The Career Services Office lists opportunities which it feels will be of interest to students and alumni. Laguna College of Art + Design cannot guarantee the reliability or character of the listing employers. We cannot be responsible for potential disputes or contractual difficulties with contacts listed by the office. We strongly advise applicants to screen potential employers carefully.
  • Feb 11 CASTING AND TALENT RELATIONS (INTERNSHIP) DISNEY TELEVISION ANIMATION
    internship

    Glendale, CA

    INTERNSHIP

    As the team’s intern, you will assist with the day-to-day responsibilities of a busy casting department.

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
    – Greet talent and ensure they have everything they need for their session.
    – Schedule talent auditions.
    – Assist with general office duties.
    – Copy, fax, and file for the department.
    – Listen to audition and give input.
    – Create Excel tracking sheets.
    – Interact with and deliver information to agents.
    – Interface and assist with travel itineraries.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE:
    – Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    – Junior or Senior-level standing.
    – Proven skills utilizing MS Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
    – Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
    – Strong interest and passion for animation.
    – Strong interest in television and the entertainment industry.

    INTERNSHIP ELIGIBILITY:
    – All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
    – All students must be at least 18 years old
    – You must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months.
    – All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

    PROGRAM DATES:
    – All candidates must be available during the months of May/June to August/September for the summer internship program.
    – All candidates must be available to work Monday through Friday 40 hours/week in Glendale, CA.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/glendale/disney-tv-animation-casting-and-talent-relations-internship-summer-2019/391/10704361

  • Feb 11 CREATIVE/PRODUCTION (INTERNSHIP) DISNEY TELEVISION ANIMATION
    internship

    Burbank, CA

    INTERNSHIP

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
    – Collaborate with production/creative teams and technical staff on various, ongoing projects.
    – Shadow and learn the responsibilities of an Artist within a studio environment
    – Gain insight into the world of storytelling.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE:
    – Must include a link to your portfolio/website on your resume when applying.
    – Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    – Proven skills utilizing MS Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
    – Prior (external to school) internship within media/entertainment.
    – Strong interest and passion for animation.
    – Strong interest in television and the entertainment industry.
    – Knowledge of Disney Television Animation content.
    – Major in Animation, Illustration, Sequential Arts, Entertainment Design or a related discipline.
    – Must be highly organized and detail oriented.

    INTERNSHIP ELIGIBILITY:
    – All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
    – All students must be at least 18 years old
    – You must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months.
    – All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
    – All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

    PROGRAM DATES:
    – All candidates must be available during the months of May/June to August/September for the summer internship program.
    – All candidates must be available to work Monday through Friday 40 hours/week in Glendale, CA.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/burbank/disney-tv-animation-creative-production-intern-datg-summer-2019/391/10704362.

    CONTACT YOUR CHAIR IF INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP!

  • Feb 11 CAD FOR SCULPTURE PROJECT Elizabeth Turk Studios
    freelance

    Santa Ana, CA

    FREELANCE

    Looking for a CAD person. We have been creating DXF files to water jet cut our next public art project. This cad designer will take illustrations and transform into cad files which will be read in machinery software.

    – This project pays on a project by project basis.
    – This is a project by project basis with no timeline.
    – This Project does not need to be performed in studio.
    – Begins immediately. May be taken as an internship for credit and paid.

    For more information and to apply, please contact Elizabeth Turk at erturk1000@mac.com

    Elizabeth Turk erturk1000@mac.com www.elizabethturkstudios.com
  • Feb 11 CALL TO DESIGNERS, THE AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS - STUDENTS AND PROS!
    competition

    American Advertising Federation (AAF), The Orange County Awards
    https://aafoc.org/awards
    Orange County, CA

    STUDENT CATEGORY!

    DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 8, 2019
    LATE FEE FOR ENTRIES RECEIVED FEBRUARY 9-15: $50

    The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

    Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the Orange County Awards competition is the first of a three-tier, national competition. Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie to win ADDY Awards—recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete with winners from other local clubs in one of 15 district competitions. District ADDY winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national stage of the American Advertising Awards.

    Entry into the Orange County competition is the first step toward winning a national ADDY.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://aafoc.org/awards.

    American Advertising Federation (AAF), The Orange County Awards https://aafoc.org/awards
  • Feb 11 GRAPHIC DESIGNER AMERICAN THREADS
    Fulltime

    WEBSITE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
    – Create concepts and designs for weekly promotional emails
    – Develop creative graphics and visual/audio images for website, logo, etc.
    – Webmaster for website, ranging from content edits, graphics, and updates
    – Keep up-to-date on new media and industry trends

    SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
    – Develop strategic plan for brand awareness
    – Create marketing materials for all social media outlets
    – Touching up/editing all graphics and images required for social media

    PHOTOGRAPHY
    – Produce lifestyle and product photographs for website and social media
    – Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: ranging from Illustrator to Photoshop

    Skills Required including Computer Programs: Graphic Design, Photography, Web Design is a plus
    Pay: Salary based on experience
    Medium: Digital
    Media of usage: E-Commerce and Retail
    Usage rights: First Rights

    For more information and to apply, email Mona Haddad at careers@shopamericanthreads.com.

    Mona Haddad careers@shopamericanthreads.com 714-203-1394 shopamericanthreads.com
  • Feb 11 CALL FOR ARTISTS: LOCAL AAUW ART SALON AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN - LAGUNA BEACH CHAPTER
    other

    Laguna Beach, CA

    The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has an opportunity for 4 LCAD students to present their artwork at our annual Artist Salon. We will be holding the Salon on the afternoon of February 24th at a private home in Laguna Beach to 35-40 guests. Artists will bring 3-4 pieces of work and an easel for display (and sale).

    Suggestion: 1 large piece for easel and smaller works to lean on it. If you have a table easel, bring that, too, in case there is room to put it on a table. Please bring business cards. The artist has 15 minutes to discuss their work, process and passion. This will be a great opportunity for students to get experience showing and talking about their work.

    Interested? Please contact Julian Velarde ASAP at jvelarde@lcad.edu .

    Membership is FREE to LCAD students and easy to sign-up. Join today by enrolling online at https://svc.aauw.org/RECore/wMembership/join_esaf_member.asp

    Julian Velarde jvelarde@lcad.edu
  • Feb 11 SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTORS iD TECH

    Irvine, Los Angeles, The World

    In case you missed iD Tech’s presentation at LCAD this week, you can still apply:

    This summer, iD Tech will hire over 1,600 instructors and staff from across the world to show students, ages 7 to 18, firsthand how their interests in technology can turn into fun learning experiences. We have programs that emphasize tech education for girls, teens, tweens and younger children.

    We’re looking for energetic, tech-savvy, summer staff who understand the need for quality technology education for young students. So why not spend your summer instructing, mentoring, and building your resume in one of our amazing programs? You’ll make a positive impact on the lives of students this summer and potentially inspire them to aim for big ambitions. Our summer jobs are as fulfilling as they are fun!

    Staff members receive competitive compensation, housing (overnight staff only), meals, custom built apps supporting operations and curriculum, college internship credit (if applicable), guidance from our experienced team of managers, and more.

    Take the first step to a great summer!
    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.idtech.com/jobs/summer-jobs

    https://www.idtech.com/jobs/summer-jobs
  • Feb 11 MULTIPLE POSITIONS MARSHALLS (NEW LOCATION)
    Fulltime, Parttime

    27080 Alicia Pkwy, Suite A
    Laguna Niguel, CA

    Marshalls is NOW HIRING for multiple positions! Come see what opportunities are in store for you at the new location!

    Apply in person or at our hiring event:
    ● Laguna Niguel Market Place
    ● Date: February 1, 2019 – February 2, 2019
    ● Address: 27080 Alicia Pkwy, Suite A
    ● Time: 8AM-6PM

    949-360-4142
  • Feb 11 ART EXHIBITION CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH
    competition

    Laguna Beach

    DEADLINE: MARCH 9, 2019 (SATURDAY), 9AM-11AM

    “Art That’s Small At City Hall” is an open exhibition coordinated by the City of Laguna Beach Arts Commission. All works deemed acceptable will be exhibited at Laguna Beach City Hall, located at 505 Forest Avenue, from March 11 through April 19, 2018.

    HONORARIUM:
    – First Place: $500
    – Second Place: $250
    – Third Place: $125
    – City Hall Choice: $50

    A fee of $15 will be charged with only one entry allowed per artist. Payments by check must be made payable to the City of Laguna Beach or cash payment is accepted. Artwork must be no larger than 12” along any edge, including the frame, and 3” in depth. Artwork may include oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, drawing, mixed media and relief. Artwork must be dry, suitably framed, and secure and wired for wall hanging. The City of Laguna Beach Arts Commission reserves the right to reject submissions it deems inappropriate.

    For more information and to apply, visit http://www.lagunabeachcity.net/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21141

    Michael McGregor mmcgregor@lagunabeachcity.net 949-497-0722, Ext. 5 http://www.lagunabeachcity.net/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21141
  • Feb 11 PRODUCTION ASSISTANT PUPPETS | LAIKA
    Fulltime, Parttime

    The Production Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and production assistance to the Puppet Department, specifically the Puppet Production Manager, Fabrication Supervisor, Character Project Managers, and the Heads of Departments.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    – Document, format, collate, print and distribute launch, breakdown and build packets.
    – Handle administrative tasks such as handling phone calls, shipping, mail, organizing and maintaining filing, setting up conference calls, making travel arrangements as needed, etc.
    – Record and distribute necessary notes, schedules or any other necessary information within department and throughout Studio.
    – Assist with planning and coordination of special events.
    – Assist in monitoring projects to ensure that time and resource commitments are as scheduled.
    – Coordinate daily with Puppet Production Manager in preparing for director approval, public relations tours and VIP visits such as presentations to the board, distribution executives and others.
    – Create and complete all accounting paperwork for Dept Head approval (I.e. PO’s expense reports, etc.)

    QUALIFICATIONS
    – Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
    – Demonstrated ability to prioritize, time manage.
    – Knowledge of Excel, Word, FileMaker.
    – Knowledge of adobe design software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).

    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.laika.com/careers/job-listing?jobid=1522193

    Laika recruiting@laika.com www.laika.com
  • Feb 11 PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, STORY/EDIT LAIKA
    Fulltime, Parttime

    SALARY: $14.00 per hour, non-negotiable

    The Story and Edit Production Assistant supports the APM, Story/Edit in managing workflows and assets from early story design through to final storyboards.
    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    Helps maintain story deliverables schedule.
    Distributes updated story boards, Director’s note, notes from editorial session to ensure that all of production are aware of updates.
    Ensures that story artists receive regularly updated reference to incorporate current visual information into new boards.
    Takes meeting notes, calls out pertinent information, compiles into summary form and distributes.
    Maintains the Dept. Schedule Board, under the guidance of the APM.
    Keeps the story/edit department tidy and organized on an ongoing basis.
    Perform other office duties as assigned.
    QUALIFICATIONS

    2+ years administrative support experience.
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work with all levels within the organization.
    Ability to work as a team member.
    Strong Photoshop and Excel skills required.
    Ability to prioritize, multi-task and maintain confidentiality.
    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.laika.com/careers/job-listing?jobid=1533799

    recruiting@laika.com www.laika.com
  • Feb 11 BACKGROUND PAINTER, STORYBOARD ARTIST CHARACTER DESIGNER AND MORE! NETFLIX ANIMATION
    Fulltime, Parttime

    BACKGROUND DESIGNER
    – Deliver environment assets such as background designs, orthographics, and set designs with attention to storytelling
    – Use knowledge of 2D and/or CG animation to ensure that backgrounds and sets are producible

    BACKGROUND PAINTER
    – Deliver painted backgrounds and color scripts with attention to storytelling
    – Use knowledge of 2D and/or CG animation to ensure that color and texture choices are producible

    CHARACTER DESIGNER
    – Visually develop and discover a character’s personality, mood and tone
    – Establish relationships with characters through art/design

    HEAD OF STORY
    – Partner with the Director and creative leads to execute script and storyboarding needs.
    – Focus on enhancing storyboard work with attention to comedy, acting/performance, and cinematic storytelling (composition, camera).

    STORYBOARD ARTIST
    – Deliver storyboards with attention to clarity, comedy, acting/performance, and cinematic storytelling (composition, camera)
    – Use knowledge of traditional animation to ensure that posing, staging, and cutting is both dynamic and producible

    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.netflixanimation.com/jobs.

    https://www.netflixanimation.com/
  • Feb 11 STORY ARTIST APPRENTICESHIP SONY PICTURES ANIMATION

    DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

    The Story Artist Apprentice will work with a mentor exploring all options while working from a script or descriptions, create storyboards for sequences, create quick sketches to finished detailed storyboard panels. Artist will have the opportunity to pitch your boards and receive feedback. The mentor will help you work to define staging, pacing, and camera. This is a union position and therefore eligible to work on production materials.
    QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

    – Degree or certificate in animation or art preferred.
    – Strong storytelling abilities that feature character personality, emotion, and movement, acting, and staging.

    PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS

    – The portfolio should consist of a combination of storyboards, beat boards, and thumbnail drawings from your academic experience.
    – Samples should include: Solid understanding of the principles of filmmaking and animation, cinematic camera, acting, and staging.
    – Strong storytelling abilities that feature character, emotion, and movement.
    – Robust draftsmanship and the ability to create a variety of styles.
    – A range of action, comedy, and drama scenes are encouraged.

    For more information about this position and to apply, visit https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/imageworkscom/view/P_AAAAAADAAClKY-8JFpsXKK

    http://www.sonypicturesanimation.com
  • Feb 11 3D VISUAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMER INTERNSHIP SONY PICTURES ANIMATION
    internship

    Culver City, CA

    DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

    3D Vis Dev intern works closely with a mentor artist. Intern will create artwork based on a classic book in the public domain. The intern will have the opportunity to “pitch” their artwork to a mentor team and receive feedback.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    – Explore and create artwork for assigned projects.
    – Working with mentor artist review and revise artwork for a portfolio.
    – Assist production with a variety of tasks, including preparing presentations, attend pitch meetings, pin-up artwork, and other production related duties
    REQUIREMENTS
    – Our internships are designed for students enrolled in a full-time college program in between their junior and senior years or recent graduates.
    – All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
    – Students must be eligible to work in the US.

    DATES: 8 -10 Weeks (Approximately May 28 – Early August)

    SALARY: $15/hour for 40 hours per week

    For more information and to apply, visit https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/imageworkscom/view/P_AAAAAADAAClGO1gh1hNoND.

    CONTACT YOUR CHAIR IF INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP!

    http://www.sonypicturesanimation.com
  • Feb 11 PRODUCTION ASSISTANT SUMMER INTERNSHIP SONY PICTURES ANIMATION

    Culver City, CA

    DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

    Production intern will work with production management crew. Learn the flow of production and the pipeline.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    – Assist production in a variety of administrative tasks, including copying materials; set-up conference rooms; assist artists with production needs and other duties as assigned
    – Participate in meetings by taking notes and preparing follow-up
    – Support the coordinators, specifically prep for presentations and reviews and help with shipping assets and receiving them.

    SKILLS:
    – The ideal candidate is someone that wants to pursue a job in production. Knowledge of Excel, Photoshop, note taking, and shotgun (or another tracking database) would be great.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    – Our internships are designed for students enrolled in a full-time college program in between their junior and senior years.
    – All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
    – Students must be eligible to work in the US.

    DATES: 8 -10 Weeks (Approximately May 28 – Early August)

    SALARY: $15/hour for 40 hours per week

    For more information and to apply, visit https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/imageworkscom/view/P_AAAAAADAAClDdBvI9uXpo3

    CONTACT YOUR CHAIR IF INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP!

  • Feb 11 MARKETING AND PR SUMMER INTERNSHIP SONY PICTURES ANIMATION

    Culver City, CA

    DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

    Marketing & PR intern will work with the marketing department on different angles of marketing, publicity, and social media. Learn the process and structure of a movie campaign.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    – Assist department in a variety of administrative tasks, including answering phones; scheduling meetings; copying materials; set-up conference rooms; assist artists with production needs and other duties as assigned.
    – Compile daily publicity breaks, weekly newsletter and coverage reports
    – Monitor social media competitive intelligence
    – Create marketing and social media graphics
    – Contribute to social media captions, help with schedule and to manage posts

    SKILLS:
    – The ideal candidate will have coursework in marketing, public relations or management. Experience with customer service and management preferred.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    – Our internships are designed for students enrolled in a full-time college program in between their junior and senior years or recent graduate.
    – All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
    – Students must be eligible to work in the US.

    DATES: 8 – 10 Weeks (Approximately May 27 – Early August)

    SALARY: $15/hour for 40 hours per week

    For more information and to apply, visit https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/imageworkscom/view/P_AAAAAADAAClKnwjSM1Kb-G

    CONTACT YOUR CHAIR IF INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP!

  • Feb 11 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR Creative Group

    18200 Von Karman Ave, #800
    Irvine, CA 92612

    GROWING AESTHETIC COMPANY
    The Illustrator will be collaborating with the on-site team. S/he will work independently to create illustrations from concept through completion.

    Skills Required including Computer Programs: Illustration, Animation
    Experience: Entry or experienced
    Type: Full time long term contract
    Pay: open – up to $40/hr for experience
    Medium: Digital
    Media of usage: Book, magazine, brochure, annual report, catalog, etc. social media, web
    Timeline for completion: 6 months

    QUALIFICATIONS
    – Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
    – Experience creating original illustrations in a fast-paced environment
    – Ability to emulate the desired aesthetic (samples below)

    Styles/Examples
    https://dribbble.com/aridena
    https://dribbble.com/kmayhew

    For more information and to apply, contact Elaine Buhler at elaine.buhler@creativegroup.com or 949-476-3199.

    Elaine Buhler elaine.buhler@creativegroup.com 949-476-3199 creativegroup.com
  • Feb 11 ART INSTRUCTOR (SKETCHING, DRAWING AND PAINTING) STUDIO H
    freelance

    Irvine, CA

    CONTRACT

    Looking for an art instructor to teach Sketching/Drawing & Painting to kids and teens using pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, soft & oil pastel, watercolor & acrylic paint.

    Applicants must have a friendly personality, and a background in art. Be a self-starter who is able to develop and run classes with minimal supervision and can create fun yet enriching lessons where students can build skills. Must have strong classroom management skills, excellent oral communication skills, experience teaching small groups of children, and be competent at art demonstrations to guide students through each project. Set up and clean up for each class is a must.

    Weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings.

    All positions are contractor-based. All applicants must have personal liability insurance.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=087c3c4be4d39482&tk=1d378l94c1d1b000&from=company

    info@studiofineart.com 949-430-7020 http://www.studiohfineart.com/
  • Feb 11 LEAD ANIMATOR Microsoft

    Santa Monica, CA

    FULL-TIME

    The Initiative is a new first-party game studio located in Santa Monica backed by Microsoft. Our studio is about craft, creating story, innovating, and looking ahead to the next big thing.

    The Initiative has an immediate opening for a Lead Animator with a passion for games to join our team. We’re looking for a passionate, talented, and driven animator, who enjoys collaborating with others to create immersive experiences, and have an extensive knowledge of animation fundamentals and technical expertise to help us define our animation pipeline and workflow.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    – Collaborate with the design and engineering teams to define animation pipeline and workflows
    – Provide mentorship, animation feedback, and training to animation team
    – Work with experience teams to create previz, prototypes, and production animations that help define the look and feel of the game
    – Maintain and communicate a strong knowledge of innovative production technologies and the capabilities/limitations of these technologies as they relate to the project goal
    – Actively contribute to growth of new startup studio.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    – Experience leading, building and developing high functioning teams
    – High level expertise in Maya, 3D Max, MotionBuilder
    – Strong understanding of traditional animation principles and fundamentals, able to demonstrate an exceptional visual/technical understanding of animation mechanics
    – Experienced in gameplay animation with the ability to animate at an extremely high level of quality and utilizing various techniques/style
    – Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, and shipping major game systems in a published game or entertainment with market or critical acclaim
    – Experience animating both player and non-player characters

    For more information and to apply, visit https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/job/510000/Lead-Animator?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

    https://careers.microsoft.com/
  • Feb 11 GRAPHIC DESIGNER, INSTAGRAM STORIES POPSUGAR Studios
    Fulltime

    Culver City, CA

    POPSUGAR Studios, a leading producer of original online video lifestyle content, is looking for a dynamic Graphic Designer to join our Los Angeles Social Video team. This role requires strong ability to handle multiple projects, and work with brand partners to develop compelling content on our Instagram Stories platform. You may also be asked to contribute to other design needs in the video department. This position is based in Culver City, CA.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    – Create custom graphic design, illustrations, and gifs for POPSUGAR’s Instagram Stories channels – collaborating with producers and co-designer to design and create custom graphics for daily programming needs tied to celeb/entertainment, beauty, fitness, and women’s lifestyle
    – Lead design on client-funded campaigns for leading brands, and bridge POPSUGAR aesthetic with the client’s brand guidelines
    – Create and refresh design templates for ongoing Instagram Stories Series as needed
    – Brainstorm innovative ways to create stories in-app using Instagram Stories design tools
    – Design aesthetic should be pretty, fun, polished, youthful, and appeal to millennial women

    QUALIFICATIONS
    – Animation and motion graphics skills ideal but not required
    – Must have knowledge of post production workflow
    – Experience in creative/design/production environment
    – Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Instagram Stories design tools
    – Excellent graphic design and illustration skills, including broad knowledge of typography
    – A genuine interest in and aptitude for the type of content POPSUGAR makes
    – Understands the POPSUGAR brand and voice

    For more information and to apply, visit https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/popsugarcom/view/P_AAAAAAEAAJMIyA372q0gaM

  • Feb 11 ANIMATOR BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT
    Parttime

    Irvine, CA

    Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented Animator Temp to assist our cinematics team in crafting the next generation of animated films that can work on a contract/temp basis. You are skilled at animating characters at a level that lives up to the ever-increasing Blizzard Entertainment standard of quality. You should have a strong foundation in animation principles, the ability to reinforce the story by creating memorable performances, and have aptitude working in a variety of animation styles

    REQUIREMENTS
    – You have a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in game development, television, or film industry using Maya or equivalent 3D program
    – A demo reel, demonstrating excellent 3D animation skills
    – Real passion for film, animation and video games
    – Able to effectively collaborate with other artists, producers, and programmers
    – Self-motivation, good communications skills, and a phenomenal team-player attitude
    – Assist in supporting and evolving the cinematics team with constructive feedback both technically and artistically

    For more information and to apply, visit https://careers.blizzard.com/en-us/openings/oNUP8fwo?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

    https://www.blizzard.com/en-us/
  • Feb 11 GAME ARTIST LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY HEALTH
    Fulltime, Parttime

    Loma Linda, CA

    QUALIFICATIONS
    – Knowledge of Photoshop or related software, with a solid understanding of core artistic principles including, color, composition, structure and perspective
    – Comfortable working on objects, environments, creatures, and character illustrations across multiple themes and genres
    – Experience using 3D packages like Maya or Max as well as After Effects and Flash is a plus
    – Graphics artists need to be computer literate and have an eye for color detail
    – The 3D graphics artist must be proficient in creating technical drawings for more comprehensive designs
    – Game artists should be familiar with Adobe imaging software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Maya
    – Web development and cartooning skills may also be helpful; distinguished art and design skills including illustration, typography, color theory and composition
    – Able to keyboard 40 wpm. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
    – Operate/troubleshoot basic office equipment required for the position
    – High School Diploma or GED required
    – Certification from technical college or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    – Minimum one year experience in computer design, animation, or technical drawing required.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.lluh.org/job/game-artist.

    https://lluh.org/
  • Feb 11 UI ARTIST READY AT DAWN

    Irvine, CA

    Ready At Dawn® is a game development studio with a single mission: making fun games a lot of people want to play. We know it sounds trite and basic, but reality sometimes is much simpler than we pretend it to be.

    We are looking for a UI Artist to join us in creating high profile, original titles for both the VR and AAA console game spaces. You will help conceptualize and implement visually compelling and highly intuitive interface designs, ranging from player HUDs, in-world interactive 2D and 3D assets, front-end menus, and inventory systems.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    – Create visual concepts and prototype pitches for game UI features, interfaces, and iconography
    – Work closely with the Art and Concept teams to establish a compelling and cohesive look to interfaces and game branding
    – Test, assess, and refine UI ideas with internal teams, as well as targeted player focus tests
    – Support additional graphic design efforts to for studio and game specific branding and iconography
    REQUIREMENTS
    – Professional background as a UI/UX designer in games
    – Portfolio demonstrating a breadth of visual creativity in both interface and graphic design
    – Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    – Experience with 2D Design software (Photoshop and Illustrator) with knowledge of applications such as After Effects, Maya/3DSMax or Flash
    – Motion graphics, 3D, or VFX experience also is a big plus

    For more information and to apply, visit http://www.readyatdawn.com/careers-list/ui-artist/.

    jobs@readyatdawn.com 949-724-1234
  • Feb 21 ART INSTRUCTOR/PRIVATE TUTOR RACHEL CHIU
    Parttime

    Newport Coast, CA
    PART-TIME

    Seeking experienced private art instructor/tutor in Newport Beach. We are looking for a tutor who loves kids and can provide in-house tutoring (2-hour sessions) on Saturday or Sunday for 3 kids, who are between the ages of Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Tutor needs to provide skills of drawing, painting, sketching, etc.

    You will be required to: Communicate students’ needs and adjust lessons depending on their needs. Evaluate and brief student progress.

    Pay: $25-$55 per hour for all 3 students (not per student)
    Medium: Colored pencils or any medium suitable for kids

    For more information and to apply, contact Rachel Chiu at wingy720@gmail.com.

    RACHEL CHIU wingy720@gmail.com
  • Feb 21 GRAPHIC ARTIST MY HERO
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    PART-TIME

    Candidate should be able to achieve the following:
    –    Graphic illustration and design for website applications
    –    Art illustrations for the MY HERO Gallery
    –    Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere video editing

    Candidate will be expected to commit to a weekly schedule working in the Laguna Beach office and may have some hours working from home.

    Please visit the MY HERO website to become familiar with our graphic needs:
    myhero.com
    myhero.com/gallery

    10-15 hours per week
    Compensation: $15 per hour

    The MY HERO Project is a not for profit global online interactive journal that celebrates the best of humanity with learners of all ages contributing hero stories, art, audio and short films to an ever growing archive and database. The MY HERO website, myhero.com, is visited annually by millions from 194 countries.

    For more information, email myhero@myheroproject.org.

    To apply, please send resume to myhero@myheroproject.org and indicate “Graphic Artist Job Applicant” in the email subject field.

    Jeanne Meyers myhero@myheroproject.org (949) 376-5964 https://myhero.com/
  • Feb 21 THE NIANTIC BEYOND REALITY DEVELOPER NIANTIC
    competition

    San Francisco, CA

    COMPETITION

    PRIZE: $1 MILLION+ USD
    We invite you to reach beyond reality and apply for the Niantic Beyond Reality Developer Contest. Explore and create an impactful geospatial AR play experience with the Niantic Real World Platform, and compete for your share of a prize pool of more than one million USD.
    A select group of ten teams will earn a stipend and access to the Niantic Real World Platform. Finalists will work for a three-month period, with the goal of showing off their incredible work at a Demo Day in San Francisco, hosted by Niantic. In addition to regular guidance and discussion from the Niantic Engineering team, finalists will be brought to San Francisco/Bay Area to meet with executives and lay the groundwork for the work to come.

    We invite you to adventure along with us, and create something that the world has never seen before. If you’re as excited as we are, take the first step by applying through our contest site.

    If you have further questions, feel free to contact us at devcontest@nianticlabs.com.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://nianticlabs.com/developers/.

    devcontest@nianticlabs.com https://nianticlabs.com/
  • Feb 21 SQUARE SPACE WEB DESIGN FIVE SEASONS HEALTHCARE
    Fulltime, freelance

    Dana Point, CA

    FULL-TIME, PROJECT

    Help finish my business website that is almost done. I would prefer it to take a month or less but open to hours a day, etc. You can work on your own time – whenever is best for you. Must have your own computer to work from. Square Space is an online platform that can be worked on my website from.

    Must have experience using Square Space

    Pay (or request bid): Negotiable
    Timeline for completion: One month

    We can set up phone meeting to discuss details. Please call me at (949) 661-1236.

    Evonne Kane evonnekane@gmail.com (949) 661-1236
  • Feb 21 DESIGNERS, GAMERS, ANIMATORS, ARTISTS SIGGRAPH 2019 CONFERENCE
    other

    OTHER

    Los Angeles Convention Center
    July 28 – Aug 1, 2019

    SIGGRAPH 2019 is fertile ground for new ideas and creative solutions. Join the community to see the latest innovations in computer graphics, go behind the scenes of the most mind-blowing immersive technologies, and collaborate with diverse, forward-thinking minds.

    CONVENTION: Recharge and reboot at SIGGRAPH 2019, as multifaceted as you are—featuring global innovators who are changing what’s possible in computer graphics, animation, VR, Gaming, and Emerging Technologies.

    VOLUNTEER: are a vital component of the international SIGGRAPH ecosystem. If you’re passionate and eager to contribute to furthering the industry, there’s a place for you at SIGGRAPH.

    https://s2019.siggraph.org/volunteer/

    ARTS & DESIGN
    At SIGGRAPH, artists and designers fuel their creativity by connecting with creative problem solvers from around the world—and discover innovations to help realize their vision.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://s2019.siggraph.org/ or https://s2019.siggraph.org/conference/programs-events/.

    https://s2019.siggraph.org/conference/
  • Feb 21 CALL TO ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS
    competition

    Altadena, CA

    COMPETITION

    DEADLINES:
    –    February 28, 2019: Completed Applications and $20 non-refundable submission fee due.
    –    March 11, 2019: Jury selection and Artist notification.
    –    March 17, 2019: Agreement and full payment of the entry fees must both be received by the date due. If the participation agreement and/or the fees are not submitted by deadline, your application will NOT be considered; $20 submission fee is non-refundable.
    All visual artists, 18 and over can apply to participate in this juried event. We are limiting the number of artist’s locations for June’s Tour. By being accepted into the June tour you will be required to participate in other Open Studios events and activities; artists meetings, reception, art exhibit. The Silent Auction is optional.
    Artists conduct their own sales, so there are no commission fees, and you choose how to best showcase your art. Some studios have live music, demonstrations, and other fun events.
    Participation Benefits Include:
    –    Inclusion on our website and all social media platforms of your artwork photo and your profile information.
    –    Media and print campaign exposure.
    –    Opening Reception, Friday, May 24th 6pm to 9pm, and a curated exhibit at the Altadena Library prior to the tour weekend that is free and open to the public.
    –    The opportunity to take advantage of the “Artists Portfolio Page” feature on the Open Studios website. It consists of 12 images, a headshot, and bio/artist statement.

    ALL ARTIST MEETINGS (mandatory)
    Sunday, March 17th:
    –    Library event update: Open Studios Artist exhibit, reception and auction.
    –    Volunteer sign-up will be available.
    –    Completed Participation Forms and entry fees are due. THIS IS THE LAST DAY FOR BOTH TO BE INCLUDED IN THE 2019 TOUR. Please bring cash or check.
    Sunday, April 14th:
    –    A tutorial on the use of social media platforms
    –    Updates of tour events will be provided
    –    Tour events possibilities shared and discussed
    Sunday, May 5th:
    –    Printed materials will be distributed–guidebooks, postcards, brochures with maps
    –    Loans distributed: lawn-signs and hardware
    –    Planned events discussed

    For more information and to apply, visit http://openstudios.gallery/application/

    info@openstudios.gallery http://openstudios.gallery/
  • Feb 21 CONCEPT ARTIST ARBA RESEARCH
    freelance

    Los Angeles, CA

    PROJECT

    Indie feature film seeks a Concept Artist. The film is hard sci fi. It is also “human” centered, so we’re looking for past work that includes characters, characters in action, subtle facial expressions, and LOTS AND LOTS of details in the environment and on the character’s clothing. We’re not interested in loose style work.

    If interested, please send a link to past work and a resume. Since we cannot release more
    information regarding the film, please focus on the latter part of the description when
    considering what work to share.

    Timeline for completion: Looking to engage a concept artist in the next month and a half.

    For more information and to apply, contact Natalie Hernandez at natalie@arbaresearch.com.

    Natalie Hernandez natalie@arbaresearch.com arbaresearch.com
  • Feb 21 RETAIL STAFF (MULTIPLE POSITIONS) GAMESTOP

    Aliso Viejo, CA

    PART-TIME, FULL-TIME

    Your application will be considered for all positions within this store.

    Assistant Store Manager – support the Store Manager in all facets of store operations including ensuring that the store staff provides friendly, open and enthusiastic customer service, in person and on the phone. Ensure that the store is clean, well-organized, and properly merchandised at all times, and that all policies, procedures, and controls are followed. Supervise up to 5 or more Game Advisors by planning, organizing, and delegating work.

    Senior Game Advisor (Shift Leader) – assist the store management team in supervising all store activities as well as providing friendly, open and enthusiastic service to customers, in person and on the phone, including answering questions and assisting with product selection, purchase, or return. Assist with store merchandising, inventory control, loss prevention, restocking, store cleaning and maintenance.

    Game Advisor (Sales Associate) – provide outstanding customer service experience using elements of GameStop’s buy, sell, trade, and reservation business model, The Circle of Life. Ensures customers are greeted on the sales floor, informed of trade, reservation and loyalty program benefits and thanked.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Assistant Store Manager:
    –    2 yrs. in retail sales, customer service, and /or management experience preferred.
    –    Video game knowledge preferred.
    Senior Game Advisor (Shift Leader):
    –    Retail sales and /or management experience preferred.
    –    Video game knowledge preferred.
    Game Advisor (Sales Associate):
    –    Retail experience preferred.
    –    Video game knowledge preferred.
    For more information and to apply, visit https://careers.gamestop.com/en-US/job/retail-staff-store-2208/J3S3SH6VRZTD6NKD82V.

    https://www.gamestop.com/
  • Feb 21 ART PREPARATOR ORANGE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART
    Fulltime, Parttime

    Santa Ana, CA

    TEMPORARY, FULL-TIME

    Seeking a Temporary Art Preparator to assist in museum preparatory duties. The Temporary Preparator will become familiar with and adhere to professional standards of collection management in the handling of artwork both in the galleries and in storage.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    –    Two years of experience working with art objects
    –    Familiarity with presentation technology, such as media players and digital programming display
    –    Proficiency in carpentry, interior painting
    –    Collaborative with good communication skills
    –    Preference will be given to candidates with art handling experience in a museum or gallery setting
    DUTIES
    –    Installation and de-installation of exhibitions
    –    Preparation of artwork for exhibition and/or shipment/storage
    –    Safe and efficient crating, packing and transportation of artwork
    –    Efficiently and neatly painting gallery walls
    –    Maintenance of workspaces, tools and environment
    SCHEDULE/RATE
    –    40 hours a week
    –    March 18 – April 5, 2019
    –    Compensation: $16.00 per hour

    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Orange-County-Museum-of-Art/jobs/Temporary-Art-Preparator-675907aa20771002?from=iaBackPress&vjs=3.

    https://www.ocma.net/
  • Feb 21 ART, ENTERTAINMENT AND DESIGN SUMMER CITY INTERNSHIPS

    Our Summer programs continue to fill at a record rate, and I would encourage any interested students to apply now to avoid disappointment.

    Programs are open to students from any year and with any major. Art students would be interested in career fields such as: Technology & Engineering; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Media, Entertainment & Journalism; Art, Fashion & Design; Start-ups & Entrepreneurship; Charities, NFPs & NGOs.

    Programs are available in 9 locations: London, Paris, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington DC, Chicago, San Francisco

    This year has been the first that we have offered our Student Aid scheme, which grants up to $3,263 to students enrolling in one of our programs. All students are eligible for some aid, but the overwhelming amount of applications we have received means we will be re-assessing our aid contributions at some point during the Spring. Students who aim to rely on Student Aid should apply sooner rather than later.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://city-internships.com/apply

    CONTACT YOUR CHAIR IF INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP!

    Lewis Talbot www.city-internships.com
  • Feb 21 2019 LOCAL BANNER COMPETITION CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH
    competition

    COMPETITION

    The City of Laguna Beach Banner Competition is a project of the Arts Commission. Artists are provided with banner material on which to paint original artwork. The completed banners are displayed on lampposts throughout the city of Laguna Beach during June, July and August and celebrate the summer season. The completed banners are temporary and will be displayed when and where the City desires for up to 7 years or based on condition.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
    Artists may submit ONE design as part of the following required materials:
    –    A color design drawn to scale (4 x 16 inches) Bright colors are suggested. Religious symbols are discouraged. The banner is painted on both sides; if your design is not a mirror image please submit the design for both front and back. Do not sign your submitted design.
    –    Designs must be hand drawn or painted. No digitally generated imagery will be accepted.
    –    Professional resume (maximum 2 pages)
    –    3 photographs of previous related artwork
    –    Completed application form must be mounted to the back of the design.

    DEADLINES
    March 4, 2019 – Prospective designs must be delivered by 5:30 PM to: Cultural Arts Department, City Hall, 2nd Floor, 505 Forest Avenue

    HONORARIUM
    $3,000 will be awarded for all completed banners selected.

    For additional information contact: Michael McGregor Arts Program Coordinator at (949) 497-0722, ext. 5 or mmcgregor@lagunabeachcity.net

    Application and details can be found on http://lagunabeachcity.net/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21142

    Arts Commission http://www.lagunabeachcity.net/
  • Feb 25 CALL FOR SHORT FICTION, ART, POETRY POMONA VALLEY REVIEW
    other

    Submitters will be contacted in July with decisions.
    PVR 13 is scheduled for an early August publication.

    GUIDELINES
    Pomona Valley Review publishes unsolicited manuscripts during the summer. Short fiction, poetry, and art is welcome. Please follow the specific guidelines below to ensure your work is submitted properly and will receive the editors’ attention, otherwise your manuscript may be deleted without response.

    TIMETABLE
    We are open to submissions in fall through spring, and publish annually in summer. All submissions will initially be responded to automatically via Submittable, but we require several months to announce which submissions will be published and when.

    PUBLISHING RIGHTS
    Pomona Valley Review requires first serial rights to all publications, meaning that we will be the first publisher of all submissions. After your work is published in our review, however, you may publish your work elsewhere without any affiliation to us. We only maintain the right to use your work, or parts of it, for the issue in which it is published, and occasionally online in relation to the issue.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://pomonavalleyreview.submittable.com/submit

    https://www.pomonavalleyreview.com
  • Feb 25 2019 PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIPS/DESIGN AND DIGITAL MEDIA, ADVERTISING TEAM ONE
    Fulltime, internship

    Los Angeles, CA

    DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2019
    SELECTIONS MADE: MARCH 29, 2019

    INTERNSHIP DURATION: June 3 – August 2 (Paid Internship – 40 hours per week)

    ALL DEPARTMENTS

    The Team One C.O.R.E.

    C = Collaborative
    Builds and sustains strong, genuine relationships with people of all levels and takes positive steps to extend network and cultivate connections.

    O = Optimism
    Is utterly reliable, always delivering on promises and maintains the highest standards of honesty and integrity.

    R = Results-Driven
    Acts strategically to exceed goals and has the ability to adapt to changes in process and execution.

    E = Entrepreneurial
    Constantly looking for and identifying actionable and thought provoking opportunities for the company and executing them.

    You will have the opportunity to become immersed in the craft of creating marketing and communication solutions for a global roster of high-profile clients. At Team One, every facet of brand communications is developed under one roof, from broadcast television to Web development to branded events and experiences.

    INTERNSHIP POSITIONS AVAILABLE
    – Account Management/Client Services – Responsible for the management of agency work and relationships with clients.
    – Production – Responsible for the production of integrated content creation across multiple platforms, including broadcast, digital, print and social media.
    – Media Planning / Communications – Responsible for planning the purchase of ad space for clients. Planners decide when and where ads should be placed and then negotiate rates for ads.
    – Strategic Planning – Responsible for researching consumer truths and insights that help guide the agency’s creative work, ensuring the work will be relevant to consumers and effective in the marketplace.
    – Strategic Analytics – Responsible for using various tools to prepare business strategies by evaluating the opportunities and challenges faced by the company as it moves forward in the marketplace.

    For more information and to apply, visit www.teamone-usa.com/careers.

    https://www.teamone-usa.com
  • Feb 25 BANNER DESIGN COMPETITION DOWNTOWN SANTA ANA ARTISTS VILLAGE
    competition

    Santa Ana, CA

    DEADLINE: MARCH 27, 2019

    COMPENSATION: $1,000

    A collaborative of Downtown Santa Ana stakeholders are working to refresh the 40+ street pole banners that identify the DTSA Artists Village. Santa Ana artists are encouraged to submit ideas below. Selected artists will have their work displayed outdoors representing the DTSA Artists Village!

    For more information and to apply, visit http://www.downtown-santaana.com/dtsa-artists-village-banners.html.

    info@downtown-inc.com 714-702-5097 http://www.downtown-santaana.com
  • Feb 25 BANNER DESIGN COMPETITION PRINT REGIONAL DESIGN AWARDS
    competition

    Santa Ana, CA

    COMPENSATION: $1,000

    A collaborative of Downtown Santa Ana stakeholders are working to refresh the 40+ street pole banners that identify the DTSA Artists Village. Santa Ana artists are encouraged to submit ideas below. Selected artists will have their work displayed outdoors representing the DTSA Artists Village!

    For more information and to apply, visit http://www.downtown-santaana.com/dtsa-artists-village-banners.html.

    https://www.printmag.com
  • Feb 25 DESIGN COMPETITION PRINT REGIONAL DESIGN AWARDS
    competition

    Blue Ash, OH

    DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2019

    MULTIPLE PRIZES

    Boost your work. Get discovered. Get the recognition you deserve. Get in the PRINT Regional Design Awards: The competition that stands apart and defines the design industry. The RDA is the industry’s most prestigious and well-respected American design competition. Thousands of art directors, studios and creative professionals not only enter the RDA every year, but also look to it to find the country’s top talent. No matter where you live or what your experience level is, the RDA collects the best design from every state across the U.S., and we want to see your work.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.printmag.com/design-competitions/regional-design-annual/.

    https://www.printmag.com
  • Feb 25 AFTER EFFECTS TUTOR TAVAN CERDA-OFOGH
    Parttime

    Laguna Hills, CA

    PART-TIME, PROJECT
    I need someone to help me with After Effect CC and an Animation class I am taking at Saddleback College. My availability varies and I am flexible to work around your schedule. Please contact me if interested and we can start right away.
    – Skills Required including Computer Programs: Graphic Design, After Effect CC, Animation
    – Experience: Entry Level or Experienced
    – Type: Part Time or Project
    – Pay: Negotiable
    – Medium: digital
    – Media of usage: Book
    – Timeline for completion: 4-6 months

    For more information and to apply, contact Tavan Cerda-ofogh at lalehc@msn.com.

    lalehc@msn.com
  • Feb 25 CALL FOR ART: SHELTER ARROYO ARTS COLLECTIVE
    other

    Los Angeles, CA

    EXHIBITION

    DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2019 at MIDNIGHT

    The Arroyo Arts Collective invites artists to participate in Shelter, site specific installation work on the grounds of the Audubon Center at Debs Park.

    Shelter is a juried visual exhibition of site-specific, temporary installations located outside in the 17 acres of Audubon Center parkland. The theme of this project will be habitat, with an emphasis on local Flora and Fauna found in Debs Park. Artists are encouraged to address (but are not limited to) the following issues in their installations: ecological concerns (i.e. global warming, habitat encroachment and destruction, water and air pollution) which impact the ongoing health and safety of our natural landscape; biology; and the migratory patterns in our Northeast LA neighborhoods. Interactive installations will be encouraged. Work may be displayed along the Butterfly Loop, the Hummingbird and Scrub Jay Trails, the Children’s Garden and appropriate spaces about the Facility.

    Jurors: Kim Abeles and Marcos Trinidad

    For more information and to apply, visit http://arroyoartscollective.org/call-for-art-shelter/.

    info@arroyoartscollective.org http://arroyoartscollective.org
  • Feb 25 DESIGN INTERNSHIP ZERO GRAVITY
    Fulltime, internship

    Newport Beach, CA

    INTERNSHIP

    Start date: Immediately
    Duration: 2-3 months
    Compensation: $15.00 per hour

    – Update ecommerce website with content edits, graphics and updates
    – Develop, touch-up/edit creative graphics and visual images for website, promotional emails and social media
    – Produce lifestyle and product photographs for website and social media

    For more information and to apply, contact Bobby Warren at bobby@zgla.com.

    CONTACT YOUR CHAIR IF INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP!

    Bobby Warren, Kana Makino bobby@zgla.com
  • Feb 25 FINE ART TEACHER ART STEPS

    Yorba Linda, CA

    PART-TIME

    Do you have excellent realistic drawing and painting skills and absolutely love kids? Would you love to work where one-on-one relationships are warmly encouraged, and where a small group staff support one another in caring, family-like environment? Art Steps, a busy art studio for children, teens and adults, is looking for a kind, fun-loving artist with excellent realistic drawing and painting skills to teach the use of charcoal, pastels, watercolors, acrylics and oils, and have a great time doing it. We train all our teachers in our methodology, step-by-step, in a classical, highly realistic art program. We have been using and improving our teaching methods for over thirty years, and look forward to sharing our knowledge and experience with you. We also work with you in the classroom after you start teaching, so that you always have support.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    – Must have a portfolio to show with most or all of the media above.
    – Fun, nurturing personality that is outgoing and inspirational.
    – Excellent communication skills with children, teens and adults.
    – Must have or be nearing completion of BFA or similar degree in art
    – Must be a team player.
    – Must really like children to be considered for this position!
    – Must have good transportation, and live no more than 30 minutes away from Yorba Linda, CA

    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Art-Steps/jobs/Fine-Art-Teacher-ab0dcdcc5b37a160?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvXe1FFM_77iRQKwkEjfGk3ruDKO0FnkaWetLab8U_0fScoCmY6D-zUWmwPfuwymPWg&tk=1d43gh2onbhom802&adid=162328023&vjs=3.

    https://www.artstepsclasses.com
  • Feb 25 CONCEPT ARTIST ELECTRONIC ARTS
    Fulltime, Parttime

    Pasadena, CA

    FULL-TIME, PART-TIME

    The Concept Artist visualizes environments, characters, vehicles, color schemes and the overall mood and feel of the game. You should be comfortable creating rough sketches and happy to talk about the ideas in them. Also, you should be able to create industry leading final illustrations. The images you create should inspire the team, help them visualize ideas, and provide direction.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    – Collaborate with Art Directors, Production Teams, Concept Artists and Content Leads
    – Create high quality concept art that communicates style, mood, and tone of a world
    – Inspire and motivate a team through images
    – Industrial design of unique vehicles, weapons and items

    REQUIRED SKILLS
    – Excellent, industry-leading understanding of color theory, value structure, and lighting fundamentals with an application to both character and environment concept art
    – Proven ability to create final concept art images
    – A passion for the challenges of creating great art in a fast-paced environment
    – A strong understanding of industrial design describing function and form
    – Ability to understand, match, and create varied styles
    – A good grasp of concept development and the iterative design process
    – Ability use 3D authoring software for shape/lighting reference is a plus

    For more information and to apply, visit https://ea.gr8people.com/index.gp?method=cappportal.showJob&layoutid=2092&inp1541=&opportunityid=154016&sid=https://www.ea.com/careers/careers-overview.

    https://www.ea.com
  • Feb 25 ANIMATION SUMMER INTERNSHIP WARNER BROS.
    internship

    Burbank, CA

    INTERNSHIP

    Warner Bros. Animation Inc. is seeking interns who are passionate about animation and can bring their organizational skills and creativity to different teams across the WBA TV Production Department. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in pursuing a career within Animation. Interns will gain insight and knowledge of the industry by way of practical work experience such as assembling model/design packets, tracking artwork, preparing storyboards for animatic import, and exposure to various facets of the business.

    Our internship program is designed to provide an opportunity to gain knowledge of and exposure to a working studio environment. The Company makes a special effort to provide the support and training needed to prepare interns to succeed in real-time projects and assignments.

    Summer 2019 Internships start in June 2019 and are generally 10 weeks long. To be eligible to participate in our internship program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    – Must be enrolled in pursuit of a degree at an accredited college or university during the entire 10 weeks of the internship.
    – Must be available to intern full-time in Burbank, CA from Mondays to Fridays starting June 2019 – September 2019.
    – Must be in good academic standing.
    – Must be at least 18 years of age.
    – Must be able to provide own relocation housing and transportation.
    – Must be able to provide copy of unofficial transcript.

    REQUIREMENTS
    – Pursuit of a college degree in Animation, Art, Design, or a related major.
    – Proficiency in using MAC, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and ToonBoom required.
    – Passion for the animation industry.
    – Outstanding time management skills to handle multiple and changing priorities.
    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.warnerbroscareers.com/find-jobs/?167721BR.

    CONTACT YOUR CHAIR IF INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP!

    https://www.warnerbros.com
  • Feb 25 MID/JR. DIGITAL ARTIST WELL TOLD ENTERTAINMENT
    freelance, other

    Orange, CA

    CONTRACT, FREELANCE

    Our next project is a stylized 3D narrative adventure game, being co-developed by Night School Studio (Oxenfree, Afterparty).

    JOB DETAILS
    – Freelance contractor.
    – Start date in April.
    – Entry Level or 1+ years industry experience.

    MID/JR. DIGITAL ARTIST RESPONSIBILITIES
    – Collaborates with our art director to create 2D art concepts and assets in style with our vision. (Graphic, Mobile-Friendly).
    – Creates and concepts character and environment pieces for our CG department.
    – Digitally paint textures, sky-boxes, and other game assets for CG characters and environments.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    – Great eye for appeal, character, environment, and/or prop concept design.
    – Great eye for lighting, value, and color.
    – Good foundation of visual principles including form, shape, composition, design and how they relate to game development specifically.
    – Ideally worked on 1 video game in a production art role, (preferably animation or concept art).
    – Experience with 3D art in some capacity, (concept artist on 3D games would count).
    – Wizardly skills with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, (or similar software).

    For more information and to apply, visit http://welltold.io/careers/.

    info@welltold.io http://welltold.io
  • Feb 26 VENDORS NEEDED FOR FESTIVAL IN ARTS, CRAFTS, FOOD, AND MORE! PATCHWORK SHOW (MODERN MAKERS FESTIVAL)
    other

    Santa Ana, CA
    Long Beach, CA
    Ventura, CA
    Oakland, CA

    DEADLINE: APRIL 5
    ACCEPT AND DECLINE EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS SENT: APRIL 16

    The Dear Handmade Life team is hosting the Patchwork Show at multiple locations this summer! Apply to be a vendor!!!

    Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY crafting, food trucks and music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend.
    Over the years, Patchwork has grown from a small parking lot craft fair into multiple locations including street festivals and large indoor marketplaces. Each location is as unique as the venue and showcases different makers and collaborations that reflect the local environment and community.
    Vendors are selected through a jury process and feature clothing for men, women & kids, handbags, accessories, jewelry, art, ceramics, home goods, crochet & knit items, pet gear, kits & patterns, apothecary goods and more!
    TYPES OF VENDOR APPLICATIONS:
    –    Craft Vendor Application
    –    Food Vendor Application

    UPCOMING PATCHWORK SHOWS:
    –    Santa Ana, CA (May 26, 2019)
    –    Oakland, CA (June 1, 2019)
    –    Ventura, CA (June 9, 2019)
    –    Long Beach, CA (June 23, 2019)

    For more information and to apply, visit https://dearhandmadelife.com/patchwork-show/application-vendor-info/ or https://dearhandmadelife.com/patchwork-show/upcoming-shows/.

    https://dearhandmadelife.com/
  • Feb 26 DESIGN ASSOCIATE R. JACK BALTHAZAR
    Fulltime

    South Pasadena, CA

    R. Jack Balthazar is a full-service event design firm and seeks an organized, creative, and dedicated individual to join our Event Design team as a Design Associate. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and should have experience in an office setting.

    This position is typically in the office though travel and off-site work will be required.  A clean driving record and a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in the special events industry is required.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    –    Support design team with researching, sourcing, and procuring raw materials and finished products (furnishings, case goods, textiles, accessories, etc); and doing so while effectively managing time constraints and budgetary boundaries
    –    Research design concepts and visions with a resourceful and creative approach
    –    Source décor elements efficiently, proficiently, and practically
    –    Keep updated records of pending orders, incoming orders, backorders, and purchase orders
    –    Liaise with shipping / receiving  to ensure receivables are properly checked in, inventoried, and routed

    SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
    –    Be capable of maintaining high standards under pressure and realizing tight deadlines
    –    Preferably possess a familiarity with textiles, floral design, and art fabrication
    –    Be enthusiastic to gain further knowledge and expertise
    –    Exhibit a high level of organization, flexibility, and resourcefulness
    –    Have the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting, and on multiple projects simultaneously
    –    Candidates should expect a variable schedule based on pre-production deliverables and event schedules – which will include weekends, nights, and holidays
    –    Travel will be required

    For more information and to apply, contact R. Jack Balthazar at info@rjackbalthazar.com.

    info@rjackbalthazar.com 626-282-6400 http://rjackbalthazar.com
  • Feb 26 ART ASSISTANT AND EDITOR EDWARD GOLDMAN
    Parttime

    Santa Monica, CA

    Edward Goldman is an art critic, art advisor, journalist and host of “ART TALK” on KCRW 89.9 FM and NPR radio station. He is seeking a Part-Time Art Assistant and Editor (12-15 hours/week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) at his home office in Santa Monica.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    –    Knowledge of LA art scene and art history is a must.
    –    Must have some administrative/secretarial work experience.
    –    This candidate must have a strong writing/editorial background, as he or she will occasionally step into the role of “Art Talk” Editor.
    –    Must be well organized and have excellent correspondence, grammar, and editing skills. Must also be familiar with social media. Moderate photo editing skills are also required.
    –    Job also involves some light bookkeeping.
    –    Will use MAC computer: Word, FileMaker, Excel, Quicken, Pixlmator and WordPress software.

    We are only interested in meeting candidates who can at least give a ONE YEAR COMMITMENT beginning immediately; preferably live on or near the Westside.

    COMPENSATION: Starting wage at $13/hour, with regular raises.

    For consideration, please email your resume, a cover letter, and two writing samples to: edward@edwardgoldman.com

    Edward Goldman edward@edwardgoldman.com edwardgoldman.com
  • Feb 26 JUNIOR DESIGNER R. JACK BALTHAZAR
    Fulltime

    South Pasadena, CA

    R. Jack Balthazar is a full-service event design firm and seeks an organized, creative, and dedicated individual to join our Event Design team as a Junior Designer.   The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, and will balance multiple projects and aggressive deadlines.  He / she should have experience in an office setting as well as on event sites and a passion for the creative process and the drive to learn and work within a team.

    This position is typically in the office though travel and off-site work will be required.  A clean driving record and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the special events industry is required.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    –    Revise, update, and maintain design imagery decks through the life cycle of each event
    –    Support design team with researching, sourcing, and procuring décor-related elements, samples, etc; and doing so while effectively managing time constraints and budgetary boundaries
    –    Participate in design meetings and assist with the execution of designs
    –    Create mood / vision boards for a variety of projects, under the direction of the Senior Design team

    SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
    –    Be capable of maintaining high standards under pressure and tight deadlines
    –    Demonstrate familiarity with textiles, floral design, construction, art fabrication and lighting and be enthusiastic to gain further knowledge and expertise
    –    Have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in event-related design
    –    Possess 1-2 years of experience working with Sketch-Up; working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
    –    Candidates should expect a variable schedule based on pre-production deliverables and
    –    Travel will be required

    For more information and to apply, contact R. Jack Balthazar at info@rjackbalthazar.com.

    R. Jack Balthazar info@rjackbalthazar.com 626-282-6400 http://rjackbalthazar.com/
  • Feb 26 MUSEUM STORE ASSOCIATE JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM
    Parttime

    Los Angeles, CA

    An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and AAM accredited, the Japanese American National Museum is recognized as one of the nation’s premier cultural museums. The National Museum is located adjacent to the Metro Gold Line in the Little Tokyo/Arts district in downtown Los Angeles, a neighborhood that has experienced an exciting revitalization with diverse new restaurants, shops, luxury apartments, and nightlife.

    Museum Store Associates are responsible for promoting sales, processing sales and orders, and providing excellent customer service. Preferred schedule for between 15-24 hours per week with a preferred schedule Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Some flexibility in schedule is available but one weekend day will be required. Possible temporary increase in hours during holiday catalog season (September- January).

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    –    Processing on-site, phone, mail and web order sales
    –    Assists with store merchandise display, receipt and stocking of new merchandise and packing outgoing orders
    –    Promote sales of membership, gift certificates and other special sales as needed
    –    Must be able to work with individuals of all ages and support large museum-wide events like Family Festival Days and all Store staff is required to be available for Black Friday weekend.

    REQUIREMENTS
    –    Minimum of 6 months customer service experience in a retail environment
    –    Previous experience working at a non-profit organization in collaboration with volunteers preferred
    –    Ability to multi-task, adept with handling cash and processing sales and requires professional phone skills for taking customer phone orders and answering general inquiries
    –    Must be able to provide courteous and effective service to co-workers, volunteers and the public
    –    Knowledge of Retail Star, Shopify or similar POS system and Altru database software is preferred
    –    Familiarity with Gmail and MS word and excel. Knowledge of Japanese American history and culture a plus; however, sensitivity to issues of diversity and ethnicity is essential
    –    Background check and credit check is required.

    Benefits include: on-site parking, sick time, discounts in museum store and at on-site Chado tea room.

    For more information and to apply, visit http://www.janm.org/jobs/105/.

    hr@janm.org 213-625-0414 http://www.janm.org/
  • Feb 26 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT VENICE ARTS
    Fulltime

    Venice, CA

    Venice Arts seeks a hardworking, experienced, and efficient Administrative Assistant. Must be able to handle many responsibilities simultaneously while not compromising on their effectiveness. Working under the supervision of the Director of Education, and receiving day-to-day direction from the Program Coordinator, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for fulfilling Venice Arts’ administrative needs, and supporting youth and family engagement activities, as outlined, below.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    –    Assure the maintenance of an effective and efficient office, maintaining and improving, as needed, administrative systems.
    –    Provide reception, including checking messages each morning, answering phones, responding to enquiries.
    –    Open and distribute mail.
    –    Regularly review the supply inventory, ordering program and office materials, supplies, equipment to assure that they are stocked and available.
    –    Support the annual audit and financial records maintenance.
    –    Maintain the FileMaker Pro (FMP) database for administration and the Art Mentoring Program.
    –    Assist and manage the Youth Enrollment
    –    Implement youth and parent digital and print communications, translating as appropriate, to include, but not be limited to, Art Mentoring Program and Creative Pathways updates
    –    Set-up classrooms, assuring that teaching artists have the materials and equipment required.
    –    Identify absences within the first 15 minutes of classes, making follow-up calls.
    –    Assure that a mentor is assigned, in each class, to hand-out and receive back all equipment and to check that equipment is functioning, with all batteries and media cards.
    –    Do outreach and/or reminder calls for special field trips.
    –    Monitor student attendance, communicating regular absences, or other concerns, to the Director of Education and discussing with parents, if directed.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    –    The ideal candidate must be extremely well–organized, detailed–oriented, and highly efficient.
    –    She or he must demonstrate prior experience working in an office setting managing multiple priorities in a calm and organized manner
    –    Experience on the Macintosh platform and with Microsoft Office, required
    –    Experience with database input and management a plus
    –    Filemaker Pro experience a plus, as is experience with a range of arts software, and the ability to do minor repairs and facility upkeep

    As this position interacts regularly with mono–lingual, Spanish–speaking families, candidates must be fully bilingual Spanish-English, bicultural preferred.

    COMPENSATION: Starting Salary is $33,280 per year; room for growth
    HOURS: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM; Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 5:30 AM, with a 30-minute lunch. Occasional evenings will be required.

    For more information and to apply, visit https://www.venicearts.org/adminasstjob

    issa@venicearts.org 310-392-0846 https://www.venicearts.org/
  • Feb 26 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND VENUE/BOX OFFICE COORDINATOR GRAND VISION FOUNDATION
    Fulltime

    San Pedro, CA

    Grand Vision Foundation is a non-profit arts presenting organization located in the heart of the growing San Pedro Waterfront Arts District, a 15-minute drive from Long Beach and 35 minutes from DTLA. Grand Vision’s mission is to inspire and engage the diverse Los Angeles Harbor/South Bay community through culturally inclusive arts and educational experiences centered on the historic Warner Grand Theatre (WGT) and the Grand Annex in downtown San Pedro, CA.

    The Administrative Assistant & Venue/Box Office Coordinator is responsible for providing office, venue and event support services to the Grand Vision Foundation as well as support for the Executive Director. This includes daily use of Patron Manager, administrative duties, maintaining office and facility, and supporting the E.D. and programs.

    BOX OFFICE AND DATABASE COORDINATION (20-25 hrs/wk)
    –    Is the front line person to answer phones, greet and direct visitors
    –    Is the primary person to take ticket orders over the telephone and in person
    –    Verifies ticket orders daily in Patron Manager. Performs ongoing data entry, updates and back-up
    –    Prepares physical mailing lists utilizing Patron Manager and carries out mailings

    OFFICE OPERATIONS (5-10 hrs/wk)
    –    Assists Executive Director with day-to-day organization, mailings and correspondence as directed
    –    Collects and distributes incoming mail, sends out outgoing mail
    –    Assists with office systems and installation of new or updated hardware and software
    –    Maintains office master calendar and hard copy files as needed
    –    Coordinates vendors for repairs and improvements and directs maintenance crews
    –    Anticipates and orders office and cleaning supplies
    –    Assists with monthly Board meeting preparation
    –    Coordinates, fulfills, and ships merchandise sales
    –    Supervises office staff in absence of senior management (ED, AD or Education Director).
    –    Maintains office records archives.

    GRAND VISION/GRAND ANNEX VENUE OPERATIONS (5-10 hrs/wk)
    –    Supports Artistic Director with Grand Annex concert set-up.
    –    Provides support for the Grand Annex Venue Rental program.
    –    Regularly reviews premises and tidies up venue, office and kitchen areas.
    –    Shops for Annex bar and other supplies and maintains merchandise and bar inventory.
    –    Submits One-Day Liquor Licenses.

    FUNDRAISING AND SPECIAL EVENTS (as needed)
    –    Coordinates aspects of fundraising events as assigned. Duties include but are not limited to solicitation of prizes, guest registration, sponsorships, support for ED, data input, correspondence, volunteer coordination, break room coordination, and other duties.
    –    Assists with Membership program and associated mailings
    –    Compiles special event mailing lists and carries out mailings.

    WHAT TO EXPECT
    –    Employee would ideally work 8:30 am – 5:30 pm (hour lunch) in our office at 434 W. 6th St San Pedro, CA 90731. Some night and weekend work will be required, adjusting day-hours accordingly.
    –    A fast-paced, collaborative work environment
    –    A high level of contact with senior staff, especially the Executive Director & Grand Annex Manager.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    –    Four year college degree required.
    –    Three years of office administration or related experience
    –    Strong computer skills required.
    –    Capable of composing professional business letters.
    –    Two years of experience with MS Office.
    –    Customer Service and good telephone skills required.
    –    Self-starter and fast learner on database projects, ability to run reports and solve problems.
    –    Experience with contact management software or other database management highly desired.
    –    Ability to flex time as required.
    –    Clear criminal background check.
    –    Requires personal vehicle and insurance.
    –    Willing and able to lift 20 pounds.

    Grand Vision offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays.

    To apply, please send resume and cover letter to hr@grandvision.org with two references that can speak to your office and organizational skills with subject line “Administrative/Box Office Coordinator Position.”

    hr@grandvision.org https://www.grandvision.org/