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9
Nov

How 3D Animation Is Helping Fight Zika

The Zika virus has caught the world’s attention, having rapidly spread to many areas across the globe. Symptoms of the virus — which is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes — usually are mild, but being infected during pregnancy can cause birth defects. The World Health Organization is helping coordinate a global emergency response, and the medical community is on a quest to develop a Zika virus treatment plan. There is no vaccine available.

Research and awareness campaigns stand to benefit greatly from 3D medical animation, and such animations also can be used to teach health care practitioners around the world about the virus and any potential cure. Groundbreaking methods to counter the Zika virus can be demonstrated visually and in great detail using 3D animation.

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7
Nov

Ghost Productions is Hiring! Unity Developer

Unity Developer:

Full circle product development experience. From development to launch
Solid understanding of UX / UI considerations within 3D environments
Deep working knowledge of Unity toolset and plugins.
Strong C# scripting skills
Some experience with developing custom Unity DLLs in C++ a huge plus.
Experience in interaction design, user-centered design methodologies and usability
About Ghost and Employees:

The job comes with an accrual-based 3 weeks of paid-time off that grow with each year worked up to 15 days of vacation and 5 PTO. Do the math, that is a month of paid vacation for our veterans! We offer medical and dental benefits and a really competitive 401k retirement plan. We have super-flexible core hours that allow you to work when you are at your most productive. We have free, highly-caffeinated beverages, opportunities for travel for continuing ed, free parking, Herman Miller Chairs, ergonomic desks, and snacks!
Ghost is an exceptionally creative environment that is more likely to reward those who think outside of the box than those who prefer convention. And speaking of reward, ghOst paid out $20k in bonuses to their best, brightest, and hardest workers in 2011. ghOst also offers one of the most stable opportunities for employment in the field. It is a challenging job and only the most skilled, talented, and dedicated are going to enjoy a career with us. Those who lack imagination, enjoy complaining more than being a valuable member of the production team, or are comfortable with mediocracy may be better suited to working for less imaginative employers.
If you are interested in this position, and want to join the Ghost team, please send your resume and portfolio/demo reel to leo@ghostproductions.com