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Animation - Madrid

Environment Modeling Lead

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
As the Environment Modeling Lead, you will guide a team of modeling artists to create complex models of locations and props for a diverse set of environments from concepts and images. Acting as the liaison between the Supervisor and the team, you will be responsible for briefing the team, communicating notes, adhering to the vision of the movie and meeting deadlines.


  • Receive direction from the Supervisor and guide the team in creating models, sculptures and optimizing assets.
  • Review content and provide feedback to the team, ensuring that the assets follow the quality standards and artistic direction of the film.
  • Provide support, along with the Director, Production Designer and Supervisor, to improve the quality of the work.
  • Create complex models of locations and props for a diverse set of environments from concepts and photographs, such as trees, bushes and other vegetation, following the look and feel of the movie.
  • Iterate with the Production Designer to find the location design.
  • Solve technical problems with the CGSupervisor, defining the best course of action.
  • Requirements

  • 6+ years of professional experience.
  • 1+ years of experience as Lead in the animation industry.
  • Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure.
  • A good eye for proportions, color, composition and detail.
  • Strong modeling and organic modeling knowledge.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Responsive to deadlines, working well under pressure.
  • Strong creative and technical skills and ability to share them.
  • Ensure team members collaborate with others, inside and outside the department.
  • High levels of team management skills, responsibility, autonomy and technical command.
  • Clearly communicate strategies with enthusiasm and resolve issues.
  • Strong work ethic.  
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