Character Modeler

Character Modeler

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Type: Contract

Company description:

L’ATELIER ANIMATION is an animation studio created in 2012 that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films and visual effects.

Job description:

The Character Modeler works under the supervision of the Production Manager and the CG Supervisor. The artist interprets the 2D model packs and creates a 3D representation that meets the technical requirements and the artistic vision established for the project.


  • Optimize various assets while respecting the project’s artistic direction;
  • Create 3D assets while respecting the Supervisor’s direction;
  • Maintain timing and production quotas given by the coordination team;
  • Execute the corrections requested by the Supervisor and the Director by showing an analytic mind;
  • Organize the workload and prepare presentation elements for approval;
  • Communicate and research information if necessary;
  • Maintain a good team dynamics;


  • College diploma or equivalent in 2D or 3D computer graphics or visual arts;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Character Modeler in a film production environment / animation TV series or visual effects;
  • Must be capable of creating a model using the appropriate topology and have strong skills with UV mapping;
  • Have a strong sense of anatomy, character design, proportions and mechanical functionality of characters, especially facial;
  • Knowledge of the animation industry is a plus;
  • Bilingual (English and French);
  • Experience with MUDBOX and/or ZBRUSH software;
  • Must be comfortable using a LINUX/UNIX environment;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada and available to work in Montreal, Quebec;
  • Strong knowledge of MAYA;
  • Strong knowledge of PHOTOSHOP;
  • Knowledge of an asset manage such as SHOTGUN is a plus;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident in Canada and be available to work in Montreal, Quebec;

If you are interested in this position or you would like to recommend a candidate, please send your resume by email at the following address:

Only the selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

L’Atelier Animation is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title : Character Modeler
Status : Permanent or Contractual / full time
Location : Montreal
Annual Salary : To be discussed

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