3D Digital Artist
Working under the direction of the Design Manager and Creative Director, you will create realistic product renders and other 3D design assets to help communicate the brand strategy.
Co-ordinate with the product engineers to ensure the timely delivery of finalised 3D CAD files and the conversion to polygon based geometry.
Work closely with designers to determine design intent and creatively solve visual and technical challenges using the 3D toolset.
Manage the timelines of the projects assigned to you.
Maintain a consistently high level of quality, thoroughness and attention to detail.
Effectively communicate all project related progress/issues or concerns to the Design Manager and to Project Management in a timely and professional manner.
Solicit creative direction from the Design Manager and Creative Director in a timely manner.
Assist Art Director and Brand Management where required by supplying 3D models and renders for decal development, commercials, sizzles, web/game development, creative boards and layout presentations for new and existing business developments.
Maintain knowledge of new technologies within your area of expertise
Required Experience and Skills
Minimum 2 years in the 3D computer graphics industry; product visualization preferred.
Heightened creative and technical abilities including conceptual drawing, polygon 3D modeling, realistic texture creation, lighting and rendering techniques.
Advanced knowledge of 3Ds Max, Mental Ray, Mudbox, Photoshop and Illustrator. (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs), knowledge of Maya a plus.
Experience with SolidWorks and CAD conversion techniques are a plus.
A strong sense of form, colour, realistic lighting and image composition.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Good time management skills.
Ability to adhere to project budgets and deadlines.
Proven ability to work in a high volume, innovative, and entrepreneurial environment.
BA/BS or equivalent diploma in computer visualization or computer animation; or 4 or more years related experience and / or training.