5 Jul 2019

Full-Time CG Look Development Artist

Moving Picture Company – Posted by lizdom84Anywhere

Moving Picture Company CG Look Development Position

Job Description

Moving Picture Company is currently looking for talented Look Development artists with a background creating high-end 3D work to join our creative advertising team in Los Angeles. Candidates should have previous advertising experience in look development, texturing and shading for assets and CG-environments.

Company Description

The Moving Picture Company (MPC) is a global creative studio with a single goal: to create experiences that move people. With decades of storytelling experience, we are perpetually pushing the limits of what is technologically and artistically possible to tell visually stunning stories. MPC continues to lead in an ever-evolving industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across all channels.


  • Collaborate with modelers, lighters and texture artists to create the final look of a CG asset.
  • Ensure proper optimization of texture resolution/format and shader construction.
  • Guide his or her asset through lighting with feedback from supervisors and the lighting team to ensure assets hold up in various lighting scenarios.
  • Provide rough, preliminary composites of renders for review.
  • Develop and deliver renderings of complex, photo-realistic and stylized CG characters/creatures, vehicles, environment assets and effects into shots for animation and VFX advertising projects.
  • Work closely with other artists under tight production schedules.
  • Maintain and evolve the department’s workflows and quality benchmarks in LookDev.
  • Explore and recommend new LookDev techniques and software


  • Expert knowledge of Maya (Houdini is a plus)
  • Experience texturing and painting assets using Mari and Substance Painter.
  • Solid understanding and production experience with render packages like Arnold, VRay and Mantra.
  • Reasonable knowledge of shader tree construction and math fundamentals.
  • Reasonable knowledge of a VFX lighting production pipeline.
  • Generalist 3D VFX skills are essential.
  • Experience in Linux a plus.
  • Good communication skills to enable you to work well in a team, but also an ability to troubleshoot and solve problems creatively and independently.


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Job Categories: 3D Artist, Character Animation, and Maya. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D VFX, CG, and character artist. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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