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Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Surfacing Artist


Guru Studio's dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking for a Surfacing Artist for a premier international animated TV series! The Surfacing Artist is responsible for UV, texturing and developing shaders to be used in production.


-Primary Role is to UV / Texture / Develop Shaders to be used in Production.

-Work with the Surfacing Supervisor or Lead to reach the intended look of Characters and Props  based on studio guidelines. 

-Maintain the studio standards for naming and organizing of textures, shaders and shading networks.

-Keep team informed of any potential technical or creative problems

-Collaborate with other artists to ensure quality and consistency

-Keep up to speed with up and coming technology, and make recommendations for workflow improvement


-2+ years experience in production

-Strong understanding of how an Animation TV series pipeline operates

-Strong traditional or illustration portfolio is an asset

-Knowledge of 3D texturing tools (Mari / zBrush / Body Paint / 3D Coat or)

-A Portfolio that demonstrates intelligent and well utilized UVs

-Advanced to Expert knowledge of Photoshop

To Apply:

Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred).  Ontario and/or Canadian Citizenship Required. Guru is an equal opportunity employer

Thank you for your interest in Guru Animation Studio. Hope to hear from you soon!

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