Senior Creature Modeler

CG Artist Vancouver, BC


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

With an emphasis on anatomy and form, the Senior Creature Modeler will create three dimensional CG characters, creatures and costumes for production.

What You’ll Do

  • Create high end three-dimensional creatures, characters and costumes for production. Use specific software tools to build the geometric structure of the object and ensure that the model will satisfy the requirements of the production
  • In building creatures, you will incorporate technical expertise, artistic ability, and a good working knowledge of animation
  • Work with the production team (Modeling Lead/Supervisor, VFX Supervisor, Technical Directors and Animators) to identify the “look” for an object
  • Build the geometry, with an understanding of how the asset will be used in the entire production process
  • Perform other tasks related to the needs of the project
  • Create face shapes, flex shapes and correctives

What We’re Looking For

  • Portfolio demonstrating character skill set, displaying a strong knowledge of anatomy, character design, face shapes and movement
  • Portfolio demonstrating traditional artistic skills including illustration, and sculptural abilities a plus
  • 5+ years proven experience creating digital creatures or characters in a feature film or production environment
  • A familiarity with film and video post production techniques and the full VFX pipeline
  • Strong knowledge of industry standard software
  • Knowledge of LINUX is a necessity to navigate through ILM’s production pipeline

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Lucasfilm fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. **FOR U.S. BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired U.S. employees.