VFX ASSET GENERALIST – GROOMER

VFX ASSET GENERALIST – GROOMER

Apply before:
Type: Contract
Activities:
Grooming Artist
Place:
Montreal
Description

JOB SUMMARY

The VFX Asset Generalist’s focus will be on hair/fur grooming using modeling and texturing skills to create assets for production team. Work must be photorealistic, with accuracy, detail, and function. Working with the in-house pipeline the VFX Asset Generalist is able to solve technical issues independently.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create photoreal hair and fur grooms to be used on our digital doubles and creatures
  • Create high quality models and UVs for use in production; implement improvements/changes based on review feedback and Supervisor/Lead direction
  • Create photoreal textures, both hand painted and from set photography to a level of detail necessary for hero CG assets
  • Work within the defined pipeline
  • Ensure continuity and support other asset departments such as texture, lookdev, Generalists and rigging
  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Work independently on defined tasks, but in collaboration with artists and supervisors in modeling, shading and lighting during the look development process
  • Learn and adapt to new workflows and methods
  • Make technical and creative adjustments/improvements based on guidance and review notes from leadership
  • QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • Experience is an asset
    • BA/Diploma in area of Digital Arts (preferred)
    • Working knowledge of Maya (required)
    • Excellent knowledge of Zbrush and/or Mudbox.
    • Mari,3ds Max, V-Ray, Nuke a plus
    • Xgen experience is a plus
    • Excellent technical trouble shooting skills and problem solving abilities
    • Experience working on creatures, digi doubles, topology and blend shapes (preferred)
    • Eye for detail and able to QA own work to ensure highest quality before handing off assets
    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; experience working under tight deadlines
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Clear understanding of color space, shading, lighting, and rendering methodologies
    • Familiarity with digital photography
  • BENEFITS INCLUDED+Extended Medical
    +Disability Insurance
    +Dental Insurance

APPLICATIONS

  • APPLY ONLY ONCE. We keep your resume on file. If your resume/reel has change after 6 months please apply.
  • ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
    Your email is what we use for correspondence.
  • RESUME – Include in your resume company names and dates of employment. Max 2 pages.
  • COVER LETTER – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
  • REEL BREAKDOWN – describe the tools and what you did on the shot.
Apply now
LOGIN