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Generalist Artist

Ōtautahi | Christchurch, New Zealand

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About the Role

We are looking for artists and technicians who immerse themselves in storytelling, who have an inquisitive and innovative spirit and who thrive in a collaborative environment.

We are in need of creative and technically proficient artists who are excited to create Real-Time environments, assets for Virtual Production scouts and animations. Someone who is keen to help us build the tools and stories of the future!

What You’ll Do
• Create 3D Real-Time assets (by doing model/texture, basic lighting) to realise the 3D environment build.
• Create blocking geometry for initial environment block out.
• Create props and environments.
• Process and clean up photogrammetry assets.
• Tune assets and environments to be performance-optimised for scouting.
• Communicate status to Production, Supervisors and Leads. Follow through on specific artistic direction.
• Participate as a team member in providing various aesthetic solutions; provide feedback to other members of the team by attending dailies on a regular basis
• Mentor Apprentice and Jr. Artists and assist them with their shots
• Work to meet defined milestones within a timeline.


What We’re Looking For

  • A strong foundation in photo-realistic, traditional, or digital art skills with an emphasis on landscapes and interiors.

  • Experience using a Real-Time engine like Unreal or Unity or other.

  • An ability to quickly pick up new software.

  • Experience in Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Games or Photography OR relevant experience (professional OR amateur)

  • Proven ability in one or more CG techniques, including modelling, texturing, shading, lighting, look development, matte painting or compositing OR proven artistic ability in a non-CG field

  • A person who exhibits strong teamwork, excellent communication and interdisciplinary thinking.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in some or all of these software packages: Photoshop, 3DsMax, Maya, Blender, Perforce and 3D paint programs like Substance Painter. Comparable software experience considered.

*A portfolio / reel submission - including a detailed breakdown of your work in each section - is required with all artist applications*

About the Company

At The Granary, our goal is to tell incredibly creative stories with incredibly creative people.

We are proud to put our people first in all aspects of the storytelling process, from our writers and artists, to our operators, engineers and production development teams.

We are always looking for talented people to enrich our work and our community.

We believe it’s important that our studio reflects the diversity of the society we live within and for the local and global audiences for whom we craft our stories. We foster a culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate and create. We are an equal opportunity employer, we believe in creating a safe place where you can bring your full amazing, bold, dazzling self to work.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for all our people, regardless of their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship, family status, disability, race, ethnicity, nationality, religious and/or political beliefs.

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