Full Time Job

Look Development Artist

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Vancouver, BC 07-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Walt Disney Animation Studios has an exciting opportunity for Look Development Artists to join the team at our Vancouver, BC studio. Our Look Development Artists are responsible for creating the materials, textures, and geometric instances that define the look of environments, sets, characters and props. We value self-motivated artists who thrive in a collaborative environment. This is a regular, full time, staff position that will be located at our Vancouver, BC studio. Please note that relocation eligibility may be determined based on role and individual circumstance.

• Work closely with asset supervisors and production designers to develop the look of the environments and characters of our animated films
• Author materials, textures, and procedural instancing
• Bring assets to technically efficient and artistically appealing final completion

• Bachelors degree in digital art, computer graphics, or related field
• 4+ years experience in Environment Look Development or as an Environment Artist (film/television/games)
• Ability to understand, interpret and implement highly stylized art direction
• Strong technical skills toward achieving an art-directable aesthetic
• Ability to work closely with others in a collaborative environment
• Knowledge of materials and procedural geometry
• Proficiency in texturing and digital painting
• Physically-based rendering experience
• Maya experience
• Linux experience
• Understanding the production pipeline
• Shader-writing and scripting knowledge is beneficial

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WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2019's Frozen 2, the biggest animated film of all time, to our 60th animated feature, Encanto, releasing November 2021. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

This position is with Walt Disney Animation Studios Vancouver Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-roj01p-3-229-124-74-42 in your application.

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Walt Disney Animation Studios

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made.