Digital Domain Recruiting Texture Artist & Integration Lead
Location: Vancouver, BC
The Texture Artist will produce photorealistic textures from scratch and see them through the textures pipeline from start to finish.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Create photorealistic textures from scratch that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project. Is assigned the most difficult work and complex sequences. Complete tasks within production deadlines while being largely self-directed. Be able to provide guidance and mentorship to other texture artists. Work closely with the modeling artists to ensure all textures work smoothly throughout the pipeline. Work closely with look development and lighting artists to ensure textures are working technically and aesthetically in the lighting pipeline.
Education, Experience and Skills Required: 3+ years of experience creating photorealistic textures for feature films in Mari with experience in Maya ideal. Extensive experience working with photographic elements to create textures. Understanding of color spaces and working in a linear-lighting pipeline. Extensive experience editing and generating UVs. Mari, Photoshop, Zbrush, Body Paint experience is preferred. Photorealistic modeling, look development or lighting experience is a plus. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Leading or mentoring experience is a plus.
Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=11_2_0226
Location: Vancouver, BC
The Lead Integration Artist oversees data integration and leads the integration team for the project. This position involves being responsible for on-set data acquisition, camera tracking and setting up complex shots/sequences. The Lead Integration Artist participates in determining the method and procedures for the project. This artist works closely with the CG Supervisor to ensure integration is working within the pipeline for the show and the work is meeting the technical needs of the other departments.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee the development of the project’s integration pipeline. Assign tasks to the integration team and ensure production deadlines are met. Completes or oversees the most difficult work and complex shots/sequences. Quality check tracks that are submitted by outsource vendors (where applicable). Complete tasks within production deadlines and is self-directed. Work closely with Production to determine staffing and scheduling needs for the integration team. Work closely with the CG Supervisor, and help set and meet aesthetic and technical standards for the integration department. On-set data acquisition (camera and lens information, lens maps, set survey, technical HDR photography, reference photography) as required. Organizing and maintaining all relevant camera data, plate sheets and other technical data. Basic 3D modeling and scan/survey data cleanup.
Education, Experience and Skills Required:
3+ years of experience setting up cameras and tracking shots, as well as integrating work into packages such as Maya, Houdini and Nuke. Experience with camera projection techniques desired. Experience with Digital Domain’s pipeline including knowledge of their proprietary software, Track, is a plus. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Leading or mentoring experience. Extensive experience working with on-set integration data. Experience with professional cameras, lenses and strong knowledge of cinematographic techniques. SynthEyes, PFTrack and boujou experience is a plus. Strong mathematical skills are preferred.
Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=10_2_0093
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