Full Time Job

Character Modeler

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 03-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Creates high quality models and UVs for use in production; implement improvements/changes based on review feedback and Supervisor/Lead direction
• Designs and implements high level conceptual to practical modeling
• Proactively recommends ongoing pipeline improvements; Identifies potential issues and provides solutions, and escalates as needed
• Maintains positive relationship with all stakeholder departments; attends meetings as needed
• Works within the defined pipeline
• Ensures continuity and support other asset departments such as texture, lookdev, Generalists and rigging
• Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner

• Minimum three (3) years of VFX experience modeling photorealistic assets for live action feature films
• Excellent knowledge of animal and human anatomy
• Strong creative eye for organic form, function and aesthetics
• Expert in Maya; could teach a class on how to use it and trouble shoot
• Excellent knowledge of Zbrush and/or Mudbox. Mari knowledge (a plus)
• Excellent technical trouble shooting skills and problem solving abilities
• Demonstrated ability to take design from ambiguous to full design implementation
• Strong understanding of rigging process and displacement map work flow
• Experience working on creatures, digi doubles, topology and blend shapes (preferred)
• Eye for detail and able to QC own work to ensure highest quality before handing off assets
• Excellent time management and prioritization skills; experience working under tight deadlines
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision


We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.