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Junior Concept Artist [Remote]

 We are looking for talented Environment as well as Character Concept artists for a hybrid short-term  engagement with a possibility of a long-term positioning. You do not have to be an expert in both but that would be a huge advantage.

Job Responsibilities

In this position, you will be ASSISTING the concept artist to create environment and or character concept art. To a greater percentage, you will receive references and preconceived visuals of the characters but you will also be ready to work independently from scratch with your own ideas according to your understanding of the project from a briefing you will receive.

Knowledge of the professional animation production pipeline as well as other animation software and the process is of great advantage.
Good knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony will be a great advantage that can elevate you into other areas.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of Anatomy and Nature
  • Impressive concept/character art portfolio
  • Impressive concept/environment art portfolio
  • A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Experience in executing against a tight deadline.
  • Willingness to grow and learn within a serious productive environment
  • Understanding of the basic principles of Animation
  • Understanding the Jolly Squid credo (see front page)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organizational and self-management skills
  • Enthusiasm for new ideas outside of the regional market norm
  • Demonstrated ability to respect and NOT ABUSE a non-hierarchical leadership structure.
  • Willingness to learn new methods of solving problems
  • Ability to self-troubleshoot
  • Strong internet connection and RELIABLE electricity
  • Available for a 1-hour video meeting at least once a week.

Remuneration / Payment

Payment is calculated based on your qualification but is mostly driven by your portfolio and performance.

Application materials must include*

  • A cover letter, sent to either the job poster or
  • A documentation of experience (CV)
  • Link(s) to your portfolio or relevant work samples.
  • An indication of your fee based on the given remuneration system

Applications without ALL of the above will not be considered

Applications with work samples that have no relevance to the skill advertised will not be considered

Timeline / Deadline
This position is for a very tight project timeline which should be finished by the 16th of August.
Beyond that, we will go into other things that will justify and enhance your stay and pay on a monthly basis

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