3D Modeler Job Description

3D Modeler Job Description

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3D modeler provides thought leadership in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modeling, data access, data integration, data visualization, text mining, data discovery, statistical methods, database design and implementation.

3D Modeler Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective 3D modeler job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included 3D modeler job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Collaborate with other designers, engineers, architects and clients to convert information into a layout designs and drawings using Revit, Navisworks and AutoCAD
Modeling is performed using a variety of programs such as Maya, 3DS Max, Pixar's RenderMan, POV-Ray, and many others
Manages all 3D content creation projects (reverse engineering, ground-up modeling, 3D sculpting) for the product virtualization initiative
Creates and prepares 3D data for prototyping and tooling
Manages digital contents library (lasts, tooling, footwear, materials, components)
Works with Visualization team to achieve the best visual representation of 3D assets
Stays abreast of innovation advances as they apply to visualization, prototyping and manufacturing methods
Works with Merchandising, Design and Marketing to create and publish innovative 3D content and presentation material
Manages all 3D content creation projects for the product virtualization initiative
Creates still and animated renders

3D Modeler Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for 3D Modeler

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the 3D modeler job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Engineering, Design, Art, Architecture, Computer Science, Technical, Associates, Education, Animation, Industrial Design

Skills for 3D Modeler

Desired skills for 3D modeler include:

Maya
Related field
Industry relevant multimedia software
Photoshop
Computer graphics and real-time data visualization
Creating problem reports
Excel
Modifying
PowerPoint
Revit

Desired experience for 3D modeler includes:

Bachelor degree (B.A.or B.S.) from four-year college or university is preferred, design background a plus
Minimum 5 years combined experience in 3D modeling and/or 3D Sculpting 2-3 years experience in 3D modeling for footwear strongly preferred
Extensive 3D modeling software knowledge, both in Polygonal and Nurbs modeling
Extensive experience in 3D scanning and reverse engineering
Demonstrated ability to learn new 3D programs
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, sketches and / or 3D digital

3D Modeler Examples

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3D Modeler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a 3D modeler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for 3D modeler
  • Stays abreast of innovation advances as they apply to modeling and visualization
  • Create digital assets from both cyber scans and photographic reference that meet all production requirements
  • Ability to work self-directed and also follow specific direction when given
  • The contractor shall prepare imagery derived geospatial models using 3D modeling reports and products
  • Coordinates execution of work assignments with respect to design approach, schedules, standards, budgets, and procedures to meet client scope of work requirements
  • Provides technical guidance to project design team in completing the most complex and difficult designs and layouts for complete systems and components of a project
  • Provides direction to a team of checking personnel, ensuring the mathematical accuracy of the drawings produced
  • Ensures compliance with required specifications, tolerances, safety factors, and industry codes, client requirements and company standards
  • Low-poly modeling and hand-painting textures for 3D game environment and characters
  • Maintain consistent aesthetic, stylistic and technical quality within department’s deliverables
Qualifications for 3D modeler
  • Familiarity with Second Life, OpenSimulator, and Unity 3D game development
  • Proficient in a wide variety of modeling approaches including, procedural/parametric modeling (Inventor, SolidWorks, Fusion, Grasshopper)
  • Examples of modeling across a wide variety of products including characters, props, and vehicles
  • Experience in prototyping methodologies and both desktop or industrial 3d printing
  • Basic mechanical/engineering aptitude and understanding of common manufacturing production methodologies
  • 4+ years of experience in visual effects
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3D Modeler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of 3D modeler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for 3D modeler
  • Closely follow art and design concepts and respond well to change
  • Integrate environment art assets into the game
  • Support the Art Team in maintaining overall vision for the game
  • Create 3D models of systems to support design initiatives by working with Engineering and Data Capture Teams
  • Work with other modellers, CAD Specialists and Designers to build/manage model databases, templates and standard procedures
  • Perform quality checks on modelling efforts of others to ensure tools to support upstream engineering or downstream project management
  • Under general supervision, uses various types of graphics software, technical and artistic skills to develop and produce accurate 3D models, lifeforms and renderings for computer simulation applications for our clients
  • Interacts with customers to determine needs and ensures satisfaction with the delivered product
  • Develops and produces accurate 3D models, lifeforms and renderings for computer simulation applications
  • Uses a variety of software applications to create, update or maintain technical 3D models, lifeforms, animations, and special effects
Qualifications for 3D modeler
  • Ability to create photorealistic textures from libraries and reference photographs
  • Local applicants only, relocation costs not covered for these positions
  • Include your current resume, reel breakdown and a link to your demo reel and rate
  • Please no walk in applicants
  • Minimum 5 years combined experience in 3D modeling and/or 3D Sculpting
  • 2-3 years experience in 3D modeling for footwear strongly preferred
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3D Modeler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of 3D modeler. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for 3D modeler
  • Formulates concept and renders illustration and detail from photos, models, CAD drawings, blueprints, sketches, memory, written or verbal instructions, and imagination
  • Interacts with customers to determine needs and follows assigned projects through from client meeting to design and production
  • Ensures quality work and determines schedule for work assignments
  • May collaborate with project teams to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects
  • Supports the complex software engineering or visual database development programs of SE CORE through the creation of 3D models, surfaces, and /or skins n a digital frame
  • Modelers also create character skeletons, which animators then control
  • Uses various types of graphics software, technical and artistic skills to develop and produce accurate 3D models, lifeforms and renderings for computer simulation applications for our clients
  • Utilizes advanced 3D modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, and rigging skills for high-end virtual environments
  • Ability to model and texture 3D elements efficiently for both low and high poly applications
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and technologies in graphics design and modeling software
Qualifications for 3D modeler
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, sketches and / or 3D digital files
  • Proficient with business computer software
  • Knowledge of Python and MEL is a plus
  • Good artistic eye for detail with ability to create a fleshed-out look to match various Art Department references
  • Familiarity with Polygonal and NURBS texturing and UV Layout
  • Hard surface modeling experience a plus
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3D Modeler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a 3D modeler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for 3D modeler
  • Leads team of 3D Modelers and provides technical and artistic guidance in the design and development of complex 3D models, lifeforms and renderings for computer simulation applications for our clients
  • Manages workflow/traffic for department projects and oversees reporting tools/mechanisms
  • Uses various types of graphics software, technical and artistic skills to develop and produce accurate 3D models, lifeforms and renderings for quality work and determines schedule for work assignments
  • Develops and maintains visual standards for 3D models
  • Leads, develops and produces accurate 3D models, lifeforms and renderings for computer simulation applications
  • Determines style, technique, and medium best suited to produce desired effects and conform to production requirements, or follows specific instructions regarding these variables
  • Follows assigned projects through from client meeting to design and production
  • Assists and advises customers on the use of production techniques
  • Trains others in using software applications
  • Provides work leadership and direction to less experienced 3D Modelers
Qualifications for 3D modeler
  • Organic Modeling / Sculpting for both creatures and humanoids
  • Character Look Dev (Shading /Texturing)
  • Comprehensive reel demonstrating photo real capabilities
  • Experience in shading and texturing
  • Minimum 2 + years of experience in a senior role
  • Organic sculpting skill set ( Mudbox / Zbrush )
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3D Modeler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a 3D modeler. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for 3D modeler
  • Understand situations to identify complexities and visualize for transfer of information into the 3D database
  • Decide on appropriate tools, softwares and applications required for Modelling
  • Update 3D mapping database using various tools as per defined processes
  • Work on 2D projects to digitize 2D mapping database as per business need
  • Perform quality checks on data input to test validity of data with the assistance of experienced Modelers
  • Captures Designer’s intent utilizing sketches, scans, product definitions and various inputs from R&D and engineering teams
  • Produces high quality final 3D data for performance products with consideration to fit, function, quality and testing requirements
  • Ensures tooling, manufacturing and assembly are other inputs are considered while capturing the designers concept
  • Works in close collaboration with creative designers, directors, CAD modelers, design engineering and R&D
  • Produces multiple iterations and rapid prototypes, while maintaining project deadlines
Qualifications for 3D modeler
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Mari
  • Organic Modeling skill set with focus on mesh topology and construction
  • Creature Look Dev Shader experience ( Vray / Maya )
  • 2D / 3D texturing experience ( MARI / Photoshop )
  • 2D / 3D concept skills a bonus
  • Yeti Groom experience a plus

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