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  • Job reference: RMS0099552

3D Graphics Designer and visualisation specialist

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/08/2011
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The Company:
Our client is a leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry worldwide, currently engaged in some of the worlds most technically advanced and high profile projects.

The Role:

•To develop work methods and procedures for the production and management of Envision software animations.
•The position will involve CAD data file conversion for import into Envision software and working with project teams to produce procedural animations.
The 3D Graphics Designer will be the owner and expert for 3D visualisation within the Aberdeen UK Engineering department.

•The 3D Graphics Designer will work with different project teams to process and format a variety of 3D data sets.
•Act as an interface between project engineers and project draughting team.
•To format existing 3D CAD drawings for use within the visualisation software Envision. This includes Envision - Vortex Editor and Envision - World Builder.
•Produce 3D visualisations, simulations and animations using Envision and or 3D Studio Max.
•Subject to project demands other tasks such as processing of 3D Laser Scan data.
•Formatting of 3D CAD data for use within Envision using a number of commercially available software tools and other bespoke software.
•Liaise with the project engineer and draughtsperson to ensure that finished model meets the project requirements.
•Application of physical characteristics and constraints to models to ensure accurate actions during operational simulation.
•Processing of raw laser scan data sets and reformat into Envision native formats.
•Management of numerous large data sets.
•Ensuring accurate and up to date information is available to project teams.
•Produce 3D visualisations and simulations for installation and work scenario planning.
•Produce quality video output from Envision for tenders and projects.
•Focal point of the 3D Visualisation process and ultimately will be the regional expert in this media.
•Train Engineers to use the 'Envision - World Builder' for work scenario planning.
•Improve the modelling process, by identification of new methods and packages.
•Develop and produce working guidelines and procedures for the creation and management of the above software.
•Produce training material and documentation to support in-house training program.
•Provide support on all Envision related issues from project users.
•Interface with IT Dept. and software suppliers on upgrades, service packs etc.
Qualifications and Education

General Education:

Specified Qualifications for position:
Degree or HNC in Product Design, Graphic Design, Animation and Simulation Technology, or similar, is desirable.

Continuing Professional Development:


Technical (including IT):
Competent user of the following CAD packages, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Autocad 3D and Autodesk Design Suite including 3D Studio Max is essential.
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