Senior 3D Generalist

slatevfx is recruiting a Senior 3D Generalist with feature experience to work on current projects. The position is based in our Sydney office at Fox Studios. 

Job Description:

  • Working as a 3D Generalist your role is to be able to take on any task within the 3D pipeline from asset creation through to final shot lighting and rendering.
  • Ability to Create, and Texture Models, Characters, Props etc 
  • Ability to take a shot from tracking through to final Lighting and rendering. 
  • Track plates and prepare for 3D animation. 
  • Demonstrable ability in Lighting within a photoreal film production.
  • Ability to manage disc space and ensure all working files are organized efficiently. 
  • Complete work within the schedule time, and follow supervisor’s directions.
  • Works in partnership with all departments in ensuring all tasks are delivered to the very highest standard. 


  • A solid understanding of Maya in a production pipeline.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years film experience.
  • Full Understanding of Maya.
  • Arnold experience required.
  • Z-Brush, Mari and SpeedTree skills highly desirable.
  • A great understanding of 3D lighting, layout, animation, and rendering.
  • Knowledge of 3D Equalizer for Tracking. 
  • Ability to streamline custom workflows.
  • Ability to be flexible and work across different areas of production. 
  • Able to multitask and priorities work.  
  • Good communication skills and management of file structures. 
  • Ability to create resources that minimize render time, disc space etc. 
  • Report concerns to the Head of 3D and or Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • A team player and communicator.  
  • Ability to oversee and mentor Juniors.

You are able to work across any discipline in 3D from modelling, rigging, texturing,  though to shot layout, animation and lighting. You have a solid understanding of how all tasks are brought together to create the final rendered frame while competing these tasks in the assigned timeframe as outlined by the Head of 3D. You manage your workload and deliver to schedule and on brief. You have a high degree of technical skill and artistic judgment and are proactive in solving issues, yet will take direction from your lead.

Start: Immediately

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