Boulder Media are hiring a Fur and Groom Artist

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As part of Hasbro Entertainment, Boulder Media is building a new feature animation division. We are excited to offer a talented Fur and Grooming Artist the opportunity to join our very successful and established animation studio as we expand into a new area. We will be producing the first CG theatrical feature film made entirely in Ireland. The movie is based on a very well-known Hasbro property and we can’t wait to bring it to the big screen for the first time.

Key Responsibilities:

Artist would be responsible for creating complex Hair/ Fur grooms of Character Assets for CGI Feature film.

Must have detailed showreel/work samples highlighting some of the best Character Hair/Fur Grooming, works along with proper breakdown & descriptions (done during previous jobs OR personal works – long Hair-style samples would be a Plus).

Minimum 3 – 5 years of Grooming experience required.

Strong Knowledge of Maya, Xgen/Yeti grooming tools, combing & Guides creation.

Knowledge of Photoshop OR Mari for Fur maps creation.

Knowledge of Hair/Fur Groom Shading & Lookdev primarily using Arnold-renderer (or Vray, PRman).

Must have strong visual & aesthetics skills,and eye for detail.

Must be self-driven & self-motivated at work, & willing to produce best quality output in the given timelines.

Must be self-organized and be able to work under pressure as (per show requirements).

Good troubleshooting skills required for self-solving workflow related technical issues.

Person Specification:

Knowledge of Mel or python scripting would be a plus (but not a must).

Previous knowledge of nHair based simulation & Hair-sim setup creation would be a big plus.

Basic knowledge of character modelling & texturing would be a plus.

Basic knowledge of character-design & sketching would be a plus.

Self-motivated and proactive.

Open to direction

Boulder Media Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Roles will close 30th June. Apply on

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