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Arc Productions Recruiting Modelers & Riggers

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Modelers

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Modeler to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts and game cinematics.

JOB TITLE: Modeler
DEPARTMENT: Assets
REPORTS TO: Head of Assets

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Modeler utilizes Maya to create CG models for an assigned show. This role must anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model performance issues, provide support to more junior team members, and ensure overall adherence to all Arc Productions pipeline protocols.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Utilize Maya to build and execute complex CG models for an assigned show that meet all technical and creative requirements and are compatible within the production pipeline
Maintain a convention of naming structures for all models and ensure that Maya files are clean and optimized
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any modeling performance issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Provide support to more junior team members by providing artistic direction and assisting with technical difficulties
Ensure overall adherence to all Arc Productions pipeline protocols
Keep up to speed with current industry trends

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

5+ years CG modeling experience in a Maya production environment, with proven modeling abilities
Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
Full working knowledge of Maya’s modeling techniques
Strong background in traditional art with an excellent sense of form, proportion, and scale
Strong understanding of anatomy and perspective
Ability to interpret 2D design into 3D
Strong Design sense
General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as an excellent comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
Great comprehension of the animation production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows as well as how modeling interacts with the overall production process
Strong creative and technical problem solving skills with the ability to check own work
Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
Strong communication skills with the ability to work productively and willingness to take initiative in a team environment
Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
Ability to manage and inspire a team
High level of independence and strong sense of reliability
Strong rigging skills
Strong ZBrush and/or Mudbox skills
Scripting and programming skills an asset

Thank you for your interest but only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Please apply at our website at http://www.arcproductions.com/jobsearch
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Riggers in Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Rigger to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts and game cinematics.

JOB TITLE: Rigger
DEPARTMENT: Modeling/Rigging
REPORTS TO: Head of Modeling/Rigging

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Rigger utilizes Maya create flexible and efficient rigs for an assigned show. This role must anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model performance issues, provide support to more junior team members, and ensure overall adherence to all Arc Productions pipeline protocols.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Utilize Maya to create flexible and efficient rigs (including facial shapes) for an assigned show that meet all technical and creative requirements and are compatible within the production pipeline
Maintain a convention of naming structures and animation control structures for all rigs and ensure that Maya files are clean and optimized
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model performance issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Provide support to more junior team members by providing artistic direction and assisting with technical difficulties
Ensure overall adherence to all Arc Productions pipeline protocols
Keep up to speed with current industry trends

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

3-4 years CG rigging experience in a Maya production environment, with proven rigging abilities
Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
Full working knowledge of Maya’s rigging techniques
Strong background in traditional art with a good sense of perspective, form, proportion, and scale
Strong understanding of character anatomy (including facial expressions), and an artistic understanding of motion and behaviour
General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as a good comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
Good comprehension of the animation production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows as well as how rigging interacts with the overall production process
Good creative and technical problem solving skills with the ability to check own work
Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
Good communication skills with the ability to work productively and willingness to take initiative in a team environment
Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
Basic modeling skills
Scripting and programming skills an asset

Apply here:  http://www.arcproductions.com/jobsearch

Thank you for your interest but only qualified candidates will be contacted.
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