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Tippett Studio Recruiting Senior CG Painter & CG Painter

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Tippett Studio is currently seeking to hire experienced Senior CG Painters. Please see below
for a description of the position and qualifications and instructions for applying.

Senior CG Painter

The Senior CG Painter is responsible for the creation and application of textures as well as
setting shader parameters to achieve surface qualities needed in the completion of assets used
in production. This role is tasked with trouble-shooting and resolving difficult paint
assignments as well as mentoring others in the Paint Department.

Essential Functions:
The below list describes this role’s functions. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
 Helps determine the best solution to any given look problem and provides
recommendations to Paint, Model and TD departments.
 Partners with the Art Director and/or Paint Leads to establish goals/expectations for
the deliverables of a show and assists in overseeing the process to ensure that those
goals are met.
 Acts as a bridge or point person for look issue in order to provide a certain amount of
consistency and reliability across the Paint department as well as other departments,
as needed.
 Creates and applies textures necessary to execute the desired effect of a creature
and/or object as directed by the VFX Supervisor, Producer and/or Art Director.
 Maintains awareness about the crew morale and notifies production/management in
the event of potential problems.
 Establishes surface textures and prepares shots for lighting.
 Actively participates in dailies/meetings; provides input and recommendations
necessary to achieve the goal of the project.
 Initiates dialogue regarding/assumes responsibility for assigned work.
 Presents ideas about improving work and/or workflow; identifies problems and
proposes solutions.
 Consistently meets production/management goals and deadlines in an expedient and
efficient manner.
 May be called on to create concept design images for director approval.
 May generate key art and provide good reference.
 May assist with hiring for positions in the Art department.
 May work with Art Directors and Leads to provide time estimates for show bidding.
 May be called upon to help select and provide marketing materials.

Qualifications, knowledge, and skills:
 A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a CG Painter in a film production environment.
 Possess exceptional composition skills as well as fine arts skills, such as illustration,
painting, and/or sculpting skills.
 Strong knowledge of Photoshop, Mari, and Maya.
 Strong understanding of VFX production and show-specific goals.
 Strong leadership skills; must be able to guide/influence others at all levels within an
organization.
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 Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with others; must be able to effectively
work with people at all levels within an organization.
 Strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment.
 Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
 Exceptional prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
 Strong knowledge of VFX pipelines and work flows.
 Strong technical knowledge of shader attributes as relating to Renderman.
 Experience with Linux and Renderman.
 Knowledge of Katana is a plus.
 Familiarity with film post production techniques and computer graphics techniques
preferred.

TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position, please include links to your resume and reel.
Email resumes to: jobs-paint@tippett.com (Please include the following in subject line:
“Resume: : Sr. CG Painter”)

Must be eligible to work in the United States.
If your skills and abilities are a good match for the job opening, you will be contacted in the near future.
We will make every attempt to contact all qualified candidates, but due to the high volume of interest on
our job openings, we may not be able to contact every individual. We will not be returning phone calls or
emails seeking further information about the opening or to confirm that we have received your resume.
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Tippett Studio is currently seeking to hire experienced CG Painters. Please see below for a
description of the position and qualifications and instructions for applying.

CG Painter

The CG Painter is responsible for the creation and application of textures as well as setting
shader parameters to achieve surface qualities needed in the completion of assets used in
production.

Essential Functions:
The below list describes this role’s functions. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
 Creates and applies textures necessary to execute the desired effect of a creature
and/or object as directed by the VFX Supervisor, Producer and/or Art Director.
 Creates and maintains texture maps and command files.
 Participates as a team member in determining various design solutions.
 Establishes surface textures and prepares shots for lighting.
 Participates in dailies and other meetings as required by production and management.
 Initiates dialogue regarding/assumes responsibility for assigned work.
 Presents ideas about improving work and/or workflow; identifies problems and
proposes solutions.
 Consistently meets production/management goals and deadlines in an expedient and
efficient manner.

Qualifications, knowledge, and skills:
 Possess strong composition skills as well as fine arts skills, such as illustration,
painting, and/or sculpting skills.
 Working knowledge of Photoshop, Mari, and Maya.
 Familiarity with VFX production and show-specific goals.
 Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with others; must be able to effectively
work with people at all levels within an organization.
 Strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment.
 Solid verbal and written communication skills.
 Solid prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
 Familiarity with VFX pipelines and work flows.
 Strong technical knowledge of shader attributes as relating to Renderman.
 Experience with Linux and Renderman.
 Knowledge of Katana a plus.
 Familiarity with film post production techniques and computer graphics techniques
preferred.

TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position, please include links to your resume and reel.
Email resumes to: jobs-paint@tippett.com (Please include the following in subject line:
“Resume: : CG Painter”)

Must be eligible to work in the United States.

If your skills and abilities are a good match for the job opening, you will be contacted in the near future.
We will make every attempt to contact all qualified candidates, but due to the high volume of interest on
our job openings, we may not be able to contact every individual. We will not be returning phone calls or
emails seeking further information about the opening or to confirm that we have received your resume.
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