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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | Brown Bag Films
Company:
Brown Bag Films
Position:
Lead Modeller (Contract)
Location:
Dublin
Contact:
Roisin McIntosh
Address:
1st Floor, Block F, Smithfield Market, Dublin 7, Ireland
Phone:
n/a
Date Posted:
Wednesday, June 13th
Email:
n/a

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Lead Modeller (Contract)

Dublin, Ireland

Description

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

The position of Lead Modeller requires someone with several years of experience in a similar senior or leadership role working on broadcast or film projects.

Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production.

They will have a solid grounding in a production modelling Pipeline a well-developed 'eye', a good working knowledge of art, design and an expertise in modelling in Maya. They will be expected to contribute to the Brown Bag Modelling Pipeline.

Key Areas of responsibilities:

  • Create key character models, including facial expressions, and ensure the meshes adhere to Brown Bag’s modelling pipeline with correct topology and edge flow for rigging.
  • Create character concept sculpts in Z-brush to aid look development of assets.
  • Create Key location assets which are optimized and economical and adhere to project’s pipeline.
  • Work with the Modelling Supervisor to establish, maintain and update the modelling pipeline for the project and studio.
  • Provide regular progress updates to production manager and 3D supervisor on any technical/workflow bottlenecks within the modelling schedule.
  • Supervise the quality control (both technically and visually) of the external asset assignments and ensure the outsource partner has clear direction from a modelling perspective.
  • Approve or complete retake notes on the Assets, via Shotgun when required.
  • Define, document and communicate standards and techniques for modelling that maximizes efficiency and ensures a consistent quality under the technical specifications of the project.
  • Provide leadership and support for the in-house and external modelling teams, both creatively and technically, to facilitate the completion of the modelling assignments on schedule.
  • Train Junior Modellers on the project

Person Specification/Requirements

  • Must have at least 6 years’ experience working as a Modeller (or similar position) in either broadcast or feature film work.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership capability in previous positions.
  • Must be comfortable with outsource management with an emphasis on clear communication and follow through.
  • Full understanding of technical character modelling to aid rigging (Good topology, Edgeflow and anatomical proportions)
  • Must have a thorough understanding of creating efficient meshes for a pipeline (subdivision, instancing etc)
  • Must have an excellent working knowledge of Maya.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Z-brush and/or Mudbox
  • Task Driven, self-motivated, and proactive
  • Must be open to direction.
  • Knowledge of Python (and/or Mel) is considered a big plus but not essential.
  • Experience with shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a big plus.
  • Experience in pipeline development a big plus but not essential.
  • Ability to train Junior Artists on the project

Apply now


Apply Now / Email: n/a

Deadline: Friday July 13th





www.brownbagfilms.ie


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