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MODELER - General

Heather Zolisby on Aug 5, 2017
Location
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
VFX
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Hourly
Job Description
HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

TITLE
MODELER – [MID-SENIOR]

JOB SUMMARY
Reporting to the Modeling Supervisor, the well rounded modeler will execute poly modeling skills for everything from creating environments, vehicles, props and characters to be used in production with an emphasis on photorealism, accuracy, detail, and function. Working with the in-house modeling pipeline the modeler is able to solve technical issues independently.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Create high quality models and UVs for use in production; implement improvements/changes based on review feedback and Supervisor/Lead direction.
Design and implement high level conceptual to practical modeling.
Proactively recommend ongoing pipeline improvements; Identifies potential issues and provides solutions, and escalates as needed.
Maintain positive relationship with all stakeholder departments; attend meetings as needed.Work within the defined pipeline.
Ensure continuity and support other asset departments such as texture, lookdev, Generalists and rigging
Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
3+ years’ VFX experience modeling photo realistic assets for live action feature film
Expert Maya; could teach a class on how to use it and trouble shoot
Excellent knowledge of Zbrush and/or Mudbox.
Mari knowledge (a plus)Excellent technical trouble shooting skills and problem solving abilities.
Demonstrated ability to take design from ambiguous to full design implementation.
Strong understanding or rigging process and displacement map work flow.
Experience working on creatures, digi doubles, topology and blend shapes (preferred)
Eye for detail and able to QA own work to ensure highest quality before handing off assets.
Excellent time management and prioritization skills; experience working under tight deadlines.
Strong written + verbal communication skills.
Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

BENEFITS INCLUDED
+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/
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