3D Asset Artist - Graphics


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$60.58-83.29 /h
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Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

We are now looking for a highly motivated 3D Asset Artist to join our internal creative team, for the development of 3D content to support marketing campaigns, product launches and events, using a wide versatility of skills and software (3D, animation, augmented reality, virtual production, motion graphics, compositing, particles, dynamics) and GPU rendering. Our team strives to offer the highest output quality possible, while optimizing workflows and pipelines to meet fast paced deadlines. We also encourage and value proactive creative input to achieve excellent results! If you are passionate about 3D and being part of a team that takes on challenges, we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Apply broad understanding of the 3D content production process towards successful execution in a wide variety of contexts.

  • Model, UV and texture a variety of 3D assets, both hard surface and organic.

  • Light and render 3D content for both offline and interactive/real time.

  • Work with Creative and Art Directors to elevate aesthetics of a project.

  • Adapt DCC/3D software experience towards mastery of internal proprietary 3D platform software and tools.

  • Help oversee and guide additional artists to achieve quality results and interface with technology/tools developers as needs of production require.

What we need to see:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working at a creative 3D studio or agency.

  • Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent experience and Minimum 5 years Software experience.

  • Highly skilled in 3D content development.

  • Autodesk Maya/Max (modeling, texturing, animation) (required).

  • Zbrush (required).

  • Substance Painter (required).

  • Chaos Group V-Ray (GPU rendering).

  • Maxon Redshift (GPU rendering).*

  • Other GPU renderers (Octane, Arnold) *

  • Experience with real-time content and rendering solutions (UE4, Unity) a big plus.

  • Augmented reality and Virtual Production a big plus.

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects*, Premiere Pro*).

*plus skills

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Be able to work in a shared environment and very collaborative pipeline.

  • Supervisory or managerial experience of 3D artists and interfacing with software developers.

  • Experience with GPU rendering solutions (both offline and real-time).

  • Experience with SideFX Houdini (fluids, particles, dynamics) - plus skills.

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers! We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. If you're creative and autonomous, we want to hear from you!

The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires that NVIDIA provide the compensation range and benefits offered for this position if performed in Colorado. The base salary range for this position in Colorado is $126,000.00 - 173,250.00 USD.

NVIDIA also offers a comprehensive benefits package. We provide health care coverage, dental and vision, 401(K), including company matching and after tax contributions, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), company paid holidays, paid sick leave, vacation leave, professional time off, life and disability protection. Employees in eligible sales and positions may also be eligible for commission.

Base pay is based on market location and may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, and other job-related reasons.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.