• 2-5 years of professional experience working in a fast-paced 3D production environment
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of technical art production and end-to-end modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, and rendering workflows
  • Fast turnaround on both hard-surface and organic modeling
  • Must be very well versed in Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter, Photoshop and other relevant software
  • Highly proficient in creating 3D renders to accentuate photo-realism
We're looking for a proficient 3D Artist who can work in a variety of areas such as 3D modeling, texturing, rendering environments, compositing, and lighting to create exciting and innovative experiences in 3D for e-commerce. This role will be leading a small team supporting computer vision and machine learning research and development efforts in order to scale 3D. The ability to work within and across large, interdependent teams is a must, so the right person will have an implicit understanding of the balance needed between artistry, communication, and partnership. The ideal candidate will be accomplished in working with a variety of 2D and 3D software packages and demonstrate the ability to raise the quality bar in modeling and texturing static 3D objects. You must be able to build a near-perfect model from just a single or small set of photographs. The right candidate will be comfortable leading a team in a collaborative environment, working directly with technical program managers who will be building new tools and workflows, and consistently raising the bar on quality.
A day in the life
We're looking for a proficient 3D Artist who can work in a variety of areas such as 3D modeling, texturing, rendering environments, compositing, and lighting to create exciting and innovative experiences in 3D for e-commerce. This role will be leading a small team supporting computer vision and machine learning research and development efforts in order to scale 3D. The ability to work within and across large, interdependent teams is a must, so the right person will have an implicit understanding of the balance needed between artistry, communication, and partnership. The ideal candidate will be accomplished in working with a variety of 2D and 3D software packages and demonstrate the ability to raise the quality bar in modeling and texturing static 3D objects. You must be able to build a near-perfect model from just a single or small set of photographs. The right candidate will be comfortable leading a team in a collaborative environment, working directly with technical program managers who will be building new tools and workflows, and consistently raising the bar on quality.
About the hiring group
We're looking for a proficient 3D Artist who can work in a variety of areas such as 3D modeling, texturing, rendering environments, compositing, and lighting to create exciting and innovative experiences in 3D for e-commerce. This role will be leading a small team supporting computer vision and machine learning research and development efforts in order to scale 3D. The ability to work within and across large, interdependent teams is a must, so the right person will have an implicit understanding of the balance needed between artistry, communication, and partnership. The ideal candidate will be accomplished in working with a variety of 2D and 3D software packages and demonstrate the ability to raise the quality bar in modeling and texturing static 3D objects. You must be able to build a near-perfect model from just a single or small set of photographs. The right candidate will be comfortable leading a team in a collaborative environment, working directly with technical program managers who will be building new tools and workflows, and consistently raising the bar on quality.
Job responsibilities
We're looking for a proficient 3D Artist who can work in a variety of areas such as 3D modeling, texturing, rendering environments, compositing, and lighting to create exciting and innovative experiences in 3D for e-commerce. This role will be leading a small team supporting computer vision and machine learning research and development efforts in order to scale 3D. The ability to work within and across large, interdependent teams is a must, so the right person will have an implicit understanding of the balance needed between artistry, communication, and partnership. The ideal candidate will be accomplished in working with a variety of 2D and 3D software packages and demonstrate the ability to raise the quality bar in modeling and texturing static 3D objects. You must be able to build a near-perfect model from just a single or small set of photographs. The right candidate will be comfortable leading a team in a collaborative environment, working directly with technical program managers who will be building new tools and workflows, and consistently raising the bar on quality.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of artists to support 3D computer vision and machine learning research and development effort.
  • The candidate will have the ability to create 3D assets and materials for use in web-based, real-time applications, and photo realistic 2D renderings
  • Maintain consistently high standards for accuracy, aesthetics, and productivity
  • Continuously improve workflows and processes
  • Ability to coach/train other artists on the production floor
  • Share best practices, identify process improvements and operational waste reduction
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  • Excellent communications, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to excel in a fast-paced collaborative production environment
  • Innovative and self-directed
  • Experience rendering in Iray for Maya
  • Experience creating photo realistic products
  • Experience with product photography and lighting
  • Have experience with tile-able material and texture creation
  • Be comfortable with visual pattern matching, trouble shooting, optimization, and contributing in a meaningful way with highly visible deliverables that can ship with daily builds
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal