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3D Senior Surfacing Artist

Company Overview

Rocket Science VFX is a world-class visual effects studio dedicated to producing seamless digital effects for feature film and high-concept television. Our credits include Hannibal, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Hell on Wheels, Killjoys, Into the Badlands and The Expanse.

We are looking for a Senior 3D Surfacing Artist who will works with the 3D Assets team to establish the look and qualities of characters, props, and environments for assigned assets.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fully create and manage the UVs / Texture / Develop Shaders to be used in Production
  • Work closely with  the CG Supervisors to create the look and qualities of characters, props, and environments for assigned assets
  • Ensure that deadlines are met by making sure Surfacing files are complete and ready for lighting throughout the project
  • Take direction from VFX and CG Supervisors to create quality surfacing work
  • Provide continuous updates about any changes or problems about the project with the CG Supervisors
  • Maintain on a daily basis files names and structures by adhering to the digital file management system.
  • Mentor and guide other junior artists


  • 5+ years experience in a live-action VFX Environment
  • Strong UV-ing skills 
  • Strong painting skills and an artistic eye for detail
  • A thorough understanding of both feature film and television VFX production pipelines.
  • Lighting skills and some experience with MEL Scripting is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of the following: Maya, Redshift, Vray, Zbrush, Mudbox, or Photoshop, Mental Ray, Mari, Substance Painter/Designer, NUKE
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve in a fast paced environment
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Legal to work for any employers in Canada

Rocket Science VFX is an equal opportunity company which values diversity in the workplace. We would be happy to accommodate individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation in order to participate in our recruitment process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

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