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CG Modeler - Atomic Cartoons Vancouver

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning animation studio with locations in Vancouver's Mt. Pleasant Animation District and Ottawa's Hintonburg neighborhood. Since its inception 20 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions. This is a great opportunity to join our CG team in Vancouver!


This role is for a CG Modeler with strong modeling skills. This person will be involved in helping to create hard surface and organic models and in some cases a UV pass. Qualified candidates must have experience in production environments, demonstrating an ability to model complex and accurate models from 2D reference or scan data.


  • Create show style models from scratch that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project
  • Complete tasks within production deadlines while being largely self-directed
  • Proactive, collaborative and passionate
  • Be able to take constructive feedback from supervisors and directors and deliver those changes in an efficient and timely manner
  • Work closely with the Look Development Artists to ensure all models work smoothly within the Look Development pipeline as well as the Modeling pipeline
  • Work closely with the Riggers in the case of character models to ensure models work smoothly within the Rigging pipeline as well as the Modeling pipeline


  • Industry experience (Animation and/or Visual Effects) an asset
  • Knowledge of Maya
  • Knowledge of Zbrush and/or Mudbox
  • Knowledge of 3D paint packages and rendering a plus
  • Knowledge of other skills such as texturing/ shading or rigging a plus
  • Ability to communicate creative and technical ideas
  • Background in visual arts/design with a strong understanding of form, anatomy, structure, and movement
  • Excellent visual skills and attention to detail
  • Linux operating system experience a plus
  • Experience with Python scripting a plus.
  • Experience using Shotgun for production tracking, submitting and publishing is an asset
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be able to work in the studio; BC residents preferred.



Show us what you would like to contribute to Atomic by providing us with relevant examples of your previous work along with your resume and cover letter. Please apply online with your Resume, Cover Letter, Demo Reel and/or Website.

We thank you for your submission; only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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