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Los Angeles, California - United States
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Lead 3D Production Artist

Description

COSM

Cosm is a global technology company pioneering the world of immersive reality. We build end-to-end immersive experiences and develop technology that enables people to experience entertainment like never before. Cosm works across three primary markets—Sports and Entertainment, Science and Education, and Parks and Attractions—while pushing the boundaries of boundaries of design, technology, and service. Our technology is used by the world’s biggest entertainment brands to create mind-blowing immersive experiences for millions of guests.

Cosm is a rapidly growing organization with ambitious plans for 2022 and beyond. We embrace diversity of all kinds, do our best to do the right thing, and never stop at uncertainty. Everything we do is to connect people with experiences bigger than themselves. We have built a strong company culture based on mutual respect, accountability to each other, intense curiosity, and a bold shared vision. We love what we do, and we have fun doing it.

THE POSITION

The 3D Production Artist creates best-in-class 3D models (characters, environments, objects, and more), animations, and visual effects for our immersive experiences and interactive worlds that manifest on our advanced digital displays. This person will work with both classic media and the real-time production software to conceive, design, prototype, and deliver ideas, assets, characters, and environments for cross-platform experiences that will define the future of live events. This is a full time position.

Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling CG assets, graphics, and animations using industry standard software within an Unreal pipeline.

  • Design and produce best-in-class characters, organic and hardscape assets, and bring them to life throughout the comprehensive production pipeline: LookDev, model, texture, light, animate, primitives, grading, post process effects and integration into physical environments.

  • Contribute to concept, design, and production planning for immersive games and experiences and create proof-of-concepts, demos, and other means of conveying concepts and design prior to launching into full production.

  • Help lead problem solving, troubleshooting, and the best path to success among a multidisciplinary team of creatives, designers, motion graphics artists, developers, and executive leadership.

  • Support game designers in creating meaningful responsive experiences for use in advanced, immersive applications

  • Quickly iterate and implement feedback from leadership and executive team

  • Collaborate closely with a cross disciplinary team (Design, Motion, Product and Engineering)

  • Stay on top of industry trends and emerging technologies

THE PERSON

The ideal candidate is a highly creative individual who has rigorous attention to detail, a unique skill set in art creation and CG production, with additional knowledge of the sports & eSports industry as well as immersive, location-based entertainment, and content production. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the ability of conceptual design, creation, and successful delivery of compelling assets, worlds, and environments for use in multiple media platforms. Ultimately, the candidate expertise and ingenuity in design should be accompanied with strong process and scalable methodologies. 

Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of industry standard software such as - 3DS Max, Cinema 4D, Maya, Blender, Adobe Creative Suite; Rendering software including Redshift, Octane, V-Ray; Houdini knowledge a strong plus

  • Virtual production experience is a plus

  • Knowledge and strong experience in Unreal Engine 4 and knowledge of Unreal Engine 5; Memory management techniques for balancing visual quality with performance is a plus

  • A strong portfolio of previous professional work and completed projects

  • Proven experience creating compelling characters, environments and/or worlds

  • Experience in working with a cross-functional, distributed team from concept through completion

  • Collaborative, mentor mentality to support and assist team members in troubleshooting, aesthetics, and creative strategies

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience

  • 5-10+ years of relevant professional industry experience

  • Unreal Blueprint Visual Scripting System experience, is a highly preferred plus

  • Passion for gaming, video live-streaming, sports or eSports is a plus

Cosm is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.