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Environment Modeling Intern, Disney Animation - Summer 2024 (Vancouver)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10080256 Location Vancouver, Canada Business Walt Disney Animation Studios Date posted Feb. 09, 2024

Job Summary:

The Internship Program

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Internship Program provides emerging talent with an immersive view of Animation through educational seminars on craft and filmmaking, and individual and collective projects. Dive into the craft, technology, and operations behind our animated films while developing your skills and connecting you to industry mentors. You'll learn what it means to be a part of a collaborative team and how your unique talents can grow within our studio. Find yourself immersed in hands-on projects and learning guided by our artists, technologists, and production leaders. 

Am I Eligible?

  • At the time of application, must be either enrolled in an accredited college/university or within 6 months of graduation. 

  • This internship will be based in Vancouver, B.C. for 12 weeks June-August 2024. Interns must be available for the duration of a 12-week assignment.

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. 

  • Open to B.C. residents only who currently have the right to work in Canada.

Job Summary

The Modeling team translates concept art from Visual Development Artists into the engaging characters and intricate worlds seen on the screen. Stepping in at the beginning of the asset pipeline, Modelers work closely with various departments to ensure that each model will meet the demands of storytelling and the technical needs of production.

This program is intended to provide you an immersive look into this creative process while pairing you with mentors from our talented Environment Modeling department.

As an environment modeling intern applicant, your reel should demonstrate an understanding of building complex set and prop models with organized, efficient, polygonal topology that may include: vehicles, buildings, plant life, terrain and complete set environments.

Key Qualifications

  • A thorough understanding of Maya

  • An understanding of ZBrush/Mudbox

  • A refined eye for appealing design

  • Candidates should show stylized environments and props

  • All candidates should include 2D reference images when applicable

  • Procedural modeling (Houdini) experience is a plus

  • Texture painting experience is a plus

  • Previous experience with traditional sculpting is a plus

  • Scripting (Python) experience is a plus

Reel Requirements

To apply, you must upload a resume including your school and expected graduation date with the following:

  • Please submit a website, portfolio, or reel (2 min max length) to demonstrate your interest and experience in CG Animation

  • Include shot breakdown on your reel if applicable

Deadline for applications is March 3rd, 2024 at 11:59 PM PST.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The pay rate for this role in Vancouver is $25.00 CAD per hour.

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. Disney Animation 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 our 62nd animated feature, Wish, releasing November 2023. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, and Encanto.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Walt Disney Animation Studios Vancouver Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

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