JOB PURPOSE

The head of 3D role here is an integral part of the design team providing technical expertise, craft, guidance, inspiration and support to a team of 3D designers at a range of different levels.  

This is a new exciting role in the business reflecting the importance of 3D in the work we do. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead, develop, motivate and inspire a team as well as encouraging collaboration
  • Suggest best ways of working, and hustle for the best opportunities 
  • Work with the Design Director to build processes, structures and raise the quality of 3D design
  • Build a productive and working relationship with other disciplines across the agency to deliver projects
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all our marketing projects
  • Deliver and inspire innovative and high quality work across all deliverables from the team
  • Collaborate with other heads of design and creative planners
  • Be aware of and respond to current 3D design trends and culture
  • Use your experience and ideas to contribute to the development of our creative process 
  • Present work internally and externally
  • Stay up-to-date with industry development and tools 

SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  • Experience in a senior 3D design role within the creative industry 
  • Expert knowledge of industry 3D tools like Cinema 4d & Blender
  • Advanced compositing, with the ability to combine multiple CG and real life elements in post production
  • Experience in AR lens design in Lens Studio & Spark AR
  • Outstanding showreel and/or portfolio
  • Experience of leading and managing other designers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • A high attention to detail and excellent organisational skills / time management skills 
  • Strong aesthetic skills with graphic design principles knowledge 
  • Attention to visual details
  • Ability to remain focused under pressure within a fast-paced environment
  • A love for learning new things and exploring new formats

Nice to have:

  • Unreal Engine experience
  • On set knowledge of filming and lighting for virtual production / VFX
  • Experience with Hoodini or Nuke
  • Interest in the Metaverse and the gaming industry

You will become an integral member of our team, and you will be encouraged to follow your passions. 

HEALTH, WELLBEING & BENEFITS 

As the business has grown, we have and will continue to evolve the benefits that we offer to our people. Here is a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect. 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off each year
  • Company Pension scheme 
  • Health Cash Plan 
  • EAP scheme
  • Ride to work scheme 
  • Sabbatical 
  • Enhanced family friendly policies 
  • Flexible working* 
  • Mental Health First Aiders 
  • Training & development opportunities 
  • Events calendar throughout the year promoting health & wellbeing, learning, fun, and good Bytes
  • Global Annual Dept Cares Day which cadets can donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual Dept Festival 

*The COVID-19 pandemic has seen nearly everybody move to remote working. Our approach is reviewed and adapted in line with the changing restrictions. When it’s safe to return to the office our flexible working approach will include a hybrid mode of working incorporating remote and in-office working.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 

Diversity, Equal Opportunity & Inclusion (DEI) are hugely important to us. Our DEI commitments sit at the core of our business and are part of our culture. We’ve always held the belief that being a progressive and innovative business necessitates a diverse team with an inclusive attitude - one cannot exist without the other. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop, nurture and retain the most talented people from a range of diverse backgrounds, skills and perspectives. We encourage all applications irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality, marital status, and disability. 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Self-starting, reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Open to feedback and ideas
  • Clear communicator
  • Sense of humour

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