Full Time Job

Senior Creature Modeler


Vancouver, BC 04-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter.

This role is considered Hybrid, which means the employee will work 2-3 days onsite at a Company designated location and occasionally from home.

Position Summary

With an emphasis on anatomy and form, the Senior Creature Modeler will create three dimensional CG characters, creatures and costumes for production.

What You'll Do
Create high end three-dimensional creatures, characters and costumes for production. Use specific software tools to build the geometric structure of the object and ensure that the model will satisfy the requirements of the production
In building creatures, you will incorporate technical expertise, artistic ability, and a good understanding of animation
Work with the production team (Modeling Lead/Supervisor, VFX Supervisor, Technical Directors and Animators) to identify the ''look'' for an object
Build the geometry, with an understanding of how the asset will be used in the entire production process
Perform other tasks related to the needs of the project
Create face shapes, flex shapes and correctives

What We're Looking For
Portfolio demonstrating character skill set, displaying a strong understanding of anatomy, character design, face shapes and movement
Portfolio demonstrating traditional artistic skills including illustration, and sculptural abilities a plus
5+ years proven experience creating digital creatures or characters in a feature film or production environment
A familiarity with film and video post production techniques and the full VFX pipeline
Strong knowledge of industry standard software
Knowledge of LINUX is a necessity to navigate through ILM's production pipeline


The hiring range for this position in Vancouver is C$108,400 to C$138,800 per year based on a 40-hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A full range of medical, financial, and/or other variable pay or benefits, may be offered dependent on the level and position offered.

This position is with ILM (Vancouver) Inc., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3zz55-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $108,400 to $138,800 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.