Your New Role…
CNN is looking for a 3D designer to join the New Media team as a Producer II/ Unreal Engine Artist. The ideal team member will work to create visually engaging stories for our viewers, working closely with show teams and on-air talent with a focus on producing content in the Magic Wall, virtual studio and for augmented reality for visual news stories including the 2024 primary and general election.
The ideal team member is a creative leader who can create visually engaging stories for our viewers who combines their skills in storytelling with a technical understanding of augmented and virtual reality.
This is a great opportunity to be a part of a team and help shape the way CNN approaches technology in storytelling and visual journalism.
Your Role Accountabilities…
The Producer II/ Unreal Engine Artist will serve as a leader in design by collaborating with the team and other producers to come up with a concept and plan and execute those short and long-term projects. While they will be responsible for 2D and 3D design, they will be expected to teach and mentor others.
We are looking for a self-starter, creative thinker, and clear communicator with experience in a fast-paced, intense and demanding environment. It is also essential that this person be a motivated team player who is excited about the future of the intersection of design, innovation and news. It also will help to have a spirit of adventure, as we'll be experimenting with new approaches on emerging platforms.
Qualifications & Experience…
• Bachelor's degree in graphic design, 3D art or similar
• 5+ years' experience with virtual studios, mixed reality or related field (News experience a plus!)
• Experience in creating high quality 3D assets using 3D modelling software (Unreal Engine, C4D, Blender)
• Experience with video capture, production, compositing and editing
• Experience in 3D game engines (Unity, Unreal)
• Knowledge of high-level coding and scripting languages
• An affinity to collaborate
• Ability to travel and work weekends as needed
How We Get Things Done…
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
The Legal Bits…
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