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Department : Surfacing
Division : MONSTERS
Job : Character surfacing artist

Dwarf Animation Studio is currently seeking Character surfacing artist

Job Description 

We are currently seeking a talented character surfacing artist to join our creative team. Character surfacing artist at Dwarf are responsible for giving models the visual surface qualities required by the project. You will collaborate with other departments to ensure all surfacing works through the pipeline

Essential Skills

  • A passion for making beautiful looking CG characters
  • Creating high quality textures from references or concept art.
  • Responsible for creating textures, colors, and shaders needed in the completion of CG characters
  • Ability to manage and organize your work in order to complete tasks within production deadlines
  • Implement improvements /changes based on review feedback and supervisor
  • Strong production experience in Maya 
  • Extensive production experience in Mari
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Strong technical and visual skills
  • Ability to multi task

Desirable Skills

  • Sculpting in mudbox is a bonus
  • 2+ years experience working on high quality texturing and shading Experience working within a Unix / Linux environment;
  • Experience working within a Shotgun facility;
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written).

About Dwarf Animation

Dwarf Animation Studio is a place of convergence between cutting edge technology and traditional media where computer animation films are designed. We innovate in the art of storytelling by pushing the boundaries, inventing immersive and believable worlds.  We foster a philosophy that brings together artists and technologists in a creative yet collaborative environment. 

Our Engineers are committed to developing state-of-the-art software solutions to advance the ever-growing challenges in computer animation, they are responsible for analyzing production procedures and problems, evaluating the effectiveness of existing solutions, making recommendations to improve quality, efficiency, and workflow. This is an opportunity to join a small and highly innovative crew working on studio pipeline. 

How to Apply

Please complete our application form here: