Digital Sculptor

General Motor
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Work Arrangement:

This role requires an emplyee to be onsite on a full time basis.

The role:

GM Design's Advanced Studio located in North Hollywood, CA, is looking for a Digital Sculptor who will be responsible for creating Class A surface data for scale and full size exterior and interior models of proposed corporate products. Your work will involve a considerable amount of creativity and initiative. You will work in a group situation, collaborating with Design and Engineering partners and supportive studio personnel. In this role, you must exercise wide latitude for independent judgement with only moderate supervision given by management.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! There has never been a more exciting time to join General Motors!

What You'll Do:

  • Strong ability to translate sketches into finessed model with minimal design direction
  • Intuitive to new technology and applying them to improve existing techniques
  • Aid in design and engineering problem solving
  • Create new and improve existing digital models using other software programs
  • Produce finished data suitable for renderings, animations and rapid prototyping part creation
  • Coordinate input from internal and external customers to better understand their needs and or perceptions
  • Keep abreast of current product developments and trends in area of expertise
  • Comfortable with rapid modeling and iteration. Ability to use polygon/sub-d modeling to achieve this.
  • Attend appropriate program related meetings as defined by leadership
  • Perform basic assessment of surface quality (clay or digital)
  • Adhere to corporate data management processes (TeamCenter, SharePoint etc.) and communication systems (timekeeping, email etc.)
  • Additional Description Please note, you must submit a Portfolio to be considered for

    this position – See Instructions Below

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):
  • 5+ years of related experience preferred
  • Knowledge in Alias, Photoshop, Illustrator, Maya, and/or VRED
  • Ability to work under tight timelines and handle multiple assignments at once
  • Strong ability to create production math models using high tolerance specifications
  • Ability to build accurate math models from scan data
  • Ability to create high quality photorealistic renderings
  • Creative background with strong emphasis in graphic and digital applications
  • Areas of expertise and knowledge in NURBS modeling, Sub-d modeling, polygon modeling, rapid prototyping, NX, surfacing class A, surfacing class B, Animation, Dynamo (parametric design)
  • Past experience with clay (optional)
  • Knowledge in MS Office (Work, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Bachelor's level degree or equivalent combination of education and industry related experience required.

    To be considered for this position, you will need to submit a portfolio in addition to your resume and profile. You may include a link to your online portfolio in your resume or in the website section of your application OR if your portfolio is not available online, please follow the instructions below to upload your portfolio as a separate attachment as you did with the resume.

    1. Save your portfolio as a pdf document 2. Name your portfolio your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME. Example: Candidate name is John Smith. Portfolio pdf file name is: Smith, John.pdf 3. Upload as an attachment - you may have to condense the file.

    DISCLAIMER: The Works included in your Career Portfolio must not be subject to any non-disclosure and/or confidentiality agreement. If the Works in your Career Portfolio are owned by your current or former employer, or by any other Third Party, there must be an express written consent from the Owner allowing the Works to be included in your Career Portfolio for sharing with General Motors (“GM”). By sharing your Career Portfolio, you grant to GM the right to quote, paraphrase, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use all or any portion of the Career Portfolio for purposes of making a hiring determination. By sharing your Career Portfolio, you also agree to release and discharge GM, and its licensees, successors, and assigns, from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that you may have regarding any use of the Career Portfolio, including (but not limited to) any claims based on the right to privacy, the right to publicity, copyright, libel, defamation, or any other right.


  • The expected base compensation for this role is: 100,530 and 160,587 Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • You also need to include general information about potential commissions, if applicable.
  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
  • Benefits:

  • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.
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