#150512

3D / Concept Artist & Rigger

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
08/05/2019
Posted By:
Jennifer Torrens
Date:
08/01/2019

Job Description:

Large Media and Entertainment client in Burbank, CA is seeking a 3D/Concept Artist to join their team. This is a temp assignment slated to go 18 months. 

Description: 

We have created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world. The foundation of this creativity starts with Studios where we produce, acquire, and distribute live-action and animated motion pictures, video experiences, music, and live performances. No other Media & Entertainment company can rival the brands we have the honor of working with every day. As part of the Studio’s Technology leadership team you’ll be joining a group of passionate, dedicated technologists solving a range of interesting problems in innovative ways in an exciting and dynamic industry. We are looking for high-performing, motivated Animator/Rigging Arts to model and texture a various range of assets into mixed reality experiences . We are also looking for someone who can create concepts (sketches) to illustrate various experience (app experience, physical/events). 

Skills/Experience 

  • 2- 5 yrs experience: 
    •  Unity: Animation for Unity/iOS and Android (Required) 
    • Maya: (Required) 
    • 3D Character Modeling: 2 years (Required) 
    • 3D Character Animation (Required) 
    • Texturing: (Required) 
    • 3D Rigging: (Required) 
    • Motion Capture: Required) 
    • After Effects: (Required) 
    • MEL and/or Python (Required) 
    • ZBrush: (Required)
    • UnReal : (Desired) 

Responsibilities 

  • Develop hand keyed 3D animations of character and objects 
  • Expert in 3D pipeline in Maya and/or similar software 
  • Use 3rd party tools, workflows, and engine capabilities to optimize for framerate and load times
  • Collaborate with creative, product, and technology teams to implement the over vision 
  • Proactively bring innovative ideas on regular basis 
  • Take ideas and flush out the concept/illustration of characters and backgrounds 
  • Tweak and edit concepts based upon internal feedback

Basic Qualifications

  • Expert level in Photoshop and Illustrator 
  • Entertainment, gaming and/or toy experience 
  • Fun and vibrant design aesthetic 
  • Must have a portfolio that displays concept/illustrations for movies, toys, games and/or licensed products 
  • Must be a highly creative and conceptual thinker 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment 


Additional Information: This is a two-fold position. This position will be responsible for preparing assets, doing mild animation of 3D objects for the AR application that the engineers are building. In addition, they will need to be a concept artist and be able to sketch out the scenes that the app or experience is trying to show.

*Must provide portfolio*

Required Education: BA or equivalent