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3D Artist Fellow

Deadline to apply: Ongoing, with priority consideration for those who apply by September 15, 2023
Location: Hybrid (317 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104)
Pay Rate: Undergraduate $17/hr, Master’s $20/hr, Doctoral $23/hr
Job Duration: 10-15 hours for fall term, with the possibility of extending the fellowship
Hiring Manager: Jessi Kittel ( and Ray Majewski (

Who we’re looking for:

The XR team is looking for driven, detailed-oriented, and collaborative fellows to help us design Extended Reality (XR) applications that enhance the residential education experience and facilitate engaged and personalized learning at the University of Michigan.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Digitally build, sculpt, and add detail to 3D characters, props, and sets
  • Collaborate with XR developers, designers, and the U-M community
  • Create workflows and documentation 

Student Qualifications:

  • Wireframing and prototyping software (Sketch, Axure, Balsamiq, Adobe CS, Invision)
  • 3D Modeling and Asset Texturing Skill Sets (Blender, Maya, ZBrush, RhinoAdobe Substance, etc).
  • Organic modeling and sculpting
  • 3D Animation (Blender, Maya, etc)

How to apply:

To apply, complete the Student Fellowship Application with a portfolio and respond to the following question (300 words or less):

  • Provide a short description of your relevant experiences that will contribute to your success as an XR 3D Artist Student Fellow.