The Mid Texture Artist is responsible for delivering high quality assets across multiple shows in a quick and efficient manner. They will apply notes provided by the Asset Supervisors/Texture Leads. They will manage their time effectively to ensure tasks are completed within the assigned timeframe and to the specifications requested by Image Engine clients. They will identify and troubleshoot problems as needed and will ask for assistance when necessary to ensure effective use of time and resources.

They will begin quality checking their own work and assisting Senior artists to develop new concepts and approaches to improve work quality. They will participate in all team meetings when necessary

Address your Leads critiques and comments while providing solutions to aesthetic issues to improve the assets; and maintaining a quality level as described by your Supervisor/Lead
Process requests from other departments in the pipeline
Manage time and resources to meet weekly targets
Responsible for painting characters or assets for multiple shows simultaneously
Provide dailied versions for assigned tasks in an agreed upon time by your Supervisor/ Lead
Attend dailies, reviews, and team meetings as required
Keep supervisors apprised of issues arising in pre-production and shot production and offer creative solutions to those issues
Work closely with Lead Texture Painter, Lead Lighting TD’s and supervisors to ensure that all assets work within the scope of lighting & color pipeline requirements
Work with a team of artists in a hands-on capacity to ensure technically and artistically proper implementation of textured assets
Work closely with look development artists to create necessary texture maps for application to creatures, props and environments

3+ years’ of texture painting experience with high end film
Demonstrated proficiency in defining and creating photo-realistic assets
Experience with rendering large datasets
Thorough understanding of traditional art skills (Form, architecture, anatomy, topology, color theory) and how to apply those skills in a digital medium
Excellent attention to detail when finalizing, approving or quality controlling assets
Ability to balance quick turnaround while achieving a high degree of aesthetic quality

Technical skills
Intermediate level experience in MEL / Python / C++
Proven experience in Maya, Mari, Photoshop, and UVlayout
Experience with LINUX/UNIX

Core skills
Ability to troubleshoot and deal with competing priorities and projects
Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and applications
Ability to push assets to the next level
Excellent time management and communication skills