The Modeler sets and props create high quality stylized digital assets from supplied reference material and / or concept artwork.
You will be working with Modeling Supervisor and the 2D team to ensure that assets maintain the design style of the film, and create a world that will resonate with the audience.
Your Role :
Work with Modeling Supervisor and Art Director to realize aesthetic vision of the production
Interpret 2D designs into 3D models
Create both hard surface and organic models from supplied reference material and / or concept artwork.
Create and use geometry assets in a production setting
Apply and adjust UVs, working closely with texture artists to ensure UVs are positioned and scaled efficiently.
Work closely with animators and riggers to resolve technical issues and to optimize assets for animation. Liaise with Lighting TDs to ensure that assets are optimized for rendering.
Work with the layout team to build assets that will maximize stereo throughout the film.
Provide creative ideas and solutions for the film on both visual and technical levels.
Produce the highest quality work possible within a given amount of time and a defined pipeline
We’d like to talk to you if you have the following :
Previous experience creating hard-surface and organic digital models and sets.
Excellent understanding of the feature animation pipeline from modelling through texturing, animation and rendering.
Thorough understanding of the modelling process and the ability to both interpret designs and accurately match reference material.
Knowledge of traditional art skills (Form, architecture, anatomy, topology, colour theory and UV mapping)
Excellent Maya polygon and subdivision surface modelling skills and the ability to apply and manage UVs.
Ability to work well within a team while solving asset-specific issues independently.
Experience with sculpting packages.
Experience creating corrective blendshapes.
Basic texturing skills and an understanding of rigging techniques.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
An organized and methodical approach to your work.
What can we offer?
Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, world leading, award winning work.
We work as a collective, where everyone values excellence, expertise and expression; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work that we are all proud to put our name to.