5 Jun 2018

Full-Time Senior CG Surfacing Artist

HouseSpecial – Posted by HouseSpecialPortland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

As a Sr. CG Surfacing Artist, you will be part of a team that establishes looks for all characters, props and environments via painting surface textures and creating shaders. Our teams move fast; we never compromise on creativity.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

– Develops surfaces and textures for characters, props and set elements that reflect a Director or Art Director’s vision
– Contributes in establishing the look and feel of all CG projects
– Creates and maintains 3D models as needed
– Collaborates with CG team to ensure models maintain structural integrity
– Assists in lighting and compositing as needed
– Partners with CG team to troubleshoot creative and technical issues
-Works with tools team to define, develop and implement innovative surfacing tools and techniques
– Communicates effectively with production management, creative leads and technical support teams
– Meets deadlines as established by production management
– Actively safeguards HouseSpecial’s Proprietary and Confidential Information

Minimum Qualifications

– 4+ Years of high-end production experience in commercials or feature films as a Surfacing Artist
– Ability to adapt to a large variety of styles including integration with live-action, 2D, and Stop-Motion elements
– Strong attention to detail, communication skills, a great attitude and common sense
– Able to work both independently and in team settings
– Good problem solving skills
– Ability to prioritize, hit deadlines and maintain consistent productivity in a fast paced environment
– Open to taking direction and able to embrace change
– Extensive experience with Maya, laying out proficient UVs, Maya Shader networks, rendering in Maya with Arnold & Photoshop/Illustrator
– Candidates with strong experience in painting packages like Mari, Substance Painter and/or ZBrush preferred
– Experience in advanced surface types like global illumination and subsurface scattering a plus
– Experienced in lighting and compositing a plus
– Open to taking direction and able to embrace change
– Candidates with Nuke Compositing skills a plus
– Candidates with Shotgun experience a plus

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by in a production coordination role and do not comprise the definitive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Apply online: http://www.housespecial.com/sr-cg-surfacing-artist

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Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: CG, Compositing, lighting, and surfacing. Job expires in 12 days.

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