Modeler / Texture Artist

Virtual Production · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Virtual Production
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

ABOUT SCARAB DIGITAL

Are you ready for superheroes, science fiction, time travel, space travel, and rom-coms?  Scarab Digital is a fun and driven creative studio that makes awesome interactive motion graphics and provides equipment rental services for the film and television industry.  For over 20 years, our Vancouver-based team has been collaborating with our clients to transform their creative vision into reality.


We are currently looking for an experienced Modeler/Texture Artist to join our team!  


THE ROLE: Modeler/Texture Artist 


SOME OF THE THINGS YOU WILL DO: 

  • Creation/Texturing of props, characters, and environments & retexturing/optimization of existing assets for use in Unreal Engine
  • Photogrammetry cleanup 
  • Create photo-real textures, both hand-painted and from set photography 
  • Work closely with team members to find creative and technical solutions that meet project requirements and deadlines
  • Research reference materials and adapt them to fit the style of the project


YOU BRING: 

  • 3+ years experience in creating photo real 3D models for environments with solid foundation in traditional, photorealistic and digital art skills
  • Experience working in live action episodic television, film, games or commercial projects
  • A background in working with both hard surface and organic modelling and texturing
  • Proficiency in Maya, Houdini, Photoshop, ZBrush, Mari, Substance Painter, Mudbox and/or Modo
  • Strong ability to create high quality assets for real-time work-flows for a game engine.  
  • Modeling/Texturing experience working in Visual Effects, Animation, or Gaming Studios
  • Strong ability to multitask on several different projects simultaneously 
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to articulate and communicate ideas
  • Have excellent communication skills with an ability to articulate and communicate ideas.
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Ability to adapt quickly to meet production changes 
  • Organized, solution oriented and strong attention to detail skills
  • Possess the ability to focus despite pressure and tight deadlines
  • Able to work effectively in a team setting, have a strong work ethic


BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE: 

  • Previous experience and understanding of Virtual Production
  • Previous experience with Photogrammetry
  • Experience with more technical software (Speedtree, World Machine)
  • Strong willingness to continuously grow – improve old methods and learn new methods
  • Exceptional keenness to stay on top of new/evolving techniques and methods
  • Possess high motivation, great enthusiasm, and passion towards virtual production
  • Strong ability to understand and digest new/revised ideas and methods
  • Experience with production/project tracking applications, such as Wrike 


THIS IS WHY PEOPLE WORK AT SCARAB DIGITAL:

  • We are a Strengths-Based culture and are passionate about our team working in their Strengths Zone
  • We are always honing our craft and striving to do better
  • We strive for flow state.  Better yet: Hive Mind flow state
  • Get to be part of the exciting and growing Vancouver film industry
  • Get to work on creative projects that start as an idea and end up being shared with millions of people
  • Professional development is encouraged, and an allowance is provided to cover costs 

 

Our employees have the following to say:

“Working at Scarab is fast-paced and exciting - there is always something new to learn and the work we do is cool.”

“Our team is helpful and knowledgeable which creates an environment where we can crowdsource to innovate.”

“I love how Scarab takes the time to hire the right person. Fit is a priority for whoever comes on board.”



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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Virtual Production
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced