Technical Animator/ Designer
Hanover, MD 
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JOB DESCRIPTION
Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH) performs a wide range of engineering services and products for unique marine systems for military and commercial customers. OTECH innovates wherever practical rather than inventing making it "faster to field" than others in its industry; the typical development/delivery cycle for complex mechanical, hydraulic, electrical systems is often completed in 12-15 months. Technical capabilities span the entire engineering spectrum. These skills have been demonstrated in successfully delivered systems, including Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs); Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs); saturation diving systems; surface and sub-surface vehicle launch and recovery systems; advanced offshore cranes; and life support systems.


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Position Summary

The Technical Animator/Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualizing and creating original images from engineering drawings, ideas, and concepts to support marketing efforts and customer meetings. The ideal candidate should have strong computer graphic software skills and have a fundamental knowledge of drawing and composition. The Technical Animator/Graphic Designer must have excellent communication skills and be able to work within a team in a fast-paced environment.

This role will be based out of our Hanover, MD office and could be remote or hybrid remote until return to office from the pandemic.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Work with subject matter experts in conceptualizing and developing original models from engineering drawings, ideas, and concepts through computer animation, graphic design, or other visual mediums.
  • Conceptualize and develop scenes, backgrounds, and other animation elements.
  • Design and develop graphics, illustrations, animations for use in technical materials, publications, and customer presentations.
  • Develop storyboards for animation projects.
  • Create high-quality animations
  • Develop timing and pacing of motion, based on audio requirements.
  • Determine style, technique, and medium best suited to produce desired effects and conform to reproduction requirements or follows specific instructions regarding these variables.
  • Collaborating with other creatives including designers, photographers, and other animators to finalize projects.
  • Render and assemble footage and audio for final product.
  • Support marketing design efforts including brochures, social media graphics/animations, large format renderings for tradeshows/conferences.
  • May operate equipment, such as still and video cameras, for the design and production of photos and videotape.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications

REQUIRED

  • Associates degree in computer animation or a related field. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • One to three years of related computer animation experience.
  • Link to animation portfolio.
  • Working knowledge of multimedia or 3D animation including Autodesk Maya or 3D StudioMax, and Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign using a windows operating system.
  • Able to work closely with others and have excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work effectively within a group.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Able to work independently to develop original designs or modifications.
  • Flexible and open to revising original artwork.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Must be a US Citizen.

    DESIRED
  • Work experience with the US Department of Defense.
  • Experience in WordPress design.
Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.


We strive to maintain a truly diverse workforce at Oceaneering. From recent college graduates to transitioning military veterans, we pair talented job seekers with rewarding positions. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
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