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Texture Artist

Our award-winning team is seeking passionate, self-driven individuals to join us as we change the face of computer graphics through innovative art and profound technological advancements. Ziva is a space where the best and brightest can excel in their craft while being given the space to grow and the opportunity to cultivate their talents. The Ziva team is made of great minds and unique personalities who all share an appreciation for problem-solving, fast-paced collaboration, and ambitious ideas. 

Ziva Dynamics is located in one of the world’s most liveable cities, Vancouver, Canada. Often termed ‘Hollywood of the North’, Vancouver has grown to become an internationally recognized hotbed for the visual effects and entertainment industries. We are proud to play an active role in our local community. Ziva strives to offer a work-life balance that lets everyone accomplish great things while enjoying everything this city has to offer. 

Ziva is currently accepting applications for in-house and remote roles, with priority given to those who can join us in person at Ziva HQ.

Texture Artist

What you will be doing:

  • Create textures from scratch, references, and build and organize textures
  • Polish textures and apply to 3D models
  • Research references to develop visual design
  • Collaborate with modellers, TD generalists, and others during the production process
  • Document and share your knowledge with the entire team
  • Ability to quickly adopt, learn, and push the limits of new authoring tools

What you have:

  • Minimum of 3+ years  experience working as a texture artist
  • An impressive reel that demonstrates only your best work 
  • Excellent artistic sensibilities
  • Advanced skill using either Substance Painter or Mari in a production environment
  • Experience using Maya and/or Houdini in a production environment
  • A good understanding of UVs
  • Able to take direction
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Positive attitude and a desire to attain excellence
  • A willingness to learn and grow while on the job

Why Ziva Dynamics? 

  • Ziva’s employees embody Excellence, Collaboration, Courage, Openness. We are looking for experts in each role who are continuously striving to grow, improve, and learn. 
  • Each employee contributes to empowering creators with the tools to produce high-quality virtual characters in ANY digital form. You have the ability to make an impact in a real way. 
  • Flexibility to work remotely and co-locate in a newly renovated Vancouver office close to the Skytrain and West Coast Express. 

Preference will be given to candidates based in Vancouver, Canada (and the surrounding areas) who are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents.


 

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