Full Time Job

Lead Character Look Dev Artist

Bron Digital

Remote / Virtual 01-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Lead Character Look Dev Artist (Textures & Surfacing)

We are seeking a Lead Character Look Dev Artist (Textures & Surfacing), to lead a team of two Character Look Dev Artists.


Role & Responsibilities
• Work with the Art Department to realize and further the look of the show's characters.
• Develop shaders to cover a wide range of styles from stylistic to photorealistic.
• Maintain the quality and continuity of the art direction.
• Define technical requirements with the Character Modeling Lead.
• Research new shader development techniques.
• Be the voice of the department regarding technical and artistic discussions.
• Mentor, train and provide feedback to other Character Look Dev Artists.
• Host regular team meetings for sharing knowledge.
• Solve show-wide problems and set best practices with other team leads.
• Shader optimization for memory and frame rate budgets.
• Work with the Production Department to meet deadlines and manage assets deliveries.
• Use proprietary pipeline tools to ensure each asset meets technical standards.

• Prior experience with leading a team
• 5+ years of shader development experience in games or film industry.
• 5+ years of experience using Maya, Substance Pro, Photoshop, Z-Brush or equivalents.
• 2+ years of shader development for Unreal Engine or Unity.
• Ability to communicate creative and technical ideas.
• Excellent visual skills and high attention to detail.
• Understanding of colour theory and how lighting affects colour.
• Expert understanding of UV's and shading, texturing and look development.
• Strong experience with developing and compiling shaders within Unreal Engine.
• Technical & artistic understanding of lighting in Unreal or supporting applications.
• Be fast, organized, take direction well, and work with directors & supervisors.
• Good understanding of rigging & animation are a plus.
• High Quality Modeling skills are an asset.
• Experience with Python scripting is an asset.

Company Profile
Bron Digital

BRON is a worldwide media and entertainment company committed to furthering the art and craft of meaningful commercial storytelling. Focused on the strategic development, production and financing of original live-action and animated features, television and digital media content, BRON has been instrumental in more than 90 productions and has built a robust slate of upcoming projects across all platforms.