The legendary company, Nike, is hiring 3D Artists to develop, support, and implement virtual and immersive product experiences.
The Nike team is looking for professional 3D Generalists with a passion for environmental art and design or architecture visualization to join the Immersive Design Team at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.
"We are growing our capabilities to deliver real-time immersive product experiences in our design to consumer process that push the boundaries of creativity and help Nike create the future of the sport."
The 3D Generalist will use their experience in various 3D applications to develop, support, and implement virtual and immersive product experiences that include a variety of different disciplines centered around environment art assets, visual effects, lighting, and engine setup. In-engine Tech Art such as particles, real-time effects, custom shader creation, lighting, and the implementation of art assets into version control software such as Perforce is also needed.
The 3D Generalist will work with the Immersive Team Lead to determine skills and knowledge development areas valuable to the team and can be applied to the team’s projects. This includes but is not limited to exploratory asset creation, working with department specialists, and documenting the findings.
"Our best artists have an impeccable artistic vision, are highly organized, and savvy with a breadth of 3D tools. They are excellent problem solvers and collaborators who are enthusiastic about Immersive Technologies."
Core benefits for the employees:
- Get moving
Whether you’re trying to move to a new city or just across one of NIKE’s campuses, the team will help you get where you’re going
"Whether our job is designing the ultimate sneaker or coding a revolutionary app, we’re united by the same mission: to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. That means you. Because, as Bill Bowerman - Nike’s co-founder and legendary coach - once said, “If you have a body, you are an athlete.” Every day, we are demanding a better future for ourselves, our athletes, and our communities. We believe that diversity fosters creativity and accelerates innovation. We believe in protecting a planet where all athletes can thrive. And we believe every kid, everywhere, should have access to sport."
What you bring to Nike
- Bachelor’s degree in Design/Art, 3D Art, Game Design or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training
- 5 years of experience successfully delivering results in production or creative studio
- Expert level proficiency in standard 3D software including game engines; Unreal preferred
- Strong working knowledge of 3D modeling programs (Maya preferred) and Adobe CC (Substance Suite, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
- Experience in AR/VR/XR and or game design is a definite plus
If you'd like to join the Nike team, you may learn more about the career opportunity and apply on the 80LV Job Board.