Asset Artist - Luma Pictures


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The Asset Artist covers the tasks of Modeling, Texturing and Surfacing, in the production of highly accurate, photo real and stylized CG assets to the highest quality possible.

You can:

-Create clean and efficient models based on creative briefs and / or reference materials
-Demonstrate efficiency in UV layout as well as strong polygonal subdivision skills
-Demonstrate strong Look Development, R&D and Lighting skills from both an artistic and technical perspective
-Maintain, alter or update models as required by client or supervisor feedback
-Interpret abstract ideas into the creation of compelling photo real or stylized assets
-Facilitate the creation of high quality texture maps prior to publishing to ensure consistency
-Mentor and motivate fellow Asset artists to grow their craft using the latest techniques

You have:

-A cultivated aesthetic sense and keen eye for detail
-At least 2 years of experience as an Asset Artist (Model/Texture/Surface) in a VFX Production environment
-A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer graphics or the equivalent combination of education and experience
-A mastery in creating both organic and hard surface models with efficient topology
-A mastery of Maya, ZBrush and Mari
-Katana, Mudbox and Substance Painter knowledge is a plus
-Highly efficient UV layout experience using an UDIM workflow is required
-A technical understanding of colour space
-An understanding of plate and image based lighting as well as full CG lighting is preferred
-Basic compositing skills in Nuke
-TD skills (Python, C++) are preferred but not required
-An understanding of multi-pass rendering and 3D scene layout is preferred
-Strong communication and organisational skills
-The ability to take direction and implement feedback with a positive attitude
-An approachable, proactive and accommodating attitude
-An innate desire to stay informed of current technologies
-Strong time management skills and the ability to balance priorities under the pressure of a deadline-driven production
-A team oriented mentality with a ‘get it done’ attitude
-The ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment

This position is available in both our LA and Melbourne offices