visual effects studio that thrives on crafting creative solutions to seemingly-impossible scripted moments in film and television. We’re made up of a unique and gifted team of artists, filmmakers and programmers devoted to the art, craft and technology of visual storytelling. Our talented staff, committed to quality above all else, has achieved some of the most original and photo-realistic visual effects and animation seen on film to date.

Job Description

Under the guidance and supervision of the IT Manager, the Technical Runner is responsible for executing and delivering a variety of tasks assigned by the manager.  This role is suitable for someone looking for an entry-level role within our Systems team. They will be encouraged to learn and develop their skills in a supportive environment. This is a 6-month contract with a possibility of extension/conversion into a full-time Systems role.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to the IT department
  • Set up, install or relocate hardware and software as required
  • Flexible schedule; available to work after regular hours and weekend work can be required
  • Ad hoc duties required

Skills and Experience
Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience with Linux, Mac and PC
  • A keen interest in computer hardware and systems technology


  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Capability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work well with internal team members
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to manage time-sensitive workload in an efficient manner
  • Understanding of VFX and film an asset

Additional Information

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