ILP is looking for an Asset Lead/Supervisor to join us! Ideally we would like someone who has speciality in at least one branch of asset creation (creature/organic/digidouble or hard surface/environment build). Successful candidates should have approximately 5 years experience working in vfx or equivalent.
Experience with Houdini Arnold is strongly preferred for Lookdev. Texturing we prefer a mix of Mari and Substance.
For this role our expectation is that you are capable of managing a small team of artists to produce high quality assets at the project or sequence level. You will be collaborating closely with the VFX Supe, CG Supe, and Lighting Lead/Supervisor.
Broadly speaking we expect you to be highly competent in at least one or more of the following areas:
Lookdev/Texturing for VFX
Creature and High end Digi-Double asset creation
Complex Environment Build and Assembly
Modeling/Sculpting (Both Organic and Hard Surface)
Your work will include:
Working with the production team, leads and supervisors to execute the desired look of CG assets/shots.
Overseeing a small team of artists on a project from the Asset/Build side
Doing hands on asset work
Assisting in mentoring/training team members
Our intention is for this role to evolve into a full time position either remotely or in person.
You need the following:
Good artistic eye, both for what looks right and how to take it to the next level.
Ability to work independently and efficiently, with a good understanding of modern vfx techniques for asset creation.
Solid understanding of onset acquisition, and ingestion and processing of raw photography and scan data for vfx.
Proactive and excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
A humble and helpful attitude.
Attention to detail.
Creative problem-solving skills.
As English is our main language in production, you need to be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and spoken.
Experience in the following areas are considered a plus:
Experience with USD workflows
Python/Vex scripting experience and tools authoring ability
Experience processing on set data and conforming it for a vfx pipeline
3D Generalist Ability in a related area (lighting and fx for example)
Experience with Creature FX workflows, pipeline, and asset side support.
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
Important Looking Pirates is one of Scandinavia's biggest visual effects studios. Located in the heart of Stockholm we create photorealistic VFX for international TV series and feature films.
ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX. Since our management are artists themselves the focus of the company has always been on the quality of our work. That focus has not only earned us the big productions we are working on today but also international recognition and several of the most prestigious industry awards. We can proudly say that we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business, currently with around 110 talents from all corners of the world.
Our latest projects include films like Star Wars - Rise of Skywalker, Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom and Aladdin, and TV series like Lost in Space, Watchmen, Game of Thrones and Westworld.
Our nheadquarters is located in the famous Norstedts building on the islet of Riddarholmen. 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.