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Senior Lookdev TD

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

We are looking for a Senior Lookdev Artist to join the crew! As a Senior Lookdev TD at ILP, you will work closely with the lighting, asset and supervision team of the show to produce beautiful photorealistic assets and environments.

We value artists with a humble attitude who get excited about learning new things and, most importantly, who are passionate about doing spectacular, high quality visual effects.

For this role in particular we are looking for someone with organic/hard surface hero asset focus, more so than environment focus.

Your work will Include:

  • Working closely with the asset, lighting, and supervision team of the show to produce high quality asset work.

  • Hero hard surface assets

  • Lookdev/shading in Houdini/Arnold

  • Texturing in Substance and Mari

  • High End Digidouble Recreation from Scan and Photographic Data

  • Supporting Environmental asset creation

  • Participating and providing feedback on workflows and standards within the asset and lighting teams.

  • Ingesting assets from other vendors and matching them

Skills & Requirements

You need the following:

  • Experience building high quality assets in a modern VFX pipeline using Houdini, Mari, and Substance Painter/Designer (equivalent experience considered).

  • Solid understanding of colorspace, and photography as they pertain to VFX asset workflow.

  • Great communication skills in English, both written and spoken

  • A humble and helpful attitude

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with USD/Solaris workflows

  • Python Scripting/PyQT Experience

  • General modelling skills

  • Experience working with Fur/Groom

  • Sculpting/Displacement extraction experience in Zbrush and/or Mudbox

  • VEX Experience

  • Environment building and layout experience

  • Experience ingesting raw photography, photogrammetry, scan data in Reality Capture or similar.

  • Working knowledge of Maya

Great Place to Work

  • You get to be a pirate

  • Social and friendly work environment

  • We do world class epic stuff

  • Innovative and fast-paced culture

  • Centrally located kick-ass office

  • Work–life balance perks

About the company

Important Looking Pirates is a multiple VES and Emmy award winning studio and have created animation and visual effects for some of the greatest storytellers. ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX in terms of quality, professionalism and service. With amazing projects such as Lost In Space, Mandalorian, Westworld, Black Sails, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in our backlog, we can proudly say that we are one of the most successful studios in the world.

During the last 15 years, we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business with talents from all corners of the world. All of our artists, technicians and support personnel are driven by passion for what we do and always strive to push the limits of what can be accomplished.

Our head office is located in the famous Norstedts building in the heart of Stockholm. The office is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.

Lania Sitepu | Contact Person

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