Friday, January 19, 2018

Technical 3D artist wanted

The Blue Brain Project is currently looking for an exceptional technical 3D artist to join the scientific visualisation team. Blue Brain is a Swiss initiative based at the Biotech Campus in Geneva (part of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), which aims to digitally reconstruct and simulate the mammalian brain in a supercomputer for the purpose of advancing knowledge in brain science and medicine and applying this knowledge to engineering fields (such as robotics). 

Desired skills and experience:
  • Good knowledge of scripting in Python to automate rendering tasks
  • Experience with Blender, Cycles and node based shaders
  • Knowledge of biomedical sciences (specifically neuroscience) is a plus
  • Passionate about explaining complex scientific ideas in an easy to understand way 
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Desire to live in Switzerland near the Alps and be part of an international environment

More requirements can be found at

If you have any questions about this position, you can email me at