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Animation - Madrid

Environment Generalist

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 Generalist, you will be responsible for creating digital environments and 3D elements for those environments.
This is a cross-discipline role and requires abilities in modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing, also some DMP knowledge is desirable.


  • Help create and refine CG environments and DMP shots, with an understanding of the studio’s workflow and tools.
  • Provide input during the visual development/design phase.
  • Artistic input an eye for detail in the creation of complex environments.
  • Good understanding of an environment workflow, technology, and tools that conform the production workflow within the company, helping develop a stronger creative and technical environment.
  • Working knowledge of Maya and Houdini (this one is a plus).
  • Working knowledge of the nuke camera projection workflow desirable.
  • Collaborates with other team members, when it’s necessary.
  • Communicate regularly with the Production team and DMP leads regarding schedules and deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Follows supervisor’s and lead’s guidance.
  • Requirements

  • 2-4 years of professional experience in animation industries or VFX.
  • Good understanding of shape, light and color, composition, and perspective.
  • High level in a 3D package (Maya and Houdini).
  • Knowledge of Photoshop for production DMP.
  • Medium level in modeling, texturing/shading, lighting, rendering in Maya with Arnold/ Houdini with Solaris.
  • Nuke compositing working knowledge, with a special understanding of camera projections set up.
  • Basic knowledge in Mari, Z-brush is desirable.
  • Medium English level desirable.
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