Modeler - (Mid-Senior)
Scanline VFXVancouver, BC
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Reporting to the Modeling Supervisor, the well rounded modeler will execute poly modeling skills for everything from creating environments, vehicles, props and characters to be used in production with an emphasis on photorealism, accuracy, detail, and function. Working with the in-house modeling pipeline the modeler is able to solve technical issues independently.
Create high quality models and UVs for use in production; implement improvements/changes based on review feedback and Supervisor/Lead direction.
Design and implement high level conceptual to practical modeling.
Proactively recommend ongoing pipeline improvements; Identifies potential issues and provides solutions, and escalates as needed.
Maintain positive relationship with all stakeholder departments; attend meetings as needed.
Work within the defined pipeline.
Ensure continuity and support other asset departments such as texture, lookdev, Generalists and rigging
Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
3+ years' VFX experience modeling photo realistic assets for live action feature film
Expert 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 or rigging process and displacement map work flow.
Experience working on creatures, digi doubles, topology and blend shapes (preferred)
Eye for detail and able to QA own work to ensure highest quality before handing off assets.
Excellent time management and prioritization skills; experience working under tight deadlines.
Strong written + verbal communication skills.
Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision.