Position Title: 3D Animator – Adelphi, MD

Relocation assistance is not available for this role.

Summary

Seeking a 3D Animator to design animated graphics and puts them into a sequence to view in motion pictures, websites, magazines and other media.  This position supports operations in Adelphi, MD. 

 

The 3D Animator’s responsibilities are to develop unique and attractive animations for the target groups. Create content based on the requirements from clients, creative director or administering authorities and accordingly design the animation and also enhance its visual appearance by adding various attributes to the animation such as colors, sound, light, environment, etc.

 

  • Communicate with the clients and/or creative director to understand the concept and requirements of a project

  • Draw sketches and develop storyboards according to the script.

  • Create 2D models of the sketches in the computer and modify the design if required.

  • Work with the creative team for character design and discuss the changes that will enhance the appearance of the sequence as a whole.

  • Add background, sound, texture, colors, lighting and other attributes to an animation.

  • Create separate frames for each sequence and put the sequence on timeline to match the script and soundtrack.

  • Edit and fine tune the animation sequence and ensure that the final product meets the project requirements.

  • May also pitch the clients and perform administrative tasks if they are not engaged in a project.

  • Continuously enhance knowledge and skills by reading about the latest happenings in the animation industry and learning new software packages and updated features in the existing packages.

 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Associate degree in graphic design and/or equivalent years of experience in graphic and multimedia design

  • 3 years’ direct work experience 

  • U.S. Citizenship required due to Government contract requirements

  • Ability to secure a security clearance

  • Highly creative

  • Good communication skills (oral and written)

  • Self-motivated independent worker able to work in a team environment

 

Preferred Skills

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Prior military service experience

 

Compensation & Benefits

We offer a very competitive salary and benefit package that includes: paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending, dental and life insurance.  In addition, we have a generous 401k plan. 

We are unable to offer relocation assistance for this position.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace with Pre-Employment Drug Screening.