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Huhu Studios

Auckland - New Zealand
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Modeler

Description

Huhu Studios is a leading film and television animation studio based in the beautiful Rodney district north of Auckland.

We are looking for a Modeler who can model props including foliage and has a speed tree experience.

Please note this is a contract position.

Summary Description:

  • Work with Director to understand and facilitate project style
  • Works with Modeling Lead to interpret concept drawings with input from Art Director when necessary
  • Effectively translate concept art to 3D
  • Sculpting and topologising for animation and simulation
  • Asset Management and engagement with pipeline
  • Interpret concept drawings converting them into computer graphic models
  • Foliage Modelling
  • Speed Tree experience desired
  • Rigging experience desired
  • UV Unwrapping
  • Liaise with Concept Department on building Pre-Vis sets  
  • Good spatial awareness for sets and character scales
  • Great attention to detail
  • High attention to quality and economy of topology
  • Thorough knowledge of blendshapes

 

Skills Required:

  • Maya in a Windows Environment
  • Zbrush or equivalent sculpting package
  • Strong design and understanding of appeal in animation
  • Understanding of clean character topology
  • Understanding of blendshape animation
  • Technical modelling.
  • Problem solving
  • Fluent in English

 

Bonus Skills:

  • Drawing or Traditional Sculpting
  • Grooming or Texturing
  • Simulation
  • Python Scripting


Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

If you fit the criteria above, please apply.