Facial Modeling Artist | Stockholm

Facial Modeling Artist | Stockholm

Goodbye Kansas Studios is looking for a Facial Modeler to join our team. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong grasp of facial modeling and the ability to create detailed high res facial expressions for realistic, as well as stylized characters/creatures, using video, 2d reference images and scan data as a base.

What we offer

  • A fun, creative, international and inclusive environment.
  • Opportunities for personal growth, a wide variety of projects and experienced co-workers that collaborate and share knowledge.
  • Flexible working hours encouraging work-life balance.
  • Pension (tjänstepension) and Promotion of Health & Fitness allowance (friskvårdsbidrag).
  • A modern and newly built office in Hammarby Sjöstad that is sustainable - designed for Goodbye Kansas and the environment.


  • Creating high-quality facial sculpts for humanoid characters and animals/creatures
  • Working with scan data to produce fantastic results
  • Maintaining the production pipeline and meeting deadlines
  • Ensuring assets meets the specifications provided by all relevant departments  
  • Creating high quality textures
  • Re-topology and efficient UV layout

Required skills and personal qualities

  • At least 3 years of experience of facial modeling 
  • Strong modeling skills in a diverse visual range of organic characters and creatures
  • A strong understanding of facial anatomy and FACS
  • A strong understanding of topology for a deformable face
  • Experience sculpting and working with facial blendshapes
  • Attention to detail and ability to adapt quickly to changing specifications
  • Able to use a wide range of actor's performance scan data to extract key shapes and incorporate into a character’s facial rig
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, humble and with excellent communications skills
  • Able to take direction and work independently while still being an effective team player
  • Experience using Zbrush/Mudbox and Maya in a production environment


Desired skills

  • Experience with character creation in general (body/clothing/hair)
  • Basic understanding of Lighting and Look Development
  • Skills in rigging and geometry deformations
  • Ability to script in MEL and Python
  • Traditional sculpture, drawing or painting skills are a plus

Goodbye Kansas Studios offers award-winning and uniquely integrated services for feature films, TV series, commercials, games and game trailers. Expertise includes VFX, FX, CG productions, 3D Face & Body Scanning, Digital Humans, Creature & Character design, Performance Capture, Animation and RealTime expertise. The company, with a staff of 250+ is part of Bublar Group, listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market and with studios and offices in Stockholm, London, Helsinki, Vilnius, Hamburg, Belgrade, Los Angeles and Manila.

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Hammarbyterrassen 3
120 30 Stockholm Directions +46855699000 View page

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