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Character / Creature Modeller

Animal Logic

Sydney, Australia 10-08-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Are you an experienced character/creature modeller interested in working on a new Netflix animated film? Animal Logic is looking for modelling artists who will interpret a variety of media and concept art to create stylised, production ready 3D models.

What you'll get to do:
• Interpret 2D designs and translate them into 3D space by utilizing software such as Maya, Z- Brush and Marvelous Designer, all while maintaining the original artistic intent.
• Produce complex models to a high standard with a thorough understanding of shape, scale and form.
• Work within and produce topology, wire frames and turntables of character and/or creatures.
• 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.
• Maintain good communication with the Model Lead.

What you bring:
• A minimum of 2 years' experience with VFX/Animation software tools and processes for TV and/or animated feature films.
• 3+ years' experience in modelling.
• Experience in modelling stylized creatures and characters.
• Proficiency with Maya and Z-Brush.
• Proficiency in character/creature 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.
• Good 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 an animation environment.
• Excellent attention to detail and the ability to abstract and interpret design down to its fundamentals.
• Strong organisational and time management skills.

What you'll need to include on your application:
• Turntables, with wireframes, of character and creature models

Due to security reasons please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.

Company Profile
Animal Logic

Animal Logic is one of the world's most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design.