EMPLOYMENT

Junior Producer (motion graphics/animation)

 
Deep Sky is looking for an exceptionally talented and fun-loving producer to join our team on a permanent basis. Candidates should have experience scoping, producing, and executing motion graphics which includes 2D animation, 3D visualization, and high-end motion design. This is not an entry-level position. If you haven’t had experience working in a role at a company like this, you will need to present examples of relevant work such as mixed media and VFX.

Combined with a dynamic personality to engage with clients on calls and collaborate with staff and freelance artists. Candidates will have 2+ years of front-line experience in a creative production environment, be highly motivated for animation and producing, and of course rock star communication skills. Ideal candidates will have an eye for design and animation. Along with checking on artist’s hours, tasks and deliverables, the producer must be able to handle multiple projects on a daily basis. The producer should have experience managing budgets, maintaining Google Excel spreadsheets, and communicating with clients.

The junior producer will have the opportunity to collaborate on motion graphic event openers, campaign graphic packages, 2D animated shorts, commercial spots, VFX shot lists, 3D visualization videos, social media gif campaigns, explainer and branded videos.

Qualifications, Experience and Must-Have Skills:

  • A minimum of two (2) years professional work experience in a related field, preferably in an agency, production or post-production setting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of motion design and animation production practices including production flow, and the technical aspects of video and post-production.
  • Basic knowledge of creative software suites artists use such as the Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Flash, Photoshop, Cinema 4D, Maya, Nuke, Harmony, etc.
  • Must be able to multitask and handle multiple projects on a daily basis
  • Levelheaded, calm and function well under stress

Please submit your resume to jobs@deepsky.us. We will review the work of U.S. candidates. Please do not apply for this job if your skills are not a match.

Motion Graphics / VFX Generalist

 
Candidates should possess the skill sets to collaborate or solely handle motion graphic tasks or visual effects shot, combined with a dynamic personality to engage with clients on calls and collaborate with staff and freelance artists. You must be able to structure projects and take ownership from start to finish, as well as being able to take direction and work as part of a team. Ideal candidates will have 2+ years of front-line experience in a creative production environment, be highly motivated with visual effects and problem solving, have excellent communication skills and be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, especially After Effects and Cinema 4D.

The perfect candidate will be broadly a generalist, but we welcome applications from artists with extraordinary talent in storytelling and creative development, a keen eye for visual effects compositing, specialists in effects and combining CGI.

We are a collaborative team, and value personality and a healthy, fun working environment as much as creative ability and technical wizardry. We are looking for applicants that are both hugely ambitious and keen to develop quickly, whilst maintaining a pragmatic, team-oriented approach, and being happy to chip in on any task needed.

Qualifications, Experience and Must-Have Skills:

  • College degree in related field of either Art, Design, Animation or Visual Effects
  • 2+ years experience (after college) with motion graphics and visual effects
  • Proficiency in After Effects, Premiere, Mocha, and Cinema 4D
  • Bonus if you’re experienced with SynthEyes, Maya, Nuke, and 360 video
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy and quality control consistently reviewing work to accomplish tasks with follow through to completion
  • Flexible, reliable and able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Levelheaded, calm and function well under stress

When applying, please submit your cover letter, resume and online reel to jobs@deepsky.us. We will review the work of candidates who already reside in the states. Please do not apply for this job if your skills are not a match. Contacting with a formal introduction is highly suggested. Thank you.