Senior Designer, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/21/2020 8:29 PM)
Job ID
2020-3360

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Senior Designer to join our Vancouver studio for a feature quality episodic production. We can’t say what it is yet, but it is an action oriented global franchise with beloved characters! 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 artwork, (including relevant production sheets). You will strive to maintain the show style with your designs and keep them working within the story specifications; communicating effective and production-friendly solutions as necessary.

 

This role is set to begin immediately.

 

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

  • Receive & understand key design assignments from Art Director/Lead Designer
  • Ask appropriate questions to understand & complete the task within the scheduled timeframe
  • Communicate assignment status’, issues, concerns or efficiencies to Art Director and Production
  • Keep up to date with scripts and animatics to inform design choices
  • Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director/Lead Designer for approval
  • Ensure quality & style of show is achieved
  • Complete work on schedule

Qualifications

  • 3 + years of 3D experience in production design for animation
  • Strong draftsmanship and understanding of colour and lighting
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Able to take direction, be proactive, collaborate, and embrace change
  • Strong base in artistic fundamentals
  • Strong base in design fundamentals
  • Proficiency in Photoshop
  • Strong and versatile Design skills
  • Strong rendering skills
  • Ability to problem solve, multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
  • Openness to direction and ability to embrace change

Bonus:

  • 3D design and modelling experience a definite asset
  • Maya, Blender knowledge/experience an asset
  • Katana and Arnold knowledge a plus

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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