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General Motors Digital Sculptor (Alias) in Warren, Michigan

About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

General Purpose of Position :

Create finished three-dimensional scale and full size models of proposed vehicle, components and mobility solutions. Execute digital models by developing aesthetic surfaces which meet time and quality requirements as directed by Sculpting Leadership for assigned programs. Contribute to problem solving with design and engineering stakeholders, assisting in the development and execution of property planning. Support Sculpting leadership with mentoring others in efficient methods for developing models, integrating new technologies, and creating workflows. Work involves considerable creativity and skill and is performed with other modelers on a team or independently at times.

Major Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Creates new and improves upon existing models using AliasStudio and other digital tools.

  • Develop surfaces for digital models throughout the GVDP (Global Vehicle Development Process)

  • Support surface releases which meet design approval, production engineering, and data release requirements

  • Comprehend program timelines and all relating model quality requirements

  • Adhere to and assist in developing common GM Global Design processes / best practices

  • Frequently assist studio personnel in developing solutions to engineering and design problems

  • Knowledge of current trends in design, materials, technology, production methods and product engineering processes

  • Attend appropriate program related meetings as defined by Sculpting Leadership

  • Perform accurate assessment of digital surface quality

  • Adhere to corporate data management processes (TeamCenter, SharePoint, etc.) and communication systems (timekeeping, email, etc.)

This job requires a portfolio be submitted. We cannot consider your application without a portfolio.

Please follow the instructions carefully to insure that your portfolio gets matched up with your online job application.

1. Save your portfolio as a pdf document.

2. Name your portfolio your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME. Example: Candidate name is John Smith. Portfolio pdf file name is: Smith, John.pdf

3. Upload to application or send a portfolio link in the resume document.

Please also include separate resume. We recommend that you also name these in the same format as your portfolio so that nothing is lost


Skills and Abilities :

  • High Level of technical proficiency

  • Expertise in the use of creative / technical digital modeling equipment to develop surfaces that meet design and engineering specifications

  • Highly skilled with sketch interpretation/ability to translate Design input into 3D models

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • Functional knowledge in the use of current office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.) with an ability to create presentations/communication documentation

  • Ability to estimate timing requirements for model execution

  • Insight into future product technology, design process technology and design tools (i.e. NX and Alias)

  • Ability to Lead program execution if assigned by Sculpting Management team (see Lead Sculptor Assignment doc for role/responsibilities)

Education and/or Training :

  • College degree OR equivalent industry related experience required.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:

• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;

• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;

• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;

• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;

• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.