Digital 3D Specialist


  • Watford (Remote)  
    perm, from remote  
    Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits
  • Company
    Smith & Nephew  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 July 2022  
    Posted on
    12 May 2022  

The Tech, Video & Animation team are the internal creative division for Global Commercial Training & Education at Smith+Nephew. We're a close-knit team of creative design professionals delivering groundbreaking visuals, innovations and engaging training experiences that are rolled out to our markets globally!

As we evolve as a leading Medical Device Manufacturer, so to do our requirements to demonstrate what our products do, how they work and to build accessible and interactive visuals of our products and the type of environments or surgical scenarios to train our global sales teams in their understanding of products and procedures. We are looking to improve our digital visualisation with high-quality, interactive and animated CGI.

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating product and medical/anatomical models, showing blow-apart features or component parts of how products or anatomy works, and animating the model data to better paint the picture of how the customer will interact with the technology to support faster and clearer understanding during training.

Essential Job Functions:

We’re looking for an accomplished 3D Artist to join the team in-house. Your main responsibility will be to create and deliver high-quality assets required for the project needs. We need an accomplished knowledge of traditional 3D Modelling softwares (Maya, 3D Max, ZBrush, Blender).

Couple that with the ability to support the extraction of model data from existing sources, and to manipulate the data into a format scalable for us in future digital AR or VR platforms. We would also prefer if you have a good working knowledge of After Effects, strong animation and modelling skills, and a refined aesthetic sensibility.

This position would be very well suited for someone looking to increase their corporate outreach, someone with forward thinking ideas and progressive aspirations and a great foot in the door in a hugely expanding medical/surgical visualisation market that gets the VR/AR commercial landscape. We are looking for any creative with a portfolio of digital modelling work or VFX that is looking to broaden their experience in a role that offers huge growth potential and investment to explore interactive projects and emerging technology.

This role requires deep technical serialisation as well as the ability to work with internal partners to understand functional needs and recommend solutions.


  • Minimum 5 years experience in 3D Modelling.
  • Fast and efficient 3D modeller (with an understanding of retopology for low resolution assets, optimised UV unwrapping, texture baking from high-res meshes and model rigging).
  • Knowledge of major 3D software packages (Maya, Cinema4D, 3D Max, Blender, ZBrush).
  • Good functional knowledge of Adobe Suite (PS, AI, After Effects primarily).
  • Have a creative eye for light, shade, colour and detail when crafting stylised textures.


If you share our passion for pioneering innovation and can demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined, we would love to hear from you.

We continue to actively build an environment where every individual can fulfil their potential and be proud ambassadors for Smith & Nephew, our customers and their patients.

We value the diversity of our people and welcome applications from everyone.

It's more than business at Smith+Nephew - it's personal. What we do every day, changes lives every day.

Healthcare is in Smith+Nephew's DNA. From a single pharmacy in Hull, UK to a presence in over 100 countries, we've spent more than a century and a half working at the leading edge of medical technology.

At Smith+Nephew, you will find a company of people who care about each other, about our customers and their patients, and about the communities where we live and work.

Join us as we continue to make our work personal, to innovate and to develop devices that help to restore patients' bodies, and enable them to regain their futures.

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