Asset Artist

Luma Pictures
South Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

The Asset Artist covers the tasks of Modeling, Texturing and Surfacing, in the production of highly accurate, photo real and stylized CG assets to the highest quality possible.

Skills & Requirements

You can:

  • Create clean and efficient models based on creative briefs and / or reference materials
  • Demonstrate efficiency in UV layout as well as strong polygonal subdivision skills
  • Demonstrate strong Look Development, R&D and Lighting skills from both an artistic and technical perspective
  • Maintain, alter or update models as required by client or supervisor feedback
  • Interpret abstract ideas into the creation of compelling photo real or stylized assets
  • Facilitate the creation of high quality texture maps prior to publishing to ensure consistency
  • Mentor and motivate fellow Asset artists to grow their craft using the latest techniques

You have:

  • A cultivated aesthetic sense and keen eye for detail
  • At least 2 years of experience as an Asset Artist (Model/Texture/Surface) in a VFX Production environment
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer graphics or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A mastery in creating both organic and hard surface models with efficient topology
  • A mastery of Maya, ZBrush and Mari
  • Katana, Mudbox and Substance Painter knowledge is a plus
  • Highly efficient UV layout experience using an UDIM workflow is required
  • A technical understanding of colour space
  • An understanding of plate and image based lighting as well as full CG lighting is preferred
  • Basic compositing skills in Nuke
  • TD skills (Python, C++) are preferred but not required
  • An understanding of multi-pass rendering and 3D scene layout is preferred
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to take direction and implement feedback with a positive attitude
  • An approachable, proactive and accommodating attitude
  • An innate desire to stay informed of current technologies
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to balance priorities under the pressure of a deadline-driven production
  • A team oriented mentality with a 'get it done' attitude
  • The ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

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About the Company

We're a worldly bunch who believe the best way to create standout work is to have a whole lotta fun doing it. It all comes down to the people who make Luma Life what it’s all about—creating exceptional work with exceptional people.