Physical and Digital Sculpture Artists

Manufacture · Wellington, Wellington
Department Manufacture
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Wētā Workshop’s award-winning concept design and manufacturing facility has been making cool stuff for over 30 years, right here in Miramar, Wellington.

 

Applying our innovative artistry to the world’s creative industries we take on projects of any size, scope, or scale, from the earliest stages of creative development through to manufacture and delivery all over the world.

 

We’re looking for both Physical and/or Digital Sculpture Artists to join our Manufacturing Team, the crew who make the physical effects that bring our projects to life.

 

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Strong physical and/or digital sculpting skills
  • Good understanding of human anatomy and drapery with the ability to sculpt skin details, hair and fur. 
  • Extensive experience working with clays and sculpting at different scales. 
  • Ability to 3D sculpt/ model using Zbrush and Maya digital packages
  • Ability to stay focused and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Plenty of initiative and an innovative approach to problem solving

 

Desired skills:

  • The ability to do prosthetic sculpting, creature design and skin textures
  • 3D print prep and experience making manufacturable models experience
  • Manufacturing workshop experience


General:

  • November start to be confirmed
  • Hours are full time, Monday to Friday, with extra hours at times to meet deadlines
  • The projects you’ll be working on are due for delivery at the end of December
  • Further work may be available in the New Year

 

We’re an innovative, collaborative team, we look out for and support each other.

 

Creative, down to earth, and inclusive, we welcome diversity and pretty much anything that makes for a better workday.

 

Sound like you? Hit “Apply for this job” now with a portfolio of your best work.

 

To find out more about these opportunities, please get in touch at recruitment@wetaworkshop.co.nz   

 

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  • Location
    Wellington, Wellington
  • Department
    Manufacture
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level