Junior Visual Effects Technician

Corrales, NM

Junior Visual Effects Technician

We are looking for a Junior Visual Effects Technician who can collaborate with our Visual Effects and Design team. We are looking for someone who is familiar with Concept Art practices and producing 3D artwork from design to final assets. This would include drafting illustrations of 3D artwork for future production as well as producing 3D models of simple hard surface objects and scenery. The candidate should have traditional art experience, familiarity with fundamental 3D modeling processes, and texturing.. While not required, other digital media skill sets are desirable for supporting the diverse range of projects we work on.

We are looking for someone with a portfolio that demonstrates a solid fundamental understanding of visualizing ideas in three dimensions as well as a passion for 3D Art Production. The ideal candidate is passionate about Entertainment Design in film, video games, installation art, and approaches design challenges with a creative eye. This is a full time, onsite position in Corrales, New Mexico.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Portfolio
  • Traditional art skills in drawing or painting
  • Demonstrated skill in entertainment design for film and video games
  • Basic 3D Modeling, Retopologizing, and Texturing
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas and concepts
  • Organized and able to maintain project files structures
  • Detail-oriented
  • A willingness to learn new software and production techniques
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to documentation and other written materials
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Extra Credit:

  • Experience with storyboarding
  • Experience with Adobe Suite products
  • Experience with Unity 3D
  • Experience with animation/motion graphics in Adobe After Effects
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world

About Ideum

We create meaningful experiences that use emerging technologies. Our approach is to create exhibits that evoke wonder, awe, and surprise, but that also tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture that have a lasting impact. We are committed to creating visitor-centric interactive experiences of substance delivered in immersive and exciting ways.

We work with museums, educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and other entities throughout North America and around the world. Our firm provides design services, custom software development, media systems design and installation, and custom fabrication.

Our multitouch tables and touch walls are practical implementations of recent advances in multiple areas of emerging technology. Our hardware products are built to be used in social environments where they encourage interaction and collaboration. We take pride in what we design and build, and we focus on reliability and performance to create products that last. We are located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe). Please visit our website to learn more about us: http://www.ideum.com.

Salary

$41,600 - $52,000; full benefits package with health, vision, dental, paid time off, and 401K. Opportunities for advancement.

Equal Opportunity & Eligibility

Ideum, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodations in the application process, he or she should contact a company representative. 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

How to Apply

Please include a resume, cover letter, and a relevant portfolio.

No phone calls or walk-ins, please. NOTE: *Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.