Added by on 2013-09-26

Spin vfx Recruiting Texture Artist, Modeler & Layout Artist

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Texture Artist / Modeler

DESCRIPTION

Texture Artists / Modelers work closely with the shading and lighting artists
With an emphasis on the aesthetics and techniques of photo-realistic effects, the Texture Artist will be responsible for creating photo-real texture and relevant maps
Develop and manage textures for production pipeline
Manage quality of 3D models and textures for production use in high and low res format
Work in partnership with Lighters and Compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
Help establish suitable working techniques for the members of your team and work in conjunction with the production team (producer, VFX Supervisor, CG supervisor) to establish schedules and technical requirements
Experience lighting and rendering 3D objects an asset

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 3 – 5 years experience working on feature films and/or television series
Strong artistic skills required
Experience using Autodesk Maya, Mari, Z-Brush, Mudbox, Photoshop
Experience with Maya texturing methodologies
Experienced Photoshop layout/texture artist
Experienced photo realistic painter/sculptor
A traditional arts background with emphasis on photo-realistic character work and environments would be an asset
Working knowledge of multi-pass rendering, lighting, matchmoving and NURBS modeling would be an asset
A strong understanding of real world materials is essential and must be demonstrated in the work on your reel

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Interested candidates should:

Submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your website to careers@spinvfx.com
Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
Include position applying for in subject of email
Only qualified applicants will be contacted
No phone calls or drop-ins please
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Layout Artist

DESCRIPTION

Recreates the sets, objects and camera motion of a shot in a 3D software environment to match the live-action background plate images
Create proxy props and other models based on supplied set data and/or other available survey information
Include proof of scale in virtual layout setup
Set up virtual camera from data sheets and track camera motion
Matchmove objects/characters to match the action in the live action plates
Render track / matchmove over supplied plates for approval
Undistort/distort plates

REQUIREMENTS

Experience with Maya, PF Track, or other high-end 3D Tracking software packages is essential
5 + years industry experience
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Team player with great attitude
Dependable and flexible
Takes direction well
Exercises close attention to detail
Visual effects experience in feature films and/or episodic production is desired
Stereoscopic experience is an asset
On-set experience an asset

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Interested candidates should:

Submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your website to careers@spinvfx.com
Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
Include position applying for in subject of email
Only qualified applicants will be contacted
No phone calls or drop-ins please
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