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Junior Modeller job

Posted: March 12, 2015
Salary: TBD

Nerd Corps Entertainment is looking for Junior Modeller

duration - Full-time

Job details: About Us

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than just an animation studio. Our 400 creatives build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, from the IP creation and development to post-production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development, making us a rarity in the industry. Our studio near Vancouver’s trendy Commercial Drive is a vibrant mixture of rookies and veterans, where those fresh out of college can continue learning from mid-career and senior artists, and where every level of experience can make the most of their talent on some of the best kids shows and games in the world.

Leo, Gemini, Emmy…been there, won that.

Come work for an award-winning studio and make cartoons, not war.

Department: Modelling

Location: Vancouver

About the Position

As a junior modeller you will create basic rigs, geometry, UV sets and textures. You will be working in collaboration with the modelling team to create and deliver quality 3D models for Nerd Corps’ TV shows, which are beloved by kids and respected by the industry worldwide.


For all asset types, create geometry that is consistent with the specific production guidelines and design as well as proper modelling fundamentals
For all asset types, create UV sets and textures that are consistent with the design and adhere to production specifications
Create basic rigs for props and sets
Modify existing models to create new assets
Ensure assets are built to achieve the intended animation performance requirements
Ensure assets adhere to the established production guidelines and quality control
Generate and submit approval images of assets that adhere to the established format
Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way
Ensure work orders are kept up to date on a daily basis
Complete all work assigned within the scheduled timeframe and in an efficient manner
Participate in modelling meetings and adjust/refine models as indicated by the modelling supervisor or modelling department head
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Assist with and complete production-related assignments
Keep current on modelling techniques and technology
Ensure the modelling supervisor/modelling department head’s instructions are carried through
Recommend any team training needs to the modelling supervisor
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team


1 year of experience in animation or film industry
Degree/diploma in fine arts or modelling or equivalent experience
Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
Working knowledge of Photoshop or other high-end 2D painting program
Strong understanding of and some experience with 3D modelling, rigging, shaders and texturing
Strong knowledge of SoftImage XSI and/or Maya
Strong problem solving skills
Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Able to adapt to multiple show styles
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

Please APPLY at: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=oZyk0fwB&s=3D_MD

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Requirements: Please APPLY at: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=oZyk0fwB&s=3D_MD

Location: Vancouver, BC

Contact info:
email - recruting@nerdcorps.com
web site - www.nerdcorps.com
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