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.


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


  • 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.


  • 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.