Modeling & Texturing Artist

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Relish Animation – a division of Relish Interactive – is searching for Modeling & Texturing Artist to work on a CG web series for Mattel and various other animation projects. The position will be based in San José, Costa Rica (Pura Vida!) where we are growing our animation team.

Role

The Modeling & Texturing Artist will help create the assets and characters that will populate the animated series, by combining a good knowledge of design, attention to detail, technical skills, and a strong understanding of the topology needed for animated performance. Collaborating with our teams on Vancouver Island and Costa Rica, the Modeling & Texturing Artists will receive feedback from the Directors and Supervisors to bring a high level of technical proficiency while achieving looks in a variety of styles.


Reports to: Modeling and Texturing Supervisor

Responsibilities

  • Model and Texture assets in a variety of styles.
  • Display a solid grasp of design principles.
  • Display a strong understanding of the topology needed for animated performance.
  • Communicate with the Art Director and Supervisors on modeling and texturing feedback, and the enthusiasm to apply such feedback into the assets to improve the project.
  • Adapt to tools specific to the production.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled team meetings when necessary.
  • Communicate with team members consistently and effectively.
  • Implement positive and productive feedback from the rigging and technical teams to get the best performances from the CG assets.

Qualifications

  • Experience on at least two prior CG animated productions.
  • Previous CG animation production experience with Autodesk Maya.
  • A strong demo reel containing past professional work that displays a good knowledge of topology for animation purposes.
  • The ability to work within and meet deadlines.
  • Take feedback well and use it to learn and improve.
  • Enjoy the team spirit associated with other artists to achieve a common creative goal.
  • The ability to draw is a plus.