Zoic Studios U.S. VFX Asset Artist (Houdini) in Culver City, California
Zoic Studios is a creative collective focused on the intersection of storytelling, strategy, technology, and design.
Partnership, integrity, and enthusiasm are our founding principles. “Visual Evolution” is our mission. Through the evolution of story, art, and technology our aim is to broaden the audience for the moving image.
We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?
Summary of Position
We are currently looking for freelance Model/Texture artist for various upcoming projects with knowledge creating digital assets in Houdini.
Modeling & Texturing artists will collaborate with other departments within the studio to create and complete assets as assigned. We are looking for hard-surface, organic and environment artists.
Modeling and/or Texturing artists work under the supervision of the CG Lead, CG Supervisor and VFX Supervisor.
Create digital assets that meet all production requirements
Clean up / re-top models as needed
Ability to work self-directed and also follow specific direction when given
Work closely with other departments to ensure assets created work through the pipeline
Implement best practices and anticipate potential problems
Pro-active team member who demonstrates a strong sense of creativity and respect for aesthetics
Knowing and following all pipeline and studio policies and procedures
Minimum 5 years relevant experience in a VFX, live action studio
Reel or portfolio demonstrating work
Fluent in Houdini
Proficient in Maya/Vray
Working knowledge of Substance Painter
Experience in Photoshop, MARI
Strong communicator that requires minimal guidance in the execution of VFX tasks.
Strong attention to detail and follow through.
Experience working within film and television a must
Please use the cover letter section to describe your experience and applicable skills
Zoic is a remote work first company. Studio based in Los Angeles
Candidates able to work Pacific Standard Time preferred
Zoic does not cover relocation costs
Zoic Studios USA participates in the eVerify program
This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned
Due to the volume of applications we receive across our different openings we regret that only those selected to interview will be contacted
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