Weta Digital is currently looking for experienced modellers, please note - you must have at least 3 years feature film experience.

The Models department is responsible for the creation of the digital assets across all shows. These tasks include character, digital double, organic models, hard surface models, environments, hi-res models for displacement map extraction, low resolution models for previs or crowd simulation, shot sculpting, fur, hair and costume creation using Marvelous Designer.

Qualified candidates must have proven experience in production environments, demonstrating ability with high-end 3D modelling tools to create complex models, and the ability to create accurate models from 2d reference, previs, photogrammetry or scan data.

Additional Requirements:

  • An impressive reel showing a wide range of organic and hard surface models with clean and efficient topology
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience using Maya in a production environment (please note that due to our pipeline Maya knowledge is considered a must). Additionally, an ability to script in MEL and/or Python is an asset
  • Experience with Mudbox or Z-Brush.
  • Experience with Cyslice and UVlayout and good knowledge of UV workflow is a plus.
  • Experience with Houdini or World machine also beneficial.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently while being an effective team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Linux desktop and system commands to perform daily tasks comfortably
  • Excellent organizational. communication skills with the ability to meet deadlines.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Location: Wellington - New Zealand