Brown Bag Films are seeking a Modelling Supervisor
JOB TITLE: Modelling Supervisor
REPORTING TO: Head of CG
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:
The Modelling Supervisor’s primary function is to supervise the Modelling department. The position is a senior role for the studio and requires someone with several years’ experience in a supervisory capacity working on broadcast or film projects. The successful applicant will have strong team leadership abilities, excellent communication skills and have the ability to work collaboratively on multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. They will have a well-developed artistic ‘eye’ and have extensive knowledge of modelling workflows and pipeline.
Key Areas of responsibilities:
Supervise the Modelling Department and ensure the modelling workflow and pipeline is implemented by the team with a primary focus on maximising efficiency while also meeting the required ‘Look’ for the projects.
Identify and outline bottlenecks and deficiencies in modelling workflows, technical or otherwise to the Head of CG and Pipeline team. Propose and Implement solutions.
Define, document and communicate standards and techniques for modelling that ensures a consistent quality under the technical specifications of the project.
Provide leadership and support for the Modelling Team, both creatively and technically, and ensure they partner effectively with Production Management and they deliver on their goals.
Promote and Facilitate effective communication on asset production between Art directors, Production management and the dependant CG departments.
Partner with Head of CG and Pipeline team to determine appropriate use of applications as they apply to Modelling in the studio, either in development or as they are phased into the productions.
Advise on the set-up of large scale environments from a modelling perspective.
Supervise the quality control (both technically and visually) of the external asset assignments and ensure the outsource partners have clear direction from the Modelling Leads.
Must have at least 3 years’ experience working as a Modeller (or similar position) in a lead or supervisory capacity, in either T.V. broadcast or feature film work.
Full understanding of technical character modelling to aid rigging (Good topology, Edgeflow and anatomical proportions)
Must have a thorough understanding of creating efficient Locations and sets for a pipeline.
Must have an excellent working knowledge of Maya.
Must have working knowledge of Z-brush or Mudbox.
Must be comfortable with outsource management with an emphasis on clear communication and follow through.
Experience with shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a plus but not a requirement. Proven team leader
Task Driven, self-motivated, and proactive Ability to train other Artists. Excellent communicator
CONTRACT TYPE: FIXED CONTRACT
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Closing date for application is: Friday the 10th of April 2015
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