Lead Creatures Modeler

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El Ranchito is currently looking for a qualified Lead Creatures Modeler to join our team as soon as possible.

Type of contract: Long-term, Full-time. On-site job (Madrid or Barcelona)

Description:

The 3D Lead Creatures Modeler must assume responsibility for all of the creature modeling work done within the asset department or shows.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Creating 3D character/creature models as briefed and/or in line with reference materials
  • Communicate the creative brief from the VFX Supervisor to the modeling team
  • Determine the technical and creative approach in conjunction with the supervisor
  • Overcome technical issues of the Modeling department
  • Promote interdepartmental collaboration, communicating with other departments and production in order to ensure that the model meets relevant requirements
  • Mentor and help train other artists within the department
  • Participate in meetings and asset reviews
  • Staying on schedule and meeting set deadlines while maintaining the highest levels of quality

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience creating high quality models for visual effects for film
  • Expert knowledge in Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, and or Mudbox
  • Thorough understanding of traditional art skills (form, architecture, anatomy, topology, color theory, and UV mapping)
  • Good balance between technical and artistic abilities
  • Strong understanding of other department’s model requirements such as texturing, look development, animation and effects
  • Ability to establish priorities and multi-task efficiently within a high-pressure environment
  • Attention to detail required
  • Communicating with other departments and production in order to ensure that the model meets relevant requirements
  • Fluent Spanish and English language skills, spoken and in writing
  • Eligible to work in Spain

 

If you are interested, fill up the recruiting questionnaire, please select Apply for / Lead Creatures Modeler”.