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Digital Domain

Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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Modeler

Description

Purpose of the job:

The Modeler will produce photorealistic models from scratch and see them through the modeling pipeline from start to finish.         

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Create photorealistic models from scratch that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project
  • Complete tasks within production deadlines while being largely self-directed
  • Be able to provide guidance and mentorship to other modelers
  • Work closely with the texture artists to ensure all models work smoothly within the texture pipeline as well as the modeling pipeline
  • Work closely with the riggers in the case of character models to ensure models work smoothly within the rigging pipeline as well as the modeling pipeline

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

  • 2+ years of experience creating high resolution, photorealistic models for feature films in Maya
  • Experience with Character, Hard Surface vehicles or props and/or Environments modeling
  • Experience working from 2D reference as well as cyberscan and motion capture data
  • Zbrush and Mudbox experience is preferred
  • Cyslice experience is a plus
  • Photorealistic texture painting and lighting experience is a plus
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment.
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
  • Walking/bending/sitting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.  Digital Domain 3.0, Inc management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.