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Oakley - Sr Modeler (3D Concept)

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Date: Dec 29, 2017

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 49848 


Oakley, Inc. is a sport and lifestyle brand, driven to ignite the imagination through the fusion of art and science. Building on its legacy of innovative, market-leading optical technology, the company manufactures and distributes high performance sunglasses, prescription lenses and frames, goggles, apparel, footwear, and accessories.

The essence of the brand is communicated through hundreds of professional and amateur athletes who depend on Oakley products to provide them with the very best while they redefine what is physically possible.

Oakley is part of Luxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 7,200 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to other global brands like Ray-Ban and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.



The Sr. 3D Modeler utilizes 3D software to produce high quality 3D data for new products.


  • Captures Designer’s intent utilizing sketches, scans, product definitions and various inputs from R&D and engineering teams.
  • Produces high quality final 3D data for performance products with consideration to fit, function, quality and testing requirements.
  • Ensures tooling, manufacturing and assembly are other inputs are considered while capturing the designers concept.
  • Works in close collaboration with creative designers, directors, CAD modelers, design engineering and R&D.
  • Produces multiple iterations and rapid prototypes, while maintaining project deadlines.
  • Actively participates in technical and aesthetic problem solving discussions.
  • Provides guidance, mentorship and assistance to other modelers on the team.
  • Other duties and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design
  • 5+ years of 3D modeling/3D artist experience in consumer product, automotive, toy or CG industries using either Alias, Rhino, MODO, Zbrush, SolidWorks and/or Creo
  • Knowledge of traditional hand modeling techniques - mold making, painting and sculpting
  • Knowledge of machine shop tools and equipment (lathe, band saw, table saw, drill press, etc.)
  • Extremely willing and able to adapt to change with swift efficiency
  • Strong time management skills with good planning and judgment to accomplishing goals within challenging deadlines, at times, working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possess a high degree of creativity and originality
  • Experience in working within a cross-functional team environment
  • Self starter, self motivated, ability to complete project goals with minimal supervision with high attention to details and quality of work
  • Strong analytics, interpersonal and communication skills including verbal, written, and digital presentations
  • Portfolio that demonstrates proficiency in 3D files and traditional hand modeling skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Intuitive understanding of 3D visualization and the ability to sense scale and materials
  • Able to use basic traditional hand modeling techniques- mold making, painting and sculpting when needed


  • Eyewear and optics knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledge of plastics engineering and materials for injection molded parts is a plus


Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Luxottica HR Solutions Group at 1-866-431-8484.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.


 Engineering; Product Design 

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