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Digital Domain Recruiting Modeler Hard Surface, Modeler Organic & CG Supervisor

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Modeler Hard Surface

Category: Modeller
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Summary:
The Hard surface Modeler will produce photorealistic models from scratch and see them through the
modeling pipeline from start to finish.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Create photorealistic models from scratch.
Interpret 2d artwork into 3D models that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the
project.
Complete tasks within production deadlines while being largely self-directed.
Be able to provide guidance and mentorship to other modelers.
Work closely with the texture artists to ensure all models work smoothly within the texture
pipeline as well as the modeling pipeline.
Work closely with the riggers in the case of character models to ensure models work smoothly
within the rigging pipeline as well as the modeling pipeline.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

3+ years of experience creating photorealistic models for feature films in Maya
Experience with Hardsurface character, vehicles, props and/or environments modeling.
Experience working from 2D reference required.
Experience working from cyberscan and motion capture data a plus.
Zbrush and Mudbox experience is preferred. Cyslice experience is a plus.
Photorealistic texture painting and lighting experience is a plus.
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

To apply for this position please submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=10_2_0130
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Modeler Organic

Category: Modeller
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Job Title: Organic Modeler
Department: 3D
Reports to: Modeling Lead
Status: Non-Exempt

Classification: Full Time, Contract
Purpose of the job: –

The Organic Modeler will produce photorealistic organic models from scratch and see them through the
modeling pipeline from start to finish.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Organic modeling.
Create photorealistic organic models from scratch that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for
the project.
Complete tasks within production deadlines while being largely self-directed.
Work closely with the texture artists to ensure all models work smoothly within the texture pipeline
as well as the modeling pipeline.
Work closely with the riggers to ensure models work smoothly within the rigging pipeline as well as
the modeling pipeline.

Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience Required:

Demonstrated skill with major organic modeling work.
3+ years of experience creating photorealistic, organic models for feature films, with a thorough
knowledge of Maya.
Extensive experience working from 2D reference as well as cyberscan data. Cyslice experience is a
plus.
Z-brush and Mudbox experience is preferred.
Photorealistic texture painting and lighting experience is a plus.
Background in traditional fine art a plus (sculpture, composition, anatomy/organic forms, etc)
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

Office working environment.

Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending

production needs.

Walking/bending/sitting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed
by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated
with it. Digital Domain Vancouver management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities
to meet business and organizational needs.

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=10_2_0104
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CG Supervisor

Category: 3D Supervisor
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Summary:
The CG Supervisor oversees the through-put of shots through the 3D pipeline, partnering with the
Compositing Supervisor to ensure delivery of assigned work on schedule and on budget. They are also
responsible for the implementation of an efficient and effective approach that allows the artists to focus
on creating the highest quality images with a minimum of resources within the production schedule and
budget.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Partners with the DFX and/or Digital Producer in scheduling/updating the tasks on the show
Partners with the Production Coordinators in task management
Participates in turnover meetings, shot breakdowns, and re-bidding over the course of the show
Participates in the staffing aspects of the show
Takes responsibility for the technical aspects of the show to properly assess show needs
Responsible for overseeing the facility pipeline as it relates to current show
Responsible for attending Facility Tech Meetings across shows
With the support of the DFX Supervisor, implements the technical requirements and approaches
for the show
Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the tools and techniques in use within the facility
pipeline and offers creative solutions to the DFX and team
Provides concise direction and feedback to Leads and artists on the floor, focusing effort on the
critical parts of the shot
Delegates to Team Leads and/or artists to ensure focus on technique and methodology
Mediates discussions within the Leads and Artists, acts as an escalation point for the Leads and
resolves conflicts between the Leads as needed
Anticipates show challenges and identifies solutions with the DFX, maintaining an ongoing focus
on optimization and streamlining throughout the life of the show
Identifies and utilizes tools and techniques which improve productivity and the quality of the
work; avoids reinvention of the wheel or duplication of effort both within the show and across
the facility
May participate in the bidding process and strategizes on creative approach for Features working
with the Head of CG and Bidding Producer to accurately estimate work-load and resources in
creating production budgets
Collaborates with other CG Supervisors and Compositing Supervisors in the facility and promotes
a positive and productive work environment
Responsible to the Visual Effects Supervisor in realizing his vision
Responsible for the success/failure of the artist departments on a show
Ensures effective communication between disciplines within the show and partners with peer
group to ensure critical information is shared across shows
Mentors the Leads and Artists, providing ongoing feedback and participating in mid-show and
end of show review process for team

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

Minimum of 6 years of artist experience across 2 disciplines
Minimum of 2 years of Lead experience in feature film VFX required
Strong knowledge of the entire post-production process relating to visual effects
Must have a sense of strong team dynamics and a positive morale generating style
Must have strong problem solving mentality and/or the ability to accurately place people who
can solve a particular problem
Ability to successfully delegate, mentor, and manage people and projects

To apply for this position please submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers/

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=10_2_0085
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