Summer Intern - Visual Development 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.
Visual Development Artists provide the foundation for all the visuals in our films. They provide designs for characters, environments, color and cinematography. They inform story though drawings and paintings that depict mood, atmosphere and staging. Artists are also often called upon to provide presentation work for projects in development that illustrate visual potential and excitement.
• Character and/or environmental designs in a range of styles and archetypes, all with specific and clear personality, storytelling, and appeal
• Life drawings and sketches a plus
• Paintings that demonstrate a wide range of technique, from classical to stylized with strong sense of composition, color theory, and narrative (preferably with characters interacting in the environments)
How to Apply:
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Letter of recommendation from an advisor, faculty or professional alliance
The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM PST, January 4, 2017
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer