3D Digital Designer in Los Angeles, CA

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description


Title:    3D  Digital Artist /Visual Branding Team

Reporting to:      Design Director

Location:              Los Angeles/Culver City, CA


About Spin Master 

Spin Master (TSX:TOY; www.spinmaster.com) is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®Bakugan®, Erector® by Meccano®, Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally.


Since 2000, Spin Master has received 92 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 28 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,600 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Working under the direction of the global Design Managers, you will create realistic product renders and other 3D design assets to help communicate the brand strategy.
  • Co-ordinate with the Project Managers and Product Engineers to ensure the timely delivery of finalized 3D CAD, deco files and the conversion to polygon based geometry.
  • Work closely with designers to determine design intent and creatively solve visual and technical challenges using the 3D toolset.
  • Manage the 3D partition of the server and all 3D assets within the department.
  • Manage the timelines of the projects assigned to the 3D team.
  • Maintain a consistently high level of quality, thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Effectively communicate all project related progress/issues or concerns to the Design Managers and to Project Management in a timely and professional manner.
  • Solicit creative direction from the Design Manager and Creative Director in a timely manner.
  • Assist Art Director and Brand Management where required by supplying 3D models and renders for decal development, commercials, sizzles, web/game development, creative boards and layout presentations for new and existing business developments.
  • Maintain knowledge of new technologies within your area of expertise
  • Educate designers and project managers on usable CAD and deco formats required from the product team, and how to efficiently work with Keyshot for product positioning.
  • Actively seek outside 3D talent and possible vendors.



Job Requirements


  • Heightened creative and technical abilities including conceptual drawing, polygon 3D modeling, realistic texture creation, lighting and rendering techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of 3Ds Max or Maya, KeyShot, V-Ray, Arnold, Mudbox, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience with SolidWorks and CAD conversion techniques are a plus.
  • A strong sense of form, colour, realistic lighting and image composition.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to adhere to project budgets and deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work in a high volume, innovative, and entrepreneurial environment


Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years in the 3D computer graphics industry; product visualization preferred
  • BA/BS or equivalent diploma in computer visualization or computer animation; or 4 or more years related experience and / or training


If you were interested in being a part of Spin Master, please send us your applications to jobs@spinmaster.com.


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