Modeller (Hard Surface, Prop & Environment)

  • Film - Mumbai
  • Mumbai, India

Modeller (Hard Surface, Prop & Environment)

Job description


Hard surface 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 Texture Artists in order to produce models and UVs that meet the specific requirements of a VFX pipeline.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating models as briefed and/or in line with reference materials

  • Understanding and following outlined naming conventions

  • Presenting models for progress review to Leads, Supervisors and clients

  • Ensuring consistency of UV mapping

  • Communicating with other departments and production in order to ensure that the model meets relevant requirements

  • Making changes or updates to models as required

  • Ongoing communication with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines

  • Staying on schedule and meeting set deadlines while maintaining the highest levels of quality

Job requirements

Essential Skills:

  • Relevant working experience of 4 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

  • Very strong polygonal subdivision modelling skills

  • Efficient with layout of UVs and awareness of texture requirements

  • 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:

  • Creative conceptual sculpting

  • Knowledge of anatomy

  • Experience with Mudbox and/or zBrush


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