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DreamWorks - Modeler


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title DreamWorks - Modeler

Jobid 23768-382065

Location: Glendale, CA, 91222, USA

Description **Job Number** 36224BR

**Job Title** DreamWorks - Modeler

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** Film Features Animation

**Posting Category** Artistic Animation Production

**About Us** From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visitto see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Glendale


+ Create a variety of complex models, including props and environments, as well as basic characters.

+ Demonstrate an understanding of design fundamentals/principles preparing and installing models for production.

+ Demonstrate versatility in their ability to create a wide range of models from hard-edged to organic shapes.

+ Demonstrate an understanding of basic Unix commands/navigation.

+ Create models that align with artistic design/style of film; interprets art reference/art direction.

+ Works independently with minimal supervision.

+ Prepares and installs technically clean models for production.

+ Troubleshoots technical and creative problems.

+ Demonstrate strategic thinking in various modeling approaches and apply tools effectively and creatively to models.

+ Familiarity with the design rules and themes of the film currently assigned to and how to best apply them.

+ Demonstrate a basic understanding of common design components that make aesthetically pleasing models, i.e. balance, composition, shape/form, rhythm, etc.


+ Willingness to model characters, props and environments

+ Solid communication, listening and presentation skills

+ Good people skills; team player and a high level of professionalism

+ Shows adaptability to new methods, techniques, and tools, as well as adaptability to the show production pipeline/environment

+ Eagerness to learn and willingness to hone own technical and creative skills

+ Willingness to take direction/feedback

+ Able to meet or beat assignment deadlines

+ Solution oriented; makes recommendations to improve modeling processes

+ Understands the technical requirements of each model and how technical modeling decisions relate to other departments

**Desired Characteristics**

+ 2+ years of industry experience preferred

+ Understanding of programming languages like MEL, PERL, CSH is a plus

+ Preferred knowledge of pipeline techniques, i.e. working with Makefiles, use of percs, moving/renaming files, and troubleshooting for other departments

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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