Visual Graphics Designer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512701-819328
    • Job Location: Sunrise, FL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 18, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Short-term Responsibilities:
    • Generate high-resolution floor plan graphics for the company’s marketing and sales

teams by extracting linework from AutoCAD and importing and manipulating within Photoshop

  • Using 3D modeling and rendering software, generate high-quality, appealing exterior renderings that accurately reflect the architecture, colors, and finishes of various architectural designs, set in ‘real-world’ environments that include landscaping and natural light
  • Long-term Responsibilities:
    • Create high-quality, appealing, and accurate 3D animations that allow customers to experience a planned amenity (e.g., Entry features, clubhouses, guardhouses, parks) via ‘fly-overs’ or ‘walk-throughs’ in a fully-modeled, ‘real-world’ environment complete with landscaping and natural light
    • Create high-quality, compelling visualizations of interior spaces as compositions complete with furniture, lighting, and finishes, using architectural drawings and other reference material as the basis
    • Create and maintain a library of standard exterior finishes and materials that can be applied to 3D models
    • Create and maintain a library of standard 3D objects using SketchUp
    • Create and maintain a library of 3D scenes & streetscapes in Lumion (or similar) for reusability
    • Develop design standards and create and maintain standardized design templates within SketchUP
    • Develop standardized formats for typical department presentations
    • Create consolidated presentations both for internal design submittals and external submissions to municipalities that can be easily updated or refreshed as the underlying exhibits change

Experience and Skills:

Education & Experience:

  • Hands-on experience with AutoCAD 2018 or newer, with the ability to extract linework from architectural drawings
  • Advanced knowledge of Sketchup (5+ years)
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop (5+ years)
  • 5+ Years of experience using 3D modeling/3D rendering software such as Lumion and 3D Studio Max to create photorealistic images and animations, preferably focused on architectural design.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to translate 2D architectural drawings into 3D models.
  • Strong working knowledge of material and lighting effects, and how to accurately reproduce colors and textures digitally on screens and in print
  • Familiarity with digital asset management software such as Adobe Bridge or similar

Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to stand; walk; climb stairs; talk or hear.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment :

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work environment consists of business office(s).
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions and may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.