Expression of Interest - Model TD

Build Sydney, Australia


Position at DNEG

Whilst we do not have any open positions right now, we would still love to hear from you! 
We will keep your details on our database and contact you when a suitable position becomes available.

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
  • Full working knowledge of modelling in Maya
  • Ability to work with packages such as Mudbox or Z-brush
  • Knowledge of hard surface and character modelling
  • 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 when to model detail or have the detail added through the shading, by liaising with the shader writers and look development artist
  • Ability to adapt to the DNEG pipeline and open to up skill on pipeline when required
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).