Model TD

Build Sydney, Australia


Position at DNEG

The Role

Modellers at DNEG use a wide range of reference materials, and work very closely with texture artists, shader artists, and look development artists to create a range of digital assets of impeccable standard for world-class feature films. You will work closely with the riggers to produce models which will support their workflow requirements to aid the smooth running of the production.

Must Have

  • Minimum 4 years of high-end feature film / CG experience
  • Strong spatial awareness and a good sense of form, scale and proportion
  • A very keen eye for detail
  • A full working knowledge of modelling in any one or more of these packages: Maya, XSI and Cyslice
  • Ability to work with packages such as Mudbox or Z-brush
  • Knowledge of Polygon and sub-division surface/ character modelling
  • Ability to deliver a "clean" model with tidy polygon/sub-d placement and good basic UV layout for texturing
  • Understanding of when to model detail or have the detail added through the shading, by liaising with the shader writers and look development artist

Nice to Have

  • A good knowledge of Linux
  • Familiarity with Windows
  • Experience in other areas of visual effects (TV, Games) will also be taken into account
  • Knowledge of NURBS modelling

About You

  • Meticulous with high attention to detail
  • A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
  • Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques – including proprietary software
  • Resourceful
  • Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines 
  • A positive, can-do attitude

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation companies for the creation of award-winning feature film, television, and multiplatform content. We employ more than 10,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London), Asia (Bangalore, Mohali, Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).