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Environment Designer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 765297BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Walt Disney Animation Studios Date posted Sep. 30, 2020

Job Summary:

Environment designers visually explore environment concepts for animated films, shorts, and special projects. Environment designers collaborate in the creation of animated worlds and their interior logic through the depiction of design ideas, dramatic story moments, mood and tonal pieces, and prop and vehicle designs. Artists also prepare technical designs for downstream departments including orthographic drawings and full render texture reference.

Requirements include a rich imagination, stylistic versatility, strong drawing and painting skills, strong design sensibilities, a mastery of architectural and organic forms, a good color sense, and a general knowledge of the CG process. The ability to work both traditionally and in digital media including 3d is appreciated.

To apply for this position you must upload a resume and a portfolio consisting of your environment design work.

Qualifications:
• Professional experience required, feature animation experience preferred
• Proficiency in Photoshop
• Ability to create inspiration and narrative through drawing and painting
• Experience on multiple feature films as a visual development artist
• Strong drawing and painting skills with a sense of appeal, storytelling, composition, and color
• Ability to work collaboratively and take direction
• Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About Walt Disney Animation Studios:

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. Located in Burbank, WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2013's Academy Award®-winning Frozen, the biggest animated film of all time. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

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 The Secret Lab, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

The Secret Lab 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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