Summer Intern - Look Development Artist
Walt Disney Animation StudiosBurbank, CA
Full Time Unpaid Internship
2017 Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Intern – Look Development Artist
Expand your skillset 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, film, and production management. 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.
Look Development Artists create the materials that define the look of CG characters,
environments and props. This could include painting texture maps (e.g. color maps,
specular maps, displacement maps, etc.), shader writing and/or manipulating shader
parameters, and working with TDs to create lighting setups. Look Development artist
should have a great eye and exceptional critical thinking in image deconstruction.
Reels/portfolios/demonstrated skills should include:
- Texture samples displayed both applied to a model and separated into component layers
- Strong composition and the ability to render finished details
- Demonstrated facility with high-end 3D paint packages (StudioPaint, Photoshop, Painter)
- Shader samples is a plus
- Knowledge of Global Illumination Rendering and Ptex a plus
- Knowledge of Linux is a plus
- Photography or traditional painting samples a plus
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
• Shot breakdown
• Letter of recommendation from an advisor, faculty or professional alliance
The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM PST, January 16, 2017
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer