Profession 3D modeller

3D modellers design 3D models of objects, virtual environments, layouts, characters, and 3D virtual animated agents.

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Personality Type


  • 3D lighting

    The arrangement or digital effect which simulates lighting in a 3D environment.

  • 3D texturing

    The process of applying a type of surface to a 3D image.


  • Apply 3D imaging techniques

    Implement a variety of techniques such as digital sculpting, curve modelling and 3D scanning to create, edit, preserve and use 3D images, such as point clouds, 3D vector graphic and 3D surface shapes.

  • Migrate existing data

    Apply migration and conversion methods for existing data, in order to transfer or convert data between formats, storage or computer systems.

  • Use polygonal modelling

    Represent 3D models by using line segments to connect vertices in order to create polygonal mesh on surfaces.

  • Develop creative ideas

    Developing new artistic concepts and creative ideas.

  • Operate 3D computer graphics software

    Use graphical ICT tools, such as Autodesk Maya, Blender which enable digital editing, modelling, rendering and composition of graphics. These tools are based in mathematical representation of three-dimensional objects.

  • Create 3D texture map

    Add detail, colour or surface texture to a computer-based 3D-model or graphic.

  • Render 3D images

    Use specialised tools to convert 3D wire frame models into 2D images with 3D photorealistic effects or non-photorealistic rendering on a computer.

  • Confer on artwork

    Introduce and discuss the nature and content of art work, achieved or to be produced with an audience, art directors, catalogue editors, journalists, and other parties of interest.

  • Create 3D environments

    Develop a computer-generated 3D representation of a setting such as simulated environment, where the users interact.

  • Build business relationships

    Establish a positive, long-term relationship between organisations and interested third parties such as suppliers, distributors, shareholders and other stakeholders in order to inform them of the organisation and its objectives.

  • Create 3D characters

    Develop 3D models by transforming and digitising previously designed characters using specialised 3D tools.

Optional knowledge and skills

ml (computer programming) common lisp openedge advanced business language smalltalk (computer programming) perl pascal (computer programming) r haskell coffeescript select illustration styles emergent technologies erlang groovy perform ict troubleshooting draw design sketches agile project management process-based management principles of animation typescript javascript scratch (computer programming) apl ict project management methodologies c++ vbscript lisp lean project management c# cobol create 2d painting software interaction design apply technical communication skills abap perform data mining 3d printing process ruby (computer programming) sas language assembly (computer programming) visual studio .net apply social media marketing animate 3d organic forms microsoft visual c++ prolog (computer programming) matlab sap r3 swift (computer programming) scala objective-c python (computer programming) ajax php geographic information systems maintain an artistic portfolio java (computer programming) computer programming

Source: Sisyphus ODB