3D Architectural Modeler

computerRemote work allowed
placeMelbourne, AU
business_center4 years experience
65K — 80K annual
checkPossible visa assistance


The Position
We are looking for a talented 3D architectural modeler to join our studio in Fitzroy. Our studio defines a 3D modeler as someone that is a ‘builder’ - holding an in depth knowledge of construction and materiality is a must. The role of 3D modeler is highly valued in our studio and we consider it the most important part in the visualisation process. In return, we offer an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join us at an exciting point of our development. We’re looking for someone who wants to grow professionally and creatively within our friendly studio environment. 


Established in 2010, Gabriel Saunders is a multidisciplinary visualisation studio recognised by our clients, peers, developers, architects and brand agencies as an industry leader. Alongside our talented team, we collaborate with some of the world’s most talented designers and artists to create an artistic design aesthetic embedded in the principles of realism. We believe in dynamic careers and nurturing peoples’ strengths and interests 


This role will involve modelling projects from architectural documentation packages. The successful applicant will be solely responsible for modelling of the majority of studio projects.

Skills and experience the ideal candidate will bring to the role: 
  • In-depth knowledge of construction and materiality. 
  • The ability to understand construction documentation drawings. 
  • Interior and Exterior scene modelling experience. 
  • Proficiency in 3D modelling using 3D Studio Max. 
  • Millimetre level of attention to detail - literately millimetres. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Capability to construct accurate 3D models, with the finest details. 
  • A passion for design and architecture. 
  • Knowledge of Railclone and CAD 
  • We value individuals who are open to learning new methods and techniques, in the ever-evolving world of 3D modeling, being adaptable and eager to embrace new challenges is a significant asset. 
  • You will draw passion from presenting beautifully crafted architectural models: shadow lines to all junctions, fillets to all materials, road/curb/footpath modelling with great detail. Within 3D Studio Max your models will be ‘clean’; aligned, snapped and modelled in a non destructive manner, all within an organised layer system. 

Bonus skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to create high quality architectural visualisations. 
  • Advanced knowledge of leading rendering packages: Vray and/or Corona. 
  • Organic modelling skills: furniture and decorative items. 
  • Marvelous designer experience or similar for creation of soft furnishings. 
  • Grow fx experience for custom vegetation growth. 
  • Experience with parametric modeling plugins such as Railclone. 


 Why work for GS? 
  • Work with leading local and global design teams on exciting projects. 
  • Encouraging, creative, open, diverse and motivated culture. 
  • Globally recognised studio- Winner of Best Rendering Studio, Architizer Awards 2021. 
  • Work life balance, social events and hybrid working arrangements . 
  • Opportunity to work autonomously. 
  • Access to ongoing professional development and career progression. 

Gabriel Saunders offers:
  • Work with leading local and global design teams on exciting projects. 
  • Commitment to work-life balance including flexible working arrangements. 
  • Perks such as paid birthday leave, 2 weeks paid parental leave and beautiful studio in the heart of Fitzroy, Melbourne. 
  • Globally recognised studio. 

Additional information

To Apply for this Role 
To apply to this role, email your cover letter and resume 

Please title the email ‘3D Architectural Modeler Application’ 

In your cover letter please include an answer to the following questions: 
1. Working closely with other team members is common in 3D modeling, How did you contribute to a successful outcome by ensuring alignment? 
2. How do you ensure the accuracy and quality of your 3D models? Can you describe your process for reviewing and refining your work to ensure high quality? 
3. How do you keep up with the most recent developments and trends in 3D modeling 
4. Our core values are Integrity, Quality, Collaboration and Knowledge - briefly describe how these resonate with you.

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