Saturday, February 14, 2009

JOB ALERT!!! - 3D Medical Animator

3D Medical Animator
Medical Simulation Corporation
Denver, Colorado - United States

Project: Medical Animation
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000
Start Date: Immediately
Required Spoken Language(s): English
Required Work Auth.: United States

Job Description and Responsibilities:
Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) develops high-tech simulation training programs used by doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. We have been doing this for more than 10 years and are the worldwide leader in our area of simulation training. Because of this, we are increasing the size of our team in order to provide more training programs to our customers.

About The Position
In this position you will be responsible for the successful communication of complex medical and scientific topics through the creation of 3D medical models, illustrations and animations. You will do this in two different areas:
1. The simulation side of our development work is similar to video game development. You will work with clients, in-house medical experts and software programmers to create low-poly models and complex rigs of anatomy and medical devices used for real-time simulation of medical procedures in the body.
2. For the e-learning side of our development work, you will create artwork and prerendered animations for interactive and online medical training pieces that accompany our simulations.
• 4+ years of professional 3D animation experience or game development
• High level of proficiency in Maya, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects
• Competence in Maya software rendering and Mental Ray
• Competence in modeling with both high and low poly, nurbs and subdivisional surfaces.
• Knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology highly desirable
• A strong portfolio depicting the successful execution and understanding of storyboarding, modeling, rigging, lighting, animation, motion and composition
• Proven success at taking direction, working as a strong team player, and working individually on certain job aspects
• Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks
• Superior communication skills
• Detail-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to gain understanding of complex content and effectively communicate that information in a visually engaging manner

Medical Simulation Corporation offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including 401k, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, FSA and a range of optional benefits.