What you will be doing
Supervise the 3D Graphics Team in Cluj-Napoca in terms of personal development, performance, motivation, and recruitment.
Ensure focus on priorities, meeting objectives and advance the skills and knowledge of the staff.
Act as a coach and provide guidance in Agile practices.
Participate in the implementation of an agile organization.
Foster and grow an Agile mindset.
Empower individuals and teams to work and lead in new ways.
Work in a matrix organization whilst focusing on team goals and objectives together with other leaders; report and escalate when needed to the appropriate leaders.
Establish cross-group processes and dependencies.
Apply appropriate methodologies to improve the efficiency and quality of our process.
Set a clear vision / strategy for the team that aligns with the corporate and Steelcase IT strategy.
Define and guard quality standards for 3D graphics.
Create or adjust low poly assets, including modeling, unwrapping, and texturing.
Add data to graphics using our internal web applications and Microsoft Excel.
Implement requested feedback and changes.
Interact with Marketing, product development engineers, product data analysts, project managers, and others to clarify project and product information.
Your future team
The Product Graphics team from Cluj-Napoca is part of the Product Launch & Support group from
within Steelcase IT. This group provides Steelcase customers, dealers, A&D community and
employees with high-quality data, graphics, technology and process to support the development
and fulfillment of products anywhere in the world. In Cluj-Napoca, the team focuses on 3D
Graphics for space and furnishings planning tools, Product Configuration tools, VR & AR tools,
and 2D + 3D product symbols.
Three-year (or greater) degree in a related field preferred or equivalent experience.
Minimum 1 year of experience in a team leader, project leader, process leader, technical
leader role or similar.
1 to 3 years prior experience working with 3D modeling, texturing and UV mapping.
Medium to advanced 3ds Max knowledge. Equivalent type applications may be taken in
Artistic skills and know how to use technology in your advantage.
Experience with Photoshop, After Effects, Unreal Engine, animation, and rendering (VRay,
Corona) are a bonus.
A portfolio that demonstrates your experience.
Very good command of English, both written and spoken
Who you are
You have good social skills and ability to work and communicate with a wide variety of
internal and external groups, including management.
You employ a team-oriented working style with good communication and networking skills.
You are passionate about working in cross-cultural situations with colleagues and
customers from Europe, North America, and Asia.
You can work with staff and other departments to resolve problems.
You have very good organizational and planning skills.
You have a strong work ethic.
You are comfortable with ambiguity and are biased to action.
You have very good decision-making skills.
You have excellent analytical skills.
You are productive and results oriented.
You can read and understand various documentation (technical), such as Statement of
Line and engineering documents, and make recommendations of their application as it
relates to graphics, data, and processes.
You have a keen eye to detail.
You have a strong digital asset management capability.
You have a deep understanding of visual and geometric requirements for a product from
verbal descriptions, sketches, photographs, prototypes, and / or mock-ups.
You can work independently.
You have a desire to learn.
Capable of attaching or linking data attributes to graphics required by application
programmers and third-party developers.
Ability to create IT application scripts, support application plugins is a plus.