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Alias Sub D Concept Modeler

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Alias Sub D Concept Modeler

Posted 09 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Design Studio
Contact NameAdam Cohen

Job description

Position Title: Alias Sub D Concept Modeler

Duration: Contract

Location: Woking, Surrey

Purpose of the role:

  • Supporting the design team to create breath-taking products that tell the visual story of their function.
  • You will be creating concept design proposals using concept modelling techniques in Alias Sub D.
  • You have the ability to also develop production feasible aesthetically-optimised surfaces that maintain design intent and are to a high quality of surface execution.
  • Assisting the creative process by interpreting 2D sketches into 3D data for design iteration and approval.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Create SR0 initial theme surfaces to support design studies to 'sketch' tolerances
  • Create Pre-SR1 surfaces of selected themes for proportions approval to 'sketch' tolerances
  • Create SR1 surfaces of selected theme for engineering feasibility to 'sketch' tolerances.
  • Create SR2 surfaces for aero mule and first CAD models to 'concept' tolerances with curves-on-surface
  • Create SR3 surfaces for Design Director approval to 'pre-production' tolerances
  • Create SR4 surfaces for clay validation to 'pre-production' tolerances incl. all feasibility
  • Create SRF surfaces releases for production releases to 'production intent' tolerances
  • Receive Engineering hard point update notification from Studio Engineer with support from Digital Surfacing Design Principal
  • Retrieve input from Design with support from Digital Surfacing Design Seniors
  • Maintain up to date reference data model for Zone (Alias)
  • Update zonal data daily for Persistent Digital Model
  • Send CAS surfaces to studio engineering for hard point verification as per client standard.
  • Convert and send milling data to clay modellers, if needed.
  • Provide any reference CAS information (e.g. points) to assist clay development
  • Prepare CAS models for regular design and surface reviews
  • Apply colours to CAS surfaces to show which surface changes have taken place

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 8-10 years' experience in Alias surfacing design
  • Strong IT/ knowledge of concept modelling techniques.
  • Main software package - Alias Sub D and Alias Nurbs.
  • Educated to Degree level in a design related field.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong team-working ethos
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible to meet programme needs
  • Good work-ethic and ability to deliver under pressure

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process.

Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal.

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