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Environments 3D Generalist – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Digital Domain Vancouver


Job Title: Environments 3D Generalist
Department: Matte Painting
Reports to: Environments Lead
Status: Non-Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Contract
Date: July 2015

Purpose of the job:

The Environments 3D Generalist is responsible for creating or recreating fully synthetic environments for large scale feature films. This role requires the ability to create photorealistic environments and/or assets that integrate seamlessly with live action photography.
Environments Generalists must have a high proficiency in one or more of the following foci: modeling, texturing, look development and lighting. A general understanding of the other areas is required for success in this role.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Create shots and images using artistic and technical skills from multiple disciplines
Generate textures and shading networks for large scales environments and their assets
Hard surface modeling and UVing using various reference materials
Create photorealistic CG lighting and Look Development that meets technical and aesthetic standards within a Maya/VRay pipeline
Generate textures OMIT
Contribute creatively and provide technical knowledge to produce photoreal environments
Work in a collaborative manner within a team and be able to work autonomously when required
Experience in 3D environment creation and its workflow is preferable
Experience in working within a world-scale environment as opposed to single shots is preferable


Education and/or Experience Required:

3+ years experience with large scale environments work in a high-end feature film pipeline required, live-action/VFX experience preferred
A basic ability to work within Nuke is required
Proficient with hard surface modeling using Maya
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
Proficiency with both Maya and Vray is required
Thorough understanding of a 3D and 2.5D (projection) pipeline is a plus
Knowledge of 2.5D projections is useful
Previous experience in Compositing and/or Layout is a plus
Experience using ZBrush, Mari, SpeedTree, Photoshop, and Terragen are advantageous

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

Office working environment

Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Digital Domain Vancouver management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

To apply for this position please submit an application at Please select Vancouver from the location drop down menu.
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