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Background Concept Artist- Marvel Studios Animation

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 920698BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Marvel Studios Date posted Jan. 24, 2022

Job Summary:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the World through incredible characters like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Captain Marvel, and Black Panther. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre by building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our characters, worlds and stories.
Marvel Studios Animation is hiring.

This is an IATSE 839 position covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

The Background Concept Artist specializes in environment design. Artist will work closely with the directors, production designers, art directors, and other creative leads to assist in world-building, creating concept art and finished designs for a 2D/3D-hybrid premiere animated series. Seeking people with experience in visual development, background painting, background design, 2D layout, prop design, etc.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for designing environments, sets, props, EFX, vehicles, color keys, graphics, architecture, etc.
• Develop and complete finished concept artwork and production ready assets within assigned deadlines.
• Generates multiple versions of environment exploration.
• Resolve design problems with creative supervisors.
• Be available throughout work hours to receive briefs and notes, and attend meetings.
• Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.
• Assist with special projects.

Basic Qualifications:

• Must be comfortable tackling a wide range of environments: organic, mechanical, architectural, sci-fi, alien, historical, contemporary, MCU etc.
• Must demonstrate high-level drawing and painting skills
• Artists are expected to have a solid understanding of composition, value, perspective, color, shape language, and overall design.
• High proficiency with Photoshop is a must, and knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design and production software and hardware.
• Knowledge of 3D modeling a plus.
• Strong time-management skills.
• Strong communication skills.
• Works well under pressure.



About Marvel Studios:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Marvel Film Productions LLC, which is part of a business we call Marvel Studios.

Marvel Film Productions 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 or protected veteran status. Disney 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.

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