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Rendering Designer

| Seattle
Funko Overview
Welcome to the Funko-verse, a world built on pure imagination, a land governed by the philosophy that stories matter, a universe comprised of characters from countless fandoms, a galaxy of once upon a times and happily ever afters.
But what does Funko do?
Funko is a purveyor of pop culture, making and selling license-focused collectibles. We’re based in Everett, WA where we have a store that delights kids of all ages (kids at heart included). We currently hold hundreds of licenses for franchises ranging from Marvel to Harry Potter, giving us the rights to create tens of thousands of characters—one of the largest portfolios in the pop culture and collectibles industry. We take your favorite characters and turn them into adorable, or sometimes scary, collectible figures. Our most famous line, Pop! Vinyl, has millions of fans around the world. 
Renderers are expected to collaborate with other artists to digitally create photorealistic product images. A strong design sense with understanding of lighting, materials, composition and color is integral. Our ideal candidate has a positive personality and is a collaborative team player. They must be able to quickly adapt in a fast-paced environment while delivering quality images. As our team is growing, candidates must be willing and excited to learn new things and take on a variety of tasks related to the vinyl pre-production pipeline and creating marketing imagery.
When applying to this role, please provide a portfolio link or PDF attachment with your application. Applications submitted without portfolios will not be considered.

Your Superpowers in Action

  • Interprets design documentation to color, light and render 3D sculpts to accurately match their real-world counterparts
  • Demonstrates expertise in real-world materials and lighting to present photorealistic 3D imagery to licensors and consumers
  • Utilizes digital art expertise to composite and arrange images
  • Collaborates with other artists to create a consistent brand vision
  • Works efficiently and with open communication to ensure seamless hand-offs between pre- and post-production artists and other departments
  • Jumps into a diverse assortment of tasks including preparing product imagery for marketing, and assisting designers in the concept process

Must-Have Superhero Gadgetry

  • 3+ years’ experience in a previous Rendering Design role, preferably rendering characters
  • Digital Art Education preferred but not required
  • Must be extremely proficient with Zbrush 3D software
  • Should have experience with Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Superb understanding of lighting, materials, composition and color
  • Skilled in 3D lighting and rendering, Keyshot experience preferred
  • Graphic design skills are helpful but not required
  • Strong grasp of both 2D and 3D design
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task across several ongoing projects
  • Fun, creative and insightful, and not afraid to share your opinion
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to illustrate in multiple styles 

What Funko OffersFunko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge? Neither can we! Looking for a place where your favorite pop culture t-shirt will receive the compliments it deserves? We know how you feel! Funko is an equal opportunity employer. We know that every superhero has a unique origin story and the diversity of these stories enrich what we do. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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