Senior Modeler, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/3/2021 4:35 PM)
Job ID
2021-3914

Overview

WildBrain is looking for an experienced Senior Modeler to join our exciting new animated Sonic the Hedgehog series, Sonic Prime, set to premiere worldwide in 2022.

 

This 24-episode animated adventure for kids, families, and long-time fans draws upon the keystones of the brand and features the “Blue Blur” of video game fame in a high-octane adventure where the fate of a strange new multiverse rests in his gloved hands. Sonic’s adventure is about more than a race to save the universe, it’s a journey of self-discovery and redemption.

 

This feature quality episodic series will deliver the visually captivating, binge-worthy story that Sonic fans new and old are sure to love. We are on the hunt to find passionate and talented folks to join this team and help us really bring the blue blur to life!

 

 

As a Senior Modeler, you are skilled and experienced in modeling and texturing. This position creates characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • Balance aesthetic standards and technical requirements to create quality models
  • Excellent visual skills and attention to detail
  • Uphold the art direction defined by the Art Director
  • Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way
  • Work and communicate with rigging team to ensure assets are built to achieve the intended animation performance requirements
  • Assist Modeling Supervisor with mentoring modelers as needed
  • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with modeling & texturing 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
  • Good knowledge of the production process and pipeline
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • 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

 

Bonus:

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

 

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios 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. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off

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