San Francisco, CA, United States
Nov 14, 2020
Feb 27, 2021
Position at Industrial Light & Magic
With an emphasis on anatomy and form, the Facial Modeler will create three-dimensional CG characters to be painted, enveloped, and animated by the creature development team.
They will also create shape libraries for performance capture based on FACS action units.
What You'll Do
Create three-dimensional creatures for use in visual effects.
Employ specific software tools to design and build the geometric structure of the object and ensures that the model will satisfy the requirements of the production
In building creatures, the Modeler must incorporate technical expertise, artistic ability, and a basic knowledge of rigging and animation
Create face shape sets from capture data and publish them to inhouse face rigs
Work within the asset team, alongside Texture Artists and Lead Modeler to determine the “look” for an object
Build the topology of computer graphic models, with an understanding of how the geometry will be used in the production process
Perform other tasks related to the creation of computer-generated characters and creatures, including blend shapes, clothing, and shot sculpting
What We're Looking For
Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts or equivalent with a thorough understanding of anatomy, character design, and animation
Portfolio demonstrating traditional artistic skills including illustration, and sculptural abilities a plus
Proven experience creating digital creatures or characters in a feature film or production environment
Proven experience in creating refined FACS shapes
Anatomical knowledge of the face
Requires familiarity with film and video post production techniques and with computer graphic techniques
A demonstrated desire to develop computer skills
Proven Zbrush, Maya, and facial development experience
Knowledge of UNIX is a necessity as to navigate through ILM’s production pipeline
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Location: San Francisco,California
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