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Lead Modeler – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Model/Texture Supervisor
Status: Non-Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Project Based


The Lead Modeler oversees a team of Modelers as to create complex photorealistic models from various reference materials. The Lead Modeler must have an understanding of other departments such as Textures and Rigging, and participates in determining the method and procedures for the project. The Lead Modeler must work closely with the CG Supervisor to ensure all models meet the aesthetic and technical standards for the project.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Oversee the development of the project’s modeling pipeline
• Assign tasks to the modeling team and ensure production deadlines are met
• Complete tasks within production deadlines and is self-directed.
• Work closely with the Texture and Rigging departments to ensure models are working ..smoothly throughout the production pipeline
• Work closely with Production to determine staffing and scheduling needs for the modeling team
• Work closely with the CG Supervisor, and help set and meet aesthetic and technical ..standards for models

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

• 6+ years of experience creating high resolution, photorealistic models for feature films in Maya
• Leading or mentoring experience preferred
• Experience working from 2D reference as well as cyberscan and motion capture data
• Zbrush and Mudbox experience is essential
• Cyslice experience is a plus
• A broad expertise or unique knowledge, and the skills to contribute to the development of techniques or procedures to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
• Understanding of photorealistic texture painting and lighting as it relates to the pipeline is a plus
• Must have excellent communication and organizational skills

To apply for this position submit an application at Please select Vancouver from the location drop down menu
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