Generalist Artist

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • Applications have closed

Industrial Light & Magic

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

The Generalist demonstrates a strong base of knowledge in 3D Computer Generated Imagery Creation. Successful candidates will display a high degree of proficiency across multiple areas including modeling, lighting, texturing, shading/look development, FX, matte painting, animation and rendering.

What you’ll do:

  • Uses artistic and technical skills to work on all aspects of CG shots such as Modeling, Shading, Texturing, Lighting and Rendering.
  • Creating models, textures and photo-realistic digital matte paintings.
  • Lighting and scene assembly for other shots or assets as required, including characters and animation.
  • Work in conjunction with VFX and CG Supervisor to develop the look and feel of the shot.
  • Communicate with production on a regular basis and provide aesthetic feedback when required.

What we’re looking for:

  • High-level knowledge across multiple CG techniques including but not limited to: FX, Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Matte Painting, Rendering, Shading.
  • Proven VFX pipeline experience having worked on at least one feature film.
  • Working knowledge of Maya, Arnold and Unreal Engine.
  • Be comfortable with both the creative and technical aspects of CG work.
  • Production-based experience in Maya, Clarisse, Houdini and VRay, with Arnold and Unreal Engine a big plus.
  • Team-based creative and technical problem-solving.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines whilst maintaining a high-quality output.
  • Programming or scripting skills (e.g. mel, python).
  • Traditional arts background.
  • Comfortable with a wide range of software used to create high-quality digital environments.

About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ILM (UK) Ltd., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

ILM (UK) Ltd. 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.