Facial Shape Modeller - Film & Episodic

  • Film
  • London, United Kingdom

Facial Shape Modeller - Film & Episodic

Job description

Framestore's Modelling Team is currently looking for experienced Facial Shape Modellers. Qualified candidates must have proven experience in production environments, demonstrated ability with high-end 3D modelling tools to create complex models, and the ability to create accurate facial expressions from video, 2d reference images and scan data.

Job requirements

Key requirements:


  • Minimum 5 years experience as an organic modeller
  • An impressive reel or portfolio demonstrating attention to facial surface detail, underlying facial anatomy, and photo-realistic facial expressions for hero characters
  • A good understanding of Facial Action Coding System (FACS)
  • Strong understanding of topology as it relates to facial deformations and detail
  • Ability to use various types of scan data captured from an actor and ability to integrate the relevant shape information into a facial setup
  • Experience sculpting the face digitally and working with facial blendshapes in Maya and ZBrush or Mudbox
  • Anatomical knowledge of all relevant facial muscles and their functions
  • Experience and desire to work closely with facial riggers to ensure models work smoothly within the rigging pipeline as well as the facial modeling pipeline
  • Skills in rigging and geometry deformations a plus
  • Able to take direction and work independently while being an effective team player
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Linux system to perform daily tasks comfortably
  • Ability to script in Python a plus
  • Experience using Maya in a production environment
  • Positive attitude and wish to push the boundaries

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.