Texture Artist Texture Artists are responsible for the creation and application of textures to achieve surface qualities needed in the completion of assets used in production. What you will do: Create and apply textures necessary to execute the desired effect of a creature and/or object as directed by the paint lead or art Director Participate as a team member in determining various design solutions Participate in dailies and other meetings as required by production and management. Initiate dialogue and assume responsibility for assigned work. Present ideas about improving work and/or workflow; identify problems and propose solutions. Meet production, management and paint team goals and deadlines in an expedient and efficient manner. Must have: Strong composition skills as well as fine arts skills, such as illustration, painting, and/or sculpting skills. Working knowledge of Photoshop, Mari, and Maya. Strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment. Familiarity with VFX pipelines and work flows. Experience with Linux and Renderman. Knowledge of Katana is a plus. Familiarity with film post production techniques and computer graphics techniques preferred. You will need: Ability to work collaboratively with a team and take direction. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective prioritization and multitasking skills. Must be eligible to work in the United States or Canada. TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, please include your resume: To be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include the following in the subject line: <Resume: Your Name, Texture 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.