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3D Illustrator - Columbus, OH

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Graphic Design
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Columbus, OH US

We have an opening for an experienced, innovative, strategic 3D Illustrator (Project Status Worker) preferred in our Columbus, OH office but open to Chicago and New York City as well. Does this sound like you?


As part of our PreK-12 business, you’ll be part of a team that creates robust digital tools, curriculum and learning solutions in a variety of formats that are used by millions of educators and students every day.


The position requires a self-motivated individual who can multi-task, take ownership of their work, and is able to work collaboratively across departments.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Translate concepts into illustrations using 3D modeling software
  • Style guide maintenance
  • Determine scalability of 3D modelling, animation, and illustration solutions
  • Optimize efficiencies for 3D modelling, animation, and illustration builds
  • Provide expertise in 3D modelling and animation
  • Concept development through sketching and storyboarding
  • Track and manage files
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop CG media assets
Core capabilities for success in this role:
  • Has a strong portfolio with proven 3D modeling experience
  • Ability to illustrate using 3D modeling and rendering software
  • Ability to efficiently create low-poly and high-poly models from concept art
  • Ability to rig 3D models for animation
  • Ability to work with a team & follow creative direction 
  • Takes initiative
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize a variety of projects at once
  • Is adept at time management, is nimble and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Is adaptable and comfortable in a changing environment
  • Has an eye and passion for detail
  • Has strong organizational skills
  • Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of age appropriate media
Proficiency and expertise in:
  • 3+ years 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, and rendering
  • 3+ years 3D animation and rendering
  • 3+ years of Maxon Cinema4D experience
  • 2+ years of Adobe Illustrator experience
  • 2+ years of Adobe Photoshop experience
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Asset organization
Preferred additional proficiency:
  • Experience working in Unity
  • Experience in developing 3D assets for interactive environments
  • Animation experience
  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects

Why work for McGraw-Hill Education? You’ll have the opportunity to unlock your potential, both professional and personally. Click here to learn more!

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