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DHX Media Recruiting Lead Modeller & Modelling Supervisor

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Lead Modeller

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?
Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Lead Modeller To Join Our Team!

As A Lead Modeller You Have Exceptional Skills And Experience In Modelling And Texturing In Maya. You Create Characters, Props And Set Models That Accurately Represent The Artistic Goals And Story Concepts Of The Production. You Test Tools Created By The Pipeline Team For Modelling And Provide Feedback.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Create Geometry And Uvs For Assets (Characters, Props, Sets, Etc.) Based On Production Guidelines
Ensure Modelling Assets Are Delivered In The Expected Quality And Technical Requirements Of The Show
Work And Communicate With Rigging Team To Ensure Assets Are Built To Achieve The Intended Animation Performance Requirements
Work And Communicate With Shading Teams To Ensure Assets Meet Their Needs
Ensure Assets Adhere To The Established Production Guidelines And Quality Control
Modify And Improve Existing Modelling Assets When Needed
Interpret And Implement Notes And Feedback From Directors And Supervisors In A Timely And Qualitatively Acceptable Way
Meet Production Deadlines And Maintain Regular Communication With The Production Team
Mentor And Support Other Members Of The Team
Ensure Effective Communication With Modelling Supervisor On Concerns And Production Issues Ahead Of Time
Keep Current On Modelling Techniques And Technology
Recommend Any Team Training Needs To Modelling Supervisor
Help Test And Evaluate The Existing Modelling Tools And Workflow Within Maya
Assist In The Development Of New Modelling Tools, Guidelines And Workflows For The Maya Pipeline
Test Tools Created By The Pipeline Team For Modelling And Provide Productive Feedback
Create Documentation For Approved Tools, Guidelines And Workflows For Modelling
Help In The Development Of Modelling Techniques, Guidelines And Workflows For Future Productions
Help Establish Efficient Modelling Techniques To Optimize The Asset Creation Process
Anticipate, Communicate, And Troubleshoot Any Creative Or Technical Issues With Assistance From Key Stakeholders
Work Collaboratively As Part Of The Senior Production Team
Provide Constructive Criticism, Wisdom, Guidance, And Feedback That Will Help Others Further Their Career Development
Carry Out Duties In A Professional And Positive Manner
Be A Positive And Creative Force On The Team

What You Bring:

4+ Years Of Experience In Animation For Film Or Television
High Proficiency In Maya 2014 Or Later
Experience With Zbrush And/or Similar Sculpting Programs
Experience In Creation Of All Asset Types Including Characters, Environments, Vehicles And Props.
Excellent Understanding Of The Fundamentals Of Organic And Hard Body Modelling
Good Understanding Of Topology And Human Anatomy
Experience With Blend Shape Creation For Character Expressions
Softimage Modelling Experience Is A Major Plus
Substance Painter/designer Experience Is A Major Plus
Any Rigging, Texturing And Shading Experience Within Maya Is A Plus
Experience With V-ray Is A Plus
Strong Leadership, Management, And Organizational Skills
Excellent Team Player With Strong Interpersonal Skills
Able To Identify Strengths And Weakness Of Modelling Team
Able To Remain Flexible And Adaptable To Meet The Changing Needs Of Production
Able To Set Priorities For Yourself And Others, As Well As Manage The Progress Of Work
Proactive Work Ethic, Capable Problem Solver With The Ability To Implement Solutions
Able To Multitask, Prioritize And Manage Time Efficiently
Strong Problem Solving Skills
Able To Think Creatively To Resolve Technical Challenges
Able To Communicate In A Professional And Positive Manner
Able To Adapt To Multiple Show Styles
Must Be Open To Direction And Able To Embrace Change

Bonus Points If You…

Have Played At Least One Mega Man Game
Have Done Models Of Vehicles, Robots, Bipedals, Or Any Mega Man Related Stuff

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

Thank You To All Those Who Express Interest In Being A Part Of The Dhx 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.
Dhx 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

Apply here:- https://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/ov2x6fwU/apply
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Modelling Supervisor

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?

Dhx Studios – Vancouver Is Seeking An Experienced Modelling Supervisor To Join Our 3d Team! As A Modelling Supervisor, You Will Be Responsible For Establishing Workflows, Managing The Modelling Team, And Training Artists. In Addition, You Will Collaborate With Other Supervisors And Directors To Ensure That Modeling Assets Are Passed Across Departments With Efficiency, While Meeting The Creative And Scheduling Requirements Of The Production.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Lead And Oversee The Daily Activities Of The Modelling Department
Train And Mentor The Modelling Team On An Ongoing Basis Both Technically And Creatively
Provide Detailed Direction To The Modelling Team And Contribute To Their Growth And Development By Understanding Their Needs, Interests, Strengths And Weaknesses
Establish Efficient Modelling Techniques, Topology, Naming And Other Conventions To Optimize Asset Creation Process
Assist In Guiding Artists’ Overall Professional Development By Providing Constructive Criticism, Wisdom, Guidance, And Feedback
Set Goals For Others That Can Be Achieved Using Available Resources Within Projected Timelines
Prioritize And Assign Modelling Tasks To The Modelling Team Ensuring That Assets Are Created On Time And On Budget
Create And Update Documentation For Workflows And Guidelines
Foster And Enable Communication And Collaboration Across Departments
Collaborate With The Pipeline Team, Designers, Rigging And Surfacing Artists To Achieve Both Creative And Technical Goals Within Scheduled Time Frames
Work Closely With The Rigging Team To Establish The Best Topology And Conventions For Both Modeling And Rigging Needs
Work Closely With The Cg Supervisor To Establish And Develop Modeling Tools And Process Before, And During Production
Work Collaboratively With The Art Director And Design Team
Anticipate, Communicate, And Troubleshoot Any Creative Or Technical Issues With Assistance From Key Stakeholders
Assist The Hr And Talent Acquisition Departments In The Development Of Job Descriptions, Sourcing Of Candidates As Well As The Candidate Selection Process

What You Bring:

4+ Years Of Modelling Experience For Film Or Television
1+ Years As A Senior, Lead Or Supervising Modeller
High Proficiency In Maya Is A Must
Experience With Zbrush, Modo Or Similar Sculpting Programs Is Required
Experience In Creation Of All Asset Types Including Characters, Environments, Vehicles And Props Is Required
Experience With V-ray Would Be A Benefit
Excellent Understanding Of The Fundamentals Of Organic And Hard Body Modeling
Excellent Understanding Of Topology, For Both Organic And Non-organic Models
Experience With Character Blend Shape Creation Is A Must
Strong Leadership, Management, And Organizational Skills
Excellent Team Player With Strong Interpersonal Skills
Ability To Identify Strengths And Weakness Of Modeling Team
Ability To Remain Flexible And Adaptable To Meet The Changing Needs Of Production
Ability To Set Priorities For Yourself And Others, As Well As Manage The Progress Of Work
Proactive Work Ethic, Capable Problem Solver With The Ability To Implement Solutions
Ability To Multitask, Prioritize And Manage Time Efficiently
Ability To Think Creatively To Resolve Technical Challenges
Ability To Communicate In A Professional And Positive Manner
Ability To Adapt To Multiple Show Styles
Must Be Open To Direction And Able To Embrace Change

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

Thank You To All Those Who Express Interest In Being A Part Of The Dhx 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.

Dhx 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

Apply here:- https://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/on2x6fwM/apply
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