Volvo, Digital Surface Modeler


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Digital Surface Modeller, (M/F/D), Volvo Cars USA

Job Description

Digital Surface Modellers must have in-depth 3D knowledge and ability to devise and create complex models creating effects to an exceptional standard. They must demonstrate a true understanding of the subtleties of modelling. Expert knowledge of various 3D software is a requirement and used daily.

Main Tasks

  • Utilize ALIAS Auto Studio/Surface to create Class-A (Single Span) 3D models from 2D drawings and input from Designers
  • Utilize ALIAS Auto Studio/Surface to create interior/exterior vehicle Models for fabrication with Rapid Prototype machines, and CNC milling machine
  • Utilize ALIAS Auto Studio/Surface to create interior/exterior vehicle Models based on scan data through reverse engineering for visual review and based on designers’ illustrations/verbal direction for visual review

Main Responsibilities

  • Work on a broad range of advanced design and production programs
  • Collaborating cross functionally with all team disciplines
  • Meet design specifications from Engineering and deadlines established by Design Managers
  • Create VRed renderings and animations for presentations and reviews
  • Work closely together with studio engineering on design solutions that can be brought to production
  • Work with designers to help bring their ideations to life in 3D


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in design, Art, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required
  • Skilled at Alias / Auto Studio, VRed, and other 3D modelling software
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as internal clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong aesthetic sensibility
  • Fluent English Skills required
  • Candidates MUST BE LEGALLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

How to apply

Please email John Kinsey at [email protected] with your application.

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