The University of Miami Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing is seeking a talented and creative 3D Artist Intern to join our team. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects that combine data science, computing, and visual artistry. This internship provides a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic research environment while contributing to exciting projects in the field of 3D art and technology.
- Collaborate with the research team to develop 3D assets, environments, and characters using software such as Blender or Maya.
- Apply your expertise in 3D rigging and animation techniques to create realistic and compelling animations for various projects.
- Work closely with researchers and developers to integrate 3D assets into Unity-based applications, including virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences.
- Assist in the creation of interactive and immersive experiences by leveraging your knowledge of Unity, AR, and VR technologies.
- Ensure the visual quality, performance, and optimization of 3D assets across different platforms and devices.
- Keep up to date with the latest trends and advancements in the field of 3D art and technology, and contribute innovative ideas to the team.
- Currently pursuing a degree
- Proficient in 3D modeling, texturing, and rendering using software such as Blender or Maya
- Strong understanding of 3D rigging and animation techniques
- Excellent attention to detail and the ability to deliver high-quality work within deadlines
- Strong problem-solving and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
Preferred Skills (a plus)
- Experience with AR and VR projects, including the development of interactive applications
- Familiarity with scripting languages such as C#
- Knowledge of shader development and optimization techniques
- Understanding of data visualization and data-driven animation techniques
Duration and Compensation
This is a part-time, paid internship position. Join our team and be part of an exciting journey at the intersection of data science, immersive media, and 3D art. Help us push the boundaries of visual storytelling and create immersive experiences that captivate and inspire.
To apply, please submit your resume with a link to your portfolio with any relevant work samples demonstrating your skills in 3D art, animation, and Unity development.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.