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Visual Development Artist
Visual Development Artist
DreamWorks Animation
Post Date: 01 Jul 2023

JOB OVERVIEW

DreamWorks Animation is looking for more adventurous dreamers who shoot for the moon. We tell stories about the journeys our unconventional heroes take to make dreams come true. As a growth-minded studio, we pride ourselves on being one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, award-winning, animated films and series, reaching consumers around the globe. We push to feel more, laugh more, and build immersive new worlds.DreamWorks creates a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats, delivering compelling stories with unique characters. We place tremendous value on the experiences our talent brings to the table from their own non-traditional paths to success. We believe in frequent communication and that transparency and trust yield the best work. We are a community of artists, technologists, innovators, and creators, who are passionate about animation and also happen to love eating lunch together.DreamWorks Animation Television is seeking a Visual Development Artist with a diverse set of skills to join our team on an unannounced or show name – CG – action/comedy/preschool show. The candidate should demonstrate a strong design and/or paint foundation to contribute to the creative vision of the series. This exciting new opportunity is based in Glendale, California and is covered by the Animation Guild.If you are part of the fandom and believe teamwork makes the dream work, join us in #livingthedream and #doingyourdreamwork!

Job Description

“What would you say you do here?”Design and paint environments/characters/props/vehicles under the direction of the Creative Leadership of the series Build orthographics for environments, structures and props – including turns using existing approved designs Build orthographics for characters/vehicles/props – including turns using existing approved designs Generate rough concepts to explore new designs within the style of the show When requested, build and present innovative ideas to improve visual concepts and designs Outstanding eye and ability to translate a thorough understanding of color, composition, detail, texture and lighting into designs and/or paintings
Willingness to take feedback and rework material while maintaining a new perspective Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff and ensure all deadlines are met Ensure all artwork is accurately backed up, organized and stored appropriately Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time

Qualifications

“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”Thorough design foundation including knowledge of: perspective, composition, painting, lighting and color theory Advanced knowledge of Photoshop
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Is a teammate, who genuinely enjoys working with others Strong time-management skills Works well in a fast paced production environment under pressure “What can I offer?”At least 3 years of experience in television animation, feature animation and/or video games Bachelor’s degree preferred Working knowledge of Maya/Zbrush/Modo is a plus
Portfolio that demonstrates seasoned design and painting skills This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.Salary Range: $78,312 – $125,000

Additional Information

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

JOB DETAILS

Location
Glendale
Fields

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