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Senior Facial Modeller - Weta Digital

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  • Senior Facial Modeller - Weta Digital

    Our Award Winning Facial Team is currently looking for highly motivated Senior Facial Modellers. Qualified candidates must have proven experience in production environments, demonstrated ability with high-end 3D modelling tools to create complex models, and the ability to create accurate facial expressions from video, 2d reference images and scan data.

    Additional Requirements:
    • Significant experience sculpting the face and working with facial blendshapes
    • Anatomical knowledge of facial muscles and their function
    • Experience using Maya in a production environment
    • An impressive reel demonstrating attention to facial surface detail, underlying facial anatomy, and photo-realistic facial expressions
    • Able to use a wide range of scan data captured from an actor's performance to extract key shape information and incorporate into an actor or character’s facial puppet
    • A good understanding of Facial Action Coding System (FACS)
    • Skills in rigging and geometry deformations a plus
    • Able to take direction and work independently while being an effective team player
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Knowledge of Linux system to perform daily tasks comfortably
    • Experience with Mudbox, and ability to script in MEL and Python a plus
    • Experience with Cyslice and UV layout is a plus
    • Positive attitude and wish to push the boundaries
    Please note - you must have at least 3 years feature film experience.

    If this sounds like you – please get in touch, we would LOVE to hear from you!

    Please apply here: