SPIN PRODUCTIONS (“SPIN VFX”) IS RECRUITING FOR A FEATURE FILM
Spin VFX Toronto is accepting applications for:
Digital Texture Artist
Software requirements include:
Autodesk Maya, Nuke, Photoshop, Z-Brush, Mudbox
Spin VFX is looking for a Senior Digital Texture Artist to join our Toronto office located at:
620 King Street West
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. These will be rendered using established industry tested rendered software and proprietary renderers.
A strong understanding of real world materials is essential and must be demonstrated in the work on your reel.
Texture artists work closely with the modeling, shading and lighting artists. Therefore a thorough knowledge of each discipline must be demonstrated.
As a texture artist you must:
. be able to perform rough composites of your assets in Nuke
. have the ability to demonstrate proficiency in creating photo-realistic textures
. help establish suitable working techniques for the members of your team
. work in conjunction with the production team (producer, VFX Supervisor,
CG supervisor) to establish schedules and technical requirements
. work in partnership with lighters and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
. successful completion of a Visual Effects diploma from a recognized Institution
. strong artistic skills
. a traditional arts background with emphasis on photo-realistic character
work and environments would be an asset
. formal training in Autodesk Maya texturing methodologies
. working knowledge of multi-pass rendering, lighting, matchmoving and NURBS modeling
Salary: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per annum
plus company paid benefits to include Group Insurance Benefits which include, Medical, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance and Group Insurance Benefits; two weeks vacation and paid sick days
This is a full time position to commence April 25, 2011.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website to:
If you are submitting by mail, please send info and DVD to:
Spin VFX Toronto
620 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Demo reels must include a shot breakdown that indicates exactly what aspects of the shot were your responsibility.
Canadian residency only please.
Due to the number of anticipated responses, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
No phone calls or drop-ins please.