Senior Groom Artist

Senior Groom Artist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Groom Artist to join our team.


  • Work closely with additional departments in the Creature workflow including Modeling, Animation and Lighting;
  • Maintain or exceed a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work;
  • Paint colour and specular maps for hair, fur and feathers;
  • Creation of fur/feather/hair/environment grooms for characters, creatures and environments using a mix of off the shelf and ILM proprietary tools;
  • Collaborate with Creature TD’s to determine requirements and solutions for dynamics and layouts.


  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information;
  • Ability to liaise with various parts of the Computer Graphics pipeline, manage person schedules;
  • Ability to navigate complex Computer Graphics pipelines;
  • Proven Groom skills within a high-end VFX production environment;
  • Proficient in Maya, Mari (preferred), Zbrush, Photoshop, or Bodypaint;
  • Good organizational skills.