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Company Name:
Galxyz Inc.
Location:
Mountain View, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Visual Arts
Position type:
Contract
Platform
Android, Browser Based Games, iOS
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
1
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Motion Comics Cutscene Artist - next gen learning

SOAR, INC.

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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!

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