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#1 toronto-reume@spinpro.com


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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:08 PM


Spin VFX Toronto is accepting applications for:

Digital Texture Artist / 3D Modeler

Software requirements include:

Autodesk Maya, Mari, Z-Brush, Mudbox, Photoshop

Spin VFX is looking for a 3D Modeler/Digital Texture Artist to join our Toronto office located at:

620 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M6

With an emphasis on the aesthetics and techniques of photo-realistic effects, the texture artist will be responsible for creating photo-real texture and relevant maps. These will be rendered using established industry tested rendered software and proprietary renderers.

A strong understanding of real world materials is essential and must be demonstrated in the work on your reel.

3DModeling and Digital Texture Artists work closely with the shading and lighting artists. Therefore a thorough knowledge of each discipline must be demonstrated.

As a 3D Modeler/Digital Texture Artist you must:

- have a minimum of 7 years experience
- have the ability to demonstrate proficiency in creating photo-realistic textures
- help establish suitable working techniques for the members of your team
- work in conjunction with the production team (producer, VFX Supervisor,
CG supervisor) to establish schedules and technical requirements
- work in partnership with lighters and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
- develop and manage textures for production pipeline
- produce production 3D models in high and low res format
- manage quality of 3D models and textures for production use
- experience lighting and rendering 3D objects an asset

Requirements include,

- successful completion of a Visual Effects or Computer Animation Program from a recognized Institution
- strong artistic skills
- a traditional arts background with emphasis on photo-realistic character work and environments would be an asset
- experience with Maya texturing methodologies
- working knowledge of multi-pass rendering, lighting, matchmoving and NURBS modeling would be an asset
- experience in Mari, zBrush and Mudbox a must
- photo realistic painter/sculptor experience
- experienced photoshop layout/texture artist
- experience working on feature films and/or television series required

Salary: $70,000.00 - $120,000.00 per annum
plus company paid benefits to which include, Medical, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance and Group Insurance Benefits; two weeks vacation and paid sick days

This is a full time position to commence June 11, 2012.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website to:


If you are submitting by mail, please send info and DVD to:

Spin VFX Toronto
620 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5V 1M6


Demo reels must include a shot breakdown that indicates exactly what aspects of the shot were your responsibility.

Canadian residency only please.

Due to the number of anticipated responses, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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