Environment Artist

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Department: CG

Company Description

As a company founded and run by an artist, it's our mission to provide talented artists with the freedom and resources they need to deliver quality work and to thrive in a fun and creative environment.

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Head of Environment the Artist will create objects, scenes, requiring modeling, textures, shading, lighting, animation(camera and basic mechanical) and rendering. The Artist will also help in the evaluation of new CG projects. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create photo-realistic and stylized environments in 3D and 2D ;
  • Create modeling, textures, shading, lighting, animation(camera and basic mechanical)  for objects, environments, or full scenes ;
  • Work closely with the CG and Environment Supervisors and Production to find creative and technical solutions and to meet deadlines ;
  • Combine talents in Photoshop, Clarisse, Maya and Nuke, with knowledge of modeling and camera projection techniques to produce 3D and 2D digital environments ;
  • Being able to participate in the development of setups for the different stages of production in 3D and solve potential problems ;
  • Be able to deliver work within established project targets and the high quality standards of the company ;
  • Create complete shots, from a concept or reference to delivery to compositing.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Degree in 3D Animation ;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an Environment Artist in a VFX studio ;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with Houdini;
  • Excellent knowledge of Photoshop and Maya ;
  • Good knowledge of color in a film pipeline ;
  • Experience working with Clarisse , Substance Painter, Nuke et Arnold. 

PROFIL & SKILLS

  • Enthusiastic with a creative mind ;
  • Autonomous with a good sense of initiative ;
  • Diligent and rigorous with strong attention to details ;
  • Comfortable in a changing environment and under pressure ;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills ;
  • Dynamic work ethic focused on dynamism and collaboration ;
  • Ability to solve problems ;
  • Excellent management of priorities and deadlines.

ASSETS

  • Experience working with SpeedTree ;
  • Experience working with Katana.

Additional Information

PERKS & BENEFITS:

  • Full-time, Permanent Contract;
  • 5 paid sick days;
  • 2 additional statutory holidays in the winter holidays;
  • Group Insurance, access to Dialogue online support and to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • RRSP with employer contribution;
  • Discounts with Bixi, Bota Bota Spa, Nautilus Plus and many more local businesses.

Diversity is a core value at Rodeo FX. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable work environment where diversity is celebrated and valued. We believe every member on our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to perceive and interact with the world, identify challenges, and to design and deliver projects.

Diversity is a core value at Rodeo FX. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable work environment where diversity is celebrated and valued. We believe every member on our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to perceive and interact with the world, identify challenges, and to design and deliver projects.

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