Guru Studio | Toronto
Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world.
Our award winning, and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company, is looking for a Surfacing Artist who is responsible for UV, texturing and developing shaders to be used in production. This role reports directly to the Asset Supervisor.


• Primary Role is to UV / Texture / Develop Shaders to be used in Production.
• Work with the Surfacing Supervisor or Lead to reach the intended look of Characters / Props / and Environments based on the guidelines outlined by the Supervisors
• Maintain a clean and predictable naming structure for textures, shaders and shading networks.
• Keep team informed of any potential technical or creative problems
• Collaborate with other artists to ensure quality and consistency
• Keep up to speed with up and coming technology, and make recommendations for workflow improvement

Company Guru Studio
Title Surfacing Artist
Location Toronto
Province Ontario
Start Date 2018-03-12
Qualifications Qualifications:

• 2+ years experience in production
• Strong understanding of how an Animation TV series pipeline operate
• Strong traditional artwork portfolio is an asset
• Knowledge of 3D texturing tools (Zbrush / Body Paint / 3D Coat or Mari)
• A Portfolio that demonstrates intelligent and well utilized UVs
• Advanced to Expert knowledge of Photoshop
• A good understanding of ray tracing techniques and how to best use them.

How to apply Please email resumes, reels and blogs to with Surfacing Artist in the subject line.
Guru Studio would like to thank all applicants for your interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted
Please advise us if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. Kindly notify us in advance of your requirements.
Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer.
Number of Openings 2
Highest Finished Education University
Company Address Guru Studio
110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 1000

M5V 2K4

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