Job Category: Hardware Engineering
Location: Redmond, WA, US
Job ID: 826219-103541
Division: Windows Division
Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on building devices that fully express the Windows vision. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want, and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!
The Surface Design Team is looking for a designer with a focus on visual communications. As part of the Surface Design Team, this role will be involved projects that require digital material creation, and visualization of products to a photorealistic level.
Create photorealistic 3D representations of products, showing a variety of design concepts.
Assist the design team with translating new designs into 3D renderings and animations.
Provide technical insight to visualization needs, such as suggesting more efficient methods of handling a certain task and new tools to help tell our design stories.
Provide status reports, and maintain open and clear communication with teams.
Scan materials to create digital shaders and libraries.
Solid knowledge of product development and experience working with Industrial Designers.
A strong portfolio demonstrating breadth and creativity in successful product execution.
Strong project management skills.
3D visualization skills at a high level of accuracy and precision.
Color and Material expertise and ability to match physical/digital materials.
3D knowledge or general understanding of 3D tools is a must.
Ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams.
Self-motivated with ability to prioritize and attention to detail.
Excellent presentation skills and polished/professional demeanor.
Ability to react and respond quickly to the needs of the organization.
Bachelors Degree in media technology, media design or industrial design.
Minimum 3 years experience.
Background in 2D Media (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) and 3D Media (Maya, Rhino, Rtt DeltaGen, Bunkspeed Shot, Showcase, etc) is preferred.
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