3D Artist (Modeling & Texturing) FULL TIME JOB


We're looking to hire an exceptionally talented 3D artist for a full time modeling/texturing position.​

Atomedge is a Cape Town based company that focuses on high end anatomical 3D content for use primarily by the medical community. In collaboration with the University of Cape Town we've spent the past 8 years developing complex and detailed anatomical models which are used for film, TV, game dev, 3D printing and so on.

So who exactly are we looking for?

2 key attributes are essential:

ARTISTICALLY GIFTED - The ability to draw and sculpt in a realistic and convincing manner.
TECHNICALLY PROFICIENT - An in depth knowledge of the 3D work environment, and the ability to quickly learn new 3D software packages, and jump from one to another.

Key software packages:

Maya/3ds Max

Additional software of value:

Cinema 4D
After Effects
Responsibilities will include:

Key 3D:

Modeling (both zbrush sculpting and conventional polygon modeling)
Retopology (Using Zbrush, Topogun or similar software)
Texturing (Using a combination of software, Zbrush, Mudbox, Photoshop etc.)
Lighting (basic lighting setups in various software packages).
Hair grooming in various software packages.
Rendering sequences, with basic compositing.

Additional complementary tasks:

Researching various anatomical features using medical text books, internet etc.
Photographing anatomical specimens for reference and texturing.
Adjusting and upgrading existing content. Converting 3D models into various file formats, updating compatibility with new software editions etc.
Technical Support for client queries.
Creating basic documentation for 3D models usage.
Optimizing and testing content for VR and 3D printing use.
Testing VR Content using HTC Vive
3D Scanning

Does this sound like your ideal job? Are you confident about your abilities as an artistic leader and technical guru?

Please get in touch by sending through the following:

1. Cover Letter explaining why you're right for this role.
2. A copy of your CV
3. Link to a portfolio/Showreel
4. Recent Photo of yourself

​​Please email: ​guy@​atomedge.com

We're expecting quite a few replies and might not have time to get back to everyone. If you don't hear back from us, then you probably didn't make the cut on this occasion. We want to make sure that you value this opportunity and have read through our ​advert​ properly. So when you apply, please use the words "pick me, I love ​anatomy" in caps in the subject line so that we know you read all the details.

Some examples of the work we do below:





Keywords: animator, animation, cg, cgi, vfx
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