Jobs: Flash Animator

Company : Nickelodeon Date Posted : Sun 22 Dec
Position : Full Time Location : Burbank
Experience : 1-3 Junior Level Post Id : 2267998
Category : Flash Animator
Responsibilities:Work with the Animation Supervisor in the development of the animation style.
Work with storyboards, story reels, recorded dialogue, set layout, and direction to animate key scenes in the early stages of episodic production.
Animate character tests/scenes.

Basic Qualifications:

Degree or certificate in CG/classical animation, film, or related field, or 2-3 years of production animation experience.
Strong understanding of traditional animation principles.
Must have experience using Flash CS3
Must be able to work within a fast paced environment
Must have a demo reel that demonstrates an application of the principles of animation, and exceptional performance and acting skills.
Ability to work collaboratively.

PLEASE NOTE: As this is an artistic position, a design test may be required

You can find out more and apply here:

http://www.creativejobscentral.com/animation-jobs/asimply/burbank/flash-animator-2267998.html

Jobs: Nickelodeon seeks Background Painter- Wallykazam

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Title: Background Painter- Wallykazam
Req ID: 5993
Candidate Search:Location: Burbank, CA
Candidate Search:Brands: Nickelodeon

Description

Summary:Paints backgrounds, layouts and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with creative supervisor(s) to ensure color needs of show are fulfilled.
  • Follow instructions of supervisor.
  • Complete all color work within assigned deadlines.
  • Resolve color problems with creative supervisors.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately.
  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.
  • Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete.
  • Review storyboard for background key color callouts.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist with special projects.
  • Fulfill other color projects, including but not limited to color lead sheets, color script and/or color pass on storyboards.
  • If applicable, scan backgrounds and adjust digitally as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
  • Strong knowledge of color theory and lighting.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable color software and hardware.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask a plus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Digital color experience desired.
  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience highly desired.

You can apply for the Nickelodeon background Artist position here.

Jobs: Background Designer- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Nickelodeon is seeking a Background Designer for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Details below.

Description

Summary:
Generates background designs, overlays, underlays, shadow and color guides, floor plans  and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met.Responsibilities:

  • Review script for backgrounds needed at handout of show.
  • Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines.
  • Resolve design problems with creative supervisors.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and saved appropriately.
  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.
  • Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete.
  • If required, generate multiple views of environment and specific elements within it.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist with special projects.
  • If applicable, make special shadow and color indications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
  • Strong background design skills.
  • Relevant drawing experience necessary.
  • Thorough understanding of perspective.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask a plus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired.

HOW TO APPLY
You MUST submit a portfolio in order to be considered for artistic positions!

Online Portfolio Instructions:
Do you have a website/blog you’d like us to review as your portfolio submission? If so, please be sure to upload your resume and website link in the online application process. Please include the website link on your resume. You MUST upload the portfolio release form to your application. You can add additional attachments in the resume section.

To download the form, please go to: http://nas.nick.com/SubmissionReleaseForm.pdf

You can apply here.

Jobs: Senior Pipeline Technical Director

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RGH Studios is looking for a Senior Pipeline Technical Director in Woodland Hills, CA.

From the site:

RGH Studios is currently looking for Pipeline Technical Directors to collaborate in the delivery of production-ready tools for Visual Effects & Feature Animation. We have several positions available for Studio Infrastructure & Show based development.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Scripted Tool Development & support

This opportunity collaborates with the Global Pipeline initiative and is considered a Project/Show based hire. Pipeline is focusing on bridging the work of artists & vendors worldwide, across multiple feature films & themed entertainment productions.

We’re looking for talented TD’s across all levels of skillset (mid to senior). RGH Technical Directors work with the Pipeline Supervisor to architect & develop production tools as well as supporting modules in a Python scripting environment. Responsibilities include but not limited to automating Shotgun, Revolver, Deadline, as well as support the Digital Asset Production & Review System.

 

Qualifications

  • Senior level:  +5 years’ production experience
  • Mid-level:  +3 years’ production experience
  • Experience in Editorial & Video Review System development
  • Advanced python skills
  • In-depth knowledge of Nuke & Maya, Houdini and Softimage a bonus.
  • Comfortable developing for Windows, Mac & Linux
  • Advanced problem solving & troubleshooting skills a must
  • Progressive knowledge of VFX production & development trends
  • Excellent time management & communication skills

 

Pluses – Experience with the following:

  • Experience with Shotgun
  • Experience with Deadline Render Management System & RV
  • Shader development, simulation systems
  • PyQT or PySide
  • Experience with Softimage and Houdini
  • Experience with Arnold and/or Vray

 

Please send your resume to:
vish.kumar@rghentertainment.com

You can read more and apply here.

Jobs: Animation/AE Artist

Aplusfilmz Aplusfilmz LLC is looking for an Animation/After Effects artist.

From the site:

We are looking for a flashy and stylish animator to collaborate with on our new music video for Joey Badass and the Pro Era crew. We have already shot the video and want to add an element of hand-drawn animation and sketch-style graffiti to blend in with our footage. We are open creatively to different styles and would like to collaborate with an artist who is passionate about the project and wants a great promotional piece for their reel. This video will receive a large promotional push and will be aired on MTV and BET, among other stations. Joey is an MTV Artist to Watch, and appears on this months cover of XXL Magazine, the 2013 Freshman Class issue.

Here is a link to his most recent video, also animated: http://buzzworthy.mtv.com/?p=197703

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Jobs: Reel FX Lead Animator – “Book of Life”

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Reel FX is looking for a lead animator for Jorge Gutierrez’s Book of Life produced by Guillermo de Toro!

From the site:

 

Job Summary

We are currently hiring for our action-packed CG animated feature that tells the story of a Romeo and Juliet style love story set against a Mexican “Day of the Dead” back drop directed by Jorge Gutierrez (”El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera”) and produced by Guillermo de Toro!

This is for our Dallas location.

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