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Lead Texture Artist – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Lead Texture Artist – Digital Domain Vancouver

Job Title: Lead Texture Artist
Reports To: Model/Texture Supervisor
Location: Vancouver
Department: Textures
Status: Non-Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Project

Summary:
The Lead Texture Artist oversees a team of texture artists for the project as well as creates complex, realistic texture maps. The Lead Texture Artist participates in determining the method and procedures for the project while working closely with other department Lead Artists and Supervisors to ensure all textures meet the look and aesthetic of the project as well the technical requirements of the pipeline.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Oversee the development of the project’s texture pipeline
• Assign tasks to the textures team and ensure production deadlines are met
• Completes or oversees the most difficult work and complex sequences
• Complete tasks within production deadlines and is self-directed
• Work closely with Production to determine staffing and scheduling needs for the texture team.
• Work closely with other department leads and supervisors to help set and meet aesthetic and technical standards for textures.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:
• A broad expertise or unique knowledge of texturing
• The skills to contribute to the development of techniques or procedures to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
• 4+ years work experience required in creating realistic textures for feature films
• 2+ years of experience with Digital Domain’s pipeline preferred
• Leading or mentoring experience
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Extensive experience working with photographic elements to create textures
• Extensive experience editing and creating UVs
• Mudbox, ZBrush and/or BodyPaint experience a plus
• Mari and Maya experience highly preferred

To apply for this position submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers/
Please select Vancouver from the drop down location menu
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