Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Junior Modeller
Company: Nerd Corps Entertainment
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately
Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is one of North America’s largest privately owned animation studios, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than just an animation studio. Our 400 creatives build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, from the IP creation and development to post-production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development, making us a rarity in the industry. Our studio near Vancouver’s trendy Commercial Drive is a vibrant mixture of rookies and veterans, where those fresh out of college can continue learning from mid-career and senior artists, and where every level of experience can make the most of their talent on some of the best kids shows and games in the world.
Leo, Gemini, Emmy…been there, won that.
Come work for an award-winning studio and make cartoons, not war.
About the position:
As a junior modeller you have experience in modelling, texturing and weighting in XSI. You excel at creating high-calibre work while at the same time meeting production deadlines. You take direction well and are good communicators.
Responsibilities and duties:
Create and texture geometry consistent with production designs of sets, props and characters
Apply basic rigs and weight models
Create models for production use
Render images of the models you create for approval/circulation
Complete all work assigned within the scheduled time frame and in an efficient manner
Remain current in modelling and production techniques
Stay up-to-date on production related software
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Qualifications and experience:
Experience in television or game production as a modeller
Degree/diploma in fine arts or 3D modelling
Proficient in modelling, texturing, and weighting in XSI
Basic understanding of facial shape animation
Working knowledge of Photoshop or other high-end 2D painting programs
Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
Good understanding of the animation process
Work well in a team environment
Thrive in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
Able to follow direction
Able to take criticism professionally
Have a good sense of aesthetics
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps 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.
Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
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