Animal Logic


Modelling Artist – Environment
- Feature Animation

Please note this is a hybrid position and requires you to work from our Sydney studio for part of the work week. This is not a remote opportunity.

Are you interested in joining the Animal Logic team of highly talented artists from around the globe? Have you got ace skills in Houdini when it comes to procedural modelling? We’re looking for modellers who will get to create beautiful stylistic sets that captivate the audience for our upcoming project.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Interpret 2D designs and translate them into 3D space while maintaining the original artistic intent
  • Produce complex or stylized models to a high standard with a thorough understanding of shape, scale and topology
  • Produce accurate UVs for models for use in downstream departments
  • Produce highly optimised meshes that can be rendered and displayed efficiently for downstream departments such as Rigging, Layout and Lighting
  • Assume responsibility for ensuring assigned work is produced to appropriate standard quality within the scheduled timeframe and deadline
  • Maintain good communication with the Model Lead

What you bring:

  • 3+ years’ experience modelling within a VFX or Animated Feature pipeline
  • Proficiency with Maya and ZBrush
  • Experience with procedural modelling in Houdini is a bonus
  • Solid understanding of proper edge flow and polygon density
  • Solid understanding of the topology for static and deforming objects
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to abstract and interpret design down to its fundamentals
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

What you’ll need to include on your application:

  • Turntables, with wireframes, of environment models e.g. props and vehicles

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a growing, award-winning studio!
  • A central location in sunny Sydney, minutes from the CBD and famous Bondi Beach
  • An inclusive workplace of employees who are passionate about creativity and technology
  • A chance to contribute to the success of ground-breaking animated feature films
  • Exposure to a USD pipeline
  • A dedicated Learning and Development and Artist Management team focused on your personal career growth
  • A flexible, hybrid work environment
  • Paid ‘Volunteer’ days to support those causes close to your heart!
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and staff wellness programs
  • A world-renowned working environment packed with social clubs, activities and events
  • A variety of employee benefits including secured on-site parking, employee discounts, breakfast, free use of barista coffee machines, weekly lunches/pastries and snacks galore!

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, then we want to hear from you!

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