Texturing & Shading Artist – Character

Texturing & Shading Artist – Character

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Type: Contract

Company description:

L’Atelier Animation is a young company in existence since 2012 specializes in the production of full CG feature films.

Job description:

The Texturing & Shading Artist-Character works under the supervision of the Texturing Supervisor and is responsible for the design of textures / shading of 3D character models. The artist interprets the 2D model packs and creates a 3D representation that meets the technical requirements and the artistic vision established for the project.


  • Unwrap UV and create textures for human characters and animals;
  • Collaborate with the Texturing Supervisor to determine the look of the CG objects of the project;
  • Obtain a degree of realism suitable for the artistic direction of the project;
  • Maintain timing and production quotas given by the coordination team;
  • Execute the corrections requested by the Supervisor and the Director by showing an analytic mind;
  • Organize its work and prepare presentation elements for approval;
  • Communicate and seek information if necessary;
  • Maintain a good team dynamics;



  • College diploma in 3D animation;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Texturing Artist in a film production environment / animation TV series or visual effects;
  • Strong knowledge of MAYA;
  • A good knowledge of MUDBOX and ZBRUSH is a plus;
  • Strong knowledge of PHOTOSHOP;
  • Be comfortable with a LINUX / UNIX environment;
  • Knowledge of an asset manager as SHOTGUN is a plus;
  • Knowledge of MARI, UVLAYOUT and GUERILLA is a plus;
  • Have an eye for detail, composition, colors, scales and forms;
  • Traditional painting/drawing skills are a plus;
  • Be familiar with UV unwrapping techniques;
  • Basic knowledge of modeling and rigging is a plus;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada and available to work in Montreal, Quebec; 

    If you are interested in this position or you would like to recommend a candidate, please send your resume and demo by email at the following address : cv@latelieranimation.com.

    Only the selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

    L’Atelier Animation is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job Title : Texturing & Shading Artist-Character
    Status : Contractual/full time
    Location : Montreal
    Annual Salary : To be discussed


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