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Lead Asset Artist

Pixomondo

Vancouver, BC 05-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
About Pixomondo:

PXO creates industry-leading Virtual Production and Visual Effects for premium Film and Episodic content. With over 20 industry awards and nominations, PXO, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is a trusted partner for storytellers and showrunners worldwide. The company has been creating iconic work since 2001, from Martin Scorsese's Academy Award winning Hugo and HBO's Emmy winning Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, through to Amazon's The Boys, Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and many more.

PXO has seven studios and three LED volumes in the US, UK, Germany and Canada.

Requirements:
• 5+ years working experience in Modeling/texturing/shading
• Expert knowledge in Maya, ZBrush, Substance, Mari, Arnold
• Knowledge of Houdini and Solaris a plus.
• Knowledge of creature/character asset creation a plus.
• Experience in creation of layouts and modular assets for large scale environments.
• Proven leadership skills, with experience managing and mentoring a team of artists.
• Problem-solving skills; including the ability to work under tight deadlines
• Excellent attention to detail and desire to deliver consistently high quality
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• A strong Demo Reel showing artistic sensibility, and creative problem solving
• Ability to work within a strong team environment, and willingness to share knowledge

Responsibilities:
• Lead and mentor a team of asset artists, providing guidance and feedback to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality assets.
• Work closely with other departments, including CG and VFX supervisors, to help plan and create assets.
• Define and maintain the artistic vision for assets, ensuring consistency and adherence to the project's aesthetic and technical requirements.
• Stay current with industry trends and best practices in asset creation and optimization, leveraging your technical expertise to solve complex challenges and improve workflow efficiency.
• Conduct regular reviews of asset work-in-progress and final deliverables, providing constructive feedback to artists and implementing necessary revisions to meet project standards.
• Foster a collaborative and supportive team environment, encouraging open communication, professional growth, and knowledge sharing among team members.

Additional Requirements:
• Must live in and be eligible to work in British Columbia, Canada

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm0b7v-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Pixomondo

Pixomondo (PXO) is an award-winning, solutions-oriented visual effects company that solves creative challenges for its clients and partners, crafting high-level visual effects for feature films, television series and commercials productions. For its work, PXO has won four Emmy Awards, an Academy Award and numerous other industry awards.