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3D Visualization Designer - User Interface - ENG0038305

Summary
Do you have a passion for 3d visualization? Are you obsessed with creating rich and engaging product imagery to delight and enhance the customer’s user experience? Are you able to create a sense of delight through the thoughtful use of motion / animation? Do you want to be a part of a creative team that solves real problems and creates unique user experiences? As a 3D Visualization Designer, on the General Motors User Experience team, you'll be working with a very talented group of industry professionals pushing the boundaries of visuals on customer facing displays in the expansive world of Automotive UX.

Our growing User User Experience team is seeking passionate and talented 3D Visualization Designer to create highly polished, rich and engaging 3d content. Our work touches millions of lives across In-Vehicle, Web, Mobile and Wearable interfaces.

As a 3D Visualization Designer, you would collaborate with other designers, researchers, technologists, and business stakeholders to be engaged in the crafting of meaningful user experiences for our customers through thoughtful design. Candidates will be part of a team responsible for providing high end, creative, visually compelling imagery for 3D and motion applications.

Description
As a 3D Visualization Designer, you will support design teams focused on translating human needs into viable product concepts using iterative, human-centered design. Your work will help will create cohesive cross-channel experiences for Cockpit Driving Experiences, Comfort, Safety, Ownership, Entertainment, Connectivity and Navigation.

Responsibilities

  • Create impactful 3D renderings and visualizations for interior and exterior automotive projects of a variety of scales and project types
  • Realization of demanding projects primarily in the automotive field relating to customer facing displays ie in vehicle, mobile, web, wearable etc.
  • Ability to model, texture, light and animate within Maya
  • Collaborate closely with team members to craft world-class user experiences across all products and platforms for vehicle features
  • Balance user needs, technical constraints, and business objectives to solve problems effectively
  • Demonstrate a passion for visualization and 3D graphics
  • Ability to work both in a team oriented environment as well as in an independently structured environment
  • Work with product owners and key stakeholders to brainstorm and identify opportunities, executing them as a flawless part of the overall user experience

    Requirements

    • Expert knowledge of Maya and Vray
    • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (photoshop / after effects)
    • Provide a portfolio that includes samples of computer-generated imagery and post-production ability for 3d / motion design
    • Quick learner, self-starter and ability to handle multiple tasks
    • Ability to research and resolve problems effectively with little supervision
    • Able to follow directions, meet deadlines, and respond to urgent requests
    • Able to organize projects and project files efficiently
    • Willingness and aptitude to learn about the industry
    • Open to feedback, knows how give and receive criticism, and how and when to defend design decisions
    • Strong written, visual, and verbal communication skills 
    • Ability to work collaboratively
    • Ability to work in high-quality technical visualizations

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Translating large amounts of heavy CAD data into workable models within Maya
    • VRED knowledge, DeltaGen knowledge.
    • Keen eye for overall design foundation skills, composition, lighting, color, contrast, proportion etc.
    • Ability to composite multi-pass renders
    • Interests aligned with Tech and Automotive industries
    • Automotive experience a plus but not required

    Education and Experience
    • 3+ years working in 3d related industry or profession utilizing skill sets
    • Degree in 3d Visualization, Media Arts, Animation or other related.