Full Time Job

Modelling Artist

Animal Logic

Vancouver, BC 04-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Are you a Modeller interested in working with us in our Vancouver studio?! The Modelling Artist will interpret a variety of media from our art department and create applicable, working 3D models back into the pipeline ready for utilisation by other departments.

What you'll get to do:
• Interpret 2D designs and translate them into 3D models using software such as Maya, UV Layout and Z-Brush, all while maintaining the original artistic intent
• Produce accurate UVs for your models to be used by downstream departments
• Produce complex environments using the models you create and our proprietary environment software and workflow
• 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

What you bring:
• 3+ years' experience in feature animation, VFX, and/or animated television with a focus in Environment Modelling
• High degree of proficiency in Maya producing props and environment models
• Experience with Houdini and/or Z-Brush as a bonus
• Strong understanding of industry standards, conventions, and formats to enable successful completion of work
• Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with long-term quality
• Strong written and verbal English language skills
• Ability to work solo as well as collaboratively, within a team environment
• Ability to take direction and feedback and apply this to assets or shots moving forward

What you should demonstrate in your demo reel/portfolio:
• Feature-animation-quality, stylized environments and props
• 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
• 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4yx2v-3-238-173-209-42 in your application.

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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.