WildBrain

Shot Finaling Artist, CG

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/5/2022 12:14 PM)
Job ID
2022-4983

Overview

WildBrain Studios is looking for a Shot Finaling Artist to join our team!

 

In this role, you have exceptional skills and experience in surfacing and texturing in Substance. You create characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production. You test tools created by the pipeline team for modeling and provide feedback.

 

Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started.

 

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

  • Ensure that all assets in shot are accurate and approved
  • Compare approved animation and cache to ensure they are identical
  • Troubleshoot and report any issues including - geometry penetrations, floating assets, missing shaders, etc. to CG Supervisor and revise as needed
  • Identify and note any and all issues in Shotgun
  • Resolve all issues in a timely manner
  • Work within the established pipeline and offer constructive suggestions to improve the process
  • Ensure that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
  • Help teammates debug issues and learn new methods

 

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring:

  • 1 year of experience in Maya
  • Proficiency in Maya is a must
  • Understanding of production modeling, animation, and rigging techniques
  • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
  • Generalist experience is an asset
  • Shotgun experience is an asset

 

Why WildBrain?

We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing.  Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.

 

In short – life is good on the Wild side!

 

Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!

 

COVID-19 Update:

We are currently working virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

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" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”

 

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