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9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios.

Modeler (Maya)

The position of Modeller requires someone with several years of experience in a similar role working on broadcast or film projects.
Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production and have an excellent technical understanding of Maya’s modelling tools.

Key Areas of responsibilities:

  • Create key character models, including facial expressions, and ensure the meshes adhere to Brownbag’s modelling pipeline with correct topology and edgeflow for rigging.
  • Create Key Location and Prop assets which are optimized and economical, meet Art director’s requirements and adhere to project’s pipeline.
  • Create character concept sculpts in Z-brush or Mudbox to aid look development of assets when required.

    Required Experience/Professional Skills:

    Must have at least 3 years’ experience working as a Modeler in either broadcast or feature film work.

    Must have full understanding of technical character modelling to aid rigging (Good topology, Edgeflow and anatomical proportions) and/or

    Must have a thorough understanding of creating efficient location and prop models for a shot pipeline (subdivision, instancing etc)

    Must have an excellent working knowledge of Maya.

    Task Driven, self-motivated, and proactive

    Must be open to direction.

    Knowledge of Python (and/or Mel) is considered a big plus but not essential.

    Experience with shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a big plus but not essential.

    Our Toronto office can be found in the cool and trendy Liberty Village with over 200 artists working on award winning animated children’s content. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, interesting work and a fun/supportive work environment.

    If this sounds like the job for you please send your resume to: Make sure to include the job title that you are applying for in the Subject Line.
    Applicants need to be legally eligible to work in Canada.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Should you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please let us know your requirements when contacted.

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