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Digimation

3D Modeler

www.digimation.com

Location

USA, Florida, Lake Mary

Company

Digimation specializes in the creation of high-fidelity, interactive 3D graphics for multiple markets including training, simulation, and entertainment media. We're focused on 3D opportunities in the defense simulation and training market. As you might guess, this type of 3D work involves a lot of mechanical objects; from tanks and planes to their individual parts.

We are looking for a gifted artist fluent with 3ds Max to create, texture, and animate these types of mechanical objects (also must be a US citizen). We’re pushing the boundaries of interactive graphics and looking for a 3D artist to join our team in Lake Mary, Florida. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the best casual working environment around.

Job Description

3D Modeler
Digimation, Inc.
Lake Mary, FL

The ideal candidate is a motivated and experienced professional who is ready to advance the state-of-the-art in realistic mechanical 3D simulations. They must have a technical aptitude for 3D modeling tools with a strong emphasis on hard-edged, mechanical objects.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Creating high-quality 3D models and realistic textures for real-time rendering, based on the needs of the project
• Optimizing CAD data and 3D models for real-time rendering, including low-poly modeling, or high-poly modeling with optimized polygon reduction techniques
• Creating mechanically accurate 3D models from examination of real-world objects and photographs
• Creating realistic textures from scratch and/or from photo reference
• Capturing and enhancing textures from real-world objects and hi-res photographs
• Performing other tasks to support the software development process
• Applying expert knowledge in 3D modeling and animating to aid in project proposals and effort estimates
• Willing to travel to client sites for reference gathering including digital photographs and video
• Communicating with clients to define project specific 3D model requirements and to develop animations from client concepts
• Creates storyboards that depict the script and narrative
• Creates and edits animatics and animation sequences
• Works with Creative Director in order to produce finished piece

Skills & Experience:
• Excellent traditional art skills and eye for detail
• Demonstrable experience in hard-surface 3D modeling and texture creation
• Expert in modern 3D computer graphic software such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya
• Expert in digital image creation and editing tools including Photoshop is required
• Proficiency in 3D modeling tools such as Modo is a plus
• Proficiency in Adobe After Effects in a plus
• Familiarity with CAD data and model optimization a plus
• User Interface design experience is a plus
• Scripting (3ds Max, MEL, etc.) experience a plus
• Excellent spoken and written communication skills
• Strong team attitude
• A minimum of two to three years post-secondary art education
• Five plus years’ experience in modeling and animation

To apply for this job forward your complete resume including a link to your online portfolio to: jobs@digimation.com. Please submit your resume in Word or .pdf formats. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.

 

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