BG Designer – Animated Series

Wind Sun Sky Entertainment - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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POSITION OVERVIEW

An amazing opportunity to work for a highly creative studio and create background designs for Robert Kirkman's INVINCIBLE - an 8-hour animated series targeting adults for Amazon Prime.

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Under the creative leadership of the Production Designer/Art Director, creates background designs that support the overall creative vision for the show based on the determined style of the project;
  • Willingness to take on revisions and notes if required;
  • Interprets and implements notes and feedback in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way;
  • Adheres to digital file management protocols;
  • Meets department schedule deliverables deadlines;
  • Interacts respectfully, professionally and collaboratively with colleagues, other staff members, partners and clients;
  • Any other applicable duties as assigned; and
  • Fulfills all of duties in an efficient and diligent manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree and/or diploma in fine arts or animation with experience working in a professional environment, or equivalent professional experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • A keen eye for the aesthetic needs as well as diverse visual development styles as required by the project.
  • Working knowledge of anatomy, proportion, perspective and composition. Ability to visualize perspective and 3-dimensional space. Strong drawing, illustration and/or painting skills.
  • Understanding of CG animation, particularly in modeling and rigging.
  • Proficiency using Photoshop is required. Familiarity with After Effects, ZBrush, Corel Painter, Illustrator and Maya is considered an asset.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Proactively communicates production issues to supervisor. Practices attentive and active listening. Shares information, methodologies and ideas with others. Incorporates feedback and direction received.
  • Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self-motivated and proactive. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Efficient and detail oriented - able to deliver work on time and meet set design objectives.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit your resume including links to portfolio and cover letter

Cover letter should include:

  • Why you are interested in working at Wind Sun Sky Entertainment?
  • Any interesting personal projects or hobbies.

Local candidates will be preferred.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Short-listed candidates will be contacted in follow-up.

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Company events & social hours
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Dental care
  • Casual dress

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19