Tuesday, January 18, 2011

HOT JOB ALERT!

Title: CG Character Modeler - The Penguins of Madagascar
Location: Burbank, CA
Company: MTV Networks
Channel: Nickelodeon

Description:
The Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a CG Modeler. The CG Modeler should have 2-4 years of industry experience in film, broadcast, and/or games (Not Mandatory). The ideal candidate should be an artist who is familiar with creating characters. A great "can do" attitude and open-mindedness to non-traditional solutions is essential. We are looking for individuals who have extensive knowledge, experience and skill sets implementing the following into a Maya production pipeline:

Work with the Modeling Lead Artist to create models for characters, character blend shapes, and character UV unwraps.

Create high quality and detailed character assets based on show requirements. Includes being flexible to adapt from one modeling style to another.

Candidate should have a fundamental knowledge of modeling both organic and hard surface characters, create rig friendly topology for the character’s needs, achieving desired aesthetics within the allowed polygon count, and efficiently translate the character from 2D to 3D.
  • Aid in the research, development and implementation of methods and techniques.
  • Simple knowledge of rigging, cluster creation, simple joint setup etc is a plus
  • Complete tasks within the time allotted. 
To apply for this position, you must submit your resume online and submit a reel directly to the animation studio. Before we can review your reel, you must fill-out a portfolio release form.

To download the form please go to: http://nas.nick.com/SubmissionReleaseForm.pdf

Mail the completed form along with your reel to:
Attn. Reel Submissions, 231 West Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91502.

Please include a cover letter and resume stating the position or positions to which you are applying. Please note, reels will not be returned.

Thank you for your interest in Nickelodeon Animation Studios!

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