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Lead Texture Artist


Vancouver, BC 07-16-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Lead Texture Artist (Feature Animation & VFX)

Position Summary

We are looking for a Lead Texture Artist to create the textures, colours, and organic surface qualities needed in the completion of CG creatures and hard-surface models used in production.

What You'll Do
• Work unaccompanied and with production team (VFX Supervisor, Texture Supervisor) at an advanced level to execute the desired look of complicated CG models, including complex creatures and/or hard surface models, including ships, real world vehicles and environments.
• Create complicated textures, colours, and organic surface qualities needed in the completion of CG creatures and hard-surface models used in production
• Set up asset pipeline following Supervisor's specifications; in absence of Texture Supervisor, assume governing role over Texture team and ensures correct Texture pipeline set-up
• Participate as a team member in identifying various design solutions; provide feedback to other members of the production by attending dailies on a regular basis
• Provide Texture feedback and oversight for Third Party Partners
• Work by one's self, with input from Art Directors, Modelers, and look-development TD's, to achieve desired look of Photo real models.
• Mentor Junior and mid-level Artists
• Maintain or exceed consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work

What We're Looking For
• BA Degree or equivalent experience
• 5-8 years' experience
• Demo reel and portfolio illustrating knowledge and experience in painting, illustration or design
• Familiarity with film production; computer graphics
• Attention to detail
• Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information
• Good interpersonal skills
• Proficient in Maya, Mari (preferred), Zbrush, Photoshop, or Bodypaint. Ability to navigate complex Computer Graphics pipelines.
• Nice to have:
• Modeling skills a plus
• Good organizational skills
• Ability to liaise with various parts of the Computer Graphics pipeline, manage person schedules

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category: 'Animation-and-Visual-Effects',

location: 'Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada',

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This position is with ILM (Vancouver) Inc., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyeeek-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.