Designer Rafael Vinoly ArchitectsNew York City, New York, US
World-renowned international architectural studio, Rafael Viñoly Architects is searching for a talented visualization artist to join the firm’s in-house visualization team. The team’s members work closely with the design principal and lead designer to prepare presentations of mixed-use, institutional and civic projects for worldwide visionary clients.
We are looking for a candidate who has strong three-dimensional modeling, rendering and visualization skills that will not only satisfy the demands of the project but go above and beyond to add a creative edge to our images/animations.
The position will involve work at all stages of the design and production process, from translation of Rhinoceros models to 3ds Max, set-up of renderings, renderings, and post-production.
Post-production and renderings involve many stages of review and refinement in order to tailor views to project aspirations and design vision, within specific sites and locations and during particular seasons and times of day.
Candidates should be well-organized, self-motivated, flexible, and work well in a team. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment on tight deadlines is essential.
A minimum of two to three years of experience in a creative professional environment is required. An understanding of animation, photography and 3D visualization is also beneficial.
Candidates should have creative abilities, focused attention to detail and a strong technical understanding of composition tools and efficient team and digital workflows.
Successful candidates should possess the following attributes:
- an eye for art, lighting, composition and imagery
- excellent Rhino, 3ds Max, Photoshop and post-production skills, including photographic integration
- knowledge of 3D animation workflows and video editing software (i.e. After Effects)
- proficiency in 3ds Max and V-ray is required
- an education in architecture or related design field is beneficial and strongly recommended
This position is for full-time, in-house employment only. No freelancers, independent contractors or consulting companies need apply. Candidates must be legally employable in the US and must be resident in New York City, or willing to relocate on their own within two weeks of accepting an offer.
To be considered, please send your resume along with a five-ten page PDF portfolio of your own strongest work.
Only submissions with ‘visualization designer’ in the subject line will be considered.