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Forensic Animator (In-person)

J.S. Held
Aurora, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Job Description

Are you looking to join an organization that is growing and dynamic? What about a high-energy, collaborative environment that rewards hard work?

J.S. Held is a specialized global consulting firm whose professionals serve as trusted, expert advisors to organizations facing high-stakes events that demand urgent attention, exceptional knowledge, staunch integrity and clear-cut analysis and advice. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of technical, scientific, financial and technology advisory services that enable clients across the spectrum of industries to navigate complex, contentious and often catastrophic situations with precise analysis, reliable insights and confidence.  We have over 100 locations worldwide. We are highly committed to all members of our community, both employees and clients. Our organization focuses on promoting a sense of community and inspiring our people to achieve results that exceed goals.

We are seeking a Forensic Animator to join our Visualization team.  This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial, highly driven person with a well-rounded skill set to join the Visualization team, whose responsibilities extend beyond those of traditional Forensic Animator. The ideal person for this role will need to not only have a strong grasp of animation, but also be flexible and a strategic thinker able to take on a variety of tasks.

J.S. Held has a great opportunity for the right candidate to join our Visualization Team as a mid-level forensic animator. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years professional work experience and at least a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited university.

Job Responsibilities:

The right candidate will be joining a diverse and talented team. Job responsibilities may include, in field data collection, 3D scan processing, 3D model creation, video tracking, video analysis, photogrammetry, scene diagram creation, graphics and 3D animation production, and others. Our work entails not only data collection, processing, and analysis, but also clearly communicating our findings to other experts, attorneys, and the court.

Attributes & Background:

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of professional work experience
  • Ability to demonstrate a college level knowledge of mathematics and physics
  • Expertise in AutoCAD/3DS Max (or similar software), with proficiency in modeling and animation
  • Experience in compositing/ post-production (Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Nuke, Houdini or similar)
  • An online portfolio with 3D/ video work examples
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • General computer skills (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • A desire to learn, excel and grow with us and within the profession
  • Only local applicants need apply.

Preference given to candidates with:

  • Experience in photogrammetry, lighting, surveying, and video analysis
  • Experience in motion capture, virtual reality, and video tracking
  • A willingness to travel
  • An interest in testifying, or previous testimony experience

J.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary consulting services to the construction, government, healthcare, industrial, insurance, energy, legal, and technology, communities. We have diverse practice areas including Construction Advisory, Forensic Accounting & Economics, Forensic Architecture & Engineering, Surety, Environmental Health & Safety, Equipment, Toxicology, and Building & Property Consulting, among other disciplines.  J.S. Held is devoted to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts.  We leverage our experience to provide local, cost-efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience. We embrace diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Our commitment to building a team and environment that fosters professional and personal enrichment is unwavering. We are greater when we are equal!

Some of the Benefits We Have Include:

Competitive total compensation package, between $55,000 - $80,000 annually.
J.S. Held understands all of our employees are people and sometimes life needs flexibility.  We work to always provide an environment that best supports and suits our team’s needs.

  • Our flexible work environment allows employees to work remotely, when needed
  • Generous PTO Policy
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Commuter Benefits

EEO Statement 

J.S. Held LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, J.S. Held LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscriminatory employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

J.S. Held LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with J.S. Held LLC employees’ ability to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read the J.S. Held Online Privacy Notice and hereby freely and unambiguously give informed consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of your personal information as required and described therein.

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J.S. Held


Aurora, CO
80014 USA


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