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3D Generalist (Senior Level) Hot Job


Petrol Advertising

$100,000 - $120,000 USD

City of Burbank, United States

United States

Art and Animation,Games and Level Design,Marketing



Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


Job Title

3D Generalist (Senior)



Employment Type


Minimum Experience



$100K - $120K





PETROL, a leading full-service advertising agency specializing in progressive marketing for some of the biggest brands in tech, sports, and video gaming—among many more—is seeking a Sr. 3D Generalist. With dedicated departments for print services, motion graphics, AV, social media, interactive/digital, as well as media planning & buying, we regularly develop fully integrated global marketing campaigns for some major brands across genres.


We're seeking a passionate Sr. 3D Generalist with modeling, texturing and lighting experience focused on high-end character renders. Your main role will involve working within the 3D team to create high level quality assets on multiple simultaneous projects.

Essential Functions

  • Capable of producing cinematic still frames with high-end 3D characters
  • Interact with creative teams and provide 3D solutions for collaborative projects
  • Ability to lead 3D teams on detail oriented character projects
  • Ability to provide character focused notes to other team members
  • Finding creative technical solutions to elevate client assets
  • Ability to receive and implement feedback quickly and effectively
  • Maintain high-level of quality while working with design and time constraints
  • Capable of delegating tasks and managing deadlines


The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and an energetic personality that thrives on challenges and enjoys surpassing expectations on a consistent basis.

Job Qualifications and Requirements

General Qualifications

  • 10-15 years of experience working in 3D (ideally focused in Character Art)
  • Ability to guide and direct team members 
  • High level understanding of anatomy (figurative and gestural drawing)
  • Nuanced understanding of facial expressions and emotions
  • Ability to creatively collaborate with shared 3D assets
  • Skilled in organic modeling techniques (Hard Surface is a plus)
  • General proficiency in modeling, texturing, rigging, posing and lighting
  • Key eye for matching poses and lighting based on reference
  • Ability to experiment with 3D composition and lighting
  • High attention to detail
  • Organized and structured workflow
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently in fast-paced, deadline-driven projects
  • Demonstrate dependability and consistency at work


Technical Qualifications:

  • High-level proficiency in Maya and Zbrush
  • Knowledge of 3D Studio Max or Cinema 4D is a plus
  • Knowledge of Substance Painter and other texturing pipelines such as Mari
  • Knowledge of game engines (Unreal/Unity) is a plus
  • Knowledge of raytracing renderers like Octane, Arnold, Redshift is a plus
  • General knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite


All final candidates MUST complete and pass a background check


While performing the duties of this job, you'll be frequently sitting at and using a computer and phone for up to 10 hours each day. You might occasionally need to stand, walk, reach, and lift up to 10 pounds. We'll make reasonable accommodations for associates with disabilities to help them succeed in performing this job's essential functions.


Petrol Advertising, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other protected characteristic.

For more information about the company, please visit


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