8 Feb 2019

Full-Time Modeling Artist

Rainmaker / Mainframe Studios – Posted by Rainmaker / Mainframe StudiosAnywhere

Job Description

Rainmaker / Mainframe Studios is on the lookout for Modeling Artists to join our team!

Under the guidance of the Director and/or Modeling Supervisor, on a CG animated film, the Modeling Artist builds digital assets including: characters, sets, props, vehicles and organic elements with the goal of creating 3D models that support a project’s story based on its defined style.

Responsibilities and Duties

* Translates 2D designs into 3D objects.
* Based on assigned area of expertise, constructs character models, vehicles, props and/or environmental models in alignment with the determined creative style and direction of a project.
* Collaborates with designers, riggers, surfacing artist, animators and technical directors in order to facilitate optimal shot production while adhering to the schedule and quota fulfillment.
* Collaborates with rigging team to set up articulation points for animation.
* Collaborates with surfacing artists to ensure models match aesthetic and creative requirements of the projects overall look.
* Collaborates with animation team to ensure models are structured in such a way to achieve intended performance requirements.
Interprets and implements notes and feedback from Director(s) and/or supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
* Adheres to digital file management protocols.
* Aligns and engages with the values of Rainmaker: a culture of community, connectivity, creativity and collaboration.
* Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.

Qualifications and Skills

* Degree and/or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience is preferred.
* 2-3+ years of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline.
* Ability to work with polygonal, NURBS and subdivision topologies to create surface models ranging from highly stylized cartoon characters to photorealistic fantasy creatures.
* Working knowledge of human and animal anatomy, physical motion, weight, balance and form.
* Experience in 3D animation and rigging preferred.
* Proficiency in using Maya, Mudbox and ZBrush is required.
* Open to and encourages feedback and new initiatives.
* Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self-motivated and pro-active. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
* Efficient and detail oriented.
* Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
* Strong verbal and presentation skills with the ability to communicate ideas clearly.
* Practices attentive and active listening. Shares information, methodologies and ideas with others. Incorporates feedback and direction received from the Director/Supervisor.
* Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts accountability for own actions.
* Ability to deliver work on time and meet set performance objectives.

Please apply on the link below if you are interested!

https://mainframestudios.applytojob.com/apply/8CvUwi2okK/Modeling-Artist

Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 16 days.

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