Environment Artist

The Environment Artist is responsible for assisting in the research, development, and implementation of methods and techniques to efficiently create, manage, and maintain CG environments and assets. This position partners closely with the art director, show leads and visual effects supervisor on the production.

What you will do:

  • Work with the lead environment artist to model, texture, shade, light, and render CG environments & assets. .
  • Define appropriate, efficient, technical, and aesthetic workflows for given shots and sequences.
  • Streamline environment-related processes by identifying solutions and communicating them to environment artists as well as artists in other departments.
  • Identify solutions that define and maintain the look required for the production while minimizing render times.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical/workflow issues between various disciplines that are involved in creating environments.
  • Help monitor render issues and assist in the optimization of work flows and render times.
  • Identify and flag potential issues and problems at the earliest possible stage and recommend appropriate solutions for the best possible outcome.
  • Maintain a high level of communication with and understanding of the other teams involved in the project while keeping an ongoing awareness of the show schedule.
  • Maintain a high level of quality of work while balancing multiple shots.
  • Execute FX sims as needed.
  • Complete required tasks within the given deadlines.

Must have:

  • Significant knowledge and experience using Blender.
  • Proficiency in projection painting techniques.
  • Experience in layout and composition.
  • Fundamental knowledge about modeling, texture painting, lighting and FX.
  • Skills in Photoshop, Nuke, Maya, Katana, Clarisse.
  • Technical ability and patience to troubleshoot issues.
  • Experience with creative problem-solving.

You will need: 

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong ability to think critically about workflow and procedures.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States or Canada.


To be considered for this position, please include your resume:

To be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@tippett.com.  Please be sure to include the following in the subject line:  <Resume: Your Name, Environment Artist>

If your skills and abilities are a good match for the job opening, you will be contacted in the near future. We will make every attempt to contact all qualified candidates, but due to the high volume of interest in our job openings, we may not be able to contact every individual. We will not be returning phone calls or emails seeking further information about the opening or to confirm that we have received your resume.