Medical Storyboard Artist

🇺🇸 Dallas, TX

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Product Development

🗓️ September 5th, 2023

ZBrush Cinema 4D Maya
UWorld is seeking a talented and experienced Medical Storyboard Artist to join our growing team. Our organization is a highly collaborative, creative, and employee-centric environment that provides long term career opportunities to artists who are passionate about creating highly detailed content to help teach the next generation of professionals. The Medical Storyboard Artist will create engaging and informative storyboards, 3D models, color keys, and animatics that illustrate medical concepts, procedures, and processes. This role is not just limited to storyboarding, as the successful candidate will also be responsible for art direction of their own projects, 3D modeling, and ensuring the look of the final animation. Additionally, the employee will work closely with 3D generalists, providing feedback on pacing, accuracy of their models, color of elements, to ensure that all visuals are created to the desired standard.

Minimum Education
  • Master's degree in Medical Illustration/Biovisualization

Minimum Experience
  • 2+ years of medical illustration/storyboarding experience
  • Demonstrated experience in creating storyboards or illustrations for medical or scientific purposes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to translate complex medical and scientific concepts into informative, concise, and accurate, educational animations.
  • Knowledge of the animation pipeline.
  • Proficiency with ZBrush and Cinema 4D or Maya
  • Skilled in UV Mapping
  • Ability to create animation-ready 3D models with good topology that are able to animate and deform smoothly
  • Receptive to continuous feedback from peers and management
  • Adapt to shifting priorities and be able to assist our on-site and off-site teams of medical and scientific illustrators as needed
  • Exceptional communication skills and experience working with international or outsourced creative teams
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (ie. Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Basic knowledge of rigging is a plus

Job Responsibilities
  • Create detailed storyboards, 3D models, color keys, and animatics that effectively communicate complex medical information, which will be passed on to a team of 3D generalists.
  • Ensure that all visuals are accurate and scientifically sound.
  • Create storyboards and other assets for a wide range of subjects including molecular anatomy, gross anatomy & physiology, surgical techniques, nursing techniques, laboratory techniques
  • Ensure artistic excellence and factual accuracy of illustrated work
  • Art direction of their own projects
  • Collaborate with our medical and science teams to create novel ways of visualizing difficult concepts
  • Collaborate with 3D generalists to guide the final look and flow of the animations, providing feedback on pacing, accuracy of their models, color of elements, and other elements to ensure that all visuals are created to the desired standard
  • Have flexibility and skill to assist with the production and post-production process of the animation pipeline when required
  • Collaborate with management and team members to define schedules and deliverables, and to ensure goals are met
  • Adapt to shifting priorities and be able to assist our on-site medical and scientific illustrators as needed
  • Communicate effectively with IT and quality assurance teams to anticipate and resolve video display issues
  • Work independently or in small groups to troubleshoot and provide solutions to production issues related to creation and content building

Compensation and benefits
  • Competitive compensation based on experience with annual bonus opportunity
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Paid time off (based on sliding scale according to hire date and work hours)
  • Generous paid holiday schedule that includes the entire week of Christmas off
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, disability)
  • 401(k) plan for retirement with 5% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)
  • On-site group fitness classes & relaxed work environment

At UWorld, we believe strength is derived from the talents, ideas, and experiences of a diverse workforce. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected class. UWorld is proud to be an equal opportunity employer providing a drug-free workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 
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