3D MODELER (ENTRY/MID)
Dyess AFB, TX
Job Type
Full-time
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Aero Simulation, Inc.  is seeking a passionate entry to mid-level 3D modeler to join our synthetic database team. As a 3D modeler, you will be responsible for the 3D design, development, and implementation of aircraft system components. We are looking for an individual who prides themselves as an independent self-starter who possesses initiative, pride, and strong work ethic. You must be resourceful, with the capacity to pick up new skills quickly and possess the ability to work both independently and with software teams to meet tight schedules and deadlines. You will plan and carry projects from initial concept and customer presentation through the entire creative design process to final delivery creating digital 3D simulated versions of real world aircraft system components for use in a Unity driven virtual training environment.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create realistic 2D and 3D assets from aircraft system components (both high and low poly)
  • Animate moving parts and prepare UV’s and materials. 
  • Configure assets for use in a Unity driven virtual environment.
  • Collaborate with design team and other departments on a regular basis.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation throughout all phases of development.
  • Ensure strict source control is consistently maintained and managed. 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities. 

Requirements

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

ENTRY- 1 to 3 Years

MID- 4 to 7 Years

  • Strong 3D modeling, animation, texturing abilities.
  • Ability to match photographic reference and capture real world likenesses
  • Considerable knowledge of scene management, limitations, and dependencies.
  • Solid understanding and advanced working knowledge in design software such as 3DS Max, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience with Unity, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier, AutoCAD is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner and in a collaborative team environment.


ADDTIONAL REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers. 
  • Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences. 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately. 
  • Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines. 
  • Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint)


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Graphics or related field.


EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be able to pass an initial background check. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
  • Must be able and willingness to travel (CONUS/OCONUS)
  • ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing. 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives. 
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified people with disabilities to perform the job. 



WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is primarily performed in an office environment consisting of offices and cubicles with low to moderate noise and bright or dim lighting. The work is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as external customers. 


Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. 


ASI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 


This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.