Senior Creature Modeler V, Bc
Lucasfilm EntertainmentAncouver, BC
Full Time Job
Senior Creature Modeler (Feature Animation & VFX) Vancouver, BC
Position at Industrial Light & Magic
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 working knowledge 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 knowledge 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
This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Lucasfilm fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. **FOR U.S. BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired U.S. employees.
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About Industrial Light & Magic:
Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with Industrial Light & Magic, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.
Industrial Light & Magic is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.