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Ford Motor Company

Visualization Designer

United States

Closing in 14 days

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

Studio 2000X is looking for a talented, energetic automotive visualization artist to capture and create compelling and exciting experiences, utilizing videos, photography, 3D rendered content, and supporting imagery within the design process. You have a keen eye for clean and artful content creation; your outstanding videography/photography & editing skills allow you to translate high-level requirements into high-fidelity visuals. You like to communicate your creative ideas with technical excellence, individually or as part of a team, and you succeed in producing with quality.

Responsibilities

As a Visualization Designer, you will:

  • You will be responsible for creative videography and photography, producing final deliverables though the production process within Design.
  • You will be responsible for creative concepting, storyboarding, project planning, lighting, compositing, and editing (video/still captures, 3D rendered elements, live action composite elements, VFX and sound FX/VO integration) from concept to project completion.
  • Prepare 3D vehicle data for the CG rendering pipeline (Unreal), interacting with Ford Design worldwide.
  • Create final rendered Unreal assets, and integration through editing into final Design visualization assets.
  • Balance work within a fluid creative design environment and with tight timelines & design. frameworks. Project ownership and drive for high quality deliverables with timing discipline.
  • Collaborate and communicate with other departments to ensure product success.
  • Work with cross-functional team during various visualization pipeline phases.
  • Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Unreal as primary software.
  • Qualifications

    Requirement

    A portfolio featuring your work is required. Portfolio submission must include explanations of candidate's contribution if include project work and must include examples of individual work. Please include a link to your portfolio in your resume

    YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

    Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of work experience in Automotive, Visualization, or Design industries.
  • Advanced proficiency using the latest video camera systems, photography systems, lighting systems, audio capture devices and editing/compositing software.
  • Program management skills + experience leading projects and teams.
  • Advanced proficiency in video editing (video & audio) and nuanced motion/animation skills (typography, motion graphics creation and integration) required.
  • Ability to think creatively to discover innovative solutions.
  • Advanced Proficiency in Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop.
  • Working proficiency in Unreal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
  • Specialized skills required include MoCap (motion capture) experience, from capture to 3D integration.
  • Knowledge and ability to resolve issues regarding hardware management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong team player with ability to collaborate.
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to champion professional standards & behaviors in all aspects of position duties.
  • Innovative thinker with ability to transform vision into reality.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation, Digital Media, or related field, or 10+ years of work experience in Automotive, Advertising, Visualization, or Design industries
  • Outstanding visual design skills with sensitivity to narrative-based storytelling and art direction.
  • Autodesk Maya familiarity a plus.
  • 3D modeling abilities, including environment creation (Unreal)
  • Understanding & knowledge in automobile design (interior & exterior) and the design process.
  • Render farm & CG pipeline experience recommended.
  • Excellent written, oral, and visual interpersonal skills, professional work ethic
  • Exhibit passion for innovative technologies, visual storytelling, advertising, and excellence in all aspects of automotive visualization.
  • Must possess excellent work ethic, integrity, and personal drive for achieving high quality results.
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases• Tuition assistance• Established and active employee resource groups• Paid time off for individual and team community service• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

    For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

    https: // fordcareers.co/GSRnon-HTHD

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 147 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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    Job details

    Title

    Visualization Designer

    Employer

    Ford Motor Company

    Location

    United States

    Published

    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 07, 2024

    Job type

    Expert

    Field

    Operations

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