3D Modeler/ Software Engineer Sr - 33430 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion is seeking skilled 3D Modelers to join a team that produces Live, Virtual, and Constructive gaming simulations for the US Department of Defense.  This 3D Modeler position will support 3D model and gaming terrain requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Publish exercise-ready, dynamic 3D models in a variety of formats

Produce 3D models meeting Unity/.fbx/.3dsmax specifications

Update and maintain 3D model and texture libraries

Coordinate and liaison with source data providers, planners, and customers

Identify production process optimization; testing visual attributes to ensure models are rendered correctly for the gaming simulation or system

Collaborate with team members of other disciplines to enhance, adjust, and troubleshoot all models, and coordinate adjustments to the production schedule

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Art, Gaming, or Graphics and 5-7 yrs of experience.

In some cases educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 8 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.  

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Experience in 3D modeling, texturing, scripting and animation; for use in virtual, integrated gaming, and constructive simulation environments to included UV mapping, effective/efficient polygon use, level of detail, High and low polygon modeling

Experience with one or more 3D model generation software tools such as 3Ds Max,UV Layout, Maya, Adobe Photoshop, and Blender

Experience with various model and texture formats: OBJ, FBX, COLLADA, 3DS, IGES; STEP

Familiarity with Unity3D, Unreal4, CryEngine, Havok, VBS, or other game engine is desirable

Animation, rigging, and weighting of models experience a plus

Knowledge of basic C++, C#, or JavaScript within a game engine a plus

Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required

Security:  Must be a US Citizen and currently hold and able to maintain a Secret clearance


Security Clearance: Secret

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