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Senior Creature Modeler (Feature Animation & VFX)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10011596 Location Vancouver, Canada Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Jul. 28, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

Position Summary

With an emphasis on anatomy and form, the Senior Creature Modeler will create three dimensional CG characters, creatures and costumes for production.

What You’ll Do

  • Create high end three-dimensional creatures, characters and costumes for production. Use specific software tools to build the geometric structure of the object and ensure that the model will satisfy the requirements of the production.

  • In building creatures, you will incorporate technical expertise, artistic ability, and a good working knowledge of animation

  • Work with the production team (Modeling Lead/Supervisor, VFX Supervisor, Technical Directors and Animators) to identify the “look” for an object

  • Build the geometry, with an understanding of how the asset will be used in the entire production process

  • Perform other tasks related to the needs of the project

  • Create face shapes, flex shapes and correctives

What We’re Looking For

  • Portfolio demonstrating character skill set, displaying a strong knowledge of anatomy, character design, face shapes and movement

  • Portfolio demonstrating traditional artistic skills including illustration, and sculptural abilities a plus

  • 5+ years proven experience creating digital creatures or characters in a feature film or production environment

  • A familiarity with film and video post production techniques and the full VFX pipeline

  • Strong knowledge of industry standard software

  • Knowledge of LINUX is a necessity to navigate through ILM’s production pipeline


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 ILM (Vancouver) Inc., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

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