Senior Visual Artist


Senior Visual Artist

The Visual Artist is the ‘imagination’ of R+B! The Visual Artist makes creative decisions that bring our architectural concepts to life through exceptional photorealistic renderings.

The Visual Artist is responsible for…

  • Research, introduce and drive new modeling and rendering concepts firmwide
  • Independently producing photorealistic renderings, artistic and detailed design drawings that effectively convey concepts and designs to clients, architects, interior designers, urban planners, contractors and other design professionals – provide outreach to team
  • Providing and applying design options and vetting them thoroughly while actively engaging project
  • Meeting deliverable requirements as defined in the Work Plan and project contract using R+B standards
  • Foster and mentor project team to push design innovation
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Reviewing their own work before handing over to their supervisor
  • Understanding that everything that goes out is marketing and internally, the project material is organized (server, binder, flat file, project samples)
  • Encouraging teamwork and positive communications
  • Inspiring the team with sincere and passionate work ethic
  • Works within the overall project schedule and prioritizes next steps to stay on track
  • Exploring and investigating current building sciences and materials and their applicability to projects
  • Researching and maintaining current knowledge of building, zoning, energy, accessibility, and other relevant codes as they apply to each project providing information to leadership
  • Appropriately applying available design and documentation tools and technology to problem solve, explore, develop, and document design
  • Appropriate implementation of computer, VR/AR, and physical modeling on projects
  • Maintenance of creative lab software and hardware
  • Maintaining knowledge of and effective application of various rendering techniques
  • Train team on all VR and creative lab equipment and software
  • Spec out new software for creative lab alongside leadership team
  • Maintenance of VR software
  • Research new software and tools that continue to advance our workflow, present to leadership
  • Onboard and train new visual artists
  • Independently advancing technical skills with additional software and/or other training
  • Appropriately attends continuing education opportunities to remain up-to-date on current design, product, and technical trends
  • Has a bachelor's degree in architecture or related degree from an accredited program
  • Exercises independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and use of standard techniques, solves typical and conventional problems when encountered, and receives guidance on unusual or complex design problems
  • Demonstrates competence in most typical aspects of architecture with three ore more years of experience preferred
  • Independently develops and documents project technical strategies, collateral, and deliverables under the Project Manager
  • Maintains and applies a developing knowledge of project-relevant codes and building science strategies
  • Ability to produce conceptual illustrations, diagrams, as well as artistic and photorealistic renderings while mentoring and supporting team members
  • Ability to work and deliver within tight time frames
  • Proficient in 3D modeling, rendering, REVIT, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Vray, 3ds Max, Rhino, Grasshopper, Enscape, Adobe Creative Suite, Lumion, Twinmotion and Unreal Engine, and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with VR walkthroughs and setups a plus
  • Adheres to the work plan and may assist in developing portions in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Exhibits R+B Core Values; Design, Service, Integrity, Leadership, Balance
  • Salary Range: $60,000-$74,000 (salary DOE, licensure, and location)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Retirement plan
  • Medical insurance
  • Vision and dental insurance
  • Wellness benefit
  • Sabbatical leave (after 10 years of service)
  • Life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Pet Fridays
  • Professional development
  • Recruitment bonus
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Short term disability


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