Junior Visual Post Artist, Death Battle - Contract

Austin, TX /
Entertainment – Animation - Contract /
Full-time
The Junior Visual Post Artist for Rooster Teeth Animation’s Death Battle team is an entry-level opportunity where you can contribute to creating high fidelity content across multiple mediums and artistic styles. This position allows the team to innovate upon the current production pipeline process, providing a landscape of collaboration throughout the multi-disciplined department, in a learning environment.

Responsibilities

    • Experience creating levels (environments) and manipulating them using pre-built assets
    • Using established software suites (Unreal, Blender, and After Effects) to achieve visual fidelity required for each individual production
    • Able to import assets into Unreal and export final shots after compositing in Sequencer
    • Basic understanding of lighting and VFX principles and systems
    • Know how to operate the camera in Unreal and work with various directors to achieve a specific look/feel
    • Follow established protocols in file management structure, project organization, and version control
    • Communicate effectively and respectfully

Qualifications

    • 2+ years of experience in either animation or game development
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
    • Understanding of Adobe Animate a plus
    • Experience with After Effects and compositing shots for final delivery
    • Experience in Unreal inserting FX into a sequence shot
    • Able to manipulate premade assets and FX to create new ones from them
    • Familiar with animation pipelines, render processes, and composition a plus
    • Willingness to accept direction, works well under pressure on multiple tasks, and flexible to changes on the fly in a fast paced environment
    • Must be efficient, reliable, self-motivated and passionate about your work, requiring minimal supervision
About Rooster Teeth:
Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community-built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and a world-class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services, and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.