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Asset Lead

Montréal, Canada,   Build

The Asset Lead at ReDefine will be responsible for overseeing the technical and creative efforts of a Build env and Build Char artists towards completion of assets across multiple shows. You will be communicating with the other departments to find efficient methods to create assets that meet the needs of the shows, including ensuring the assets are ready for the VFX/Features pipeline: shot preparation and rigging, that they will render resourcefully and in-line with our pipeline. You will partake in the development of the processes with the Head of Assets and Pipeline team to improve operational efficiency for the department.


Must Have

Lead and mentor a team through technical and creative challenges

Partake in the creation of training material for disciplines within the department

Potential travel to our sister facilities

Ensuring consistent asset creation

Communicating with other departments and production in order to ensure that the assets meet the necessary standard 


Essential Skills 

Extensive experience of using a wide range of Digital Content Creation software IG (An expert knowledge of Maya, marvelous designer, Zbrush or mudbox, UV layout, wrap 3)

Critical eye for detail and strong visual abilities such as accurate observation of proportions, anatomy, form, scale and proportions

       Ability to communicate visual goals and be able to brief them

       Experience meeting deadlines while retaining a high quality of work

Desirable Skills

Surfacing and grooming experience

Experience in managing a department

Experience with a wide range of specialist software used to create digital environments

Experience with volumetric rendering for clouds and atmosphere 

A traditional arts background with an emphasis on photo-realism and environments 

Previous experience working on a computer with the Linux operating system 

About Us

We are ReDefine, a new offering from award-winning studio DNEG which aims to bridge the gap between the East and the West for creative services in visual effects and animation.

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