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Design Intern

Hue & Cry is currently in search for Designers for our Summer internship program, here in lovely Richmond, VA! This is an amazing opportunity for artists that are in their final semester of school or recent college graduates or that have a passion for animation, design and illustration. The ideal candidate should have an amazingly positive attitude and those that can take direction and work well within a team based environment. The internship is a paid, uncredited ten-week program intensive, focusing on gaining real world experience. Dates are from June 4 - August 10. Deadline for applications is April 27th, 2018. Good luck!

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTSAPPLY NOW
  • Skilled at illustration as well as Photoshop, painting and photo compositing.
  • Solid fundamentals of visual design principles.
  • Draws in 2D to create sketches, storyboards, style frames, artwork or illustrations.
  • Knowledge of 3D software for animation, compositing and lighting is also a plus.
  • Highly Organized, self-motivated and adaptable to changing priorities and strict deadlines.
  • Understand the basics of storytelling, narrative, plot and motion.
  • Have a variation in styles including: character design, matte painting, typography, etc.

Associate Creative Director

Part visionary part realist. You’ll be responsible for developing eye catching concepts and then strategizing a production plan with your producer. Then you’ll have to lead a team through the project while keeping your eye on achieving client needs and staying within budget.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTSAPPLY NOW
  • Solid understanding of fundamental visual design principles.
  • Ability & desire to draw, illustrate, paint, sculpt, build, craft, and design.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, stay organized, self-motivate, and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Familiarity with industry standards, skills, workflow, and technology.
  • Create concepts, storyboards, and style frames.
  • Be willing to work as part of the team in an art director, designer, or animator capacity when necessary—continue to hone craft and do what it takes to help a job succeed.
  • Collaborate with your producer as a partner to manage workflow, resources, and deadlines.
  • Present work to clients in person and on calls, handle feedback and manage communicating to your team.
  • Help research, plan, and create presentations to communicate ideas clearly for both internal and external projects.

Art Director

As an art director you’ll need to be able to concept ideas, design pitch-winning style frames, and be able to communicate your ideas verbally and in written form. You’ll have to collaborate with artists, lead teams to achieve your vision, and win clients hearts when you present.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTSAPPLY NOW
  • Solid understanding of fundamental visual design principles.
  • Ability & desire to draw, illustrate, paint, sculpt, build, craft, and design.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, stay organized, self-motivate, and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Familiarity with industry standards, skills, workflow, and technology.
  • Create concepts, storyboards, and style frames.
  • Be willing to work as part of the team in an art director, designer, or animator capacity when necessary—continue to hone craft and do what it takes to help a job succeed.
  • Collaborate with your producer as a partner to manage workflow, resources, and deadlines.
  • Present work to clients in person and on calls, handle feedback and manage communicating to your team.
  • Help research, plan, and create presentations to communicate ideas clearly for both internal and external projects.

Designer

As a designer you’ll be charged with developing pitch-winning style frames, illustrations, and layouts that grab the viewer’s attention. This means bringing big ideas and fresh looks to the table, and be proficient at creating work ranging from contemporary illustration to stylized graphic language and photo-real compositing. You should be a highly prolific artist and able to use multiple tools and techniques to bring ideas to life.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTSAPPLY NOW
  • Create concepts, ideas, and presentations to help win business and support projects.
  • Collaborate with your team, producer, and creative lead to achieve project design goals.
  • Be willing to work as part of the team in an art director, designer, or animator capacity when necessary—continue to hone craft and do what it takes to help a job succeed.
  • Help concept and create materials for studio needs (internal projects, social media, outreach, press, etc.).
  • Draws in 2D to create sketches, storyboards, style frames, artwork, or illustrations.
  • Deep understanding of fundamental visual design principles such as typography, color theory, composition, and framing.
  • Understand the basics of storytelling, narrative, plot, and motion.
  • Skilled at illustration as well as photo-real compositing.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and adaptable to changing priorities and strict deadlines.
  • 1-3 years of experience in the, graphic design, motion design, or animation industry.
  • Knowledge of 3d software, compositing and lighting also a plus.

Craft & Storytelling

At Hue&Cry we use creativity to spark culture with inspiring stories and well crafted compelling visuals. Creativity is what keeps us coming back to work every day, excited to bring ideas to life.

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