Texture Artist

CG Artist London, United Kingdom


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

Creates the textures, colours and organic surface qualities needed in the completion of CG creatures and hard-surface models used in production.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works with the production team to execute the desired look of CG models, including complex creatures and/or hard surface models, including ships, real world vehicles and environments.
  • Responsible for creating the textures, colours, and organic surface qualities needed in the completion of CG creatures and hard-surface models used in production.
  • Participates as a team member in determining various design solutions; provides feedback to other members of the production by attending dailies on a regular basis.
  • Works closely with Art Directors, Modellers, and look-development TD's in achieving desired look of Photo real models.
  • Maintains or exceeds consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Graphics or equivalent or previous professional experience in a related field.
  • Proven experience within a high-end VFX facility in a similar role.
  • Portfolio demonstrating traditional artistic skills including illustration, and sculptural abilities a plus.

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Proven experience creating organic and hard surfaces and textures in a feature film or production environment.
  • Requires familiarity with film and video post production techniques and with computer graphic techniques.

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • A demonstrated desire to develop computer skills.
  • Modelling / CG Sculpting skills a plus.

Required Technical Skills

  • Proven Mari, Zbrush, Maya, Photoshop, or Bodypaint.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.