Intern - VFX Artist
Dark Catt StudioChicago, IL
Part Time Unpaid Internship
ABOUT DARK CATT:
Dark Catt Studios is an independently owned and operated multimedia production company in Chicago. From its humble beginnings in 2012, shooting independent documentary and freelance video journalism, Dark Catt Studios has grown to take on more creative projects. The studio now has several ventures underway, including feature films, AR/VR Games & Experiences, television pilots, and more. As it continues to expand, Dark Catt Studios will need more people to join their production team.
WHERE YOU FIT IN:
We are currently looking to bring in VFX Artist interns that will primarily work closely with our Game/VR Development team. We are looking for innovative, driven, hands-on candidates that wish to put their knowledge into real-world projects. Ideal candidates would be innovative individuals who enjoy brainstorming and working on a variety of projects. This is a hands-on internship program rooted in building your fundamental skills and understanding of what it means to be a VFX Artist in the workplace. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to not only further their skills, but also collaborate in other roles within the company to obtain a more well-rounded knowledge of production as a whole. Our internship program will position you with our team members, side by side in production and let you learn the ropes first hand.
The internship is unpaid, 6-month minimum commitment, one full day per week. Our hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm.
*We are seeking on-site members within the Chicagoland area
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to handle multiple tasks, organize priorities and meet deadlines
Detail-oriented and self-motivated
Positive attitude with willingness to learn new skills
Google apps knowledge (Calendar, Docs, Drive, Spreadsheets)
Fundamental knowledge of the following:
Maya or Similar 3d Modeling Program
Strong knowledge of the following is a plus
Unreal Engine (w/ Cascade System)
After Effects (w/ Trapcode Particular)
Substance, Quixel or Similar
Zbrush, or Mudbox
Strong knowledge of video game production
Working knowledge of Sprite sheets/flipbooks
HOW IT WORKS:
Candidates will be interviewed to begin their internship process.
Candidates will be asked a variety of questions about their experience, interests, work and rated on a scale of 1-10 based.
Interns will begin to work in their selected area with our teams and are expected to perform their necessary requirements.
4. Education and advancement
Based on the evaluation, we will work with the interns to get them more comfortable with the skill necessary for their work and based on their interests and teach them new skills they would like to acquire.
Interns are only required to work one day a week for 9 hours.
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