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  • Dec 09 ASSET ARTIST
    Fulltime

    Los Angeles, CA

    Requirements:
    – Create clean and efficient models based on creative briefs and / or reference materials
    – Demonstrate efficiency in UV layout as well as strong polygonal subdivision skills
    – Demonstrate strong Look Development, R&D and Lighting skills from both an artistic and technical perspective
    – Maintain, alter or update models as required by client or supervisor feedback
    – Interpret abstract ideas into the creation of compelling photo real or stylized assets
    – Facilitate the creation of high quality texture maps prior to publishing to ensure consistency
    – Mentor and motivate fellow Asset artists to grow their craft using the latest techniques

    Qualifications:
    – A cultivated aesthetic sense and keen eye for detail
    – At least 2 years of experience as an Asset Artist (Model/Texture/Surface) in a VFX Production environment
    – A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer graphics or the equivalent combination of education and experience
    – A mastery in creating both organic and hard surface models with efficient topology
    – A mastery of Maya, ZBrush and Mari
    – Katana, Mudbox and Substance Painter knowledge is a plus
    – Highly efficient UV layout experience using an UDIM workflow is required
    – A technical understanding of colour space
    – An understanding of plate and image based lighting as well as full CG lighting is preferred
    – Basic compositing skills in Nuke
    – TD skills (Python, C++) are preferred but not required
    – An understanding of multi-pass rendering and 3D scene layout is preferred
    – Strong communication and organisational skills
    – The ability to take direction and implement feedback with a positive attitude
    – An approachable, proactive and accommodating attitude
    – An innate desire to stay informed of current technologies
    – Strong time management skills and the ability to balance priorities under the pressure of a deadline-driven production
    – A team oriented mentality with a ‘get it done’ attitude
    – The ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment

    Apply at https://www.lumapictures.com/careers

    https://www.lumapictures.com
  • Dec 09 MOTION VIDEO FOR SONG / PROJECT Shaena Stabler Music
    other

    Laguna Beach, CA

    I’m a singer songwriter musician and LCAD art enthusiast looking to collaborate with a creative on a 3 minute motion video to compliment a new song. I’m open to what inspires you ( animation, VFX, etc)…after listening to the song here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHN_MOpDEZo

    I’m eager to get started. Desired deadline is 2-4 months from project commencement.

    Learn more about me at:
    https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaenaStabler
    https://www.facebook.com/ShaenaStablerMusic/

    Please send samples of your work, bid and estimated deadline. Call me with any questions or for further discussion.

    Shaena Stabler shaena.stabler@gmail.com (949) 315-0259
  • Dec 09 CONCEPT ARTIST Nexon America Inc
    other

    Irvine, CA

    Nexon is expanding aggressively into the western gaming market by opening a new development studio in Orange County California. We are building a workplace based on mutual respect, good humor, and the pursuit of excellence because we believe that great games can only be built by amazing people. Our vision is to create high quality, innovative online games that create unforgettable experiences for players around the world. Nexon has an ever expanding worldwide team of over 5,500 employees and boasts a diverse global portfolio that includes titles like MapleStory, Dungeon Fighter Online, and many more.

    In this role, you will be responsible for creating concepts that convey a beautiful and rich world for players to enjoy. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for games and previous experience working on AAA titles.

    Responsibilities:
    – Create environment mood paintings, lighting studies, color keys, and color scripts
    – Create concept art to help the team with their creative and artistic goals
    – Foster and maintain effective relationships inside and outside the art department
    – Be a jack of all trades when necessary to generate the largest impact
    – Create character, creature, structure and environment concepts that can be turned into 3D assets

    Requirements:
    – Advanced ability creating 2D art with ability to quickly generate ideas and also polish rendered illustrations
    – Advanced with shape design, silhouette, and structure as well as color and composition
    – Advanced knowledge of Photoshop or equivalent
    – Advanced understanding of human and creature anatomy
    – Advanced art background and a positive attitude
    – Highly self-motivated and collaborative, able to develop concepts from start to finish
    – Ability to communicate effectively with artists, and designers to convey an idea
    – Understanding of 3D Art creation and how to generate concepts ready to be translated into 3D
    – 3+ years concept art experience
    – Portfolio showing off your work

    Pluses:
    – Experience in Unreal Editor 4
    – 3D Modeling Experience
    – Texturing Experience
    – Blueprint Experience in Unreal

    To apply to this job, click https://www.nexon.net/corporate/careers/?__rlp=1

    www.nexon.net
  • Dec 09 SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR Lisa McDennon Design & Nuance Home + Lifestyle
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    McDennon’s home and lifestyle boutique, Nuance, is located in Laguna in the HIP district, in the famous Pottery Place Shopping Center at PCH & Brooks St. The store showcases her modern, sophisticated style with custom furniture, lighting, linens, and unique artwork and objects that she curates from around the world. With natural materials, elegant forms, and varied textures McDennon creates modern residential and commercial interiors that are sophisticated, unexpected, and timeless. McDennon’s award winning work has been featured in national publications including Elle Decor and Luxe Magazine. In January 2018, McDennon launched her first lighting collection with Hinkley Lighting. In April 2019 her lighting collection debut at Salone del Mobile in Milan, the world’s largest furniture & lighting design show.

    Skills:
    – Computer Programs: Email, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest

    Responsibilities:
    – Assist interior designer’s retail store, Nuance home + lifestyle with social media content and posts.
    – Photography of merchandise (on a weekly or bi-monthly basis)
    – Creation of daily Instagram posts.
    – Assistance with preparing monthly e-blasts (using existing template) & input of images and content.
    – Other activities include occasional updates to other social media platforms (ie: new images for Facebook & other account profiles for design sites Lisa is represented on), and creation of postcards (optional, depending upon candidate’s graphic design background.)

    Experience:
    – Strong knowledge of Instagram & other social media platforms
    – Highly creative, and with strong writing skills to create campaigns that are engaging, fresh, and informative
    – Good photography skills
    – Good graphic design skills & ability to create print-ready documents
    – Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
    – Responsible, reliable, hard-working
    – Any prior work experience related to above.

    Arlynn Winokur arlynn@lisamcdennon.com (949) 497-6806 nuance-home.com
  • Dec 09 DESIGN AGENCY INTERNSHIP Phantom Design
    internship

    Orange, CA

    Student will learn and experience in the creative environment of a design agency. Training will be provided as necessary.

    Entry-level tasks will include:
    – Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
    – Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research
    – Working on layouts and art-working pages ready for print or online distribution
    – Misc. creative duties as assigned (drawing, sketching, wireframes, etc.)
    Please be skilled with social media.

    Days/hours are flexible depending on the availability of the student.
    $12/hour

    Consult with your chair if interested in applying for this internship

    David Amaral, LCAD Alumni damaral@phantomdesign.com (323) 517-2907 phantomdesign.com
  • Dec 09 ANIMATION PRODUCTION INTERN Walt Disney Animation Studios
    internship

    Burbank, CA

    Expand your skill set into the world of animation! Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Internship Program is a ten week experience designed for students studying art, animation, computer graphics, and film. As a Talent Development intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and filmmaking. This immersive program offers hands-on experience focused on individual craft and multidisciplinary team collaboration.

    The 2020 Summer Intern program will be held at our Burbank, CA studio starting June 2020. To be eligible for the Walt Disney Animation Studios Internship, you must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student who will return to school in the fall of 2020.

    PRODUCTION INTERNSHIPS SUMMER 2020:
    CG Animator
    Character CG Artist
    Environment CG Artist
    Production Management
    Story Artist
    Visual Development

    Note: Deadline for applications is January 12, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST.

    Apply at http://www.disneyanimation.com/careers/open-positions

    www.disneyanimation.com
  • Dec 19 CUSTOM FRAMING - PERSONAL DESIGNER Michaels
    Fulltime

    Tustin, CA
    Apply at: employmentcrossing.com/job/id-d9365c5903b874a689897f302b89cae3?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic
    Build customer relationships while creating a memorable framing solution for their art. Help customers shop our store and be able to find what they’re looking for. Provide a safe, clean and clutter-free environment.

    Michaels.com
  • Dec 19 ART INSTALLER / SEASONAL Laguna Art Museum
    other

    Laguna Beach, CA
    Laguna Art Museum installation department is seeking a full time seasonal 3-4 week installs. Seeking to hire someone with experience or some experience before the end of the year.
    Schedule will be Monday through Friday 9-5, somewhat flexible with school.
    Please send resume and cover letter to Sean Kirkland, Chief Preparator of installation at SKirkland@lagunaartmuseum.org

    Laguna Art Museum is the museum of California art. It collects, cares for, and exhibits works of art that were created by California artists or represent the life and history of the state. Unlike any other museum in the state, it collects California art and only California art, and ranges across all periods and styles, nineteenth-century to present-day.
    The museum’s prep team builds and de-installs exhibitions. The museum typically changes exhibitions three times each year, with consecutive de-installation and installation of galleries across the building’s three levels. Applicants should understand best practices, procedures, and materials for handling and installing work.
    Opportunities are typically three times each year, in January/February, May/June, and September/October. Positions are seasonal and may have variable schedules, including periods of heavy workloads and overtime.
    – $16 – $19 hourly, depending on experience
    – Experience in art handling and installation with a museum, gallery, or art handling company
    – Ability to safely handle and install works of art for exhibitions, travel, and storage
    – Ability to read and understand technical drawings and installation instructions
    – Ability to safely and skillfully use tools and equipment
    – Ability to work at heights
    – Ability to comfortable lift 60 pounds
    – High school diploma required; coursework from a college or university preferred
    – Effective communications skills and ability to work with diverse individuals

    Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background and reference check, which may include criminal reports and verification  of employment and educational records. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
    Please email your cover letter and resume to Sean Kirkland, Chief Preparator, at skirkland@lagunaartmuseum.org. Please use “Preparator Application” as the subject line.

    Sean Kirkland, Chief Preparator of installation SKirkland@lagunaartmuseum.org (949) 494-8971 x233 www.lagunaartmuseum.org
  • Dec 19 SIGN PAINTER / SEASONAL Disneyland Resort
    Fulltime

    Anaheim, CA
    Apply at: https://parksjobs.disneycareers.com/job/-/-/1678/14391905?utm_medium=jobad&ss=paid&CID=19714&p_sid=w7EfJtb&utm_content=pj_board&utm_campaign=dlr&utm_source=indeed&p_uid=9TIrQbj7tC

    Starting Pay Rate
    The starting pay rate for this position is $29.46 per hour

    Sign Painters are responsible for maintaining existing signs as well as creating new show-quality signs. They are also responsible for maintaining lettering, striping and graphics for Disneyland Resort.

    Responsibilities :
    –    Restore and maintain existing On Stage and Backstage signage and graphics using all available photos, sketches, blueprints, and other documentation – to Disney standards
    –    Design and produce new signs using useful ideas with visual appeal, appropriate size, theming, material, and shape – under the direction of Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI)
    –    Produce new project signs from WDI supplied sketches, blueprints, and specs
    –    Read work orders, help coordinate needs with other crafts, and track the job until it is picked-up, delivered or installed. If needed, contact the requestor for clarification regarding the work requested, the work procedures, and the materials required
    –    Use basic hand tools and/or electric hand tools (using the appropriate personal protective equipment) to complete work
    –    Completes projects in a professional and timely manner with minimal supervision, taking into consideration budgets and deadlines.

    Basic Qualifications :
    –    Schedule Availability – Typical schedule is Monday through Friday with occasional shifts on Saturday and Sunday; however, be available to work any day and shift (1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift) including holidays, and overtime.

    Technical Abilities
    –    Experience, skills and abilities to perform the duties listed under “Responsibilities,” above
    –    Exceptional brush-lettering skills
    –    Must possess a thorough knowledge of graphic design, color theory and letter forms
    –    Ability to design, layout, and produce signs on a variety of substrates using hand lettering, screen-printing, air brushing, aging and graining, and basic computer techniques
    –    Ability to use layout, design, measurement and production tools common to commercial and graphic artists. Proficiency with water- and oil-based paints and inks
    –    Familiarity with – or the ability to learn – the Computerized Maintenance Management System (MAXIMO)

    Additional Information :
    Those assigned to the Sign Painter position are required to attend an annual Respiratory Protection Training class and a Lead Awareness class. They are also required to submit to an annual medical evaluation, fit test, and a semi-annual lead/zinc blood test.

    disneyland.disney.go.com
  • Dec 19 CHARACTER ARTIST Turtle Rock Studios
    Fulltime

    Lake Forest, CA
    Apply at: https://apply.workable.com/turtle-rock-studios/j/5BE0937F0F/

    Turtle Rock Studios is an award-winning independent game developer best known for its work on AAA franchises like Left 4 Dead, Evolve, and Counter-Strike. We are a diverse team of inspired content creators, artists and engineers who share a passion for making fun, innovative games that gamers love to play.
    We are seeking a talented Character Artist to join our team and help make great games. The job will require working closely with designers, engineers and artists to create convincing, visually stunning game characters and creatures. We are looking for artists who can thrive in a collaborative environment where the whole team works together for the benefit of all aspects of the game.

    Responsibilities
    –    Work with the Art Director, Concept team, and Character team to develop high quality assets
    –    Collaborate with concept artists on character development and take those assets all the way to completion
    –    Work with designers and engineers to make visually stunning game art while maintaining good performance on next-gen platforms
    –    Communicate effectively with the team to fulfill the visual goals of game assets

    Requirements
    –    Stunning portfolio that demonstrates expertise in modeling, including hard surface and organic assets
    –    Experience modeling and texturing using Maya, Zbrush and Substance Painter
    –    Exceptional sculpting ability in ZBrush as they relate to game art workflows
    –    Proficiency in 2D art creation/manipulation packages, including but not limited to Photoshop
    –    An understanding of all current generation production workflows as they pertain to character art production
    –    Strong understanding of physically based shaders and rendering
    –    A understanding of the human form/anatomy and structure/silhouette in respect of modeling
    –    Ability to create and manipulating texture maps and excellent understanding of the value of UV space
    –    A great team-player: Self-motivated with good communication skills
    –    Able to accurately follow common goals and tasks whilst working under own initiative

    Preferences
    –    Strong traditional art foundations: including but not limited to figure drawing, concept art and illustration
    –    A passion for games
    –    Shipped one or more major titles on multiple Current New Gen/PC platforms as a Character Artist
    –    Experience with AAA First or Third Person action titles a big plus
    –    Familiarity with source control and asset tracking tools such as Perforce and JIRA a plus

    Benefits
    –    Competitive salary
    –    100% healthcare coverage
    –    401k matching
    –    Profit sharing plan
    –    Generous time off
    –    Flexible spending accounts
    –    Career improvement program
    –    Pet friendly office
    –    Fully stocked kitchen, sponsored food trucks, etc.

    www.turtlerockstudios.com
  • Dec 19 PAINT AND SIP INSTRUCTOR Creative Carafes
    Parttime

    Orange County
    We are a local paint and sip (wine and paint) company in the Orange County area and are looking to build our team! We are looking for an experienced artist with high energy that loves to teach, paint and socialize!

    -Art/Paint experience required
    -Able to paint with acrylic
    -Teaching experience preferred
    -Able to follow instructions as we have a library of art that we have had custom made for events.
    -Outgoing/not afraid to speak in front of a crowd.
    -High energy
    -Willing to setup events and tear down
    -Transportation to and from events with a vehicle that is reliable and able to carry supplies.

    This is a part time contract position. We would potentially like this person to train future licensees as well as create unique art. There will be bonus incentives on art created and used. Pay based on experience. Please email us with why you feel you are a fit for this position, experience, and at least 2-3 examples of artwork you have done.

    Part-time, $20.00 /hour, Hours per week: 10-19

    Info@creativecarafes.com creativecarafes.com
  • Dec 19 ART TEACHERS FOR CHILDREN YMM Art Space
    Parttime

    Irvine, CA
    YMM Art Space is a professional early childhood visual arts education institution founded in 2005. Headquartered in the Washington, D.C., YMM Art Space has teaching centers in over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Toronto, Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. We are currently hiring art teachers for our Irvine location.
    Job requirements:
    –    Bachelor’s degree of art, comic animation, fashion design
    –    Minimum 3 years experience of teaching art for kids
    –    Proficient in Microsoft Business Suite
    –    Live locally (preferred)
    –    Mandarin (preferred)
    Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour

    Application Questions:
    –    How many years of relevant experience do you have?
    –    Do you speak Mandarin?
    –    Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

    leiru fu  ymmirvine@gmail.com https://ymm-art-space
  • Dec 19 CONCEPT ARTIST INTERN Treasure Studio, Inc.

    Irvine, CA
    Apply at: indeed.com/jobs?q=Treasure%20Studio&l=California&vjk=2932c20003d6f4c7

    Treasure Studio, Inc.’s Cocomelon team is looking for a Concept Artist Intern. We want someone who truly cares about making quality entertainment and enjoys creating content for young children aged between 0-5. You are responsible for working with art director and producer to design characters, props, and environments that belong to the world of Cocomelon, and will work with the 3D modelers to bring Cocomelon’s artistic vision to life.

    Responsibilities:
    –    Passion for creating concept art
    –    Understanding of 2D textures and color design
    –    Creative ideas for designing characters, environment, and props
    –    Work with art director and producer to approve and sign-off art assets]
    –    Work with art director and producer to balance the needs of creative direction with production requirements
    –    Track asset workflow and schedule
    –    Ability to work both in a team-oriented environment as well as in an independently structured environment

    Qualifications:
    –    Should be familiar with and love children’s books, songs, movies, and videos
    –    Higher education degree in art, illustration, or other equivalent work experience
    –    Portfolio demonstrating sensitivity for kid-friendly content and aesthetic, and skill and creativity in illustrations, traditional and/or digital
    –    High proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Illustrator and Photoshop
    –    Ability to fluently discuss your work and creative process
    –    Strong ability to communicate and work with the art director and senior producer

    MUST PROVIDE: Resume + Link(s) to Portfolio

    This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
    Please note that applicants must be able to commute to our office in Irvine.
    Only the selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

    Experience:
    Graphic Design: 1 year (Preferred)
                        Consult with your chair if interested in applying for this internship

    2020 TEMPORARY MURAL: “POSTCARDS FROM LAGUNA” / COMPETITION
    City of Laguna Beach
    Michael McGregor, Arts Program Coordinator
    mmcgregor@lagunabeachcity.net
    http://lagunabeachcity.net/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=23182
    (949) 497-0722
    Laguna Beach, CA

    Deadline: January 6, 2020
    Eligibility: Open to artists ages 18 or older who are residents of the Orange County, CA.
    Budget: $ 2,000 per mural

    Location Description
    The selected murals will replace existing murals at 295 Broadway. This is a centrally located site that is highly visible in downtown Laguna Beach. The murals will be viewed primarily by pedestrians, up close and from a distance of 30 yards. The four murals will be vertically mounted on the Verizon owned building. The murals will be on display for up to 5 years.

    Project Description
    The proposed designs should be imaginative, colorful and include the theme of postcards. The proposed design should convey a positive reference to Laguna Beach and may include a simple message, not to exceed 25% of the surface area. Imagery should draw from aspects unique to Laguna Beach’s past, present or future.

    Materials
    Selected winners will be provided with a 7’ x 5’ exterior grade stretched canvas. All primers, paints and clear coats must be of exterior grade.

    Selection Process
    The nine members of the City of Laguna Beach Arts Commission will judge the entries. Judging of the winning design will be based on creativity and appropriateness for the location. The City of Laguna Beach Arts Commission reserves the right, as its interest may appear, to reject any and/or all applications or proposals, to reject any finalist, to waive informalities in applications or proposals, or to terminate the selection process for any project without prior notice.The Arts Commission reserves the right to make selections for this project from the Arts Directory if insufficient applications are received, or to terminate the project at any time. Application to any project advertised by the City of Laguna Beach Arts Commission constitutes agreement with all applicable rules and guidelines.

    Timeline
    January 6, 2020 – Deadline for receipt of design proposals
    January 13, 2020 – Arts Commission will review and select designs and/or finalists
    March 9, 2020 – Proposed installation date

    Application Delivery
    Prospective design proposals must be delivered to City Hall, Cultural Arts Department, 505 Forest Avenue by January 6, 2020.

    Application Presentation and Content
    Artists may submit 1 (one) design. Please do not staple any materials together. All submitted materials must be typed on 8.5”x 11”paper. All pages of your application should clearly indicate your name, date, and the project submitting for.

    Please submit the required materials in the following order:
    –    Professional resume (maximum 2 pages)
    –    Proof of CA residency
    –    1:6 scale color rendering (14” high x 10” wide
    –    Artwork title
    –    Artist statement of how the design supports the theme
    –    3 photographs of previous related artwork
    –    Completed application form must be mounted to the back of the design.

    www.cocomelon.com
  • Dec 19 MADE IN CALIFORNIA CALL FOR ART Brea Art Gallery
    other

    Brea, CA

    Made in California at the Brea Gallery explores creative movements happening across the state by highlighting artists in all stages of their careers and showcasing a broad variety of mediums, styles, and themes. This year’s exhibit will be juried by Gallery Director Heather Bowling, Curatorial Staff, and Guest Juror Evan Senn. For more information, submission guidelines, and FAQ, visit breaartgallery.com/mica20

    Important Dates
    Entry Deadline: February 20, 2020 @ 11:59pm
    Notification of Results: March 12, 2020
    Exhibit Dates: April 25 – June 19, 2020
    Opening Reception: April 25, 2020 7-9pm

    breagallery@gmail.com (714) 990-7731 breaartgallery.com
  • Dec 19 UNLONELY STORYFEST The Foundation for Art and Healing
    other

    The Foundation for Art and Healing’s UnLonely Project has launched Campus UnLonely StoryFest, an innovative program to invite students to “share their stories” and in so doing to enable ALL of us to be more aware of loneliness and better connected!

    The Campus UnLonely StoryFest is a contest where students can submit short videos (2 minutes or under) on the themes of “Difference, Disability, and Dignity,” with three winners receiving cash prizes. All students are invited to participate—they don’t need to be filmmakers to submit, and videos can be produced on any device (phone, iPad etc.).

    The Campus UnLonely StoryFest is an opportunity for students to tell stories that explore circumstances associated with feeling lonely, excluded or unheard. Films will be screened by a panel of judges, led by Mike Paseornak, longtime president for production of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group and currently heading his own production company. Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2020.

    For information about the Campus UnLonely StoryFest and how to submit, please visit https://artandhealing.org/storyfest/.

    https://artandhealing.org/
  • Dec 19 CALL FOR MIXED MEDIA, COLLAGE, & DIGITAL ART / GALLERY EXHIBITION Las Laguna Gallery
    other

    Laguna Beach, CA
    Apply at: https://www.laslagunagallery.com/collageanddigital

    If you are creating art using Digital, Mixed Media or Collage, Las Laguna Gallery invites you to apply to this Call for Entry.
    This exhibition is to any artist creating works in Mixed Media, Collage and Digital Art.
    Any and all themes will be considered.
    All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur are encouraged to submit their artwork for this art exhibition.

    Theme: Open
    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 11, 2020
    Artist Notification: January 17, 2020
    Art Delivery Date: Jan. 30 to Feb. 4, 2020
    Exhibition Runs: Feb. 6, to Feb. 29, 2020

    Entry Fee: $35 (up to 3 images)
    Artist Gallery Split: 65% Artist / 35% Gallery

    Lori McBride laslagunagallery@gmail.com (949) 667-1803 laslagunagallery.com
  • Dec 19 SP/SU 2020 ARTIST & WRITERS RESIDENCIES / RESIDENCY Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
    other

    North Adams, MA

    Residency: Artist Colony-All Disciplines
    Application Deadline: 01/08/2020

    Applications are open for The Studios at MASS MoCA’s Spring/Summer residency season.

    Join the 700+ artists and writers from around the world who have enjoyed an artist residency of up to 8 weeks on MASS MoCA’s historic mill campus in the Berkshire Mountains. Run by Assets for Artists (the artist-development arm of MASS MoCA), residencies will be available from April 22 – October 6, 2020 for the Spring/Summer season. In addition to a handful of fully funded fellowships, the Studios also offers robust need- and merit-based financial aid.

    Selected artists receive:
    –    Private, furnished studio space at MASS MoCA, available 24/7
    –    Housing in newly renovated apartments directly across the street from the museum.
    –    One communal meal per day in the company of fellow artists-in-residence.
    –    MASS MoCA member benefits for the duration of the residency, including free access to the museum’s galleries and discounts on performing arts events and museum store purchases.
    –    Access to basic printmaking presses and two weaving looms.
    –    An optional one-on-one artist-focused financial and business coaching session with the Assets for Artists staff.

    Artists and writers of all disciplines throughout the US and internationally are invited to apply.

    PUERTO RICO FELLOWSHIP – For our third year, we are pleased to offer fully funded residencies to at least four artists who live and work in Puerto Rico. Selected artists receive additional travel and food stipends. This year we also offer an opportunity for an artist-parent from Puerto Rico to stay for a shorter 2-week residency. In addition to the shorter length of stay to reduce the time away from family, the awarded artist-parent will receive an additional stipend to use for child care or related expenses during their time away.

    NEED MORE TIME TO PLAN? – If you live a life that requires more lead time or are hoping to secure funding for your Studios residency from an outside source (grants, university funds, arts councils, etc), we now have an EARLY APPLICATION option for the Studios. Apply early for the FALL/WINTER 2020-2021 residency period of Oct 7, 2020 – March 30, 2021 and receive notice a full season ahead, around April 1, 2020. N/B: Artists applying with this application will not be considered for MASS MoCA’s financial aid, so you should only use this particular application if you need the longer lead time to position yourself for other institutional support to fund your residency.
    Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
    More information and application instructions are available on our website. Applicants will apply online with a statement and work samples through Submittable. There is no fee to apply. If you have lingering questions after reviewing the information on our site, contact us at studios@massmoca.org.

    www.massmoca.org/studios
  • Jan 07 3D CHARACTER ANIMATOR Immerse
    Fulltime

    Immerse is a virtual reality language company that links English teachers remotely with English learners in engaging VR experiences where they can practice together and learn.

    Job Description: 
We are looking for a 3D character animator with 1-2 years of relevant experience who is autonomous, excited about learning, and ready to plug in to a fast-paced start up company and begin contributing right away.

    Basic Qualifications:
    Demo Reel demonstrating thorough understanding of animation theory and technique as applied to 3D human figures.
    1-2 years of relevant experience.
    Experience with Maya or equivalent 3D Animation package
    Desire to grow as an animator
    Strong self-motivation and drive for results

    Preferred Qualifications
    Experience with implementing animations into Unity using Unity timeline.
    Experience with character 3D modeling and rigging
    Experience working with mocap and key framed animation techniques.
    Has strong communication and organizational skills.
    Proven ability to learn new tools and techniques.
    Able to accurately estimate the time to complete individual tasks.
    Good understanding of staging, composition, and timing.

    Big Plus
    Been part of a team in a character animator role that has shipped a game.
    Experience with motion capture editing and cleanup
    Strong drawing, 3D modeling and texturing skills
    Excited to work on a small team that is dedicated to changing the world of education
    Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends. (Particularly for VR)
    Send Resume, Cover Letter, and Demo Reel demonstrating thorough understanding of animation theory and technique as applied to 3D human figures to jacob@immerse.online

    jacob@immerse.online immerse.online
  • Jan 07 ART INSTRUCTOR Artology Studio
    Parttime

    Irvine, CA

    Artology Studio is currently seeking a part-time Art Instructor to teach drawing and painting to kids ages 8 and up. Making art is a complex process, and although it takes a genius to create a masterpiece, all artists have the ability to create wonderful pieces. ARTOLOGY STUDIO serves local artists and the community by providing them with the best tools for getting inspired and creating art. We provide classes and studio space for people to come in and develop their crafts.

    Requirements & Skills:

    -Fine art education background

     

    -Skill in sketching, watercolor, acrylic, oil painting and other media like color pencil & marker

    Schedule:

    Wednesday / Thursday & Saturday, 3:30-5:30pm

    Hourly pay: $15+/hour (available for discussion upon interview)

    Please send your resume and portfolio to:

    info@artology-studio.com

    For our studio information, please visit our website: www.artology-studio.com

    info@artology-studio.com www.artology-studio.com
  • Jan 07 HANDCRAFT & CLAY INSTRUCTOR Artology Studio
    Parttime

    Artology Studio is currently seeking a long-term, part-time Handcraft & Clay Instructor for design classes for sculpture design and applied design. Making art is a complex process, and although it takes a genius to create a masterpiece, all artists have the ability to create wonderful pieces. ARTOLOGY STUDIO serves local artists and the community by providing them with the best tools for getting inspired and creating art. We provide classes and studio space for people to come in and develop their crafts.

     

    Requirements & Skills:

    Skill with sculpture design (using clay or paper); applied design (using mixed media to finish a project)

    Preferably previous class experience for clay or sculpture;

    Very creative

    Good at working with kids (5 and up)

     

    Schedule:

    Expected afternoon class from 3:30-5:30 PM – further details to be discussed

    *We are looking for a long-term for this position*

    Hourly pay: $15+/hour (available for discussion upon interview)

    Please send your resume and portfolio to:

    info@artology-studio.com

    For our studio information, please visit our website: www.artology-studio.com

    info@artology-studio.com www.artology-studio.com
  • Jan 07 GAMING TEAM ILLUSTRATOR The Mom Project
    Fulltime, other

    Menlo Park, CA

    Apply at: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/?alertAction=viewjobs&currentJobId=1646305311&f_TPR=a1575407581-&geoId=103644278&keywords=illustration&savedSearchId=265397826

     

    Commitment: M-F, 40 hours/week. This position is located onsite at our Customer’s Menlo Park location. On-site, contract through April 2020. There is no remote capability for this role.

     

    We are seeking an Illustrator on a contract basis to help support their Gaming Team. We are looking for an experienced creative to join the team with a background in illustration, animation, and product. This includes executing against creative briefs, working closely with cross-functional partners, and ensuring quality throughout the entire creation process of digital illustration and animation. This role requires strong systems thinking and organizational skills, a critical eye for detail, and extensive understanding in overseeing the implementation of illustration systems with accuracy, consistency and at the highest levels of quality of execution and metaphor.

     

    You are comfortable collaborating and providing a creative point of view with designers, illustrators, animators, content strategists, and product designers to grow and evolve work from a design perspective. You should be comfortable working across many digital platforms with multiple teams, and always be curious and eager to experiment.

    What You’ll Do:

    Establishing an illustration system logic and creation of illustration assets of all types – both as stills and in motion – and deliver high-quality content that’s delightful, beautiful, and clear that supports the Gaming strategy

    -Generate new concepts quickly based on stakeholder direction and self-driven research

    -Manage individual projects in an organized way that guarantees on-time delivery and a clear workflow

    -Collaborate closely with Product Designers, Content Strategists, Art Directors, and Creatives Directors to understand how the product needs map within an illustration/animation system

    -Share learnings across the org to constantly improve the quality and effectiveness of our work

    Must Haves:

    – 4+ years experience in illustration at a creative agency or an in-house design team

    – Experience building brand and visual systems

    – Passion to create exciting illustration stories for the Gaming community

    – Illustration expertise in a varied set of styles, with a deep understanding of color, composition and digital production

    – Experience working on projects such as storyboards, narrative, promotional campaigns, product and branding assignments

    – Strong presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills

    – An understanding of how to incorporate research insights into the work

    – Knowledge in adapting illustration systems for cultural relevance

    – Experience using Illustrator, Photoshop

    – Online portfolio showcasing relevant work is required (Include link on your resume)

    Nice to Haves:

    – Experience developing illustration concepts for motion and a desire for telling universal stories

    – Knowledge of After Effects

    – Experience with Sketch

    Education:

    Bachelor’s degree.

    Perks:

    – Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life (including spouse & child), 401k, STD/LTD, AD&D, and Commuter Benefits program)

    -Accrued PTO: Up to 15 days per 12 months on assignment

    New Child Benefit: Up to $4,000 for the birth or adoption of a child while on assignment (conditions apply)

    themomproject.com
  • Jan 07 MEDIA & GRAPHICS ASSISTANT AG Jeans Company
    Fulltime

    South Gate, California

    AG Jeans is a pioneer and industry leader in the premium denim industry that has grown to be recognized as a superior contemporary lifestyle brand, encompassing a full spectrum of premium products. The Media & Graphics Assistant is responsible for assisting the creative team with concepting and creating marketing materials, branded content, in-store visuals, and presentations. Working within the Creative and Marketing teams, the position is responsible for coordinating content deliverables and ensuring all necessary cross channel communication while ensuring adherence to the calendar.

    Responsibilities

    Design and create PK (product knowledge) packets and sales tools

    -Design and create pitch and concept decks

    -Design and create PR & Marketing graphics, such as invites, look book layouts, and presentations

    -Coordinate creative project processes and communication

    -Coordinate content deliverables and ensure all departments have assets for launches

    -Assist with coordination of sales presentations, tradeshows, retail activations, and pop-ups

    -Assist with management and coordination of in-store visuals and displays

    -Assist with social media graphics and campaign concepting

    -Work closely with the photo studio coordinator to ensure calendar

    Key Qualifications

    – Minimum 2-3 years experience in graphic design, marketing, and/or creative roll

    – Expert experience in creatives tools such as Ps, Ai, Id, Keynote

    -General knowledge of social media landscape and nuances

    – A trained eye for design aesthetic and creative layouts

    – Extraordinary attention to detail and the ability to be flexible and adapt quickly to change

    – A collaborative and creative mindset and a positive attitude

    – Organized with excellent time management skills and the ability to work within strict deadlines

    – A genuine interest in, and knowledge of, the fashion industry

    – Excellent oral and written communication skills

    If you are interested in a corporate career at AG, please email resumes to corporatecareers@agjeans.com

    corporatecareers@agjeans.com www.agjeans.com
  • Jan 07 PIXAR SUMMER 2020 INTERNSHIP Pixar Animation Studios
    internship

    Emeryville, CA

    Apply at: https://pixar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Pixar_External_Internships

    Submission Deadline:    Sunday, Feb 9, 2020

    -Animation

    -Art

    -Archives

    -Editorial

    -Inclusion Strategies

    -Production Management

    -RenderMan Software Development

    -Story

    -Software Research & Development

    -Systems

    -Technical Direction

    -Technical Training

    Consult with your chair if interested in applying for these internships

     

    www.pixar.com
  • Jan 07 ART CURATOR INTERN / INTERNSHIP & PAID INTERNSHIP Project Ponte
    internship

    Irvine, CA

    Project PONTE is a non-profit art curation and art education organization seeking creative and driven individuals to intern for us. We offer an internship program to students who desire to learn more about the different facets involved in art curation or those who desire to gain experience working for nonprofits. We have openings for multiple positions. We offer positions in the production, marketing, and business side of art curation. We offer paid, non-paid, and for-credit/experience internships. Please submit resume and cover letter if interested.

    Duties:

    -Assist team with planning and organizing special events/projects

    -Assist team in production of event

    -Conduct marketing and other research

    -Write and construct fliers, press releases, social media posts

    -Perform other administrative and marketing duties

    Skills & Requirements:

    -Are pursuing a Bachelor’s or master’s degree

    -Have exceptional communication and written (and/or design) skills

    -Be willing and motivated to work

    -Are positive, open-minded, and a fast-learner

    -A great team player

    Consult with your chair if interested in applying for this internship

    ilee@projectponte.org, mniu@projectponte.org (949) 988-0533 www.projectponte.info/about
  • Jan 07 THE BUSINESS OF ART - ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING FOR ARTISTS / WORKSHOP Center for Cultural Innovation
    internship

    Los Angeles, CA

    Important Dates:

    Application Deadline: February 15, 2020

    Workshops: March 28 – May 16, 2020

    Funds to assist with registration costs.

     

    CCI’s signature program, the Business of Art, is designed to enhance the business skills of artists and creative entrepreneurs.

     

    As a Business of Art student, you will learn key skills that will provide you with the knowledge and resources to help advance your art career, develop your ideas, and increase your financial independence. Business of Art workshop sessions are taught by arts and business leaders with both commercial and nonprofit experience. Over eight workshops, you will learn key concepts involved in goal-setting, marketing and self-promotion, money management, legal issues, strategic planning and project financing. In the final session, all students will have the opportunity to receive feedback and insights in small group Cluster Counseling sessions with leading arts and business professionals. To supplement the program, you will also receive a copy of The Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment, a CCI publication.
    For details and to apply, please visit https://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/calendar.html?evt=863

    www.cciarts.org
  • Jan 08 STORY DEVELOPMENT INTERN / INTERNSHIP Center for Cultural Innovation
    internship

    Los Angeles, CA

    Important Dates:

    Application Deadline: February 15, 2020

    Workshops: March 28 – May 16, 2020

    Funds to assist with registration costs.

    CCI’s signature program, the Business of Art, is designed to enhance the business skills of artists and creative entrepreneurs.

    As a Business of Art student, you will learn key skills that will provide you with the knowledge and resources to help advance your art career, develop your ideas, and increase your financial independence. Business of Art workshop sessions are taught by arts and business leaders with both commercial and nonprofit experience. Over eight workshops, you will learn key concepts involved in goal-setting, marketing and self-promotion, money management, legal issues, strategic planning and project financing. In the final session, all students will have the opportunity to receive feedback and insights in small group Cluster Counseling sessions with leading arts and business professionals. To supplement the program, you will also receive a copy of The Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment, a CCI publication.
    For details and to apply, please visit https://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/calendar.html?evt=863

    www.cciarts.org
  • Jan 08 STORY DEVELOPMENT INTERN / INTERNSHIP Lucasfilm
    internship

    San Francisco, California

    Apply at: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/-/-/391/14532058?codes=INDEED&utm_source=Women+in+Animation&utm_campaign=1549c0a117-Weekly_Digest_2019_12_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0507198472-1549c0a117-190015785

    Job Summary:

    We have several projects in which we could mentor and benefit from an Intern: helping members of our Story Continuity sub-group scan scripts, manuscripts, outlines, and underlying game design documents, for continuity and indexing as necessary; inputting whiteboard timeline sketches into working Bluescape maps; organizing a library of current publishing content for Story Group access; reading and evaluating incoming writing sample and manuscript submissions and writing coverage. Depending on the candidate selected, we may have the intern work across several projects concurrently, or focus on one or two.

    The Lucasfilm Story Group oversees the development and management of story across live-action feature films, television animation, games, publishing, and interactive experiences. The group also administers story continuity inside the Star Wars universe across various media, and curates transmedia experiences for consumers year-round and to coincide with feature film, television, and interactive events.

    Responsibilities:

    Lucasfilm is currently seeking motivated, detail-oriented, and trustworthy interns for its Story Group Internship Program. Responsibilities include scanning and evaluating transmedia material for continuity, imputing continuity data into relational databases, reading and evaluating incoming writing samples and manuscript submissions, and light office support – phones/desks – when needed. This internship is a great introduction to the world of story development and management, and interns will have an invaluable opportunity to interact with execs in our department on future and active projects across various media.

    Basic Qualifications:

    – Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities.

    – Strong time management skills; Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

    – Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings with a positive, pro-active attitude.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    – Preferred candidates will have an interest in film development, screenwriting, or transmedia creation, and demonstrate a creative sensibility.

    – A strong knowledge and appreciation of the Star Wars galaxy, including the films, animated series, games, and books, is preferred.

    – Strong writing, fact-checking and proofreading skills are ideal.

    Required Education

    – Pursuing a degree at an accredited university or college.

    Additional Information:

    Program Eligibility

    – At least 18 years of age

    – Unrestricted work authorization

    – Available full-time from May – August

    – Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in San Francisco, CA.

    – Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application

    CONVERSION OPPORTUNITY

    There is no guarantee to become full-time or contract employee following the internship.

    Consult with your chair if interested in applying for this internship

    www.lucasfilm.com
  • Jan 08 SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN / PAID INTERNSHIP Jim Kempner Fine Art / The Madness of Art
    internship

    Chelsea, New York

    Jim Kempner Fine Art is seeking a college student with an interest in art, comedy and social media, hoping to gain a unique, hands-on internship with a web series that is taking the art world by storm! The Madness of Art is an established comedy web series poking fun at the art world. The series has a large following and features many well-known artists.

    Responsibilities:

    – Reach out to press, identify new publicity strategies, and develop a comprehensive social media strategy that includes a wide variety of content, with the goal of expanding the series’ social media presence and followers

    – Create dynamic video clips for use on Instagram, manipulate images in photoshop for use on Instagram or if needed, for new merchandise

    – Keep a running inventory of marketing merchandise, place orders as needed, and brainstorm new avenues for merchandise

    This would be the perfect experience for a student looking to gain real experience implementing marketing or PR strategies and expanding their photoshop skills in interesting new ways. This intern would also be working in a high-paced gallery environment in the heart of Chelsea, and would gain valuable insight into the New York art world.

    Preferred experience:

    – Marketing/PR background

    – Proven experience in creating detailed and dynamic social media campaigns

    – Working proficiency in Adobe suite, and web platforms

    – Strong writing and communications skills

    – Basic video editing

    Creative, positive with a sense of humor a must!

    This internship comes with a daily stipend of $10/hour and can also be offered for college credit. To apply, please email info@jimkempner.com with a cover letter and resume.

    Consult with your chair if interested in applying for this internship

    info@jimkempner.com jimkempner.com
  • Jan 08 COMPETITIONS & COMMUNITY SERVICE OLD TOWN PLANTER ART, PHASE 2 / PUBLIC ART PROGRAM / The Tustin Public Arts Committee
    competition

    Tustin, CA

    www.tustinca.org/DocumentCenter/View/2841/

    The City of Tustin Public Arts Committee, in cooperation with the City of Tustin Parks and Recreation Department, seeks artists to submit proposals for an outdoor project located in Old Town Tustin, Tustin, California 92780. The purpose of this project is to beautify the city and enhance the life of its citizens. The current project(s) are17 concrete planters of various shapes and sizes intended to enhance the pedestrian walkway and storefronts of the Old Town Tustin area. The total cost per completed planter box shall not exceed $300, including artist’s materials. An artist may not complete more than five planters, unless consent is expressed in writing by the Public Arts Committee. The project will be funded by the City of Tustin Public Arts Committee. The Committee seeks to commission experienced and competent artist(s) to complete the work. However, new and aspiring artists are encouraged to submit proposals.

    Project Description:

    The Old Town Planter Public Art Project medium will be acrylic paint. The use of color and imagery, literal and abstract, which enhances and inspires Old Town Tustin as a destination experience, will be given preference. All proposals to be considered should reflect the local citrus/agricultural heritage of Tustin or the military history at the former Tustin Marine Corps Air Station. Proposals may also consider current Old Town Tustin scenes or images that reflect the history of Old Town Tustin, or Tustin iconic events. Images of parks located within the city of Tustin, and other creative themes and designs are also acceptable.

    Important Dates:

    Submission Deadline: December 31, 2019

    Review completion: January 15, 2020 (contacted within 30 days following review)

    Artwork completion: April 30, 2020

    For more information, please visit the full application guidelines at www.tustinca.org/DocumentCenter/View/2841/

    Chad Clanton, Acting Director cclanton@tustinca.org
  • Jan 08 BEVERLY HILLS JURIED ART SHOW  The City of Beverly Hills Communication Services Department
    competition, other

    Beverly Hills, CA

    Important Dates:

    – Early deadline: February 14

    – Final deadline: February 20

    – Notice of acceptance: March 15

    – Spring Show: May 16 & 17, 2020, 10AM – 6PM

    The City of Beverly Hills Community Services Department has welcomed fine artists to apply to the Beverly Hills Art Show for over 45 years. This two-day event attracts 40,000 spectators and takes place on the third weekend in May and October. Artists exhibit their work outdoors on the grassy terrain of the historic Beverly Gardens Park along Santa Monica Boulevard between Rodeo and Rexford Drives. It is one of the largest and most respected outdoor shows on the west coast, attracting artists from all over the country, and some of L.A.’s finest. In addition to original art, this two-day art show offers an outdoor dining area and food trucks, wine and beer gardens, ambient music, and artist demonstrations.

    Art Categories:

    All artwork must fit the criteria for one of the following categories and have been completed in the last four years by one individual artist. Any and all prints or reproductions in any category must be signed or numbered.

    – Ceramics

    – Drawings & Traditional Printmaking

    – Digital Art

    – Glass

    – Jewelry

    – Mixed Media – 2D

    – Mixed Media – 3D

    – Painting

    – Photography

    – Sculpture

    – Watercolor

    Application:

    To apply, you will need to provide four main items. Apply on www.juriedartservices.com and upload your images to this website.

    -8 high-resolution images of your work.

    -1 Image, either a drawing, or a photo, of your display. You will be placing all of these images in your new online portfolio.

    -The application fee of $35.00 (non-refundable).

    -Only if accepted, the show fee is $415.00.

    If accepted, the acceptance fee will be due within three weeks. These are the only fees charges by the City of Beverly Hills.

    For additional information and application guidelines, visit www.beverlyhills.org/artshow

    artshow@beverlyhills.org (310) 285-6830 www.beverlyhills.org/artshow