Senior Texture Artist

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • Applications have closed

Industrial Light & Magic

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Flex Type Hybrid – This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:
Position Summary

We are looking for a creative who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, production excellence, team-oriented mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM.

The Senior Texture Artist is responsible for creating the textures, colours, and organic surface qualities needed in the completion of CG creatures and hard-surface models used in production.

What You’ll Do

  • The Senior Texture Artist would deliver photoreal assets of the highest quality aesthetically
  • Work with the production team to execute the desired look of CG models, including complex hero creatures and/or hard surface models, including ships, real world vehicles and environments. 
  • Creating textures, colors, and organic surface qualities needed in the completion of digi-doubles, 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.
  • Collaborates with Art Directors, Modelers, 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.

What We’re Looking For

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Demo reel of VFX related work
  • Portfolio illustrating understanding and experience in painting, illustration or design
  • Expert in Mari
  • Knowledge of substance designer/painter a plus
  • Katana and materials / lookdev experience a plus
  • Ability to navigate complex Computer Graphics pipelines
  • Understanding of complex node based networks
  • Ability to work on varied assets, ranging from complex vehicles, large scale sets and close up hero character work of humans and creatures
  • Solutions driven; sources new methodologies whilst striving for efficiency and quality
  • Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

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: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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.