FINAL BOSS LEVEL STUDIOS IS SEEKING CHARACTER MODELERS

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  1. Jose Rodriguez

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    Note: Please thoroughly and carefully read through all of the details of this post before submitting your inquiry because we are looking for serious candidates only that are willing to take on this position for the next year – you must have the time and commitment to this project otherwise you cannot be considered (and you need not apply either)!



    Job Description

    Final Boss Level is looking for someone who is talented, passionate, and dedicated to character modeler. As the project manager of our animated film series, it is my responsibility (and pleasure) to scout and recruit the right mix of people who can assist with the successful creation of our animated film project by provided us with some of the character models needed for the series, specifically character modeling, rigging ready and refining.



    Duties:

    The Character Modeler(s) is responsible for constructing 3D models of main characters and minor characters, establishing a look with a touch of stylized and realistic blend.



    Background:

    Final Boss Level is a young, fresh and very hungry studio with a mission of doing things our way. We are currently in the process of developing a website for our studio. In the meantime if you would like some basic information on Final Boss Level Studios, please visit the following links:



    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Nothing_T0_Lose

    Facebook: Facebook.com/Nothing.to.Lose.Movie

    Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NothingToLoseMovie/



    Example of the overall mood/feel we are aiming for:

    http://youtu.be/cFdDle4BzRM



    What is required?

    A formal degree is not required. So long as you have some experience, as well as the time to commit to the project and are confident in your work and abilities and are confident in Final Boss Level’s mission and project, that is all that is required.



    FAQs When does this job start and how long will production last?

    Immediately. We anticipate the series to run for 3 seasons but at this time we are looking to secure an effects specialist for the first season. If there is a mutual continued interest after completing the production of Season 1, there will be potential for the character modeler specialist to stay on board for the production of Seasons 2 and 3. Ideally the candidate should not get involved with other projects as it may hinder commitment to this project. Expect this project to last for at least one year.



    How much work is needed?

    Details will only be disclosed to qualifying candidates.



    Is this a paying job?

    Yes but not up front as we are following a crowd-funding campaign structure, which means there may be no guarantee of payment for works created. The production cost of this series is anticipated to be fully funded by a crowd-funding campaign that will be launched onKickstarter.com. (The campaign date is currently TBD). Compensation is a percentage based on total crowdfunding campaign revenue. Compensation will only be provided if campaign funding goal is met and please keep in mind it could be a year or longer until you get paid – however long production takes is how long it will take the crowdfunding campaign to start, which means the more eager and productive you are, the faster we can get through the production of this series, and the faster not just you but everyone on the production team will get paid.



    This is a remote, work from home position.



    To apply for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following abilities:

    • Design, create, test and maintain character set ups and Picker
    • Collaborate with Animators, Riggers and Project Manager to design motion controls
    • Work with production management to prioritize tasks
    • Keep supervisors informed of progress, changes, roadblocks and other critical issues
    Ideally, you should:

    • Own a high end computer system
    • Possess a thorough knowledge of Maya
    • Own full copy of Maya
    • Be able to create rigs and able to reproduce rigs for other models
    • Possess excellent communication skills
    • Be a creative thinker
    • Be a genuine team player
    • Strong technical knowledge
    • Strong passion for excellence
    • Eye for detail
    • US resident preferred but not required
    How to express interest or submit samples:

    To express interest, please email your samples and a link to your digital portfolio to: nothingtolosemovie@gmail.com



    In the subject line of your email please state your full name followed by “Character Modeler Inquiry”; it is very important that you attach your samples and/ or include a link to your digital portfolio or you will not get a response to your inquiry. Again if you are not comfortable with the details listed, please do not make an inquiry.



    If your submission is suitable and approved, we will contact you directly to further discuss details of this project.



    We look forward to hear from all of you!



    Sincerely,

    Jose Rodriguez

    Project Manager

    Final Boss Level Studios

    nothingtolosemovie@gmail.com

    Twitter: @Nothing_T0_lose

    Facebook: facebook.com/Nothing.to.Lose.Movie

    Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NothingToLoseMovie/
     
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