Senior 3D Artist

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Creative
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

The role of the Senior 3D Artist is to develop and perfect our rendered imagery to support the graphic communication of Dyson marketing materials for all media types, globally. This consists mainly of 3D photo-realistic stills and animations. 
The role offers a good level of creative input, proactively leading on the development of your own work, whilst also working closely with Art Directors, Team Leaders and Head of Art through key stages of image creation. 
You will have a passionate interest in image making, with a driving desire to develop new CG techniques to further strengthen the Image team’s high quality and high output. As a member of the image team you will display a high-level initiative and commitment to the team’s success. 
You will be flexible in your approach, with the ability to quickly adapt to change. We strongly promote a culture of knowledge sharing across the team, essential for skills development.

Accountabilities

  • Take briefs from the imagery team producers and develop on brand creative solutions
  • Contribute both creative and technical ideas to projects from initial concept through to final output
  • Produce high quality, accurate imagery to the specification and timescales given
  • Support the Imagery Team in delivering work for a broad range of media types in time and to budget
  • Develop a strong working relationship with other creative teams
  • Provide creative solutions to possible technical issues that may occur during a job
  • Complete work within the timescales given and adhere to the daily planning of work
  • Actively encourage the ethos to think different
  • Explore new avenues for development while pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved
  • Give and take direction on the route/s chosen and at the right time.
  • Actively develop your role and responsibilities for team progression
  • Proactively work together, help other team members to deliver and improve their own results.
  • The ability to be flexible within the role and your skills is a key element of the success of the team
  • There will be other areas where support to the team and department will be required, dependent upon the individual’s role, this can encompass many things and will be outlined in the individual’s job specification

Skills

  • You will have an in-depth knowledge of Autodesk Maya or similar tools, and a good working knowledge of V-Ray Render Engine 
  • You will possess the ability to apply bespoke texture creation for physically based rendering , and an understanding of UV and projection mapping
  • You will have an excellent understanding of how light behaves in real world conditions, to facilitate the production of high-end photo realistic imagery
  • You will have excellent skills in key-frame animation and ideally some VFX experience (ideally Houdini & Maya)
  • You will have skills in preparing and using rendered output for post-production using Nuke and/or Adobe After Effects.
  • You will have a strong background in image retouching 

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 18 October 2018

Closing date: 29 November 2018