14 Jun 2018

Full-Time Environment Artist

Innovelore Entertainment, Inc. – Posted by innoveloreGilbert, Arizona, United States

Job Description

Position Summary:
Using storytelling and artistic talents, the Environment Artist creates and brings to life images in narrative sequence for various entertainment media, including film, television, and games.

Responsibilities:
• The environment artist is responsible for reading written scripts and understanding background art and environment design requirements needed for the project.
• Artists must work with the director to develop conceptual designs for setting and environment.
• Must be able to develop conceptual art for initial design phases of production and finalized layout illustrating a visual of the entire sequence.
Qualification Required:
• Proficiency in Photoshop
• Has a good understanding of camera angles, scene layout, and perspective
• Ability to sketch and work in both physical and digital formats
• Creative visual storytelling skills with presentation abilities
• Ability to interpret written scripts and translate to a visual, frame by frame layout
• Comfortable working within deadlines and budget restrictions
• Ability to work within and/or lead a team of other artists on a project
• Ability to communicate with the director and project managers on the development and progress of the production
• Ability to adapt to set styles and visuals-ability to create realistic looking backgrounds
• Attention to detail in environment drawings

Language Skills:
Must be able to speak, read, and understand English. Ability to read and interpret scripts and production documents. Ability to write progress and production reports.

Competencies:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
• Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
• Artistic Skills – Has knowledge and previous experience in hand-drawn art in both physical and digital platforms; Has a wide variety of drawing capabilities and can work within various art styles; Can easily communicate a story through visuals.
• Creative Development Skills-Can identify key visual elements in a written script, has out-of-the-box thinking and unique ideas for bringing characters, environment, and stories to life.
• Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and obtains clarification as required; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
• Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.
• Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports other’s efforts to succeed.
• Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
• Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values.
• Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
• Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
• Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
• Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
• Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
• Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
• Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Salary-Dependent on experience. Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance benefits offered.

[email protected]

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Artist, Backgrounds, concept art, Environment, and Illustration. Job expires in 21 days.

820 total views, 8 today

Apply for this Job