3D & Motion Designer [m/f/x]

 

About the Role:

We are looking for 3D/motion designers to help bring our digital designs to life! Motion designers at icon incar are expected to do more than just produce animations, we invite you to be part of the whole creative process – visual exploration and ideation phase in particular! Working ever closer with the UI and UX designers, the motion designer will support all forms of asset production, 3D animations, UX concepts, and prototypes on some of the most exciting projects within the automotive and mobility projects!

We are looking for someone with a distinct feeling for shapes, lighting and proportions, a refined understanding of timing and sequencing, a deep understanding of 3D space and are able to set features into motion in various styles. A successful motion designer will be able to communicate effectively their work to all stakeholders and always look for ways to improve our work. Solid software skills and a hunger for creative input and output are mandatory!

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing a variety of reference animations, prototyping, and asset production related to automotive and mobility projects
  • Set designs in motion and create stunning visual concepts for instrument clusters, transitions, and animations
  • Compose real-time capable 3D scenes
  • Support our design teams in planning and creating 3D design assets
  • Synchronize, support, and align with an interdisciplinary team of internal and external designers
  • In conjunction with project managers and design leads be able to estimate project resources and prioritize work based on complexity and value
  • Provide consulting and mentoring to other motion, UI/UX, and designers
  • Willing and able to confidently represent your work to all stakeholders by leading insightful discussions about your designs
  • Help create a learning environment that supports exchange and creates visual variety
  • Contribute and support the team in hands-on project work
  • Take over responsibility for executing small projects or parts of bigger projects
  • Interested in the latest topics in interfaces, technological innovations, product advancements and automotive innovations

Qualifications:

  • Degree in design or comparable vocational training
  • At least 3+ years experience designing for various platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of software skills with 3D tools and timeline-based tools such as Cinema 4D, After Effects, Flinto or Principle
  • Good knowledge of software skills including Sketch, Adobe CC Suite, Keynote
  • An understanding of texture mapping and shaders, lighting, rigging, camera lenses, focal length, camera movement, etc.
  • Familiarity with prototyping is a big plus
  • Business English is required, German is a plus

What’s in it for you?

Continuous development is a key component of innovation and since our people are our greatest strength, we know how important it is to provide development opportunities. We offer an ongoing leadership development program and an annual budget for skill training and expansion. In addition to the programs we offer, being part of icon incar means joining iconmobile group, which includes our agency business, as well as our own ventures such as D[AI]TA and banbutsu. With so much diversity in the work we do, it’s nearly impossible not to learn something new every day – whatever your role.

Everything we do at icon incar aims to support our employees in their pursuits in and out of the office. With flexible working hours, ambitious and bright colleagues and an innovative international environment with diverse employees from every corner of the globe, we allow our employees the chance to define their own authentic work-life balance, challenge imaginations and help us stay innovative and forward thinking. As we work hard and we strive for excellence, we also do our best to make our employees feel happy – therefore we provide access to a host of discounts and deals for shopping and services and offer lots of company events and parties coupled with an adaptive work from home protocol, attractive salaries, sabbatical plans, and a company pension scheme.

With our centrally located offices in Berlin, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Munich, Detroit, and Ingolstadt that come equipped with stocked kitchens and lounge areas, we hope you join us in our mission to designing a better future!

 

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