3D Modeler in Oakland, CA

3D Modeler Job Description

The 3D modeler uses specialized software to build mathematical models for creating 3D objects and environments for a wide range of uses, from games to industrial or architectural applications. This role typically requires expertise in multiple 3D modeling techniques. Candidates must be proficient in 3D modeling software like 3ds Max, LightWave 3D, Maya, Modo, and ZBrush. Experience with rendering solutions like Cinema 4D, V-Ray and Unity may also be preferred. A portfolio is typically required.

Typical 3d modeler duties:

Interpreting specifications and concept art and sketches to create virtual characters, environments and propsRigging models and characters for animationCollaborating closely with other team members, such as animators, artists and programmers, to meet project deadlines and expectations

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3D Modeling
3D Modeling
3D Studio Max
3D Visualization
Adobe Illustrator
Animation
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
AutoCAD
C++
CAD Software
Salary for 3D Modeler in Oakland, CA
76613 - 116775
25th percentile
76613
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
95175
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
116775
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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