Senior 3D Designer, Apparel
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!
The 3D Artist Center of Excellence (COE) will oversee and participate in the creation of Apparel digital assets throughout the Go-To- Market (GTM) process and the standards needed to ensure consistency and brand alignment. The most urgent of these assets is digital SMS but also includes digital designs, elevated design looks, Global Hero Look animations, and product marketing views (in conjunction with the Brand and Ecommerce teams). This teammate will also be in charge of setting and executing the Digital Design and Content creation strategy, in addition to connecting with the Digital GTM Transformation Program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
This position, in conjunction with our factory partners, will be responsible for delivering correct and brand right digital assets throughout GTM, including design images and digital SMS, as well as establishing, monitoring, and improving the digital SMS validation process.
This role will require a highly creative skillset to develop and align visual standards, but also push the envelope on new digital ways to display products. As well as, have the innovative challenge aligning a creative approach with marketing/ecommerce, along with gaining adoption on new ways of visualizing products and outfitting.
This role will primarily be focused inside of Under Armour, communicating with Designers, Development, Factories, Product Line Managers, 3D Artists, the Digital GTM Transformation team, Marketing, and Ecommerce. This teammate is responsible for working independently to drive and alignment on strategy from leadership and visual standards with other departments. In addition, there will be responsibilities for sharing, influencing and negotiating with others in situations where there will be competing interests that must be managed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelor’s degree in Design, Game Design, Industrial Design, or related field.
- 5+ years of experience in 3D Design
- Strong understanding in 3D modeling, Rendering, and UV mapping experience (Rhino, Maya, ZBrush, etc.)
- Advanced 3D draping experience (Clo, Browzwear, Optitex)
- Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of rigging and animating a plus
- Strong presentation skills and comfortable working with a group.
- Must be detail oriented, able to prioritize tasks and to successfully meet multiple deadlines.
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.