The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Media Arts and Entertainment
Full-time - Permanent

As a 3D Mulitmedia Specialist, you have a passion for developing the design and visual content of eLearning projects. You enjoy working cohesively with multi-disciplinary teams to develop and produce high quality, high impact online courseware.

What you will be doing:

  • Effectively modelling and rendering 3D assets as required including:
    • Complex interior components
    • Hard surfaces
    • Organic models
    • High level of detail
    • Low resolution game assets
  • Unwrapping 3D models and compact UV sets
  • Rigging characters/vehicles and other 3D assets to achieve desired animation in an efficient manner
  • Rendering and composite multiple rendering passes in Photoshop, After Effects and other compositing packages
  • Texturing models based on reference material
  • Editing video and output in multiple formats (FLV, AVI, MP4 etc.)
  • Creating interactive flash/HTML5 animations
  • Providing accurate level of effort estimates for forecasting
  • Participating in strategy and concept development of design elements
  • Working with various internal clients (Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Designers, Business Development) providing ideas and creative support to respective initiatives
  • Developing custom interface layouts
  • Determining the best way to achieve the desired media using existing stock imagery, development of new material, or a combination of both
  • Consulting with clients to establish the overall look and feel of graphical elements
  • Reading, comprehending, and executing media requests
  • Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy
  • Following project standards to ensure all media assets meet established guidelines
  • Adhering to proper project workflow as outlined by the Bluedrop QMS

What do you need to succeed?

Must have:

  • Diploma or certificate in 3D animation or graphic design would be considered an asset
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working in multimedia design field
  • Proficiency in 3D development processes and tools:
  • Modelling in 3D Studio Max including:
    • Machinery
    • Heavy equipment
    • Systems with complicated internal components
    • Control panels
  • Optimizing models for use in game engines (Unity)
  • Working from provided guidelines and standards
  • Exceptional organizational skills with an ability to handle multiple initiatives, projects, and deadlines
  • Familiarity with the Adobe CC Suite, specifically: Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate/Flash, After Effects and Premiere
  • Must be able to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in any of the following, while not necessary for the role but would be considered an asset:
    • Unity 3D
    • VBS2
    • Flash ActionScript (2, 3)
    • Javascript
    • Articulate Storyline
    • User Experience/UX Design
    • HTML5/CS
  • Ability to learn new industry techniques and software packages and integrate new workflows in a fast-paced environment

What's in it for you?

We strive to be our best, progressive thinkers to keep us growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

Competitive compensation, bonus opportunities, and benefits as well as exceptional career growth potential.

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and training.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Flexible work/life balance options.
  • Opportunities to do challenging work.

At BTSI, we embrace diversity and inclusion for innovation and growth. We are committed to building inclusive teams and an equitable workplace for our employees to bring their true selves to work. This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious, career-oriented individuals who wish to be part of a large, dynamic and highly successful organization. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

A little bit about us

Bluedrop Training & Simulation

Bluedrop Training & Simulation designs, develops, and integrates advanced training solutions including state-of-the-art training and simulation products and highly interactive courseware and technical documentation. Our approach meets the demands of today's modern armed forces providing blended training solutions from the classroom through to simulated virtual environments aimed at improving safety, productivity, and efficiency. Bluedrop has developed a unique suite of cutting-edge virtual rear crew and hoist mission training systems and armored vehicle simulators. Bluedrop Training & Simulation is a small to medium-sized enterprise providing a strong value proposition offering 100% Canadian designed and developed solutions. Typical customers include Tier one OEMs such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky (owned by Lockheed Martin).