An exciting mobile game startup is looking for a highly talented Motion Comics Cutscene Artist to work out of our brand new Mountain View office--located in the cool Castro Street district. The successful candidate will be working on an exciting narrative-themed next gen learning product--with the goal to revolutionize the gamification of education. We are looking for an experienced, talented Motion Comics Cutscene Artist to do original (and repurposed) 2D illustration and AfterEffects animation.
- The ideal candidate has the ability to both create original 2D illustration in a Pixar-inspired style and then apply postproduction visual fx to create impressive, motion comics sequences.
- Developing/repurposing key backgrounds, environments, and characters for stylish motion comics sequences (applying Ken Burns fx, particle fx, lens flares, etc.)
- Perfectly mimicking our established art style, including established character concepts.
- Applying high fidelity visual fx to 2D/3D illustrations to make them "come to life" in non-interactive motion comic cutscene animations, (which the player unlocks throughout the game).
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
- Strong knowledge Photoshop, Illustrator and the Adobe Creative Suite.
- Strong knowledge AfterEffects and/or Motion (and/or related postproduction visual fx software).
- Awesome storyboarding ability for developing motion comics sequences
- Exceptional traditional life drawing and painting skills (preferred)
- Ability to work in a Pixar/Disney-inspired style is essential--in other words, a magical world of adventure for kids.
- Passion for video games, animation (Pixar, Disney), and the future of education.
COOL BONUS: Ability to do sound fx and original music.
WHY JOIN SOAR, INC?
- Be a key part of building a narrative-themed, next gen learning product (pioneering gamification in education).
- Be able to bring your own ideas into projects
- Competitive compensation
- Get in on the ground floor of an ambitious mobile game startup located in a cool office on Castro Street in the heart of Mountain View--and work with a kickass, collaborative team!