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Visualization Specialist - ICL - 1471

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Quantico, VA
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Title: Visualization Specialist - ICL - 1471
JobID: 1471
Location: Quantico, VA
Description: GTRI is looking to fill a position with an applicant whose skills and experience prepare them to work with a variety of different visualization techniques – both static and animated – and to prepare a variety of 2d and 3d visual products.  The applicant will work in support of the wargaming domain, and as such will be expected to provide products that visualize the outcomes and execution of military operations, based on data and results from wargames.  The products to be produced by the applicant may be, but are not limited to, 2d presentations of terrain and battlefield situations; 3d representation of scenario terrain and geography (using a variety of terrain files, and employing both geotypical and geospecific models of buildings, persons, etc); animated products, captured from using game technology to execute parts of military scenarios.  Skills the successful applicant will find useful will include 2d and 3d rendering and animation generation; knowledge of and familiarity with a variety of different types of terrain files; the ability to capture and present video or animated scenes generated either by a rendering tool, or from a game engine. 

Education Requirement:

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Master’s degree  in Computer Science or related field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree

Experience Requirement:

  • Experience with tools such as Maya or Blender would be extremely beneficial.
  •  Experience with video capture and video editing tools such as Adobe Premiere or After Effects would be extremely beneficial.
  •  Experience with a variety of game technologies such as Virtual Battlespace 3, Virtual Worlds technologies, or video game development technologies would be extremely beneficial. 
  • Experience with a variety of different terrain modeling systems would be extremely beneficial. 
  • Education and or training in the area of video and digital editing and production would be essential, as would be strong communications skills (both spoken/written, as well as visual). 
  • This position requires a Secret Clearance.

The applicant will be expected to work onsite with the government sponsor, in Quantico, Virginia. 


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