29 Nov 2017

Full-Time Texture/ Surfacing Artist

Cinesite Vancouver Inc. – Posted by reneepirieVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Cinesite Vancouver Inc. is looking for a Texture/Surfacing Artist to join the team on a new CGI animated theatrical feature film, The Addams Family!

Under the guidance of the Art Director and Texture/Surfacing Supervisor, the Texture/Surfacing Artist helps to establish the look and quality of characters, props, and environments. The ideal candidate must be resourceful and creative, and work well within a team.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Create high quality UVs, textures and shaders for characters, environments and props
• Capable of creating stylized, procedural, and photorealistic textures in several specified styles
• Troubleshoots creative and technical issues as they arise
• Work closely with the modeling, lookdev and lighting departments
• Ensures that Surfacing files are complete and ready for lighting
• Works within a production schedule and follows strict deadlines
• Works well in a collaborative environment
• Able to take direction and constructive criticism from the Supervisors and feedback from the Directors
• Follow directory structure, naming conventions and other guidelines for Surfacing files

Skills & Requirements:
• 3+ years of experience in feature animation and/or visual effects production.
• Strong artistic eye for detail with the ability to follow reference material and concept art
• Ability to unwrap UVs in an efficient and organized manner
• Ability to create high quality texture maps
• Understanding of shading concepts
• Background in visual arts desired
• Experience in Maya required
• Experience in Photoshop required
• Experience in shading and rendering with RenderMan and/or Arnold an asset
• Experience with Mari, Katana, UVLayout, Mudbox and/or Zbrush an asset

To apply: www.cinesite.com/careers

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Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 11 days.

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