3D Animation Specialist II Job in Calgary, AB at NCS Multistage –

Job Description

About NCS Multistage:

Since our founding in 2006, NCS Multistage has grown to be a leading provider of engineered products and support services for oil and natural gas wells around the world. We deliver products and services to exploration and production companies operating throughout North America and in the North Sea, the U.K., Argentina, China, and Russia, and our global presence is expanding. We currently have four main product lines: Fracturing Systems, Well Construction, Tracer Diagnostics, and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR). We also provide frac plugs and associated equipment through a joint venture called Repeat Precision LLC. For more information on NCS products and services, please visit our website at www.ncsmultistage.com

NCS believes that our employees are our most important resource. Our company succeeds by hiring the right people and empowering them to succeed in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and fun.

What NCS Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Vacation
  • Full Benefits
  • Group RSP Program
  • Education & Training
  • Annual Bonus Program

Job Title – 3D Animation Specialist II
Department – Sales & Marketing
Reports to – Marketing and Digital Media Manager

Job Summary
The 3D Animation Specialist II uses visual design, 3D animations or video to communicate an idea, concept, or story. The 3D Animation Specialist II assists in the planning, storyboarding and production of 3D projects and other creative projects including product animations, product renderings, technical images, motion graphics, video production and infographics to support the company’s marketing communication goals.

Key areas of responsibility

  • Interpret engineering artwork and/or Solidworks files for NCS Multistage products into three-dimensional realization and creates moving images (3D animations) via CGI software
  • Create and design storyboards for digital media formats such as 3D animation, video, and motion graphics
  • Translate storyboards into animated objects and visual sequences
  • Develop computer graphics and animations based on stakeholder requirements or detailed design brief
  • Suggest and implement best practices and optimizations throughout animation projects
  • Work with all relevant company departments to ensure successful execution of projects
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external parties
  • Coordinate with the Intellectual Property team to ensure company’s intellectual property is maintained
  • Take creative insight and constructive feedback from Creative Project Manager to maintain brand consistency
  • Implement feedback and changes as required by stakeholders to complete projects
  • Manage multiple projects within design specs and budget allocations
  • Create visualizations that convey accurate messaging for the project
  • Ensure projects are completed on-schedule and are of high quality
  • Use a wide range of media and design software
  • Manage files, asset libraries and documentation
  • Sync visual and sound elements
  • Support and uphold HS&E policies and procedures of NCS and the customer
  • Align individual goals with NCS corporate goals, while adhering to the NCS Promise
  • Participate in your Personal Development for Success (PDS)
  • Other duties, relevant to the position, shall be assigned as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in 3D Animation
  • 4-6 Years of work experience as a 3D Animator
  • Previous experience in oil & gas / energy industry preferred
  • Previous experience with technical product animations preferred
  • Proficient with 3D animation software (3DS Max, Blender, Cinema 4D, or Maya)
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere a plus
  • Experience creating virtual reality environments with Unreal Engine a plus
  • Portfolio of previous work with a range of 3D animation and wireframing projects
  • Proficient with graphic design tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficient with storyboarding for 3D animations and video production
  • Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and written instructions, and guidelines
  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s credibility, operations, and services
  • Ability to understand complex problems, collaborate, and explore alternative solutions
  • Self-motivated with the ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Ability to collaborate in a team setting and communicate effectively
  • Predictable, reliable, and prompt attendance
  • Interact with co-workers on-site, attend meetings, and be available for in-person communication
  • Detail focused and ability to learn new tasks quickly

Additional Information

  • Employment Classification: Full-time, Regular
  • Work schedule: Monday-Friday, may vary dependent on business needs
  • Travel: Travel within assigned region will be required occasionally
  • Special Equipment: Cell Phone and Laptop
  • Criminal background check required for all positions
  • Safety sensitive positions will require additional pre-employment testing

Job Type: Full-time

About the Company

Company: NCS Multistage –

Company Location:  Calgary, AB

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