• Modeler, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/14/2020 4:56 PM)
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  • Overview

    WildBrain Studios is looking for a Modeler to join our team!  You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!


    The role:


    As a Modeler, you have exceptional skills and experience in modeling and texturing in Maya. You create characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production. You will be working in collaboration with the modeling team to create and deliver quality 3D models for DHX Media's TV shows, which are beloved by kids and admired by the industry worldwide.


    You will get to:

    • Balance aesthetic standards and technical requirements to create quality models
    • Uphold the art direction defined by the Art Director
    • Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitative manner
    • Communicate with seniors and leads on concerns ahead of time
    • Assist with mentoring junior modelers as needed
    • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
    • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner


    You will be a great fit on our team if you have… 

    • 1+ years of experience in animation or film industry
    • Excellent knowledge in Maya, Zbrush and Photoshop
    • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Computer Animation, or other relevant area of study and/or equivalent job experience
    • Highly motivated, pro-active, with a solid work ethic and positive attitude
    • Solid knowledge of the production process and pipeline
    • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Excellent visual skills and attention to detail
    • Encouraging attitude towards feedback and new initiatives
    • Attentive and active listening

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Experience in Mudbox is a benefit
    • Knowledge of various renderers like Vray or Renderman is an asset

    Why work at WildBrain Studios?


    At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?


    For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.


    WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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