• Senior Modeler, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/19/2019 4:57 PM)
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  • Overview


    Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a state of the art animation studio? 


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Senior Modeler to join our team!


    The role:


    As a Senior Modeller, you have exceptional skills and experience in modelling and texturing in Maya. You create characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production. You test tools created by the pipeline team for modelling and provide feedback.


    You will get to:

    • Create geometry, UVs, Textures, and Shaders for assets (characters, props, sets, etc.) based on production guidelines
    • Ensure modelling assets are delivered in the expected quality and technical requirements of the show
    • Work and communicate with rigging team to ensure assets are built to achieve the intended animation performance requirements
    • Troubleshoot creative and technical issues as they arise
    • Modify and improve existing assets when needed
    • Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way        
    • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
    • Mentor and support other members of the team
    • Be a positive and creative force on the team


    You will be a great fit on our team if…

    • 3+ years of experience in 3d animation for film or television
    • Is proficient in Maya 2016/Photoshop CC 2015 or later
    • Experience in creation of all asset types including Characters, Environments, Vehicles and Props
    • Excellent understanding of the fundamentals of organic/hard body modelling, topology and human anatomy
    • Excellent team player who can communicate in a professional and positive manner        
    • Proactive work ethic, capable problem solver with the ability to implement solutions
    • Able to adapt to multiple show styles
    • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change
    • Keep current with industry trends

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Experience with Substance Painter/Designer
    • Experience with V-Ray
    • Any rigging, lighting, or FX experience within Maya
    • Experience with Mudbox, Nuke would be a bonus
    • Experience with XGen is a major plus!

    Why work at DHX Media?


    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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