Modeller - XSI

Category: Modeller
Company: Nerd Corps Entertainment
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Location: Vancouver

About the Position

The modeller has exceptional skills and experience in modeling, UV mapping, texturing and weighting in XSI. The modeller creates characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production. They excel at creating complex and organic models while at the same time meeting production deadlines. They take direction well, require minimum supervision and are good communicators.


  • Create and texture geometry consistent with production designs of characters, sets, props and vehicles
  • Apply basic rigs and weight models
  • Can models for production use
  • Render images of the models he/she creates for approval and circulation
  • Complete all work assigned within the scheduled timeframe and in an efficient manner
  • Collaborate with animation team to ensure models are structured to achieve intended performance requirements
  • Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way
  • Remain current in modelling and production techniques
  • Stay up-to-date on production related software
  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner


  • 3+ years of experience in television, or relevant industry experience
  • Degree/diploma in fine arts or 3D modelling
  • Proficiency in modelling, texturing and weighting in XSI
  • Understanding and experience in the creation and use of geometry assets in a production setting
  • Understanding of facial shape animation
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop or other high-end 2D painting programs
  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
  • Good understanding of the animation process
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Thrives in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
  • Able to follow direction
  • Able to take criticism professionally
  • Has a good sense of aesthetics

About Us

Nerd Corps is one of the largest animation studios in Canada boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. But we’re more than just an animation studio. We build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, including IP creation and development, animation production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development. We’re a rarity in the industry, and are looking for the best talent to join our team!

We would like to convey our sincere thanks to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
[email protected]

Created on the 22-03-2014
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