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22 Jul 2020

Full-Time Lead Modeler

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Guru Studio is crewing up for an exciting new CG series starring all your favorite Sesame Street characters…as mecha robots! You can read our official press release here!

We’re looking for an experienced Modeling Lead to help us bring this new world to life.

You’ll be joining a vibrant entertainment company known for creating, developing and producing award-winning, hit shows such as True and the Rainbow Kingdom for Netflix, the smash-hit PAW Patrol, Mattel’s Ever After High; and our own Emmy Award nominated series Justin Time. Our studio also contributed visual development on the Academy Award nominated animated feature The Breadwinner.

At Guru, quality, original thinking, and respect for our artist’s workflow are at the core of our values. We’re always looking for passionate and committed talent, so come join our dynamic and growing team!

What you’ll Do:

– Model appealing production friendly assets based on 2D Designs
– Identify problems in 2D Designs and provide well thought our solutions
– Maintain the studio standards for naming and organizing assets
– Keep team informed of any potential technical or creative problems
– Coordinate with rigging, surfacing lead & asset supe to ensure models meet the needs of all departments and the production
– Review/Provide feedback on modelings team work and answer modeling related questions from team members and other leads
– Collaborate with other artists to ensure quality and consistency
– Make sure work is completed and delivered per schedule
– Keep current on modeling techniques and technology and propose new tools/methodologies

Apply If You Have:

– 3-5 years experience working as a 3D Modeler
– Previous experience as a Lead is preferable
– Extensive knowledge in modeling using Maya and zBrush
– Strong hard surface modeling skills (vehicles, buildings, props etc.)
– Ability to communicate creatively and technically to your teammates
– Familiarity with Autodesk Shotgun is an asset
– Love for Character Animation!

Why Join Guru?

– We believe that creativity and quality are paramount, and we select projects that allow us to grow creatively.
– Creating fun is part of our brand! It’s time to be a part of an environment that nurtures your creativity, forward thinking vision, and an innate entrepreneurial spirit!

To apply, please submit a complete application to our Careers Site:

Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assets, lead, Lead Modeler, model, modeling, Modeling Supervisor, and supervisor.

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