Environment Look Development Artist

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 24, 2023

Job Description

Job Posting Title:
Environment Look Development Artist

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Walt Disney Animation Studios has an exciting opportunity for Environment Look Development Artists to join the team at our Vancouver, BC studio. Our Environment Look Development Artists are responsible for creating the materials, textures, and geometric instances that define the look of our environments, sets, and props. We value self-motivated artists who thrive in a collaborative environment. This is a regular, full time, staff position.

Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia. Please note that relocation eligibility may be determined based on role and individual circumstance.

  • Work closely with asset supervisors and production designers to develop the look of the environments of our animated films
  • Author materials, textures, procedural instancing and organic vegetation
  • Bring assets to technically efficient and artistically appealing final completion

  • Bachelors degree in digital art, computer graphics, or related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience in Environment Look Development
  • Ability to understand, interpret and implement highly stylized art direction
  • Strong technical skills toward achieving an art-directable aesthetic
  • Ability to work closely with others in a collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of materials and procedural geometry
  • Proficiency in texturing and digital painting
  • Physically-based rendering experience
  • Maya experience
  • Linux experience
  • Understanding the production pipeline
  • Shader-writing and scripting knowledge is beneficial
  • Character Look Development experience is a plus

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Walt Disney Animation Studios

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Primary Job Posting Category:
Look Development

Employment Type:
Full time

Primary City, State, Region, Postal Code:
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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