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Virtual Art Department - Jedi Academy (Internship) Vancouver, BC

Job ID oPIfhfwN Ubicación Vancouver, Columbia Británica, Canadá Business Industrial Light & Magic Fecha de publicación Oct. 14, 2021

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Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Are you a recent graduate looking to get your foot in the door in the exciting world of VFX, but not sure where to start? ILM’s Jedi Academy may be just the thing for you!

Offered as a six-week placement to recent graduates or artists with one to two years of VFX experience, the Jedi Academy provides the opportunity for graduating artists to learn from highly skilled supervisors and senior artists in the Virtual Art Department (VAD). The VAD bridges the gap between Production Design and VFX, creating Real Time environments for Virtual Production scouts. Come join The Force and train to create photo-real digital environments and assets all while being exposed to a variety of workflows and softwares for some of the biggest movies and television series in the world.

In this paid experience, successful applicants will be placed into the Virtual Art Department (VAD) and will provide entry-level assistance to the team while gaining experience in a fast-paced and highly collaborative live production environment through training, mentorship, and real shot-work development.

To top it off, graduates who successfully complete the Jedi Academy may be offered a Junior Artist position within the studio.

We are looking for an artist who reflects the innovative spirit and passion for great filmmaking that defines ILM.

What You’ll Do

Working in a “remote-first” fast-paced production environment, the Jedi Academy artists work closely with more senior artists and may perform the following:

  • Produce high quality entry-level shot work
  • Complete work within the timeframe bid
  • Strengthen professional habits, including best practices for presenting work in dailies, working as a team, and communicating effectively
  • Gain knowledge and appreciation of ILM’s culture and history

Job Requirements

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide assistance for relocation, housing, transportation, or work authorization for the Jedi Academy. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Canada and must provide proof of long-term eligibility (i.e. documentation of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status).

Applicants must also have graduated from a relevant VFX course or program within the last 12 months or have one to two years of VFX experience.

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Design, Photography or related OR experience by working in our industry
  • A strong foundation in photo-realistic, traditional, or digital art skills with an emphasis on landscapes and interiors
  • Some experience using a Real Time engine like Unreal or Unity. You are open to learning, with a demonstrated interest in and ability to quickly pick up new software
  • Demonstrated ability in one or more CG techniques, including modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, look development, matte painting or compositing
  • Strong teamwork, excellent communication and interdisciplinary thinking
  • Entry-level knowledge in some or all of the following software packages: Photoshop, 3DS Max, Maya, Perforce and 3D paint programs like Substance Painter. Comparable software experience considered.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Lucasfilm fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. **FOR U.S. BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired U.S. employees.

Acerca de Industrial Light & Magic:

Fundado en 1975 por George Lucas, ILM es la instalación de efectos líder en el mundo, que presta servicio a las industrias cinematográfica, de producción comercial y de atracción. ILM ha creado efectos visuales para más de 325 largometrajes y ha jugado un papel clave en siete de los 10 éxitos mundiales de taquilla más importantes de todos los tiempos y ha contribuido en 25 de los 50 mejores. ILM ha establecido el estándar para los efectos visuales, creando algunas de las imágenes más impresionantes de la historia del cine. A la vanguardia de la revolución digital, la compañía continúa abriendo nuevos caminos en efectos visuales, realidad virtual, realidad aumentada y cine inmersivo.

Acerca de The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, junto con sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una compañía líder que brinda diversos servicios de entretenimiento y medios para toda la familia a nivel mundial que opera en los siguientes sectores: redes de medios de comunicación, parques y complejos, estudios de entretenimiento, productos para el consumidor y medios interactivos. Desde su humilde origen como un estudio de dibujos animados en la década de 1920 hasta su preeminente posición actual en la industria del entretenimiento, Disney ha mantenido con orgullo su legado de crear historias y experiencias de primer nivel para cada miembro de la familia. Las historias, los personajes y las experiencias de Disney atraen a consumidores y visitantes de todas partes del mundo. Operamos en más de 40 países y nuestros empleados y Cast Member trabajan juntos para crear experiencias de entretenimiento que son apreciadas por el público local e internacional.

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