Digital Design Assistant

Saskatoon - Saskatchewan (SK),

University of Saskatchewan

Job Description:

Digital Design Assistant (req5489)

Department: College of Arts&Science-DnOffc
Location: Saskatoon
Status: Casual
Employment Group: Graduate Students - PSAC
Posted Date: 2/21/2020
Closing Date: 2/27/2020
Number of Openings: 1

Rate of Pay: See current rates of pay
Required Number of Hours: 5-10 hours per week
Duration of Employment: March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

In the appointment of Digital Design Assistant, your general duties and responsibilities will be as follows:

  • 3D scanning of art objects and artifacts
  • Editing of 3D models, including: touching-up and repairing textures, stitching scanned sections together, and preparing and exporting completed 3D models into the file formats required for viewing or use in additional applications such as animation software
  • Training of students, artists, and members of the public at large in the processes of 3D scanning through both photogrammetry and the use of a 3D laser scanner
  • Preparation of AR experiences, including uploading of 3D models, animations, and photographs, as well as trigger images
  • Training of students, artists, and members of the public at large in the processes of creating augmented reality experiences
  • Your general location of work will be McLean Hall 15
  • You will report to Michael Peterson.

Qualifications (Skills and Abilities)

  • Minimum of a B.Sc. degree or equivalent in Archaeology or a related field
  • Proficiency with AgiSoft
  • Proficiency with photogrammetry
  • Proficiency with NextEngine Laser Scanner
  • Proficiency with augmented reality software including Augment and BlippAR
  • Must be registered in a graduate program.
  • To Apply:

    Interested applicants may send their cover letter and curriculum vitae by email to [email protected] no later than February 27, 2020. Inquiries for this position can be directed to Michael Peterson.

    Where a graduate student is appointed to this position, it will be in scope of PSAC.


    The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
    We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.
    The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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