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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.
  • Nov 06 DOG WALKER Here Rover
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    Hours:

    – Weekdays 9AM – 4PM and over winter break If you are staying in town over the break and like dogs, earn some part time cash with the HERE ROVER dog walking team!

    We are looking for students who would like to learn what it takes to run a small business and get paid for good exercise walking dogs. We pay $12.00 per hour and must be able to work between the hours of 9am and 4pm. You must be insurable with valid driver’s license. This is a part time job with great room for growth.

    Mark Rudeen hererover@gmail.com (949) 338-0847
  • Nov 06 ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER Norton Simon Museum
    Fulltime

    Pasadena, CA
    The Norton Simon Museum seeks an Assistant Store Manager to play a lead role in the running of the Museum’s store, which specializes in art catalogues, prints and stationery, art supplies, and gift items related to the Museum’s exceptional art collection. The Assistant Store Manager reports to the Store Manager and is part of the Museum’s External Affairs Department, which focuses on audience development and experience.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    -Creates a positive and productive environment for the store staff, with emphasis on excellent customer service
    -Supervises store staff and manages scheduling, workload assignments and training
    -Opens and closes registers and ensures accuracy and proper reporting
    -Works with Store Manager on monitoring inventory levels, storage and supplies
    -Works with Store Manager on facilitating annual physical inventory count
    -Works with Store Manager on creating timely and dynamic merchandise displays
    -Ensures store maintains a clean and orderly atmosphere
    -Contributes ideas for merchandise lines and product development
    -Assists Store Manager with purchase orders
    -Weekend and evening hours expected
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    -Extensive retail experience a must; museum retail experience preferred
    -Excellent oral and written skills
    -Excellent leadership skills
    -Experience supervising staff
    -Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, long hours of standing and moderate bending, lifting,reaching

    COMPENSATION:

    Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes excellent benefits,including medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a generous pension program.
    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send cover letter and resume to:
    Andrew Uchin, Museum Store Manager
    Norton Simon Museum of Art
    411 West Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    Email: Store_resume@nortonsimon.org

    Employment is contingent upon proof of legal status to work in the United States.
    For further details, please visit:

    https://www.nortonsimon.org/about/career-opportunities/assistant-store-manager/

    Andrew Uchin, Museum Store Manager store_resume@nortonsimon.org nortonsimon.org
  • Nov 06 CARPENTER Custom Art Surfaces, LLC
    Fulltime

    Los Angeles, CA

    We are looking for a full time, entry-level carpenter to join our team in Downtown Los Angeles.
    The ideal candidate for this position is interested and invested in the LA art scene, has
    carpentry experience, and is looking for a creative, collaborative, and hands on work place.

    Duties Include:
    – Fabrication of stretcher bars, panels, frames, and other custom art objects
    – Milling wood to precise specifications
    – Operation of woodworking hand and power tools
    – Stretching canvas, linen, muslin, and other painting substrates
    – Preparation of painting surfaces with gesso, grounds, and other media
    – General maintenance, organization, and cleaning of work areas
    – Working with other employees on larger projects
    – Occasionally working one on one with clients to achieve specific creative goals
    – Occasionally working offsite in artists studios, galleries, etc to fabricate and install
    onsite projects

    Requirements:
    – Must have experience with woodworking power tools and be able to safely
    operate them in a shared shop environment
    – 1-2 years of relevant work experience (minimum)
    – Good communication, comprehension, and problem solving skills
    – Basic math and geometry skills
    – A strong eye for details and precision while working
    – An interest in the craft of fine woodworking
    – Must be able to lift upwards of 50lbs unassisted and work on your feet for
    extended periods of time

    Compensation:
    40 hours per week (9am – 5pm). Starting pay $16-$20 per hour depending on skills and
    experience. Some flexibility in schedule may be available for the right candidate.
    To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to info@caslosangeles.com with the subject
    line “Application for Shop Position”. Please do not call the business.

    info@caslosangeles.com caslosangeles.com
  • Nov 06 MONEY MANAGEMENT FOR ARTISTS Center for Cultural Innovation + Armory Center for the Arts
    other

    Pasadena, CA

     

    Led by Claire Van Holland of CVLedger, this workshop will help reduce the “fear factor” that
    artists struggle with when dealing with their money management concerns.

    In this workshop, you will learn:
    – How to look at the money specific to your business vs. the money that you take home as anartist
    – How to organize your business financials to scale for growth
    – How to set up and manage a budget that you can stick to
    – How to set up revenue
    – Tips and tricks on what you can and can’t write off as a business

    Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

    Location: Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103

    Cost: $10 early bird registration; $15 after November 24, 2019

    REGISTRATION: https://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/calendar.html?evt=866

    This venue is wheelchair accessible.
    This workshop is made possible with support from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts
    and Culture and by the California Arts Council, a state agency (learn more at www.arts.ca.gov)

    (213) 687-8577 https://cciarts.org
  • Nov 11 STUDIO ASSISTANT/CAREGIVER
    Parttime

     

    Laguna Beach, CA

    Fun Loving local artist needs Assistant/caregiver. 10 to 12 hrs per week, flexible hrs., $12.00

    per hour. Please be reasonably experienced on Mac computer to work to help with social

    media- existing website, Facebook page, sending info galleries etc. Also need, In-Home

    support, monthly house cleaning and weekly shopping, running errands, etc.

    Sandy Taylor sandy@sandytaylorpaintings.com (949) 394-7867 Sandytaylorpaintings.com
  • Nov 11 SKETCH ARTIST
    Fulltime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    Artist seeks a sketch artist to draw ideas for realization on relief sculpture. Multi figure imagery.

    A nod to human form and sexuality. Think Rodin Gates of Hell.

    Work together over a 6-9 month period. Full-time commitment. Salary negotiable. Please send

    portfolio to Clyde Rankin at clyderankin@gmail.com.

    Clyde Rankin clyderankin@gmail.com (949) 526-0055
  • Nov 11 LOGO / FREELANCE NetSquire LLC
    freelance

    Springfield, MI (Remote)

    Start-Up looking for a digital artist experienced in creating custom logos. We have a concept

    of a medieval ‘mascot’ (a man) and have a drawing of style and image for reference. – just need

    professional digital rendering. (vector filing). Usage for website, and file format for letterhead,

    business cards, etc. Deadline: November 28th. Potential for long term remote freelance work.

    Please send your portfolio and rate to Scott Haymes at brawghn@aol.com.

    Scott Haymes brawghn@aol.com (417) 766-5544
  • Nov 11 MOTION GRAPHIC FOR LOGO NetSquire LLC
    freelance

    Springfield, MI (Remote)

    Have a logo of a man I would like to have made into a motion graphic character that moves on

    the page. Probably 10-15 seconds of movement. Deadline: Start in December. Deliver by

    January 15th.

    Please send your portfolio and rate to Scott Haymes at brawghn@aol.com.

    Potential for long term remote freelance work.

    Scott Haymes brawghn@aol.com (417) 766-5544
  • Nov 11 GALLERY ATTENDANT The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)
    freelance

    Hollywood, CA

    The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), located in Barnsdall Art Park in Hollywood

    seeks a Gallery Attendant. The Gallery Attendant will facilitate visitor experience. This is a

    part-time, as needed position and is not eligible for benefits.

    Established in 1954, LAMAG is the longest running institution in Los Angeles devoted solely to

    exhibiting art. The gallery focuses on artists from Los Angeles – in particular underrepresented

    artists whose work may not otherwise have found a platform. Our exhibitions, educational and

    public programs aim to inspire conversation about the contemporary issues and ideas that

    resonate most with the people of Los Angeles. LAMAG is a facility of the City of Los Angeles

    Department of Cultural Affairs.

     

    Responsibilities:

    -Maintaining art exhibits and galleries, including opening and closing the gallery

    -Patrolling the gallery to protect exhibits

    -Maintaining a high standard of customer service at all times, including the front desk

    and in the galleries

    -Generating interactive and sociable experiences of the gallery and its programs for

    visitors

    -Monitoring and reporting on visitor response and experience of gallery and its

    programs

    -Enforce museum policies

    Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor

    -Assisting with gallery education and tours

    -Updating social media

    -Selling catalogs

    -Preparing galleries for lectures, study classes, and special events by setting up such

    items as chairs, tables, speaking platforms, microphones, and projectors

    -Receiving and stacking incoming supplies

    -May occasionally be assigned to other duties for training purposes or to meet

    technological changes or emergencies

     

    Qualifications:

    -Personable, punctual, and positive attitude

    -Interest in contemporary art

    -Excellent communication and public speaking skills

    -Prior experience at a cultural institution preferred

    -Ability to multi-task and flexibility with day to day tasks

     

    Requirements:

    -Weekends, holidays, and some evening availability

    -Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Suite including Drive, Docs and Mail and Adobe

    Creative Suite preferred

    Customer service experience

    -High school diploma or GED required

    -Bachelor’s degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience

    -Must be able to stand for extended periods; sit for extended periods; climb up and

    down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull, push, and lift up

    to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

    disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and completed City application,

    which can be downloaded at http://per.lacity.org/application.pdf. Send applications to

    ciara.moloney@lacity.org by close of business (5:00PM) on Tuesday, November 12th.

    (This position is an As Needed/Intermittent Staff Position with no health care benefits.)

     

    ciara.moloney@lacity.org https://www.lamag.org/
  • Nov 13 ART INSTRUCTOR Art for All Ages
    Parttime

    Anaheim, CA

    Art for All Ages, Inc. is looking for Art Instructors. Art For All Ages, Inc. has become the fastest growing art program for retirement communities and art instructors must have Creativity, Sensitivity and a Dynamic Personality! Artists Instructors will be paid to lead Art classes in Senior Retirement communities.

    Art Instructors must have the following:

    -An excellent command of the English language to communicate

    -Reliable vehicle (with Auto Insurance) for travel to various communities,

    -Prior art teaching experience (Preferred)

    -Personal Washer and Dryer in your home

    -Ability to lift a minimum of 30-40Lbs.

    Compensation (Pay) :

    -Art Instructors are paid $50.00 per SOLO class (Once Trained)

    (Class time is usually 2 hours including set up, class time and clean up time)

    (Not including travel time and some minor prep work).

    Our Art program is rewarding, fulfilling and fun!
If this sounds like a good fit for you please E-MAIL
us for more information. Please provide the following:

    -Resume

    -Samples of your art work

    -Your contact information (Mobile # and E-mail address, etc.)

    -Home City Zip Code (Or full Address)

    stevefaver@artforallages.com (760) 310-5441 https://artforallages.com/
  • Nov 13 FAIRY WORLD / DIGITAL ART COMPETITION Pixarra
    competition

    Online
    Deadline: 12/20/2019
    Entry Fee: No

    Pixarra is announcing a call for artists for their new digital art contest “Fairy World”. Submission is free of charge and is not limited in the number of entries. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are invited to show their art. All fantasy creatures, fairy tale characters and magic are welcome!
    All submissions must be digital paintings created with illustration software and the participants must have the full copyrights on them. Traditional art, photographies, photo manipulations, collages and animation are not accepted.
    Submissions will be accepted between November 6 and December 20 at the competition’s official page: www.pixarra.com/competition.
    The winners will be selected by a jury and will be announced on December 23.
    The prizes are valued at over $1400 and will be provided by Pixarra and the contest’s official sponsors: Akvis, TheBest3D, Renderosity, Spirit, Flying Meat, Nevercenter and BeLight Software.

    Prizes:

    First Place:

    – TwistedBrush Pro Studio 24 by Pixarra
    – PD Howler 2020 by TheBest3D
    – 1 x $75 Renderosity Gift Certificate
    – A Home Deluxe license for any AKVIS program
    – Lifetime Free Subscription for Spirit
    – Pixelmash by Nevercenter
    –  Amadine (Vector Graphic Design) by BeLight Software
    – Acorn 6 by Flying Meat
    Second Place:

    – Pixarra Studio Bundle 2
    – 1 x $50 Renderosity Gift Certificate
    –  A Home Deluxe license for any AKVIS program
    – 1-Year Free Subscription for Spirit
    – Pixelmash by Nevercenter
    – Amadine (Vector Graphic Design) by BeLight Software
    – Acorn 6 by Flying Meat
    Third Place:

    – Pixarra Studio Product (Paint Studio, Tree Studio, Blob Studio, Liquid Studio, Luminance Studio, Pixel Studio or Selfie Studio) by choice
    –  1 x $25 Renderosity Gift Certificate
    – A Home Deluxe license for any AKVIS program
    – 6-Months Free Subscription for Spirit
    – Pixelmash by Nevercenter
    – Amadine (Vector Graphic Design) by BeLight Software
    – Acorn 6 by Flying Meat

    pixarra.com/competition
  • Nov 13 SET EXTENSION & MATTE PAINTING TRAINEE / APPRENTICE PROGRAM Walt Disney Animation Studios
    other

    Burbank, CA

    The Apprentice Program
    Join us for an opportunity to experience the art of animation and be a part of Walt Disney Animation Studios. The Apprentice Program is available for recent college graduates of art and animation, fine art and design, computer graphics, engineering, production, and general film studies undergraduate or graduate programs (within three years of graduation date) for a 3, 6 or 12 month paid position at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The Talent Development Program starts out with an immersive Trainee experience offering participants a chance to understand the depth of their new skills, refine and strengthen key areas, apply them in our real world environment, and work under the guidance of a Disney Mentor.

    The Apprentice Program is based in our Burbank, California and begins January 2020. The first three months of the Apprentice Program starts out as a Disney Animation Trainee. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019 11:59 PM PST.
    The Set Extension/Matte Painting Trainee

    Disney’s Set Extension/Matte Painting Trainees use their knowledge of today’s CG tools, combined with their strong painting skills, to seamlessly extend digital environments in a 3D world.

    To apply for this position you must upload a resume and a reel with a reel breakdown.

    Responsibilities:
    – Ability to work with the Production Designers and environment team to stylistically extend a fully-built, digital environment beyond a decided point using a shot-specific, generalist workflow
    –  Understands a 2.5D workflow with multiple projection cameras
    – Create backgrounds, landscapes, and environments in a 3D world using digital
    programs such as Maya, Photoshop and Nuke, as well as Disney’s proprietary software
    (GI renderer, etc.)
    – Extrapolate art direction: i.e. design, architectural style, lighting, and graphics, which
    adhere to the Production Designer’s overall vision
    – Support the technical aspects of the work created
    –  Use expertise to help influence the future direction of Set Extension tools and
    techniques within the Look Development department
    – Collaborate with the Art Department, Layout, Modeling, Look Development, Lighting,
    and Stereo teams
    – Learn the Look Development tool set and share the Set Extension process to the rest of
    the Look Development group

    Requirements:
    – Samples of both Set Extensions and traditional painting as well as the ability to match different artistic styles
    – High skill level in painting, composition, perspective, and color theory
    –  Good artistic skills with willingness to learn new workflows
    – Strong skills in programs such as Photoshop, Maya, Nuke, etc.
    –  Ideal candidates have experience in Modeling, Look Development, and Lighting within

    3D environments, and/or generalist background
    – Knowledge of Mac OSX and Linux
    –  Bachelors degree or comparable experience

    APPLY AT https://disneyanimation.secure.force.com/openings/ts2mmx__JobDetails

    https://www.disneyanimation.com
  • Nov 13 DESIGNERCON / CONVENTION
    other

    Nov. 22-24
Anaheim, CA
    DesignerCon is an annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys, customs, plush, designer apparel and so much more with urban, underground and pop art! We are a celebration of all aspects from the world of design.

    http://www.designercon.com/
  • Nov 13 ART INSTALLER & HANDLER JoAnne Artman Gallery
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    JoAnne Artman Gallery, Laguna Beach seeks a highly motivated, experienced and detail-oriented Art Installer to join our team. This position is part-time, Saturday and Sunday 11:00-5:00.

    The ideal candidate must possess the following:
    – At least two years of art handling experience
    –  Working knowledge of safe and proper art handling, packing & installation methods
    suitable to a wide range of media
    – Physically able to lift and safely move artworks of varied dimensions and weight with
    assistance
    – Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop
    – Valid driver’s license
    $20/hr compensation

    (949) 510-5481 joanneartman@aol.com
  • Nov 18 ART INSTALLER & HANDLER / PART-TIME JoAnne Artman Gallery
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    JoAnne Artman Gallery, Laguna Beach seeks a highly motivated, experienced and detail-oriented Art Installer to join our team. This position is part-time, Saturday and Sunday 11:00-5:00.

    The ideal candidate must possess the following:

    – At least two years of art handling experience
    – Working knowledge of safe and proper art handling, packing & installation methods
    suitable to a wide range of media
    – Physically able to lift and safely move artworks of varied dimensions and weight with
    assistance
    – Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop
    – Valid driver’s license

    $20/hr compensation

    joanneartman@aol.com (949) 510-5481 http://www.joanneartmangallery.com/
  • Nov 18 GRAPHIC DESIGN Z Supply
    Fulltime

    Irvine, CA

    ZSUPPLY is looking to hire a GRAPHIC DESIGNER!

    About the company: Featuring signature plush fabrics, timeless silhouettes, and versatile style, our apparel collections are everyday essentials that can be worn by everyone.

    Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
    Assist creative team in execution of all marketing and commerce collateral
    Design and code Consumer/ retailer facing emails in conjunction with wholesale calendar
    Select, name, and crop product imagery for Nu-Order + e-commerce
    Manage retouching efforts and image uploading in accordance to shoot calendar Retouch product imagery when needed
    Design and code B2Z emails in conjunction with wholesale calendar
    Design seasonal wholesale catalogs
    Update and maintain seasonal line sheet covers and banners
    Create custom e-flyers for sales reps for all tradeshows
    Design in-store build-outs and pop ups, along with corresponding marketing collateral Create visual merchandising guidelines for in-store elevations and displays
    Update and maintain seasonal brand websites and digital assets
    Design digital and print advertisements for marketing team
    Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
    Maintain brand consistency throughout all our marketing project Liaise with marketing and design teams to ensure deadlines are met Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools
    Seems like a good fit? Please send your resume + portfolio link to Mandy at mandyF@zsupply.com

    mandyF@zsupply.com https://zsupplyclothing.com
  • Nov 18 BARISTA Starbucks Coffee Company
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with prompt service, quality beverages and products, and maintaining a clean and comfortable store environment. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.

    Summary of Key Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
    – Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and
    mission of Starbucks.
    – Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive example for the shift team.
    – Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues.
    – Communicates information to manager so that the team can respond as necessary to create the Third Place environment during each shift.
    – Assists with new partner training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed.
    – Contributes to positive team environment by recognizing alarms or changes in partner morale and performance and communicating them to the store manager.
    – Delivers legendary customer service to all customers by acting with a customer comes first attitude and connecting with the customer. Discovers and responds to customer needs.
    – Follows Starbucks operational policies and procedures, including those for cash handling and safety and security, to ensure the safety of all partners during each shift.
    – Maintains a clean and organized workspace so that partners can locate resources and
    product as needed.
    – Provides quality beverages, whole bean, and food products consistently for all
    customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards. Follows health, safety
    and sanitation guidelines for all products.
    – Recognizes and reinforces individual and team accomplishments by using existing
    organizational methods.
    – Maintains regular and punctual attendance
    Summary of Experience
    – No previous experience required

    Basic Qualifications

    – Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable
    accommodation
    – Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends,
    nights and/or holidays
    – Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and
    food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable
    accommodation
    – Engage with and understand our customers, including discovering and responding to
    customer needs through clear and pleasant communication
    – Prepare food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including
    recipe changes such as temperature, quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients
    – Available to perform many different tasks within the store during each shift

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    – Ability to learn quickly
    – Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
    – Strong interpersonal skills
    – Ability to work as part of a team
    – Ability to build relationships

    Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals.
    We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at applicantaccommodation@starbucks.com.

    Apply at: https://starbucks.taleo.net/careersection/1000222retail/jobdetail.ftl?job=170004125

    applicantaccommodation@starbucks.com (206) 318-0660 https://www.starbucks.com/
  • Nov 18 CONCEPT DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR Mousetrappe
    Fulltime

    Burbank, CA

    Mousetrappe is on the cutting edge of multi-media production, working with top theme park and cultural experiences to produce state of the art content around the world for everything from theme parks to museums to live entertainment. We do this by amassing teams of creative, inspiring, hard-working, and focused people who believe in the power of storytelling to bring life and dimension to otherwise static experiences. Our culture is based on collaboration, creativity, performance and having a positive impact not only for our clients, but the people who experience our work first hand as theme park goers, museum aficionados, thrill seekers and more.

    Position Description

    We are searching for a Concept Designer to join our team of creatives! This is a short-term, freelance position working with our core leadership team to develop the visual language of our experiential media-based attractions. In this role, a successful candidate will have a deeply rooted background and understanding in overall attraction based concept design, as well as the comfort and ability to develop concepts for a full scale media production. This candidate
    will need to be comfortable with concept illustration and working with resign for existing IPs. Looking to start a candidate immediately, for 5-6 weeks.

    Primary Duties

    – Design and Illustrate Concept Development for location-based media attractions.
    – Contribute creatively through ideation, brainstorming, visual development, and
    research as required.
    – Develop design boards that clearly illustrate the intent of all media-based elements
    within an experience so that the in-house team, client, and production artists are all on
    the same page.
    – Develop Key Art that illustrates various stages of the narrative development.
    – Replicate/Illustrate existing IP and brands
    Required Qualifications
    – Must submit a portfolio (a link to online portfolio, highlight reel, etc.) for review.

    APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A PORTFOLIO/REEL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Submit reel of of work when you apply online.

    – Proven background & portfolio of visual concept development and dimensional design for location-based media attractions.
    – Experience with overseeing and art directing media-based productions.
    – Skilled eye for beautiful and powerful design aesthetic, with a versatile style and
    examples of ?out of the box? thinking.
    – Technical and creative proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator,
    InDesign, etc.)
    – Ability to do hands on production work (ie: Concept Designs, Storyboards, Beat Boards,
    Matte Paintings.)
    – A self starter who works independently, quickly, and meets expectations/deadlines.
    – Must be fast and efficient with great verbal communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    – Bachelor’s degree in Arts related field
    – 3-5 years of work experience
    – Experience in Theater/Set Design or Dimension Design.
    – Projection Mapping Experience
    – Non-standard format Media Design Work

    Please Submit The Following For Consideration

    – Current Resume
    – Link to a sample of work and/or full portfolio
    – Hourly/Day Rate
    – Days and hours of availability during week
    – No agencies and no calls please. Do not send duplicate applications, samples or emails
    through our website.

    Note: Due to a typical large volume of responses, only candidates under consideration will receive reply. To all others we appreciate your interest and thank you in advance.
    Entry level
    Full-time
    Marketing & Advertising Computer Software Entertainment
    Apply at https://www.mousetrappe.com/about-us/job-opportunities/

    https://www.mousetrappe.com
  • Nov 18 SIGN ILLUSTRATION ARTIST Erewhon
    Fulltime

    Venice, CA

    Erewhon Organic Market and Cafes strive to sell only the purest, ethically and sustainably produced foods, wellness and beauty items, and household goods.
    We support local organic farmers and growers; we partner with suppliers who share our concerns, values, and help build our communities by listening and learning together. We recycle, reuse and minimize waste as much as possible, and act in ways that protect the resources of our planet.

    We are building a team of passionate, committed individuals who each play a vital role in making Erewhon a special place. If you are looking for a CAREER and want to be part of something bigger, we’d love to hear from you.

    To be considered, please send portfolio link and cover letter stating why you would like to work for Erewhon.

    SUGGESTED SUBMISSION: create an illustrated sign for Organic Farm Fresh Berries.

    What You Will Do

    – Maintain and produce signage for all departments and illustrate chalkboards.
    – Design and create chalkboard signs of all sizes from end cap toppers to A-frames to
    shelf signs.
    – Establish and maintain visual quality and cohesiveness for each store location.
    – Work with Store Directors and Department Managers in support of sales, promotions
    and product education throughout the store.
    – Inspect condition of signs on the floor and replace as needed.
    – Prep boards for artwork.
    – Maintain supplies and inventory.

    What You Will Bring

    – Strong creative abilities, hand lettering, illustration and graphic design skills preferred.
    – Adobe Creative Suite: ability to take vectors and transfer/trace onto chalkboards.
    – Team player.
    – Problem solving skills.
    – Interpersonal and communication skills.
    – Organized and proactive.

    What We Offer

    – Based on experience ($16 – $18 per hour).
    – We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other
    traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount to all of our store locations for all full time employees.
    Erewhon Markets is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability.

    To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
    Apply at:
    https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/?alertAction=viewjobs&currentJobId=1584690814&f_TP R=a1572386093-&geoId=103644278&keywords=illustration&savedSearchId=265397826&start =25

    (310) 362-3062 https://www.erewhonmarket.com/
  • Nov 18 RETAIL/DOG WASH AND PET SHOP Dog Tub
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    Dog Tub, a self service dog wash and pet retail shop in town. I am looking to hire someone part time.

    Responsibilities:

    – Cash transactions
    – Customer service
    – Resetting (wash out) tubs
    – Restocking merchandise

    Required:

    – Must be able to lift 30+ lbs.
    – Comfortable working with and around animals.
    – Good work ethic, comfortable in fast paced environment.
    Will train. Please send resume and/or stop by the shop.

    Angela LaVelle dogtub.lb@gmail.com https://dogtublb.com
  • Nov 18 GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN (Paid) South Coast Water District
    internship

    Laguna Beach, CA

    This is a paid internship opportunity that is a part-time position available year-round with flexible hours, not to exceed a fiscal year total of 960 hours (July 1 to June 30). All candidates will be required to complete a District application and the successful applicant will be subject to a background screening and District paid physical prior to beginning the assignment.
    South Coast Water District is looking for a talented and enthusiastic social media intern that has experience with graphic design, photography, and video editing.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
    South Coast Water District is accepting applications for a Temporary Graphic Design Intern within the Public Information Division. Under supervision, the successful candidate will work directly with professional and clerical staff performing a variety of creative and administrative tasks to support the Public Information Division. Such duties include:

    Responsibilities:

    – Responsible for creating original graphics, pamphlets/templates, and photography to support communications and outreach efforts, both in printed publications and online and social media.
    – Design of print materials including flyers, brochures, posters, advertisements, invitations, inserts and cards.
    – Design of online graphics including web visuals, display ads, and social media posts.
    – Layout design and info graphics for reports, maps, charts, forms, and interactive media.
    – Creating product video content, branded content and social media content, and film
    production (Videographer).

    Knowledge of:

    – Proficient in the latest graphic programs in the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat.
    – Design practices and principles such as concept development, typography, color theory and layout composition.
    – Interaction design is a plus (i.e., proficiency in CSS and HTML).
    – Knowledge of 3D video animation programs and software is a plus.

    Ability to:

    – Have a creative and concept-based approach to projects.
    – Display a can-do attitude, hard work and team spirit.
    – Effectively communicate both in writing and verbally.
    – Must be a self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    – Assume progressively responsible duties.

    TO BE CONSIDERED, APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A PORTFOLIO DEMONSTRATING THEIR PHOTO, VIDEO, AND/OR GRAPHIC DESIGN WORK.

    If you are interested in applying, please visit www.governmentjobs.com
    Entry Level.
    Part -Time.
    $15.00-$18.00/ hr
    Timeline for completion: 960 hours (1 year)

    Consult with your chair if interested in applying for this internship

    Robin Wiessner rwiessner@scwd.org (949) 342-1155 scwd.org/ apply at www.governmentjobs.com
  • Nov 18 SET EXTENSION & MATTE PAINTING TRAINEE / APPRENTICE PROGRAM Walt Disney Animation Studios

    Burbank, CA

    https://disneyanimation.secure.force.com/openings/ts2mmx__JobDetails?jobId=a0K4A000012 RclxUAC


    The Apprentice Program
    Join us for an opportunity to experience the art of animation and be a part of Walt Disney Animation Studios. The Apprentice Program is available for recent college graduates of art and animation, fine art and design, computer graphics, engineering, production, and general film studies undergraduate or graduate programs (within three years of graduation date) for a 3, 6 or 12 month paid position at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The Talent Development Program starts out with an immersive Trainee experience offering participants a chance to understand the depth of their new skills, refine and strengthen key areas, apply them in our real world environment, and work under the guidance of a Disney Mentor.
    The Apprentice Program is based in our Burbank, California and begins January 2020. The first three months of the Apprentice Program starts out as a Disney Animation Trainee. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019 11:59 PM PST.
    The Set Extension/Matte Painting Trainee
    Disney’s Set Extension/Matte Painting Trainees use their knowledge of today’s CG tools, combined with their strong painting skills, to seamlessly extend digital environments in a 3D world.
    To apply for this position you must upload a resume and a reel with a reel breakdown.

    Responsibilities:

    – Ability to work with the Production Designers and environment team to stylistically extend a fully-built, digital environment beyond a decided point using a shot-specific, generalist workflow
    – Understands a 2.5D workflow with multiple projection cameras
    – Create backgrounds, landscapes, and environments in a 3D world using digital
    programs such as Maya, Photoshop and Nuke, as well as Disney’s proprietary software
    (GI renderer, etc.)
    – Extrapolate art direction: i.e. design, architectural style, lighting, and graphics, which
    adhere to the Production Designer’s overall vision
    – Support the technical aspects of the work created
    – Use expertise to help influence the future direction of Set Extension tools and
    techniques within the Look Development department
    – Collaborate with the Art Department, Layout, Modeling, Look Development, Lighting,
    and Stereo teams
    – Learn the Look Development tool set and share the Set Extension process to the rest of
    the Look Development group

    Requirements:

    – Samples of both Set Extensions and traditional painting as well as the ability to match different artistic styles
    – High skill level in painting, composition, perspective, and color theory
    – Good artistic skills with willingness to learn new workflows
    – Strong skills in programs such as Photoshop, Maya, Nuke, etc.
    – Ideal candidates have experience in Modeling, Look Development, and Lighting within
    3D environments, and/or generalist background
    – Knowledge of Mac OSX and Linux
    – Bachelors degree or comparable experience

    APPLY AT https://disneyanimation.secure.force.com/openings/ts2mmx__JobDetails

    https://www.disneyanimation.com/
  • Nov 18 PUBLIC RELATIONS/INFORMATION INTERN / PAID South Coast Water District
    internship

    Laguna Beach, CA

    This is a paid internship opportunity that is a part-time position available year-round with flexible hours, not to exceed a fiscal year total of 960 hours (July 1 to June 30). All candidates will be required to complete a District application and the successful applicant will be subject to a background screening and District paid physical prior to beginning the assignment.
    South Coast Water District is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Public Relations/Information Intern that has experience with writing, proofreading, and editing of content, graphic design and print production materials such as brochures and newsletters.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

    South Coast Water District is accepting applications for a Temporary Public Relations/Information Intern within the Public Information Division. Under direct supervision of the Public Information Officer, interns will help with writing, proofreading, editing content, graphic design, and print production materials such as brochures and newsletters. Such duties include:

    Responsibilities:

    – Assist with managing the agency’s website, visual communications, and social media sites to increase public awareness and education of residents, business partners, media, and other stakeholders.
    – Assist in creating collateral and graphic materials.
    – Assist with logistical coordination for public committees (agendas, minutes and other elected official correspondence), stakeholder meetings, and events.
    – Assist with day-to-day administrative duties, and other related duties as assigned.
    – Conduct research gather information and draft content of District events and activities.
    – Assist with photography of staff and events.
    – Assist in the development and updating of media lists and other databases.
    – Develop customized social media posts, promoting employment opportunities to be
    posted on social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
    – Incorporate graphic/digital design for social media, using Canva, Photoshop or other
    graphic design software.
    – Help coordinate events with vendors and partners.
    – Track and update inventory of promotional items and community event materials.
    – Evaluate effectiveness of social media sites, summarize key indicators, identify trends
    and make recommendations to increase outreach and participation.

    Knowledge of:

    – Ideal candidates for this internship will have a basic understanding of the methods and techniques used in public relations, media relations, and community outreach.
    – Excellent writing skills including proper use of grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
    – Ability to communicate effectively with the public and staff at all levels of the
    organization; and maintain a high level of customer service while interfacing with
    governmental agencies, community groups, and the general public.
    – Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to take direction well and complete
    assignments under tight deadlines.
    – Computer proficiency is required, including familiarity with MS Office applications (e.g.,
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

    Ability to:

    – Have a creative and concept-based approach to projects.
    – Display a can-do attitude, hard work and team spirit.
    – Effectively communicate both in writing and verbally.
    – Must be a self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    – Assume progressively responsible duties.

    Qualifications:

    Currently a full-time college student pursuing a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree, with emphasis in public relations, social media, political science, marketing, communications, journalism, visual arts/design, videography, photography, graphic art/design, or related fields. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Intern must conduct themselves in a professional manner.
    If you are interested in applying, please visit www.governmentjobs.com

    Entry Level.
    Part -Time.
    $15.00-$18.00/ hr
    Timeline for completion: 960 hours (1 year)
    Consult with your chair if interested in applying for this internship

    Robin Wiessner rwiessner@scwd.org (949) 342-1155 scwd.org/ apply at www.governmentjobs.com
  • Nov 18 ARTIST OF THE MONTH COMPETITION Artist of the Month
    other

    Artist of the Month:

    A competition established to encourage the pursuit of excellence in art.
    To have your work seen by 200,000+ visitors around the world, including leading publications, galleries, collectors, curators, writers, and more, we encourage submissions from artists to take this opportunities to submit your best works and connect with our online audiences from 200 countries!

    Selected Artists

    – Artists will be promoted extensively and also have their results posed on ArtWeek Artist biography, website, social links and images of artworks will be listed in the directory of ArtJobs permanently for future reference.
    – The winning images will be seen by international audience of media editors, gallery directors, art collectors.
    – Artists will be provided with extensive publicity in the form of email marketing to all ARTWEEK’s buyers, collectors, and media partners.
    – Artists will be promoted to major news outlets through our PR agent, with inclusion on Google news.
    – Artists will be promoted to our wide-spread social media.
    – Artists will automatically be considered for any upcoming curatorial projects from

    ARTWEEK and ARTJOBS, not limited to publications, exhibitions, and gallery projects Previous winners: https://www.artjobs.com/op/artists/2019

    How to Apply
    Details and Submission here: https://www.artjobs.com/opencall
    Deadline: 11/30/2019 Entry Fee: Yes
    Fee Detail: $13

    https://www.artjobs.com/
  • Nov 18 TAX TIPS FOR ARTISTS / WORKSHOP Center for Cultural Innovation

    Los Angeles, CA

    Center for Cultural Innovation presents TAX TIPS FOR ARTISTS

    When it comes to taxes, artists have unique needs and benefits. As both a tax preparer and a working actor, Emily Churchill, EA, specializes in the concerns that are unique to creative workers. This 3-hour interactive workshop will cover:
    – Basics of Taxation: (Standardized Deductions, Claiming exemptions, Employee Income, Non-Employee Income);
    – To itemize or not to itemize? (what you can deduct as an artist);
    – How to keep track of expenses throughout the year and stay organized for your tax
    returns;
    – Making quarterly payments;
    – Going through what needs to be done for your 1099 Misc/Schedule C income and
    expenses.

    Artists and creatives of all backgrounds will learn best practices and important take-aways about the current tax code in a friendly and confidential setting. (Please note: this workshop is for educational purposes only. Each person’s tax needs are specific to their own returns, and one should always seek the advice of their own professional tax preparer.)

    Emily Churchill, EA, is a senior preparer at M & M Tax Pros, Inc., formally known as Actor’sTaxPrep, Inc. (http://actorstaxprep.com). Ms Churchill is an experienced tax preparer, having been with Actors Tax Prep Inc, going on 10 tax seasons. She holds the prestigious designation of Enrolled Agent, which is awarded by the Internal Revenue Service to experienced practitioners. As a working actor, Emily is also highly knowledgeable of the entertainment industry and with the many avenues an artist’s life can take. Her clients range from real estate agents to culinary professionals to editors in film and television.

    Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
    Time: 6:30-9:30pm
    Location: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC), 5th Floor Cultural Room, 244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles CA 90012
    Cost: $25 early bird registration / $35 after January 16, 2020
    Registration: https://www.cciarts..org/cgi/page.cgi/calendar.html?evt=833

    This venue is wheelchair accessible. Please email allison@cciarts.org with any questions or accessibility requests. We will do our best to accommodate participants with special needs.

    This workshop is made possible with support from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the LA County Department of Arts and Culture.

    Allison Wyper (213) 687-8577 www.cciarts.org
  • Nov 18 TROPICAL FIELD STUDIES OF ART AND NATURE IN PUERTO RICO / PROGRAM Art + Bio Collaborative
    other

    Puerto Rico

    Escape to the Caribbean in an ART, BIOLOGY and NATURE immersion experience in Puerto Rico! This is a one-of-a-kind, site-specific program focused on an ART and SCIENCE exploration of the diverse tropical wildlife from rainforest, mountain, beach and coastal environments of Puerto Rico. Through hands-on observation, artistic interpretation, collaboration and various biological and natural history methods, we will learn to utilize the natural habitat as a STUDIO+LAB to explore and make informed art about tropical plants, animals, habitats, and nature.

    Program Highlights:

    – ART+SCIENCE instruction that includes: field sketching/drawing/watercolor painting, animal behavior observations, nature photography, species identification, ecological sampling, UV light nocturnal insect and arachnid collecting, visualizing plant and fungal micro-textures and patterns, nature journaling, floral and botanical illustration, BioAbstraction, Environmental-Art, EcoArt and Field BioArt installations.
    – Herpetology, Entomology, Visual Ecology, Ethology, BioAesthetics and various Field Biology, Ecology, and Natural History methods.
    – Daily individual and collaborative artmaking, crits and project- and place-based instruction in the field at various tropical ecosystems and habitats (e.g., rainforest, coastal beach, karstic forest, elfin woodlands, cloud forest, etc.)
    – Public Engagement and Outreach opportunities with members of the community
    – On-site discusssions about ART+SCIENCE philosophy and integration and Science Communication

    – Snorkeling, underwater drawing, and coral reef explorations
    – Ocean-front camping, only a short walk away from a pristine sandy beach cove, a coral
    reef in crystal clear water, and karstic caves and rocky outcrops
    – Travel in various terrain types, including walking and hiking up hillsides, through the
    rainforest and forest scrub
    – ISLAND LIFE brings together groups of artists, naturalists, scientists, undergraduate and
    graduate students, professors, designers, and creative people from a diverse range of backgrounds, interests and experience.

    Dates: January 6-11, 2020 Program Fee: $2150
    Application Deadline: 12-09-2019

    Program Fee Includes:

    – One-on-one Art+Science Instruction for all skill levels.
    – All transportation to field sites in Puerto Rico.
    – Pick-up/drop off to and from the San Juan Luiz Munoz Marin Intl. Airport (SJU), on
    program start and end dates.
    – Camping/lodging at a private ocean-front property in Puerto Rico.
    – Some meals, light snacks and use of kitchen and grill in Puerto Rico.
    – The use of various art supplies and biology equipment (e.g., field easels, nets, critter boxes, microscopes, etc.)

    The program fee does not include airfare to Puerto Rico. Contact us for suggested flights. This is a non-credit program and is not affiliated with any college or university.
    Home universities may consider granting credit to participants for this program experience. Inquire at your university about independent study and/or portfolio review requirements.
    Travel to Puerto Rico does not require a passport for U.S. citizens. Spanish language proficiency is not required.

    This program is open to a broad range of participants, from students, professionals, faculty, researchers, scientists and artists. You must be 18+ years old to enroll.

    Apply at: https://www.artbiocollaborative.com/island-life

    https://www.artbiocollaborative.com
  • Dec 09 BOOK ILLUSTRATOR / PROJECT Michael Ray Group
    Parttime

    Laguna Beach, CA

    Seeking a cartoonist, illustrator with experience for a novel to complete 83-85 cartoons for a book project. The book contains 83 chapters and we will need a traditional or digital
    cartoon drawing in color for each chapter working with the writer on the imagery to be consistent with the theme of the book. Looking for an artist that can commit to the entirety of the project with time for collaboration. This is a part-time project. Start now.
    Please send bid and portfolio to monica@emeraldbizsolutions.com

    Monica Martin monica@emeraldbizsolutions.com (949) 599-4262
  • Dec 09 MARKETING BRANDING COORDINATOR Teen Leadership Foundation
    Parttime

    Costa Mesa, CA

    Teen Leadership Foundation has a mission to improve the lives of at-risk foster teens

    and emancipated youth through our leadership equipping programs and innovative housing model. Based in Costa Mesa, TLF has built a network of partners locally and nationally, and has earned a positive reputation among foster agencies and organizations. Social service agencies Nationwide routinely seek out TLF’s activities for foster youth.
    Seeking a professional with proven skills to compile and execute TLF’s public story-telling, social media, blog posts and email blasts so that we can continue to engage our donors, large and small as well as our partners with personal stories and strategies that we are encountering on a daily basis.

    Qualifications:
    -Work experience in appropriate field
    -Strong working knowledge and personal passion for at risk youth.
    -Ability to streamline and implement new structures and roles that create speed,
    efficiency, and support rapidly shifting organization demands.
    -Strong computer skills: MAC and various software programs (Microsoft Word, Excel,
    Outlook)
    -Possesses good organizational skills and efficient work characteristics
    -Excellent interpersonal skills
    -Ability to handle details, complex schedules and control of their own schedule
    Description:
    -Works alongside TLF staff and volunteers to stay current on the work done by TLF and utilize information gleaned to assist in creation of stewardship updates for donors, volunteers, church and corporate partners.
    -Develop and execute strategic online plan via FB, Instagram, Stories for TLF and its programs to include Framewerk Enterprises.
    -Responsible for collection, compilation and execution of necessary data, stories, and information for newsletters, blogs, partner correspondence.
    -Assist in developing and executing new and existing online campaigns (i.e. food drive, Dad’s day)
    -Oversee brand upkeep and new developments based off campaigns, donor, partner needs.

    hr@teenleadershipfoundation.org https://teenleadershipfoundation.com
  • Dec 09 HIRING ANIME/ GAME EVENT STAFF- Current students & BA/BS alumni welcome! Idea Resource Systems
    Parttime

    Anaheim, CA

    Urgently hiring

    Idea Resource Systems, a marketing agency / event and program developer is currently seeking a temporary Event Staff to provide support to a Japanese Anime/Game

    producer/distributor’s exhibition for the upcoming Anime & Game Show, held at Anaheim Convention Center on December 7 & 8, 2019.

    The positions assist with the logistical/operational aspects of this exhibition promoting one of the most popular Japanese Anime/Game Titles. We are expected to hire 70-80 candidates to cover multiple positions over the 2-day show.

    No experience is needed as we will train. We offer a pleasant work environment as part of a dedicated team. Anyone at or over 18 looking for additional income and fun is welcome to apply for these exciting positions at the top event venue with a leading exhibitor in the Anime, Manga, Game industries in the world.

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit the online application: https://en.idearesourcesystems.com/apply-animegameeventstaff-anaheim/

     

    LOCATION
    Anaheim Convention Center
    Anaheim, CA
    Venue site: http://www.anaheim.net/1117/Anaheim-Convention-Center-Arena

    COMPENSATION $15 per hour and up

    WORK DAYS

    Thursday, December 5, 2019 Friday, December 6, 2019 Saturday, December 7, 2019 Sunday, December 8, 2019

    Applicants with more coverage are given priority due to the training plan.
    The above shifts include unpaid meal breaks.
    Your actual work hours reflected to the wage that may differ to the above which we will discuss with you.
    The above schedule, meal break hours, start time, end time are still tentative and may be adjusted. The rates may be adjusted as the work hours increase/decrease.

    Candidates will receive an email to set a short interview and be assigned to positions at our discretion in the order of receipt of this application.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    Independent contractors for the positions at an exhibition booth including:
    Ushers (traffic management, line/path control, seating guests, guiding guests enter/exit, etc.) Check-In / Registration (Check in the attendees, collect the tickets and hand wristbands) Information Desk (Customer service, novelty distribution, traffic control, etc.)

     

    Game and Exhibit Assistants (Guarding exhibits, assisting gear set-up, equipment control, novelty distribution, etc.)
    Stage Assistants (Stage events and mascot performance assistance and time management, etc.)

    * Positions are assigned at the discretion of Idea Resource Systems or its client.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    18 years or over currently in school or with a BA/BS
    Legally eligible to work in the U.S.
    Available to cover two of more shifts
    Friendly attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills Dependable with great work ethic
    Customer service experience is preferred
    Japanese language knowledge/skill is a plus but not necessary

    https://en.idearesourcesystems.com/apply-animegameeventstaff-anaheim/
  • Dec 09 ART ACQUISITION COORDINATOR-Sketch Cards Upper Deck
    Fulltime

    Carlsbad, CA
    $18 – $20 an hour

    Art Acquisition Coordinators are the lifeline between Upper Deck and artists / art houses to help ensure that projects release on time and that our art meets product and brand requirements and objectives.

    The Art Acquisition Coordinator provides a key role in Upper Decks ability to acquire original art for a wide variety of entertainment trading card and gaming products. They will work with external artists throughout the development phase of a product to ensure that detailed art direction is created and followed by the artists while observing given timelines. They must research and recommend artists for different products and potentially initiate all contractual negotiations.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Must be outgoing in researching and acquiring new and fresh art talent on a project by project basis.
    Ensures art deliverables are consistent with key product features and budget requirement. Works with Project Managers on art approvals with various licensors.

    Critique of submitted artwork. Sometimes from different stages of the art process.
    Creates weekly reports detailing project status in regards to project requirements. Recommends creative solutions to help artists and art houses hit their required deadlines and retain high quality standards.

    Capably provides art direction for specific projects based upon a set of provided requirements.
    When needed, provides comprehensive verbal and written direction to artists and art houses ensuring created pieces meet product requirements.
    Participates in product research and development with the Entertainment Team.
    Works with internal teams to generate contracts and negotiate terms with artists and art houses.
    Works with Finance on any contract or payment related issues.

    INTERACTION
    The Art Acquisition Coordinator routinely meets with the Director of Product Manager to report on project/team status, new opportunities and upcoming challenges. Daily interaction with cross-functional partners including Product Managers, Project Managers, Brand Managers, and associated Coordinators. The Art Acquisition Coordinator collaborates with the other members of the Entertainment Team, communicates and coordinates with outside artists and art houses.

    EDUCATION/YEARS EXPERIENCE
    2+ years professional experience.
    BA in Art/Design or strong and comprehensive work related experience is preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Effective organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects with dedicated attention to detail.
    Strong knowledge of pop culture art and artists from the comic, movie, television and gaming fields.

    Solid understanding of color theory and human anatomy from a fine art perspective.
    Ability to interpret a project’s needs and provide content direction based upon requirements. Spreadsheet generation with massive amounts of detail regarding up to date project status. Positive ties to various social media environments and various art related message boards. Superior communication skills across multiple departments to convey up to date project information.
    Willingness to provide and accept critical feedback while maintaining professional relationships with hundreds of artists and various art houses.
    Professional demeanor; team player orientation. Ability to interface with internal parties at all levels.
    Ability to perform duties under minimal supervision while exercising reasonable discretion and independent judgment.
    The qualified applicant must possess acceptable computer skills (PC or Mac); a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, file sharing and familiarity with the Internet.
    Ability to maintain flexible work hours. Work hours are mostly consistent, but necessitate flexible hours based on production requirements.
    Collectible Trading card experience is preferred.

    Gaming experience (TCG, board, video) is preferred.
    Photoshop experience preferred.
    Limited Travel on behalf of the Company, with local convention attendance.

    Apply at

    https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=172f6f6 f-6ae8-4ade-9bc2-a99fcc862342

    http://upperdeck.com/Corporate/Careers.aspx
  • Dec 09 RETAIL STAFF FOR VIDEO GAMES GameStop
    Fulltime

    Aliso Viejo, CA

    PLEASE NOTE: Your application will be considered for all positions within this store. Some positions may not be available in all locations.

    Assistant Store Manager – will 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. This includes answering questions and assisting with product selection, purchases, and returns. 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) – will 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. Working under direct supervision, this position ensures customers are greeted on the sales floor, informed of trade, reservation and loyalty program benefits and thanked. Game Advisors also share product knowledge with customers, ensures products are easy to see and buy, processes customer transactions, and provides a clean, organized store environment in which to shop. The principal business outcome for this role is higher levels of overall store performance and customer satisfaction.

    Job Requirements

    Qualified Assistant Store Manager candidates will possess the following:

    High School diploma or GED required, some college preferred.
    Must be at least 18 years old.
    2 yrs. in retail sales, customer service, and /or management experience preferred. Video game knowledge preferred.

    Qualified Senior Game Advisor (Shift Leader) candidates will possess the following: High School diploma or GED.
    Must be at least 18 years old.
    Retail sales and /or management experience preferred.

    Video game knowledge preferred.

    Qualified Game Advisor (Sales Associate) candidates will possess the following: High School diploma.
    Must be at least 18 years old.
    Retail experience preferred.

    Video game knowledge preferred. Apply at

    https://careers.gamestop.com/en-US/job/retail-staff-store-2208/J3S3SH6VRZTD6NKD82V

    Browse Ruwix, the portal dedicated to puzzle programs and tutorials.

    https://careers.gamestop.com/
  • Dec 09 CONTENT COORDINATOR Twelve12
    Fulltime

    Orange County, CA

    The Content Coordinator’s role will be to support and extend our Team’s abilities to generate powerful internet content for a wide range of clients, industries, and purposes. The Coordinator’s responsibility will be to support and empower the whole of the Twelve12 team to
    better serve our clients and meet our deadlines with finesse, humor, and dedication to excellence.

    Tasks:
    – Design-related tasks:
    – Generally producing in a digital content creation environment
    – Design and layout work, as needed
    – Do image selects
    – Prepare video content for social media, including light editing
    – General & Copy-related tasks:
    – Writing, creating, and modifying social media content
    – Managing post schedules in a collaborative environment
    – Coming to the table and get the ball rolling at the ideation stage
    – Work to triage incoming projects and last-minute content needs
    – Researching a wide range of topics & industries for a variety of purposes.
    – Creating client-facing reports for social media and other purposes
    – Writing blogs for SEO purposes

    Requirements:
    – Minimum 1 years’ experience in a professional design environment
    – Minimum 1 years’ experience managing social media accounts for businesses or clients
    – A basic working understanding of the following tech, platforms, & systems:
    – All relevant Social platforms, especially: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest
    – Facebook Business Manager
    – Facebook Creative hub
    – Facebook ad manager
    – Google suite
    – Microsoft Office Suite
    – Mail Chimp
    – Adobe Acrobat Pro
    – Photoshop
    – Adobe Illustrator
    – Hootsuite, Buffer, or similar social media management system
    – Mac OS and related tools
    – A designer’s eye, with the ability to make things look good.
    – Strong command of the social media landscape, especially as it pertains to small,
    medium and large-sized organizations.
    – Ability to demonstrate previous experience in working clients on SM campaigns and SM
    strategy.
    – Ability to come to the table and assist in the creation of a calendar of social media
    content that is varied, engaging, and
    – meets the goals of the organization.
    – Excellent writing skills, with an understanding of the intricacies of ad copy.
    – An assertive, pro-active approach, with a creative mind for creating collaborative work
    flows.
    – Show a sympathy with and dedication to the mission, vision, and core values of
    Twelve12.

    Send your concise, impactful resume AND cover letter to info@twelve12.com. Kindly put “Content Coordinator Position” in the subject. We can’t wait to hear from you!

    info@twelve12.com www.twelve12.com
  • Dec 09 CHRISTMAS CHALK WALK / EVENT The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints December 12, 13 & 14
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    Aliso Viejo, CA

    Christmas Chalk Walk is a free street chalking festival for the whole community to enjoy the Christmas spirit. Chalk Walk 2019 is open for registration. The three-day event allows artists to begin chalking on Thursday Dec. 12 and the community to roam the festive atmosphere on Friday and Saturday (Dec. 13-14). Amateur and professional artists of all ages are welcome to participate as these amazing scenes of Christmas come to life in chalk at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (22851 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo).

    – No registration fee
    – Stalls are approximately 7×17 feet, plan art accordingly
    – Chalk provided
    – Volunteers will be around to assist you, please don’t hesitate to ask for extra chalk or
    water
    – Thursday Dec. 12 – open to begin chalking and artist check-in (11am-1pm; 3-6pm)
    artists may stay until 9pm
    – Friday Dec. 13 – open for artist check-in (9-11am; 3-6pm) open for visitors (6-9pm)
    – Saturday Dec. 14 – open for artist check-in (8-10am) open for visitors (6-9pm)
    – Judging complete and ribbons awarded Saturday Dec. 14 at 7 PM
    – Friday and Saturday evening: visitors enjoy an open house of art, music and
    complimentary treats

    christmaschalkwalk.com
  • Dec 09 2020 APPLIED ARTS AWARDS Applied Arts
    competition

    Entering the Applied Arts 2020 Awards competition is easy, with our more streamlined awards management system. You can start and restart at any time during the entry process.

    – Digital-only submissions with a simple upload process and larger file-size limits.
    – The actual creative work must be entered. Case-studies and descriptions can be added
    as a supporting file.
    – Multi-page PDF’s are recommended over single image files.
    – For non-English work, be sure to include English translations, either added as a
    multi-page PDF file, or as a supporting file.
    – Simpler credits process – creative credit roles can now be stored in your account and
    selected as required.

    Please be sure to check the specific Awards competition for eligibility and guidelines for submitting.

    WINNER BENEFITS
    – Winning an Applied Arts Award gives you huge exposure across our network of more
    than 50K influential creative professionals looking for artists for their upcoming projects
    and brands. Applied Arts Awards winner benefits include:
    – Having your work published in the corresponding Awards Annual and published online
    within our Winners Gallery.
    – Getting a digital tearsheet of your winning entry to be shared across your social
    community.
    – A complimentary copy of the Awards Annual.
    – Receive a personalized Awards certificate for every winning entry, signed by Georges
    Haroutiun, the founder of Applied Arts.

    Visit https://www.appliedartsmag.com/awards/ for more information and to apply.

    https://www.appliedartsmag.com/
  • Dec 09 CALL TO ARTISTS: CENTERED ON THE CENTER Huntington Beach Art Center
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    Huntington Beach, CA

    The Huntington Beach Art Center presents one of the largest community exhibitions of the year in January 2020. For over 20 years Centered on the Center has promoted the Art Center’s mission of developing an awareness, understanding, and appreciation for the arts.

    This annual open-call, non-juried, salon-style group exhibition features approximately 200 artists and over 400 works in a variety of mediums. Local, regional, and national artists are invited to participate. Submissions are limited to two pieces per artist.

    Artwork will be accepted until the galleries are full.

    Download the full prospectus from the Huntington Beach Art Center website for complete rules, regulations, and limitations.

    ELIGIBILITY

    Participation is open to any living artist 18 years of age and older. All entries must be original works of art completed in the last two years (2018- present). Work submitted may not have been displayed at the Huntington Beach Art Center in any prior exhibition.

    FEES

    $20 for one piece | $30 for two pieces

    IMPORTANT DATES

    Artist Drop-Off of Artwork: January 4 – 6 Saturday, January 4
    Artist Council Members: 10am – 1pm All Artists: 2 – 4pm

    Sunday, January 5
    All Artists: 10am – 2pm
    Monday, January 6
    All Artists: 10am – 2pm
    Retrieval of Artwork – No Exceptions: March 2 – 3 Monday, March 2, 10am – 4pm
    Tuesday, March 3, 10am – 7pm

    For more information on how to apply, visit: https://www.huntingtonbeachartcenter.org/upcoming-centered-on-the-center-2020.html

    https://www.huntingtonbeachartcenter.org/
  • Dec 09 FREE ONLINE FINE ARTIST SUMMIT - HAPPENING NOW!
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    November 22-28, 2019 fineartistsummit.com

    Online

    The Fine Artist Summit online conference is a seven-day educational event taking place November 22 – 28, 2019. The event assembles 37 accomplished entrepreneurial artists and art career experts from around the world to share their insights on what it takes to thrive as a visual artist in the 21st century.

    Each day of the week offers 5 different masterclasses, designed for artists who seek practical, current advice to help grow their careers. The masterclass sessions, 36 in total, are offered free of cost and will remain available to registrants for 24 hours after the initial launch. Attendees will have the option to upgrade to a Premium Pass to keep access to the recordings after the conference.

    Registration, which is free, is open now at FineArtistSummit.com and the event begins 11/22/2019.

    fineartistsummit.com