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POST DATE 10/12/2017
END DATE 12/16/2017

Southern Graphic Systems, Inc Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Like the visual stories we create, Armstrong White is never limited to what is. For over 20 years, our passion has led to what could be. Applying the art of design and the possibility of technology, we craft impactful visual expression for brands. In our hands, we use CGI imaging, animation, photography and video to unlock the possibilities, intentions and magic hidden within your brand.

Position Summary:
We are day-­dreamers, space cases, visionaries, tinkerers, illuminators, magic problem solvers, and imaginative storytellers. We see things
from our eyes and follow our imagination. We look at reality and imagine a more perfect pristine world. One without limitations that focuses on
endless possibilities. Armstrong White's strong heritage in world-­class visualization has resulted in the opening of Armstrong White Chicago,
our newest studio built specifically for the visual brand expression of luxury, technology and performance products.
We are seeking a talented Designer, Visualization (3D modeling) to join our fast-­growing Chicago team to create world-­class visualizations
of products for market-­ready imagery, animation or video. The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge in high-­fidelity polygonal
modeling through programs like Autodesk Maya/Max, and a working understanding and love for the entire visualization rendering process.
Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Advanced knowledge 3D modeling (what your craft is)
-­ Modeling: Advanced knowledge in polygonal modeling and UV mapping
-­ Composition: Advanced knowledge in the creation of CGI scenes and define camera settings
-­ Animation: Understanding of building product-­based animations
-­ Materials: Understanding of material creation and application
-­ Lighting: Understanding of lighting techniques
Lead tasks (how you apply your craft internally)
-­ Tasks: Lead tasks assigned by Client Service or Producer of engagements
-­ Rendering: Understand optimized render processing
-­ Workflow: Suggest process enhancements to improve quality or optimize workflow
Support presentations (how you apply your craft externally)
-­ Assets: Provide visual assets for presentations and/or release to clients
-­ Co-­present: Present visualization portion of presentations to clients when appropriate
-­ Service: Support Producer in building client relationship
Software Experience:
-­ Maya experience ideal (3DSMAX or other modeling software a plus)
-­ V-­Ray experience ideal (Keyshot, Corona or other rendering software a plus)
-­ Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects) experience ideal
-­ Physical-­based material design a plus

2 years minimum experience


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information.",