CGI Artist & Designer

Austin, TX, USA | Full-time

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CGI Artist – Full Time

NBG Home is looking for an experienced CGI Artist to join our in-house creative team.
The CGI Artist is responsible for collaboratively creating high quality, photorealistic CGI renderings of Company and third-party products to be used throughout the Company’s sales and marketing channels. With an eye for detail and a talent for photorealistic asset creation, the artist works with a variety of 2D and 3D software packages to create photo-realistic images with superior texturing and lighting detail.

NBG Home is a leader in home decor design, production, and manufacturing.
We operate state-of-art manufacturing facilities in Germany and the U.S. and maintain strong relationships with leading Asian businesses across our home décor offerings.
Our products include custom and ready-made picture framing, lighting, accent furniture, wall décor, and soft goods.

Key Job Activities:

  • Bring innovative lifestyle product concepts to ideation and refine through development process.
  • Create best-in-class lifestyle, and product feature renderings.
  • Stay current on all technology related to 3D and photorealistic imaging to streamline CGI development.
  • Assist with defining processes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Use ability to understand and articulate the elements of good photography to achieve quality CGI image.
  • Contribute and translate the vision of Design and Marketing Teams into photorealistic lifestyle scenes and product feature images.
  • Accountable for proofing, managing revisions and tracking approvals for projects.
  • Manage multiple projects and be held accountable to timelines established by the team, as well as demonstrate flexibility when priorities change.
  • Work quickly and efficiently and always striving to find a better way to perform (keyboard shortcuts, general workflows, etc.).
  • Maintain the scene, texture and 3D prop asset library.
  • Demonstrate the Company’s Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions.

Scope of Work: The position interacts routinely with company management, office personnel, freelancers and external technical resources. Limited “off-hour” communications may be required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Media Arts and Animation, Interactive Entertainment, Interior Design or Interactive Technology or related field required
  • Knowledge of 3D software including 3D Max, Maya, V-ray, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of industry standard 3rd party plugins.
  • Superior texturing, lighting, finish detail rendering ability.
  • Storyteller: translate concepts and sketches into realized 3D models and lifestyle images.
  • Ability to work at high speeds and meet deadlines.
  • Previous experience in Home Décor, Furniture or Lighting design is a BIG PLUS!

    An up to date Portfolio demonstrating your talent a must!