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Geo-Spatial Artist

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Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Hazelwood, MO, US, 63042

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 13614


FlightSafety’s state-of-the-art Visual Systems and Displays are recognized around the world for offering the highest quality, value and industry-leading innovative technologies. 


We’ve delivered more than 1,000 VITAL visual systems to customers in 42 countries since 1972. Our team of more than 200 engineers, systems specialists and service and support professionals work closely together to deliver world-leading visual systems and collimated glass mirror and dome displays.


We are looking for experienced, creative, self-motivated individuals who want to make a difference in their world by applying their skills, and learning new ones as part of a dynamic team. So if you’re ready for your next career opportunity and are intrigued by the thought of joining a world leader and pioneer in the development, application, service and support of simulation displays- you owe it to yourself to talk to us.


The Role:

The Geo-Spatial Artist is responsible for developing and improving 3D environments and textures to be used in real-time visual systems. This includes imagery and texture assets. Has an understanding of 3D modeling and texture processes. Works well in a team environment or individually. 


Come play a critical, high visibility role within a global team dedicated to operational excellence!


In this role you will:

  • Have an Associate’s degree in an art related profession with three years’ experience or a Bachelor’s degree in art/animation and two years’ experience.
  • Utilizes maps, photography, satellite imagery and digital mapping data to create realistic scenes for use in flight simulators.
  • Utilizes standard checklists, work instructions, and project configuration documents to ensure consistent quality of geospatial products and associated textures. 
  • Have a solid understanding of hard-surface modeling. 
  • Exercise good judgement regarding data quality and project criteria to be able to recognize and identify anomalies associated with digital imagery. 
  • Be able to work under pressure to deliver a high volume of products to meet customer requirements. 
  • Correctly interpret build requirements and provide input into documentation such as Visual Database Design Documents (VDBDD).
  • Utilize modeling platforms which include FlightSafety specific tools in conjunction with third party software.
  • Operate real-time systems to check work.
  • Understand project scopes and budgets, and can provide reasonable estimates for work to be accomplished.


A Strong Candidate will Have:

  • Knowledge of PhotoShop, ArcGIS, Erdas, and Global Mapper.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Windows.
  • Experience with Unix is a plus.
  • Experience with Perforce is a plus


What we offer:

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis