Mid-Senior 3D Artist
We're looking for a Mid-Senior 3D artist who lives and breathes in X, Y and Z.
Someone who's as comfortable dealing with keyframes, cameras and character animation pipelines, as they are with client meetings and team catch-ups.
They'll have a creative mind and experienced hands — someone to help to guide and nurture the 3D team at Art&Graft with a blistering artistic vision and a thirst for new technologies.
Applying their top-notch talent to a range of 3D projects across the studio, with an expert knowledge of Cinema 4D and Redshift and ideally with a working understanding of Maya. As a bonus they may even have some Substance Painter, Houdini and real-time rendering skills in their locker.
Who We Are
Art&Graft is an independent team of talented & ambitious creative minds crafting distinctive visual campaigns for the world’s most progressive brands, including Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon & Virgin Media.
We believe in the power of collaboration and work closely with brands and in-house creative teams all around the globe from our east London studio.
Through our weekly Spark Sessions and creative Masterclasses we create space for every member of our team to develop new skills, try new things and work on studio projects around commercial ones.
We’re looking for an amazing 3D artist to join our team of multidisciplinary creatives.
Our Ethos / Benefits
Working at Art&Graft offers the opportunity to make a real impact on a growing company with a great culture. Working with us, you can expect:
Remote working — we currently work together in the studio on Mon - Weds each week. You can then choose to work remotely for the rest of the week, but the studio remains open if you’d prefer to work there.
Flexible working hours — we value a healthy work-life balance that accommodates people’s different needs.
Company pension scheme.
Weekly team Spark Sessions; an opportunity to work on self-initiated creative projects.
Regular team Masterclasses to help you learn and develop new skills.
Team outings and fun days.
Friendly, open and welcoming company culture.
We are committed to creating a truly inclusive culture to not only make Art&Graft a better place to work but to foster an environment where everyone experiences a sense of belonging.
We're looking for someone who'll be keen to work with us in creating a space that is welcoming, safe and equitable for all. We actively encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. You will need to have the right to work in the UK.
Who You Are
A proactive and enthusiastic creative with a passion for 3D design and animation.
Excellent time-management, organisational skills and an ability to lead others to produce 3D output to the high standard required.
A strong desire to keep up-to-date with emerging 3D technologies and animation techniques, and to communicate this with the wider Art&Graft creative team.
Great communication and presentation skills; willing and able to strongly justify a creative thought and position.
Passionate about the creative industry; tenacious in doing the best job for the client and studio.
Can cope with the pressure of working on multiple projects with conflicting requirements.
What You’ll Do
A lead 3D role across Art&Graft's creative output.
Responsible for leading the design, development and execution of 3D projects and managing the project teams to achieve these goals.
Develop and devise creative solutions that can communicate the client’s messages with the highest visual impact, with an emphasis on 3D briefs.
Work in conjunction with the Creative Director to achieve the delivery of effective 3D-led creative solutions.
Offer the technical support to the Creative Director to help realise a specific creative approach (technique & pipeline).
Assemble project decks, present and justify creative concepts and outputs to clients.
Lead internal 3D team sessions throughout the duration of projects.
Collaborate effectively with other creatives, in-house and freelance, to achieve highest standards in Art&Graft's creative output.
Lead, support and work with Art&Graft’s creative and production team to generate ideas for pitching and proposals.
Inspire, lead and nurture the team around you.
- Salary — negotiable dependent on experience
- Full-time, permanent
- Reporting to — Stephen Middleton, Creative Director at Art&Graft
- Location — Shoreditch, London UK
- Application deadline — 26/08/22
- Start date — ASAP
Applications by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org, titled 'Mid-Senior 3D Artist'.
No agencies or recruitment please.