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Job ID 10000863 Location Sydney, Australia Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted May 30, 2024

Job Summary:

The youngest of all of the ILM studios, the Sydney studio leverages the expertise and technological know-how developed over 40 years at Industrial Light & Magic combined with the top artists and technicians in the region. Knowledge and culture flow freely between the company’s five studios and the global team shares tools and workflow allowing for seamless collaboration on all shared projects.

As we grow ILM Sydney, we are seeking a Texture Artist to join the team and be a part of this exciting opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works independently and with production team (VFX Supervisor, Texture Supervisor, Look Dev Supervisor) at an advanced level to execute the desired look of complicated CG models, including complex creatures and/or hard surface models, including ships, real world vehicles and environments.
  • Participates as a team member in determining various design solutions; provides feedback to other members of the production by attending dailies on a regular basis.
  • Mentors Junior and mid level Artists.
  • Maintains or exceeds consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.

Education / Experience

  • At least three years of relevant professional VFX experience and at least a college level diploma or higher in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR at least five years of relevant professional VFX experience.
  • Demo reel and portfolio illustrating understanding and experience in painting, illustration or design.

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Familiarity with film production; computer graphics
  • Proficient in Maya, Mari, Zbrush, Photoshop and UV unwrapping tools
  • Ability to navigate complex pipelines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • Modeling skills a plus.
  • Katana/Look Dev knowledge a plus.

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Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

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