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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Senior CG Artist

Description

Who are we hiring?

This is a Senior CG Artist (Generalist) role joining the growing MSG Sphere team in early development of technology and content for the MSG Sphere studio. This role requires experience across every aspect of CGI: camera tracking and layout, modeling, texturing, rigging, animation, particles, dynamics, lighting, and rendering, with expert level skills in one or more of those areas Working closely with leadership in creative development, production, post-production, and playback, this position is ideal for good communicators with a positive attitude and creative problem solving. This role is part of a production artist group exploring and developing a unique language for Sphere, in collaboration with a creative development team.

What will you do?

  • Work directly with the CG Supervisor to develop and adhere to CG methods and techniques that will assure the highest quality end results.
  • Ideal candidates have an appetite for creative execution and are forward thinking and technologically inclined and have interest in being a part of an ambitious, innovative project requiring collaboration and teamwork.
  • This role is part of a production artist group exploring and developing a unique language for Sphere, in collaboration with a creative development team.
  • Assist CG Supervisor in recruiting and training a world-class CG team.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Proficiency equivalent to 10+ years of experience working as CG generalist.
  • Previous work experience in VR or spherical projects desired.
  • Expert user of Maya or Houdini, plus working knowledge of other 3D software and tools.
  • Expert knowledge of lighting and rendering, and experience with Arnold, Redshift, VRay, Octane, and other common render engines.
  • Experience managing asset creation and use across numerous shots and sequences.
  • Positive attitude and proven track record in creative problem solving with expressed interest in new technology and processes.
  • Software agnosticism a plus; adaptability to new pipelines and utilization of provided tools is critical.