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USA, Florida, Lake Mary
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.
Job Description3D Modeler
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit your resume in Word or .pdf formats. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.