Modeller (Character)

  • Film - Mumbai
  • Mumbai, India

Modeller (Character)

Job description

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

Job requirements

Essential Skills:

  • 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

Desirable Skills
  • Is able to script in Python

  • Has cross department skills e.g. Texture, lighting etc.


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