Photo-realistic images need to be created from sketches and or a written description. Using 3ds max and Mental Ray, this artist should be capable of generating a model of the product in a timely fashion. 24 to 48 hour turn around time is preferable to insure project mobility. Ideally, finished product images need to look modern and appealing as if to be put on the shelf or rack of a store tomorrow.
This product description (short):
Garden tool - Rake and shovel combination.
Unlimited - Should be very few if you are good at paying attention and following instructions.
8-12 images not including split views or zoom circles needed to show off product function or detail depending on the complexity of a product.
Project time frame:
24-48 hours (one or two days).
Knowledge of 3ds max and Mental Ray, imagination creative, outside the box and forward thinking, accurate modeling and attention to detail, Organized, Understanding of mechanics and how things work, able to create amazing out of nothing.