Thursday, November 11, 2010

JOB ALERT: Forensic Animator – Knott Laboratory

Forensic Animator


The Forensic Animator’s primary responsibilities will be:

• Create scene files from survey data
• Create 3D terrains
• Model exemplar and accident (crushed) vehicles
• Model CG environments using advanced techniques for lighting, photomatching and rendering
• Animate Bipeds/characters
• Composite Animations
• Capture video taken from inspection or provided footage
• Video tracking and matching (i.e. matchmoving)
• Photogrammetry
• Develop DVDs of final animations
• Design graphics and court exhibits
• Use survey equipment during occasional business travel for vehicle and scene inspections

Qualifications Required:

• College education
• Advanced 3D Modeling/Animation skills
• Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop
• Microsoft Office
• Well organized, detail oriented, fast learner
• Must work well in a team environment
• Ability to solve problems; analytical thinking
• Multi-tasking; deadline management
• Strong stomach (you will encounter photographs of fatal accident scenes)
• Creative and passionate about the field of animation
• Sense of humor

Qualifications Preferred:

• Masters degree
• 2+ years experience in a professional environment
• Strong background in mathematics and physics
• Autodesk 3DSMax and Autodesk AutoCAD
• Anark Studio v4 and v5
• Eos Systems Photomodeler v5 and v6
• Programming experience

To Be Considered:

Email resume to with personal website portfolio including examples of print work and animation work.

Or mail printed resume with samples of print work and CD/DVD demo reel of animation work to:

Knott Laboratory
Attn: Human Resources
7185 South Tucson Way
Centennial, CO 80112