3D Medical Animator



  • Naples, FL, United States
  • Full-time
  • Salary undisclosed

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented and experienced 3D Animator who wants to make an impact in the medical space. With over 35 years of experience in the orthopedic industry, Arthrex is dedicated to providing safe and reproducible solutions for health care professionals. We are seeking an experienced... 3D animator who will build animations to viewed by thousands of users worldwide.

Our 3D medical animations teach surgeons the proper use of Arthrex products as applied to sports medicine and minimally invasive orthopedic surgery. These animations explain step-by step surgical procedures to repair joint injuries, which are then repurposed for patient animations and a virtual surgery app.

We are looking for a true team player who is detail oriented with a passion for quality, efficiency and accuracy . Arthrex invests in our team members and provide our employees with a first-class facility to work in and exceptional benefits. Arthrex provides a secure future and an environment where everyone feels challenged and enjoys opportunities for continuing education through training and conferences. We are looking for professionals who have a long-term career perspective and is ready to contribute to our mission of Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better.

Arthrex is located in Naples, Florida which has great weather year-round and no state income tax!

Main Objective: Provides anatomically accurate 3D medical animations for all aspects of marketing including brochures, advertisements, surgical techniques, etc. targeted for orthopedic surgeons.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates technically accurate medical animations using 3D models and textures. These animations will be used in Marketing and Medical Education materials targeted for orthopedic surgeons, sales reps and to a lesser extent patients. Materials include surgical techniques, product demonstrations, tradeshow clips, content for surgical videos, corporate event animations, etc., based on input of Product Management and Medical Education staff for customer education of products and surgical procedures.
  • Works productively and harmoniously with other 3D animators in a team driven environment.
  • Assists to create 3D models, animation and textures using computer graphics software.
  • Helps to build an archive/library of digital resources for use in future animations in a logical and organized manner.
  • Evaluates and recommends new methods, materials and equipment for use in medical animation, including hardware and software.
  • Follows standards and guidelines for consistent corporate identity outlined in both the Marketing and Medical Visualization style guides.
  • Understands the structure of the review process and provides all necessary files for the marketing resource management (MRM) and digital asset management system (DAM).

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Limited knowledge of the basic medical animation principles, theories, and concepts
  • Limited knowledge of company practices and standards
  • Limited knowledge of orthopedic anatomy, medical terminology
  • Basic proficiency in 3D Studio Max, VRay, ZBrush. Aftereffects and Photoshop
  • Maya Proficiency desired
  • Basic knowledge in every aspect of the animation pipeline. Attention to detail and careful 3D/2D scene organization


BS/BA Degree in Animation or Animation related field

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements.

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above. Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management. Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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