Sr. 3D Render Artist in Danbury, CT at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Ethan Allen has been a leader in the luxury home furnishings and interior design business for more than eighty years. We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents. We built our company on a vertically integrated business model that has stood the test of time. We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded. We employ the best in the furniture industry and offer exceptional training and support by utilizing the latest technology and proven business practices.

Position Summary:

Responsible for creating photorealistic 3D digital assets that will be used for in store retail & ECommerce technologies, Display Planning, Merchandising, and independent retail networks.  Create virtual environments with photo-realistic room renderings using three dimensional models.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the lifecycle of 3D scenes(s).
  • Develop camera, lighting, texture and material standards to create accurate photo-realistic rendered rooms and vignettes.
  • Support 3D Generalist as needed.
  • Adjust 3D models as requested per various specifications.
  • Build and maintain scene library for use in multiple digital applications.
  • Work in collaboration within a team of 3D professionals.
  • Additional responsibilities driven by any additional or new technology as needed.

Work relations:

  • Internal: Merchandising, Digital, Marketing, Display Planning
  • External: none

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Media, Art, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a high paced production environment creating photo-realistic digital 3D models with complex material mapping.
  • Digital portfolio available for review required.
  • Proficiency in 3D Studio Max creating box, spline and photogrammetry models.
  • Excellent texture creation skills using Substance, Designer, Alchemist, and Photoshop.
  • VRay rendering expert creating efficient & flexible photo-realistic product & room renderings / environments
  • Strong compositing skills using Photoshop, Nuke or After Effects.
  • In-depth understanding of color, composition and lighting for photorealistic imagery, including expert knowledge of lighting and render settings with Vray
  • Broad knowledge of digital photography and layered materials to create detailed texture mappings.
  • Basic MS Office skills. Must be able to maintain organized file structures.
  • Proven ability to work successfully within and across teams. Able to build relationships at all levels in the organization.
  • Proactive and highly motivated. Ability to work with a sense of urgency under limited supervision and effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Willing and able to research and adapt to rapidly evolving technology and software.
  • Good listening skills with excellent oral and written communication skills also required. Must be able to interact with various levels within the organization.

Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We are an E-Verify Employer.