X5 CG Artist - Auto Data Prep

Reporting to the Head of CG

SB is an award-winning Creative Production Agency with an international reach that produces beautiful imagery and digital solutions for Brands and advertising agencies.


We were the original pioneers of digital retouching in 1991, and one of the very first post production studios to fully harness the potential of CGI and develop in-house capability. Today, we continue to innovate and stretch creative and technical boundaries, with fully integrated production that encompasses everything from CGI, motion and VFX to shoot production and VR.


We are currently looking to hire a number of CG Artists/Generalists with experience in working on large scale data sets due to an increase in automotive projects and opportunities at Saddington Baynes


Key Responsibilities

  • Work alongside Senior lead Artists on projects, working directly with Clients and Photographers to realise their vision and that of the SB Creative Directors.
  • Accountable for quality and accuracy of all SB data sets.
  • Work with producers to document project specifics, work flow set-ups and configurations for all project assets.
  • Project estimating & pitch collaboration with project stakeholders, contributing to work plans to outline timings, technical requirements and project logistics with the aim of maximising the quality of deliverables and potential profit margins.
  • Be accountable for quality control and the creative execution within set deadlines, of the projects I am involved in.
  • Assist in task assignment, I would work positively towards team motivation and cohesion.
  • Identify tools, software, hardware and efficiency workflows for cg processes, and for retouching / compositing integration, adding value and quality to work produced.
  • Develop creative techniques and confidently directing the ‘look’ of projects.
  • Support onset productions for location and studio photography liaising with the art director, photographer, support team and client. Provide feedback on asset measurement and capture.
  • Participate in client interactions representing production for project scoping, creative reviews and project debriefings.

Required Skills

  • 2 years+ proven experience working within a CG Production team in a multi-disciplinary fast moving company.
  • Proven track record in delivering high-quality data sets for stills and animations
  • Full knowledge of CAD data formats, experience of CAD data processing
  • NURBS or polygon modelling experience, able to create High quality Models for soft furnishings and UV unwrap surfaces
  • High level of experience using, Maya or Max and able to refine models in Z brush
  • Extensive understanding of shaders and ability to create custom shaders Vray
  • Prepare 3D files for automotive that contain complex and large data sets
  • Soft Modeling skills
  • Experience in large data sets, great organisation skills
  • Render and Lighting for configuration assets
  • Vred experience an advantage.


Please email  and  with your CV and portfolio/reel.


Meet our People

Marie Boutteçon

You are absolutely AMAZING. We have no words! Imagery is splendid and the details - I mean - when the bubble is exploding and transforms into metal; and the movement of the pretty snake. We are full of joy and happiness today. Thank you for your fabulous work, I would love to hug you all right now! We are very lucky we met and now we can say to all the world, you are the best creative studio ever!

Marie Boutteçon
Lee Irvine

“As I mentioned it was very well received, with various comments being made on its realism, lighting and quality. “Very lifestyle”, “Painterly feeling” and “great attention to “colour temperature” are some of the (paraphrased) complements that were mentioned.

Lee Irvine
Brand Visualisation Manager
Nathan Stokes

I wanted to personally thank you all for your hard work bringing our concept to life. The client is very happy and so are we. The detail and time you have put into it shows. I’m excited to use it in our materials!

Nathan Stokes
Senior Art Director
Francine D’Amico

Lizzie, Andrew and everyone who worked on this were fantastic, as usual. I absolutely love working with your team and I hope we can do it again very soon. The client and my team are thrilled with the image. It is beautiful.

Francine D’Amico
Senior Producer
Vector (2)

Can't wait to work with you all again! I know it was a HUGE ask! And you came through like rockstars! So a HUGE thank you is in order! The clients at the pitch were impressed with all the visuals! Cheers, your new art fan!

Samantha Rodriguez
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