3D Animator - Minneapolis, MN, US

April 11, 2022


  • Must possess a 4-year degree in Animation or related field.  A minimum of 1-2 years of corporate/professional experience in related field is also required.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines is required. 
  • Must have experience with Mac and Windows OS as well as other major software programs including Cinema 4D, Keyshot, Solidworks, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and MS Office.
  • Strong understanding of branding guidelines and ability to follow technical specifications.
  • Self-motivated, team player with positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate clearly through oral or written form.



The 3D Animation Designer will operate as a key member of the Marketing team and will be responsible for creating new and/or modifying existing application and animation scenes for use in external and internal communications utilizing Cinema 4D, Keyshot, Solidworks, Premiere and After Effects. Expected to lead the 3D Animation and Visualization production process, from conception to delivery, to create high quality product/application images and animations. Serve as a key leader in global discussions regarding standards and guidelines for global animation design.



This position requires a self-starter who will be responsible for managing multiple projects and deadlines at one time.  Attention to details and deadlines is a must, as well as the ability to problem solve as issues arise. Requires the ability to work independently while being part of a team, interfacing with a variety of people and abilities both internally and externally to the organization.  A strong desire for self-directed continuing education is a must.



  1. Responsible for strategy, design, project management and implementation of all marketing animations and 3D images.  Works closely with content team, industry experts, sales personnel and product managers to expertly recreate industrial applications for use in promotional communications. 

a.  Basic knowledge in every aspect of the animation pipeline. Strong attention to detail and careful 3D/2D scene organization is a must.

b.  Create technically accurate industrial 3D models and application scenes for specific promotional needs depending on the project and/or department.

c.  Build and maintain an archive/library of digital resources for use in future animations in a logical and organized manner. To include models, textures and materials.

d.  Evaluate and recommend new methods, materials and equipment for use in industrial animation including hardware and software.

e.  Understand the structure of the review process and provide all necessary files for the Marketing Database.

f.  Establish and follow standards and guidelines for consistent corporate identity outlined in the corporate style guides.

  1. Serve as a key member of the global team designed to establish and maintain global standards for all customer facing Turck technical models and applications.  Maintain close relationships with appropriate colleagues to ensure a strong working relationship where Turck USA’s voice is clearly communicated and understood.
  2. Perform/Assist with other related duties as assigned.



Remote work with occasional travel. The majority of work is performed as part of a team in a virtual environment and, in some cases, in the office on a need to basis.

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