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jobby: Senior Character Modeler, IoM Media Ventures, Halifax

IoM Media Ventures is a 3D animation studio located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our studios talent-friendly, encouraging atmosphere is where highly-skilled individuals come together to create ground breaking animated content. 

We’re currently looking for a Senior Character Modeler to join our development team! 


  • Create and showcase zBrush maquettes of character sculpts
  • Create characters, sets, props, with a large focus on characters, based on production guidelines
  • Demonstrated proficiency in traditional hard-surface poly modeling techniques
  • An exceptional understanding of how topology deforms
  • A strong grasp on facial and corrective blendshapes
  • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regard to modeling
  • Ensure modeling assets are delivered in the expected quality and technical requirements.
  • Work and communicate with other departments to ensure assets meet their needs
  • Modify and improve existing modeling assets based on supervisor feedback
  • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
  • Communicate with modeling lead on concerns and production issues ahead of time
  • Keep current on modeling techniques and technology


  • 5+ years of experience in animation or film industry
  • Proficiency with standard industry software (eg. Maya)
  • Strong proficiency in Zbrush
  • Experience with rigging and/or shading is a benefit
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
  • Communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a professional manner
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Highly motivated with ability to work independently
  • Encourage feedback and new initiatives
  • Able to adapt to multiple show styles

Thank you for your interest in joining our island. 

To apply, please visit our , then simply submit your resume and reel.  

All submissions will be considered, and successful applicants contacted.

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