Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!
Our Toronto Studio is looking for a Surfacing Artist to help establish the look and qualities of assets for one of our awesome new productions!
You’ll get to:
Work with the Surfacing team to establish the look and qualities of assigned assets, including characters, props, and environments
Report to the Surfacing Lead/Supervisor and receive additional direction from Art Director and other members of the Asset team (e.g., Modeling Supervisor) to ensure continuity of the overall look of the Production
Ensure that Surfacing files are complete and ready for lighting
Create UV’s, Textures, Shaders for models supplied by the Modeling department
Maintain file naming convention for all shots that is compatible within Jam Filled Production pipelines
Maintain tidiness and organization of working files
Keep Surfacing Lead/Supervisor aware of any production problems, and contribute problem-solving ideas to the team
Perform additional duties as required
This will be your JAM if you have:
2+ years of previous experience as a Surfacing Artist for an animation studio on a series and/or feature production
Strong surfacing/painting skills with an artistic eye for detail
Basic understanding of animation styles and techniques
Excellent comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
Basic understanding of the animation production pipeline as a whole
Good problem-solving skills and willingness to contribute to a team environment
Strong UV-ing skills
Working knowledge of the following: Mental Ray and/or Arnold and/or Renderman as a renderer, Polygonal texturing image maps, Construction of shaders and utilities.
Maya, Mari, Photoshop, Mudbox or ZBrush is an asset
What’s in it for you?
Healthcare and dental
Various activities, team-building events and parties
Flexible work hours
Focus on work/life balance
Great vacation package
Boat Rocker is committed to hiring and supporting diverse candidates. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as being part of an under-represented and equity-deserving group. This would include people who identify as racialized, Black, Indigenous, women, LGBTQ2SI+, and having a disability among others. We also recognize the importance of intersectional identities in our hiring and retention.