Character Modellers

Giant are seeking Character Modellers for an exciting new CG production.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

As such, we are committed to Equality of Opportunity for existing and potential employees. All persons regardless of Gender, Civil status, Family status, Race, Religious beliefs, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Age, or Membership of the Travelling Community will be provided with equality of access to employment and also encouraged and assisted to achieve their full potential. We will continue to foster a genuine culture of Equality.

Position Overview

This is a full-time position based in the Dublin studio, and there is flexibility for remote working but applicants should be able to work in the Irish timezone as the studio.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Please mail to careers@giant.ie – please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Character Modeller Position”.

Starting date: ASAP

Position Responsibilities

  • Follow design concepts and briefs to produce high-quality Character Sculpts and Models that meet client and internal quality expectations
  • Retopologise Character Models that adhere to the project pipeline and meet animation and rigging requirements
  • Work closely with Creative Supervisor(s) to produce Character Blendshape Models as required
  • Ensure your assets meet specifications provided by Creative and Technical Supervisor(s) 
  • Implement creative and technical feedback as required
  • Participate in creative and technical reviews as required
  • Balance quick turnarounds with achieving a high degree of aesthetic quality
  • Communicate production concerns ahead of time with Supervisor(s) and Production Team
  • Use Shotgun for production tracking, submitting and publishing
  • Adhere to digital file management protocols

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Character Modelling
  • Thorough knowledge of Maya
  • Strong technical knowledge of topology solutions
  • Experience working with Blendshapes
  • Knowledge of Zbrush a plus
  • Good communication skill and ability to work interactively with production and other departments to solve production challenges

Don’t see an opportunity applicable to you?

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team, so why not get in touch anyway at careers@giant.ie