Expression of Interest - Modelling Artist - Super Pets
Animal Logic
Vancouver
6d ago

What you'll get to do

  • Interpret 2D designs and translate them into 3D space by utilizing software such as Maya, UV Layout, Z-Brush, all while maintaining the original artistic intent
  • Produce complex models to a high standard with a thorough understanding of shape, scale and form for Maya models
  • Work within / produce - topology / wire frame, turntables, character and / or environment
  • Produce accurate UVs for models for use in downstream departments
  • Produce highly optimized meshes that can be rendered and displayed efficiently for downstream departments such as Rigging, Layout and Lighting
  • Assume responsibility for ensuring assigned work is produced to appropriate standard quality within the scheduled timeframe and deadline
  • Ensure a high level of communication is maintained with the Model Lead and Supervisor, particularly where situations arise that may compromise the quality or scheduled delivery of material
  • Distribute and share knowledge regularly to assist in the ongoing development of innovative tools and or techniques for modelling
  • Efficiently document workflow and feedback from Leads or Supervisors
  • Assist with the training and mentoring of less experienced modelling artists as required and maintain a discipline of leadership by example
  • Interact with tracking systems and production staff
  • What you bring :

  • 3+ years’ experience in feature animation, VFX, and / or animated television with a focus in Modelling
  • Proficiency is demonstrated through past project work and / or reel / portfolio
  • Proficiency in Maya; Z-Brush as a bonus
  • Proficiency in hard surface modelling techniques and topology
  • Solid understanding of proper edge flow and polygon density
  • Solid understanding of the topological requirements of subdivision surface for both static and deforming models
  • Proficiency in both hard surface and organic, environments, props, creatures
  • Experience in blend shapes and rigging considered a bonus
  • Strong understanding of industry standards, conventions, and formats to enable successful completion of work
  • Proven technical and visual skills with an understanding of art and design within animation environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to abstract and interpret design down to its' fundamentals
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to efficiently organise and prioritise work across multiple areas and work under pressure
  • Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with long term quality while adhering to project and team deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work solo as well as collaboratively within a team environment and when necessary to pass knowledge to other staff members
  • Ability to take direction and feedback and apply this to assets or shots moving forward
  • Completed education in a relevant field is preferable
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