Thursday, June 10, 2010



High Impact 
Position Title:     3D Animator / Generalist
Location:         Englewood , CO
Salary:   $40,000 - $50,000
Bonus Eligibility: Yes
Relocation: No
Start Date: Immediately

Description:   Position Description: We are looking for an energetic, talented 3D Animator to join our rapidly expanding legal graphics company. Our Ideal person would come from an engineering background that has an interest in the VFX style 3D animation. Some experience in 3DS MAX is required but this position will mainly be visualizing CAD data in an interesting way.

In this position, you will be preparing digital presentations that will be used in litigation nationwide. This job will mainly involve creating 3D animations of mechanical devices, architecture, and vehicles. There is a wide variety to the work we do so candidates must be flexible, driven, eager to learn. Any experience in photography, video, web, or other art forms will be beneficial.

We truly appreciate your interest in High Impact and you submitting your resume. Please understand that this job posting generates a huge response and we cannot respond to everyone. Please email your resume to Phone inquiries are not accepted.

Note: We are not accepting applicants with only character animation on their reels. If you have character animation on your reel that is fine. Character animation is less than 1% of this job. Our position is 99% mechanical/geological/architectural. Good character animation is considered a plus, but a small one.

Job Duties(s): Animation (FX), Animation (Objects), Backgrounds, Camera Placement / Angles, Compositing / Keying, Lighting, Modeling (High Poly), Modeling (objects / worlds / environments), Pipeline / Asset Management, Rendering, Rigging (Mechanical), Scripting / Programming, Special / Visual Effects, Texturing / 2D

Software Utilized: 3D Studio Max, Premiere, MAYA, MaxScript, Windows, Combustion, Mental Ray, Adobe Creative Suite

- You should have actively worked with 3DS MAX for 2-3 years
- You must have at least a basic knowledge of the artistic principles of making attractive 3D renderings
- Some basic understanding of scripting and/or programming
- Some CAD/Engineering knowledge
- Must work well with a team
- Please note, we promote a smoke free workplace. Individuals that smoke will not be considered for employment at High Impact, Inc
- Email us a link to your Demo Reel.

Desired Skills:
- Maya
- Unity
- Photography, Video/Film production
- Nodal Based Compositing
- Scripting, Programming