Cg Artist Job Description

Cg Artist Job Description

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Cg artist provides technical solutions and tools to artists to allow them to create super high quality optimized art.

Cg Artist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective cg artist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included cg artist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop and deliver renderings of complex, photo-realistic and stylized CG characters/creatures, vehicles, environment assets and effects into shots for animation and VFX advertising projects
Support the Marketing team on various projects, including planning and executing to deliver high quality CG animation content
Must be able to model and texture a variety of 3D game assets, including environments, buildings, props, vehicles, characters
Create high quality realistic and stylized Next Gen game art Characters, buildings, props and landscapes that align with artistic design/style
Sculpt and Model High and low polygon assets and texture them through the PBR pipeline
Report to the Lead on the status of their assignment on daily basis
Understand and follow style guides to guarantee the consistency of the project
Regularly study and update ones skill-set through self-learning
To produce the expected quality and timely delivery of Model/Texture in the most efficient manner
Training Juniors/Interns on workflow and process, to be an inspiring mentor to other artists

Cg Artist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Cg Artist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the cg artist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's Degree in Product Design, Industrial Design, Computer Science, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Visual Effects, Animation

Skills for Cg Artist

Desired skills for cg artist include:

Animation
Cameras and cinematography
Delivered back to edit
File formats received
Filmmaking
Motion techniques
Adobe Creative Cloud tools
Arnold
Blender and Marvelous Designer will be a benefit
Creating optimized UV layouts

Desired experience for cg artist includes:

Basic renderings
Static graphics (Experience in working with Fortune 500 companies brand guidelines a plus)
Vector Illustration
Highly organized person, must be a team player and ability to work under tight deadlines
Experience in hard surface modeling (architecture, vehicles )
Understanding of colour space (linear, SRGB, rec709, log ) and how/when to apply

Cg Artist Examples

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Cg Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a cg artist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for cg artist
  • The CG Artist applies creative, collaborative, technical and quality-control skills to high-level concepts
  • The CG Artist will be expected to play a hands-on production role as 3D animator, CG motion graphics artist, and VFX artist as needed for projects in the department
  • The CG Artist will be well-versed in Maya, V-Ray, Adobe Creative Suite, Mudbox and ZBrush
  • Work collaboratively with team members, VFX Supervisors, CG Supervisor and Technical Director to effectively & efficiently meet client expectations
  • 3D modeling, texturing, animating, lighting and rendering multi-pass elements
  • 3D tracking of footage
  • Assisting in quoting of CG oriented sequences
  • Work with CG Supervisor in methodology and solutions for CG shots/sequences
  • Must be able to work under the guidance of a CG Supervisor or VFX Supervisor to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy
  • Collaborate with modelers, lighters and texture artists to create the final look of a CG asset
Qualifications for cg artist
  • Shipped AAA titles on Mobile, PC or consoles (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, XboxOne)
  • Fine arts Background or Strong traditional art skills (Drawing or sculpting) or equivalent training/experience
  • Should be proficient in 3D packages such as Maya, Max and Zbrush
  • Excellent Photoshop skills and ability to create realistic & stylized hand painted textures
  • PBR work flow and procedural software’s such as Substance Painter, Designer and Quixel DDO is Plus
  • Working experience of game engines such as Unreal and Unity is Plus
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a cg artist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for cg artist
  • Guide his or her asset through lighting with feedback from supervisors and the lighting team to ensure assets hold up in various lighting scenarios
  • Provide rough, preliminary composites of renders for review
  • Work closely with other artists under tight production schedules
  • Maintain and evolve the department’s workflows and quality benchmarks in LookDev
  • Explore and recommend new LookDev techniques and software
  • Lighting, rendering, and compositing from Maya based on concepts sent from clients and directors
  • Digital touch-up, sweetening, and paint to finish composites as final art/illustrations
  • Able to work independently using commercial and proprietary lighting, rendering, and compositing tools
  • Able to switch gears quickly onto multiple projects
  • Assist in developing techniques to render the necessary layers with appropriate compositing software and detailed documentation
Qualifications for cg artist
  • Attention to details and essentials
  • A portfolio demonstrating breathtaking Character, prop/environment modeling, Sculpting and texturing techniques, both high and low poly
  • Please submit a link to your reel! We want to see your awesome skills in action
  • 2-6 years experience in VFX/CG related production
  • Experience with deadline-oriented work is critical
  • Must be computer literate (MS Word, Excel and Outlook)
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Cg Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of cg artist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for cg artist
  • Ability to texture in various specified styles depending on CG project.Create Textures for 3D characters, props, and sets within Substance Painter and Substance Designer
  • Knowledge of Zbrush for use in creation of displacement and normal maps
  • Build Redshift shaders in Maya
  • Review UVs when needed
  • Must be familiar with Grooming
  • Handle diverse project requests, requirements and initiatives from multiple stakeholders including Advertising Channel Marketing, Web, PR, Social, and Multimedia teams
  • The ideal candidate has at least 4 years of experience in the CG industry practicing and perfecting their craft
  • Support the Marketing team on various projects, including planning and executing to deliver high quality CG content
  • Design and create engaging motion graphics for video deliverables
  • Deliver localized motion graphics assets in various languages for multiple media platforms and in different formats
Qualifications for cg artist
  • The ability and flexibility to work varying shifts as needed is required
  • Experience working on 3ds Max or Maya and other 3d related software like Substance Painter, Photoshop and Carona
  • 5+ years’ experience in modelling, texturing, rendering and lighting
  • Good with both written and oral communication
  • Must have 5+ years’ experience creating photorealistic visual effects for feature film and/or high-end television series
  • Possess strong modeling skills
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a cg artist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for cg artist
  • Follow accurate document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines
  • Attend and contribute to meetings and pitches as needed
  • Interest in creating worlds and environments, photoreal and stylized
  • Good understanding of nature (rocks, trees, greens, and atmosphere)
  • 2D software basics in Photoshop and a Compositing Tool (Nuke)
  • Knowledge of environment tools like Clarisse, Speedtree, terrain generators, scatter tools
Qualifications for cg artist
  • Experience with dynamics and rigging a plus
  • Experience with Houdini/ZBrush/Mudbox/Mari, PFTrack, 3D Equalizer, Nuke or After Effects a plus
  • Must be able to take direction/critiques positively and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work in our Toronto facility
  • Good understanding of an alembic workflow
  • 2+ years production experience using 3d packages like Maya, 3dsMax or Houdini in film/commercials
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Cg Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of cg artist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for cg artist
  • Generalist 3D VFX skills are essential
  • Good communication skills to enable you to work well in a team, but also an ability to troubleshoot and solve problems creatively and independently
  • Knowledge of and experience with Maya and Nuke software
  • Digital touch-up and painting ability
  • Must have a portfolio and preferably online demo reel that demonstrates texture painting, material creation, and grooming skills
  • Understanding of Maya, UV layout principles, and CG Pipeline
Qualifications for cg artist
  • Being able to develop concepts/lookdev studies on environments and assets
  • Practice in photogrammetry
  • Practice of mattepainting and camera projection techniques
  • Expert knowledge of Maya (Houdini is a plus)
  • Experience texturing and painting assets using Mari and Substance Painter
  • Reasonable knowledge of shader tree construction and math fundamentals

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