Environment Surfacing Artists

Giant are seeking Environment Surfacing Artists for an exciting new CG production.


We would love to hear from you – Send an email to careers@giant.ie

Position Overview

This is a full-time position based in the Dublin studio, and there is flexibility for remote working but applicants should be able to work in the Irish timezone as the studio.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Please mail to careers@giant.ie – please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Environment Surfacing Artist Position”.

Starting date: ASAP

Position Responsibilities

  • Under the leadership of the Environment Surfacing Lead, Art Director and CG supervisors, create and implement textures and surfacing for Environments and Props based on the needs and determined look of a show
  • Create UV layouts for Environment Models
  • Collaborate with modelling, rigging, lighting, and effects teams to troubleshoot creative and technical issues when required
  • Quality check that all texture and surfacing elements are final, approved and ready for the lighting department
  • Interpret and implement notes and feedback from leads and or supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way
  • Communicate with Production Team and CG Supervisor on concerns ahead of time
  • Balance quick turnarounds with achieving a high degree of aesthetic quality
  • Participate in reviews as required

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Environment Surfacing
  • Excellent visual skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced painting skills with a strong understanding of colour theory and application.
  • Superior eye for light, shade, colour, and detail
  • Proficient in Maya, Nuke, Photoshop, Substance
  • Experience in UV mapping and texture layout using Maya.
  • Knowledge of Redshift renderer
  • Good interpersonal, time management and organizational skills

Don’t see an opportunity applicable to you?

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team, so why not get in touch anyway at careers@giant.ie