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Animation - Madrid

Environment Surfacing Artist

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
As an Environment Surfacing Artist, you will be involved in many aspects of the look, working in coordination with production designer and Art department to deliver a visually impressive look. 


  • Paint textures utilizing photography and pre-existing textures.
  • Paint stylized textures from concepts following the look of the show.
  • Create procedural textures from Substance designer.
  • Ability to create, adapt, and iterate, within a variety of artistic styles.
  • Collaborate with other team members, when necessary.
  • Follows the Supervisor’s and Lead’s guidance.
  • Requirements

  • 2-4 years of professional experience in VFX or animation industries
  • At least 1 year of experience in the animation industry is desirable
  • Deep knowledge making uv’s.
  • Knowledge of skinning, rigging, technical constraints and optimization
  • Knowledge of hard surface modeling
  • Extensive experience with Mari, Maya, Substance Designer & Painter, Arnold render.
  • Experience with traditional drawing and/or painting a plus.
  • Proficient in English.
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    Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.