Senior Designer, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/19/2020 1:45 PM)
Job ID
2020-2886

Overview

WildBrainis looking for a Senior Designerto join our Vancouver studio. In this role you are an essential creative member of the design team. Working under the supervision of the art director, you will execute key designs and create original concepts for the production (including turnarounds/rotations). You will strive to maintain the show style with your designs and keep them working within the story specifications. You train, mentor and motivate new designers on the crew and communicate effective and production-friendly solutions when requested. 

 

This role is set to begin in Summer 2020.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe! 

Responsibilities

  • Execute key designs and higher level of rendering 
  • Collaborate creatively with the design and modelling departments 
  • Train, mentor and motivate new designers who are places on the crew 
  • Keep current with scripts and animatics to inform design choices 
  • Learn and adhere to established production methodology 
  • Create original designs on show style according to production schedule 
  • Endure design viability is appropriate to the modelling and animation budget 
  • Identify and communicate any issues, concerns of efficiencies to production or art director as appropriate 
  • Execute changes on designs based on feedback from art director 
  • Keep work orders current and accurate in the design and modelling approval system 
  • Keep files efficiently organized 
  • Carry out all duties in a professional and positive manner 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in production design for animation 
  • Strong drawing and colour fundamentals 
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas 
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently 
  • Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player 
  • Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure 
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change 
  • Encourages feedback and new initiatives 
  • Strong problem solving skills 
  • Enjoys working in a team atmosphere and has a proactive approach to work 

 

 

Bonus: 

 

  • 3D Design and Modelling experience a definite asset 
  • Design education is an asset, but not required 
  • Unreal Engine Experience is beneficial

 

Why WildBrain

 

At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:  

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off 

 

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