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Modeller London, United Kingdom

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID onX77fwi Location London, England, United Kingdom Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Oct. 21, 2019

Job Summary:

Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

With an emphasis on proportion, form, functionality and anatomy, the Modeller creates three-dimensional objects, digital doubles and creatures to be rigged, painted and animated and used in high-end VFX productions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creates a variety of three-dimensional objects, vehicles, environments, and props, may also create digital doubles, creatures and crowd assets.
  • Employs specific software tools to build the geometric structure of the object and ensures that the model will satisfy the requirements of the production.
  • The Modeller must incorporate technical expertise, artistic ability and a basic understanding of animation requirements.
  • Works with production team (Sr. Modeler, Technical Directors, Painters and Animators) to determine the “look” for an object.
  • Builds the geometry of computer graphic models, with an understanding of how the geometry will be used in the production process. 
  • Performs other tasks related to the creation of computer-generated animation.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Modelling or equivalent with a thorough understanding of model structure, aesthetic and design process.
  • Portfolio demonstrating traditional artistic skills including illustration, and sculptural abilities a plus

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Proven experience creating a variety of digital assets in a feature film or production environment
  • A strong sense of surface development proportion and mechanical functionality.
  • Traditional model building a plus.
  • Requires familiarity with film and video post-production techniques and with computer graphic techniques.

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • A demonstrated desire to develop computer skills
  • Sketching, drawing, painting and design skills desirable.

Required Technical Skills

  • Proven Maya skills essential, ZBrush / MudBox skills a big plus.
  • Knowledge of UNIX is desirable to navigate through ILM’s production pipeline

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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