3D Artist Graduate Trainee

Smart Codes | Deadline: 2024-02-24

About Smart Codes:

Smart Codes is a leading digital transformation company committed to addressing African challenges through innovative technology solutions. With a mission to make a significant impact across Africa, Smart Codes offers a comprehensive range of services including digital strategy, brand design, digital research, media buying, social media management, value-added services (VAS), digital marketing, strategy, innovation, consultancy, and creative solutions. As an award-winning digital problem solver, Smart Codes thrives on delivering innovative and impactful digital experiences that drive business success and transformation.

Job Description:

Smart Codes is seeking a creative and talented 3D Artist Graduate Trainee/Intern to join our team. This internship program offers an exciting opportunity for recent graduates to gain hands-on experience in 3D modeling, animation, and visualization within a dynamic advertising agency environment. The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced design team to support client projects and contribute to the creation of engaging 3D content for various digital marketing campaigns and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborate with the design team to conceptualize and create high-quality 3D models, animations, and visualizations for use in digital marketing campaigns, advertisements, and promotional materials.
  2. Assist in the development and execution of visual concepts and storyboards, translating client briefs and project requirements into compelling 3D assets and animations.
  3. Utilize 3D modeling software such as Autodesk Maya, Blender, or Cinema 4D to create detailed and realistic 3D models of objects, characters, environments, and scenes.
  4. Apply texturing, lighting, and rendering techniques to enhance the visual quality and realism of 3D assets, ensuring consistency with brand guidelines and project specifications.
  5. Collaborate with cross-functional teams including account management, digital marketing, and media buying to integrate 3D elements seamlessly into overall project deliverables.
  6. Participate in brainstorming sessions and creative workshops to generate innovative ideas and concepts for incorporating 3D elements into client projects and campaigns.
  7. Assist in the preparation of client presentations, pitches, and proposals, showcasing 3D design concepts and solutions in a clear and compelling manner.
  8. Stay informed about emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in 3D modeling, animation, and visualization, and apply new knowledge and skills to enhance design projects.
  9. Demonstrate creativity, attention to detail, and a keen eye for aesthetics in all 3D design work, maintaining consistency and quality across projects.
  10. Adapt designs and 3D assets for different digital platforms and screen sizes, optimizing visual impact and user experience.
  11. Demonstrate enthusiasm, initiative, and a willingness to learn and grow within the organization.


  1. Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Animation, Visual Effects, Digital Media, or a related field. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  2. Proficiency in 3D modeling and animation software such as Autodesk Maya, Blender, Cinema 4D, or similar tools.
  3. Strong portfolio showcasing creative 3D modeling, animation, and visualization projects, with a focus on digital media, advertising, or marketing materials.
  4. Excellent design and animation skills, including a solid understanding of texturing, lighting, rendering, and visual storytelling principles.
  5. Passion for creativity, innovation, and digital media, with a desire to make an impact through engaging 3D content.
  6. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate ideas clearly and collaborate effectively with team members.
  7. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, demonstrating initiative, creativity, and a proactive approach to learning.
  8. Adaptability and flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic agency environment, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
  9. Commitment to continuous learning and professional development, with a growth mindset and a willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities.

Apply Now

Other Opportunities.


Lets build something awesome together!


+255 753 551 549

House No 346
Senga Road, Mikochen A,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Find Us

Smart Codes

But, while the opportunities are nearly endless, it can be hard to strategize and execute effectively.

That's why we built SAG. Our research and advice help brands like yours understand the strategies that will work for you and your customers. And our platform of interconnected companies can help you implement high-quality solutions quickly and in a holistic way.