Alias Modeller

  • Midlands
  • On application
  • Permanent

The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision to either, be an expert 3D digital class A exterior and interior modeller specialising in highlighting for 3D evaluation/RPT/milling and production applications, or be an Alias modeller and an expert in the use of Grasshopper or Dynamo. Willing to transfer those skills to help others develop the design studio’s capability in this area. The ideal candidate will be a team player, highly motivated, results orientated, multi-tasking individual who works well under pressure.

Job Role:
  • Supporting the Studio Design Team to enable the delivery of both digital and physical design properties.
  • Work directly with designers, clay modelling and studio engineering teams to develop 3D Digital model data.
  • Develop advanced algorithms to support the surfacing team with CAD models and templates for most commonly used scenarios
  • Prepare renderings, technical drawings & CAD models of design proposals in support of the Design Release Process.
  • Generate High Integrity data as/where necessary – to defined ‘A’ class standard – i.e. suitable for transfer into other PLM systems (principally TCe/NX).
  • Generate data models suitable for milling/RPT applications (e.g. closed volume STL files).
  • Contribute effectively to team technical discussions to ensure that the component engineers understand proposed design changes.
  • Supporting the Designers with the generation of 3D models from 2D proposals/verbal directions.
  • Provide technical information and support to senior management for design reviews.
  • Carry out special projects, as directed by management.
  • Plan and prioritise own workload.
  • Proactive approach to work and group interaction.
  • A knowledge or practical use of Generative design would be advantageous.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent engineering related discipline, with 5 years minimum relevant automotive  experience.
  • Autodesk Alias Surface proficiency with OEM studio experience, ideally for around 5 year period, and Grasshopper or Dynamo experience.
  • 2D Presentation/Animation ability in addition to Class A surfacing expertise.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing tooling requirements.
  • Working knowledge of PhotoShop / photo editing software.
  • RPT/Milling plus Clay Model support understanding
  • Proficient with V-Red Design

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