We’re Hiring: Senior – 3D Animator

Senior 3D Animator: Job Description
Meditech Communications, a leading biomedical visualization studio, is seeking a highly skilled and multifaceted 3D Animator to join our team. We’re looking for a Maya master who can ease in and out like a cat burglar and cheat curves like a formula one racer. Leadership in a studio environment is a big plus. Our ideal candidate is a strong creative with excellent communication skills. This position reports to our Creative Director and works with a talented team of modelers, riggers, look dev artists, and compositors to bring our projects to life.

We are a small, tight knit studio with a dozen or so employees so your contribution will make a big impact. You’ll have the opportunity to work on high profile projects for Fortune 500 companies. Our space is comfortable and the atmosphere is casual. Dedication, passion and ambition are key, but so is a balanced life. We don’t expect nor want you to live at the office. Meditech features a modern comfortable office space, collaborative environment and opportunity to be part of a leading animation team. Benefits include competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, PTO, retirement, and flexible scheduling.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a world-class team to create some of the most compelling and engaging bio-medical animations in the market
  • Follow the production pipeline, naming conventions, and folder structure as it exists today while looking for new ways to improve quality and increase efficiency
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, Technical Director, and the production team to create dynamic engaging 3D animations
  • Animate rigged models and handoff for rendering
  • Translate storyboards and scripts into 3D scenes
  • Consult on scoping animation needs for potential projects
  • Critique and mentor work of junior team members
  • Develop, and manage 3D models, assets, and animations from start to finish
  • Be positive and open-minded to implement internal and client feedback in an iterative process

Requirements

  • Advanced skills in 3D animation
  • Strong proficiency with Maya
  • Exceptional application of motion, timing, and composition
  • Strong understanding of production pipeline/animation workflows with a high level of attention to detail
  • Proven ability to be self-sufficient and proactive
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work closely in a collaborative team setting
  • Desire to learn, grow and take on new responsibilities

Preferred:

  • 7+ years professional experience in a studio environment
  • BFA, MFA, art degree, or equivalent experience as a 3D Artist
  • Experience with product animation
  • Competency with After Effects and the basic principles of compositing
  • Rigging experience is a plus
  • Experience with V-Ray is a plus
  • Experience with Zbrush is a plus
  • Lighting/texturing experience is a plus
  • Network render submission experience is a plus

Please reply to careers@gomeditech.com with a resume and/or cover letter. Applicants must submit an online demo reel to be considered. All applications will be kept CONFIDENTIAL. This is a full-time on-site position.