Character Modeler

IoM Media Ventures INC.
Halifax, NS, Canada
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

We’re currently looking for an experienced Character Modeler to join our team!


  • Create and showcase zBrush maquettes of character sculpts
  • Create characters, sets, props, with a large focus on characters, based on production guidelines
  • Demonstrated proficiency in traditional hard-surface poly modeling techniques
  • An exceptional understanding of how topology deforms
  • A strong grasp on facial and corrective blendshapes
  • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regard to modeling
  • Ensure modeling assets are delivered in the expected quality and technical requirements.
  • Work and communicate with other departments to ensure assets meet their needs
  • Modify and improve existing modeling assets based on supervisor feedback
  • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
  • Communicate with modeling lead on concerns and production issues ahead of time
  • Keep current on modeling techniques and technology
  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner

Skills & Requirements


  • 2+ years of experience in animation or film industry
  • Proficiency with standard industry software (eg. Maya)
  • Strong proficiency in Zbrush
  • Experience with rigging and/or shading is a benefit
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Encourage feedback and new initiatives
  • Able to adapt to multiple show styles

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in joining our island.

To apply, please visit our , then simply submit your resume and reel.

All submissions will be considered, and successful applicants contacted.

About the Company

This island of misfits is rooted in inclusivity & family where highly skilled individuals come together to create groundbreaking work in a fun, talent-friendly encouraging atmosphere. Founded by industry veteran Dana Landry, we are an animation studio that strives to bring joy to the kid in all of us by creating content that sparks the imagination. Whether working with 3D animation or building a captivating interactive interface, we have the ability to create original or custom works that can be serviced to multiple platforms. Decades of experience and relationships with digital platforms, media companies, and industry partners present remarkable opportunities for growth.