Senior 3D Technical Specialist - Temporary

North Vancouver, BC (Corporate)
Product Creation – Product Creation /
FT Temp/Seasonal /
Department: Product Creation
Reports to: 3D Creative Lead
Location:  North Vancouver, BC

Your Opportunity at ARC’TERYX:

As the Senior 3D Technical Specialist - Temporary, you advocate for digital use by creating and disseminating 3D design processes and best practice across the Product Creation teams. You are the catalyst for leveraging 3D software and you continuously improve our 3D libraries and assets. You create opportunities to partner and build relationships with designers and cross-functional teams. You are an innovative problem solver with a focus on collaborative teamwork. You Do Right through responsible and sustainable design.

This role is based out of our North Vancouver office and is open to hybrid remote work. Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. Please note this position goes until 12/24/2025.
Meet Your Future Team:

The 3D Creative team is an integrated team that creates industry leading digital assets for internal and external partners and brings digital capability and expertise to the forefront of our product creation process. We are a creative, innovative group that streamlines workflows, creating efficiencies and new opportunities in the development and commercialization processes all the way through to buy-in. 

If you were a Senior 3D Technical Specialist - Temporary now, here are some of the core activities you would be doing:

    • Creating digitally accurate representations of physical assets, materials, and trims
    • Applying surface design details, including material textures and trims to 3D renderings and support in revisions as needed
    • Leading the onboarding of new users and sharing of best practices, providing advanced 3D design, visualization and prototyping tools and training
    • Supporting in the creation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of all 3D libraries (materials, trims, avatars, poses, etc.)
    • Providing best practice knowledge for advanced renderings; creating and maintaining render scenarios, including lighting
    • Maintaining industry knowledge; continuously discovering, evaluating, and sharing other advanced digital creation technologies in support of design and company objectives
    • Implementing CLO3D within the apparel product design and development workflow
    • Creating checkpoints throughout the asset creation process to ensure asset compliance and sign off by the appropriate partner
    • Identifying opportunities to reduce sampling using 3D technology
    • Upholding Fair Labor Association’s Workplace Code of Conduct and Principles of Fair Labor and Responsible Sourcing, throughout the Arc’teryx supply chain

Here are some of the things you could be working on in the future:

    • Collaborating with the A/C team on future 3D initiatives
    • Establishing and disseminating new ways of working through advanced use of 3D software
    • Identifying new ways of improving final renders and applications of 3D assets

Are you our next Senior 3D Technical Specialist - Temporary?

    • You have a degree/diploma in design, graphic arts, or a similar field
    • You have 5+ years’ experience in the application of 3D creation technologies for apparel, soft and hardgoods (accessories, bags, footwear)
    • You are technically proficient with various technologies: CLO3D / Vstitcher, Substance Suite (Designer and Sampler), Modo, Blender and Adobe Creative Suite
    • You are familiar with the export of UV maps and interoperability of 3D file types across various DCCs
    • You are highly skilled in creating photo-realistic renders of 3D objects
    • You can translate complex technical language into demos and documented processes for successful onboarding of new users
    • You are familiar with basic coding language (IE: Python) and can create basic scripting
    • You have technical and creative skills to pattern and prototype
    • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues, seeking the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
    • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
    • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration
    • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
    • You seek the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
    • A strong knowledge of Arc’teryx products and interest/involvement in activities Arc’teryx makes products for
    • You are an excellent team player with the ability to take direction and work independently
    • You are entrepreneurial and innovative
    • You have strong planning, organizational, problem solving and decision-making skills
    • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it

$91,000 - $114,000 a year
A reasonable estimate of the pay range is CAD $91,000 - CAD $114,000 at the time of this posting. Within the range, individual pay is determined by factors such as job-related skills, relevant experience, education and/or training.
Please note that the range details above reflect the base pay only and does not include our competitive bonus program and benefits that we offer.