Senior 3D Artist, 3D Content



Minsk, Belarus
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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What We Do

3D Content is a division in Minsk, which closely collaborates w/ international teams in the US, UK and Finland. We are responsible for creation and delivery of 3D assets to Mapbox Standard, obsessed with finding systematic and scalable solutions to hard problems, and, in the process, inventing the future of how people interact with location. Our work drives the maps that millions of users interact with every day through customer apps from companies such as Toyota, BMW, Strava, Yahoo! Japan, Nextdoor and many more. We collaborate closely with engineering and design, and use our skills, creativity and curiosity to push the boundaries of what’s possible with interactive maps and how people use location technologies in their daily lives. We work on state-of-the-art platforms, largely open-source, for map interaction and visualization used by millions of people around the globe.

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What You'll Do

  • Solve technical, architectural and design challenges;

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional partners (Design and Engineering teams) to set, strengthen and scale the production pipeline as well as drive innovative solutions;

  • Specify tools and determine technologies actually needed for 3D Artist to do their work fast and efficiently, work with engineering to implement them into daily tooling and workflow;

  • Improve the technical and artistic level of the team through the target coaching, guiding and providing regular feedback and design review;

  • Simplify, optimize and automate the current pipelines and set the new ones;

  • Continually improve and expand the operational footprint of the area as complexity/scope increases;

  • Deliver complex, high-impact projects while providing technical expertise, and drive project objectives, carrying the team along in the decision-making.

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • 4+ years of experience working as an Art Lead / Senior 3D Artist;

  • Strong in a variety of 3D modeling techniques and being able to apply them to a wider range of platforms if necessary (working with stylization of architecture is a favor);

  • Blender tool is one of the well-known work experiences (Bonus: knowledge of Blender API, Python);

  • Experience in setting and/or optimization of 3d pipelines;

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams;

  • Passion for the operational excellence of your systems including aspects of monitoring metrics, triaging and troubleshooting regressions, and improving a product or operations continually over time;

  • Strong project management skills;

  • Clear and persuasive communication of information in English to a broad audience, and a commitment to fostering and growing cross-team relationships;

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced company, with the ability to prioritize and adapt to change;

  • Ability to take on an ownership role, be able to ramp up quickly and operate independently.

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.

  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.

  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.

  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.

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