Full Time Job

Modeling Supervisor

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 06-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• 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
• Mentors, trains, and manages the modeling team both in technical and creative capacities
• Leads the team to deliver the production needs on time and to the expected quality standards
• Oversees the daily activities leading the department, and establishing best practice workflows and guidelines for the team
• Proactively recommends ongoing pipeline improvements; Identifies potential issues and provides solutions, and escalates as needed
• Maintains a positive relationship with all stakeholder departments; attend meetings as needed
• Works within the defined pipeline
• Ensures continuity and support other asset departments such as texture, lookdev, Generalists, and rigging
• Works closely with management to guide artists overall professional development by providing performance feedback, mentoring, resolving performance issues and maintaining positive morale within the team
• Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Minimum five (5) years of VFX experience modeling photorealistic assets for live-action feature films
• Minimum two (2) years in a leadership role
• Expert in Maya; could teach a class on how to use it and troubleshoot
• Excellent knowledge of Zbrush and/or Mudbox. Mari knowledge (a plus)
• Excellent technical troubleshooting skills and problem-solving abilities.
• Demonstrated ability to take a design from ambiguous to full design implementation
• Strong understanding of rigging process and displacement map workflow
• Experience working on creatures, Digi doubles, topology, and blend shapes (preferred)
• Eye for detail and able to QA own work to ensure the 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

BENEFITS

We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d91bzk-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.