3D Artist & Data Creation Engineer

Micro Nav
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Role: To create accurate 3D models and peripheral data assets specific to the Air Traffic Control industry to agreed project deadlines and budget.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creating 3D airport models using Micro Nav Ltd BEST 3D Create.
  • Creating an airfield ground environment.
  • Modelling and UV mapping of buildings, vehicles, aircraft and characters to multiple levels of detail.
  • Texturing buildings, vehicles, aircraft and characters.
  • Manipulating imagery for use with 3D models.
  • Creating voice communications and lighting panels using proprietary tools.
  • To comply with the requirements of the company Quality Management System.

Skills & Requirements

Technical Requirements

  • Experienced in Autodesk 3ds Max (2013 or later preferred).
  • Experienced in Adobe Photoshop (CS5 or later preferred).
  • Experienced with HTML editor applications
  • Knowledge of Physically based rendering (PBR)
  • Experience of version control systems
  • Experience of Blender (desirable, but not essential)

Education and Experience


  • 5+ years’ experience as a 3D Artist or relevant degree-level qualification and 2 years’ experience as a 3D Artist.
  • Good time management and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites to support, installation, configuration and acceptance of the simulator.


  • Experience of dealing with internal departments and personnel at all levels.
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and in a team.
  • An interest in aviation.

The candidate should provide access to a portfolio of work that demonstrates these essential skills, and is expected to produce a test piece of work, if shortlisted for the role.

How to Apply

Please apply through the application form on the website.

About the Company

Micro Nav, formed in 1988, is a leading, specialist company developing and supplying air traffic control and air defence simulators and training systems.

The core capabilities of the company are the provision of specialist ATC services; the development of software for ATC and AD systems; and the production of high-performance simulators for development and training applications, both civil and military.