30 Jan 2018

Contract Concept Designer (Project Hire)

jobsSan Francisco, California, United States

Concept Designer

Job Description

Concept Designer



Lucasfilm Animation and creators of the Emmy award winning animation series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” and the highly successful animation series “Star Wars: Rebels” are looking for a versatile Concept Designer to join their production team.

The Concept Designer will work within the Design Team as part of a broader production network, to create design deliverables for production use.

• Draw and paint digitally to create design sketches and final illustrations of characters, creatures, sets and vehicles.
• Create deliverables as per the specifications of design packaging – such as highly detailed and organized design sheets with call outs of exact specifications.
• Generate precise 2d character turns as templates for final 3d geometry.
• Utilize 3d software to create loose sketches of environments, props and vehicles for layout and scale check.
• Work to production deadlines as scheduled by the department production team.
• Meet the Supervising Director and Art Director’s aesthetic requirements on final designs.

Preferred Qualifications

Required Skills / Competencies:
• Strong understanding of anatomy and perspective required.
• Proficiency of Adobe Photoshop required.
• Working knowledge of Autodesk Maya preferred.
• Capable of working independently and as part of a team. High level of flexibility, collaboration, and confidentiality.
• Strong attention to detail, time management, communication, and follow up/follow through skills required.
• Able to effectively problem solve.
• Ability work efficiently within a high-pressure, fast paced environment while meeting strict deadlines.

Preferred Education

Education / Experience:
• 4 – 5 years as a concept artist, preferably within a production studio.

Company Overview

Lucasfilm is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company’s activities include visual effects, audio post-production and cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.

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Job Categories: Animation, Concept Development, Maya, and Photoshop. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: animation, disney, jobs, Lucasfilms, Maya, and Photoshop. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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