Modellers are responsible for the production of highly accurate and efficient CG models for use in high-end visual effects films. Modellers will work from reference, which may include photographs, scan data, blueprints and/or concept designs. Modellers work closely with creative departments (Texture/ Environments/Rigging/CFX/FX etc) in order to produce models that meet the specific requirements of the VFX pipeline.
The Character Modeller will be expected to carry out the following responsibilities;
Create three dimensional CG characters/ creatures to be painted, enveloped and animated by the creature development team, animation team and TDs
Employ specific software tools to build the geometric structure of the object and ensures that the character/ creature model will satisfy the requirements of the production
Build the geometry of computer graphic models with an understanding of how the geometry will stretch, bulge, and wrinkle during the performance of actions
Present models for progress review to leads, supervisors, clients etc and follow through with notes and feedback if required
Communicate with other departments and production in order to ensure that the model meets relevant requirements
Have ongoing communication with Production, Supervisors and Leads regarding the schedules and deadlines
Stay on schedule meeting set deadlines while maintaining the highest level of quality
Continue to become familiar with new tools, software, data and other related technology
Work efficiently as part of a team, or independently to complete assigned shots
Relevant working experience of 3 years and above in high end VFX projects in a global studio
A good working knowledge of Maya
Creative, resourceful and with strong spatial awareness
Able to interpret and follow reference material to create clean, highly detailed and accurate models
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Able to organise own workflow in a meticulous manner
Able to work well within a team
Is able to script in Python
Has cross department skills e.g. Texture, lighting etc.
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