Are you a CG Modeler with a focus on environments looking for a new opportunity? This role is for an experienced CG Modeler with very strong modeling skills primarily focusing on environment assets. You will mainly be focusing on the creation of interior and exterior environments but also will need an excellent understanding in clean line-flow.


Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning animation studio with locations in Vancouver's Mt. Pleasant Animation District, Ottawa's Hintonburg neighborhood and LA. Since its inception over 20 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created and produced numerous 2D and CG animation productions including Last Kids on Earth. Atomic is well known for its artist-friendly culture and flexible work environment. We are always looking for artists of all levels to join our team!



  • Create show style models from scratch that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project(s).
  • The main focus will be on the creation of environments.
  • Complete tasks within production deadlines while being largely self-directed.
  • 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 with a team of artists in a hands-on capacity to ensure technically and artistically proper implementation of look developed assets.
  • Keep supervisors apprised of issues arising in pre-production and shot production and offer creative solutions to those issues.



  • Industry experience (Animation and/or Visual Effects). 
  • Proficient in Maya, Zbrush and/ or Mudbox.
  • Ability to demonstrate the ability to create complex and accurate models from 2D reference or scan data.
  • Knowledge of other skills such as texturing/ shading, rendering or rigging is an asset.
  • Excellent understanding in clean line-flow when creating organix, hard surface models with a basic understanding in environments.
  • Background in visual arts/design with a strong understanding of form, geometry, and movement.
  • Excellent visual skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintains or exceed a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high-quality work.
  • Proactive, collaborative and passionate.
  • Linux operating system experience is an asset.
  • Experience with Python scripting is an asset.
  • Experience using Shotgrid for production tracking, submitting and publishing is an asset.
  • Must be currently able to legally work in Canada.
  • BC residents are preferred for this role.





Atomic Cartoons Inc. and Thunderbird Entertainment welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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. 

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


Atomic Cartoons is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical and/or mental handicap or financial ability.

While remaining sensitive, fair, and providing equitable treatment for all, Atomic Cartoons works to increase participation and advancement to reflect all personnel – including Women, Indigenous People, Visible Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities, who are all qualified members. Thus, it helps identify and remove barriers that prevent the full participation of members of designated groups in the workplace.

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