Job Details

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  • Location

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Experience

    More than 3 years experience

  • Application Start Date

    25-Oct-2017 00:00 AM

  • Application End Date

    20-Nov-2017 00:00 AM

Skydance Media - Visual Development Artist


COMPANY NAME : Skydance Animation
Description:

The Role

Are you a visionary that thinks big, but never overlooks the little details?

 

Skydance Media’s newly formed animation division seeks a Visual Development Artist to join a dynamic team to lay the foundations for its two upcoming animated feature films Split being directed by Vicky Jenson, (ShrekShark Tale) and Luck being directed by Alessandro Carloni (How to Train Your DragonShark Tale Kung Fu Panda). In this role, you will imagine and propose ideas for what the animated world should look like based on the story, characters and action. You will own the “look” of the film and maintain that vision with characters, backgrounds, environments, colors, lighting, and even props The images you execute will enable the Directors and Production Designers to establish the final vision for the films.

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to contribute to the vision of the movie
  • Create art for film concepts, environments, backgrounds, characters, color keys, textures, lighting and prop design
  • Generate work in the form of sketches, color keys, rough designs, and thumbnails
  • Perform research that will inform the design of the work
  • Create presentation materials as needed
  • Ability to come up with inventive ideas to enhance visual concepts
  • Willingness to rework material while maintaining a fresh perspective

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years storyboard experience on film/show
  • Experience with concept exploration, design execution and composition
  • A comprehensive understanding of both visual storytelling and how an art department functions
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop
  • Superior ability to represent ideas visually and to suggest alternate concepts
  • Skill at expressing verbal descriptions in an artistic way
  • Ability to work collaboratively, communicate clearly, present work, and be a teammate
  • Clear understanding and commitment to meet scheduling deadlines
  • Sense of humor and ability to generate entertaining content
  • Clear communication with the production team on progress of work

About Skydance Media

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, and interactive platforms. Its feature films include Geostorm, LIFE, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Star Trek BeyondMission: Impossible – Rogue NationTerminator GenisysWorld War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness, G.I. Joe: RetaliationJack ReacherMission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and True Grit. In 2017, Skydance formed an animation division to develop and produce a slate of high-end feature films and television series in partnership with Spain’s Ilion Animation Studios. Skydance Television launched in 2013. Its current slate includes Emmy-nominated Grace and Frankie on Netflix, Altered Carbon on Netflix, Jack Ryan on Amazon, Condor on AT&T Audience Network, Ten Days in the Valley on ABC, and Dietland on AMC. Skydance Interactive launched in 2016 to create and publish original and IP-based virtual reality experiences and video games. Skydance Interactive recently debuted its first original title – Archangel, a story-driven VR shooter.


Responsibilities :

Responsibilities

·      Work as part of a team to contribute to the vision of the movie

·      Create art for film concepts, environments, backgrounds, characters, color keys, textures, lighting and prop design

·      Generate work in the form of sketches, color keys, rough designs, and thumbnails

·      Perform research that will inform the design of the work

·      Create presentation materials as needed

·      Ability to come up with inventive ideas to enhance visual concepts

·      Willingness to rework material while maintaining a fresh perspective


Information :

This is a compensated position

In House

Applicants must have 3+ Years of experience and be a member of The Animation Guild




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