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FuseFX

Los Angeles, California - United States
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Look Development Artist

Description

FuseFX has an opening in Los Angeles! We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented Look Development Asset Artist with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team.

We are looking for a Look Development Asset Artist with a background in creating high-end 3D work to create and build incredible characters, props, and environments. This is a generalist Look Development position, which requires skills in texturing, shading, and modeling for large scale assets and environments.  Candidates should have 5+ years of previous experience in all of these areas.

FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver photorealistic and stylized assets of CG characters/creatures, vehicles, and environments under tight episodic television production schedules.
  • Build, sculpt, and maintain models while creating and optimizing UV layouts and topology.
  • Work with and support the CG Supervisors to fulfill the creative vision of the shows and related assets and models.
  • Maintain and evolve the department’s workflows and quality benchmarks in material and texture creation.
  • Meet tight production deadlines and shot quota targets while being able to work in a dynamic and fluid environment.
  • Work closely with other artists on multiple tasks and projects.

 Traits of a successful FuseFX Look Development Asset Artist:

  • Expert knowledge of modeling in Maya or 3DSMax.
  • Expert knowledge of Substance Painter and Designer, Mari, ZBrush, and Photoshop.
  • Skilled in concept design, sketching, illustration, or other similar traditional art.
  • Experience with Clarisse is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of rendering in VRay and Redshift is ideal, OSL desired but not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas and a self-starter attitude.
  • Strong communication skills and the proven ability to work well in a team, along with the desire to troubleshoot and solve problems creatively and independently.
  • Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur.

Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.