We are looking for an experienced modelling leader to join our team in Mumbai. The Head of Department will work closely with their counterpart in London/ Montreal to ensure that the modelling department within Framestore has the right tools, workflows and people to deliver the work required on our shows.
Standardise the modelling approach and workflow across all projects in house
Ensure that there is effective and responsive input from the department in film division decisions
Work closely with other departments to ensure inter-departmental cooperation
Set the direction and maintain standards for the department
Produce realistic schedules and help assign resources
Help build the team by being involved in recruitment
Responsible for the training and career development of team members
Conduct reviews and appraisals for the current Modelling team members.
Work closely with Crewing to maintain that all projects have a fair level of crew for the work they have to produce
A proven track record in film quality modelling production
Extensive production experience in a similar or relevant position
Experience in leading modelling teams on large VFX projects
Extremely strong experience in Maya, Zbrush/Mudbox and Marvelous Designer
Extensive experience in organic and hard surface modelling
Creative conceptual sculpting and strong knowledge of anatomy
Experience working with VFX Supervisors/Directors breaking down complex modelling problems
Practical approaches achievable within budget and schedules
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organisation skills
Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Able to promote and initiate change
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