Digital Artist

Sunnyvale, CA
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Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

In this assignment, you will work with the Global Marketing Communications group at Aquent's client. This group oversee all of the company's advertising and marketing to ensure the flawless development and execution of world-class communications.

Specifically, you will work as part of a 3D asset creation team to create production ready textured models that will be used for ideation and visualization purposes (both still and animation) of all client's products.

In your day-to-day you will work with the Look Development lead assisting in tasks that help make best in class 3D models.

Key Qualifications

    •    You have 3-5 years of experience in a 3D computer graphics production environment

    •    Exceptional technical understanding of shader networks in Maya

    •    A deep understanding of Vray or equivalent render package

    •    Excellent working knowledge of Nuke, Substance, Mari, and Photoshop

    •    Ability to create textures based on photo references and other sources

    •    Excellent communication skills when working with other 3D artists in a pipeline environment

    •    Outstanding attention to extreme detail and a passion for exceptional quality and the pursuit of artistic excellence

    •    Highly organized, self-motivated and able to adapt and learn in a fast paced, high pressure environment

    •    Experience with Zbrush, Substance Designer and Painter, and Houdini a plus

    •    Experienced in MEL and Python scripting a plus

    •    Experience with lighting and animation a plus



    •    As Look Development you will be part of a team of 3D/CG artists working on a variety of product visualization across various media channels

    •    You have a proven ability and have previously worked in similar workflows for a VFX shop or agency

    •    You must be deadline-driven and possess excellent problem solving, organization, and interpersonal skills

    •    Be a proactive and independent artist, able to adapt to ever changing situations with creativity and innovation and work in ambiguity while still delivering results on time



    •    BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

    •    3-5 years of experience in a 3D computer graphics production environment

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

Here are some more things you can expect:

  • Wi-fi equipped shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Onsite cafeteria

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)