Summer Intern - Effects Artist
Walt Disney Animation StudiosBurbank, CA
Full Time Unpaid Internship
Expand your skill set into the world of animation! Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Internship Program is an eight-week experience designed for students studying art, animation, computer graphics, and film. As a Walt Disney Animation Studios intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and filmmaking. This immersive program offers hands-on experience focused on individual craft and multidisciplinary team collaboration.
The 2017 Summer Intern program will be held at our Burbank, CA studio starting June 2017. To qualify for the summer program, you must be returning to school in the fall.
Effects Artists create stunning visuals through collaboration with artists from all parts of the animation pipeline. Whether giving nature a style makeover or creating hyperrealism, they push the boundaries of what is possible. They are challenged to create the unexpected and to invoke an emotional impact in support of the creative vision.
• Technical proficiency inspired by art
• Strong understanding of animation fundamentals, design, and composition
• An understanding of how structure elements, physical dynamics, and natural forces inform effects animation
• Experience using commercial graphics packages including Houdlini and/or Maya
• A working knowledge of Houdini and Linux is required
• A working knowledge of Maya is a plus
• Exposure to current techniques in rendering, shading, lighting and compositing
• Exposure to scripting
How to Apply:
• Create or update your profile and apply online
• If you are submitting a reel or portfolio visit our Portfolio & Reel Tips FAQs
• Reel or portfolio (if applicable)
• Shot breakdown (if submitting a reel)
• Letter of recommendation from an advisor, faculty or professional alliance
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:59 PM PST
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer